Cathay passes the 15m vaccine point

Cathay Pacific Cargo has flown 15 million Covid-19 vaccines around the world. As well as those imported for use in Cathay Pacific’s home hub of Hong Kong, the figure includes supplies to countries including Mexico, Malaysia and Indonesia. Most of the vaccine delivery flights have been to online ports, but there were also shipments to Latin America and the Caribbean. The carrier has flown shipments of vaccines from AstraZeneca, Fosun ... [+]

Cathay Pacific offers vaccine solution

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Cargo has developed a solution specifically to distribute Covid-19 vaccines, based on its Ultra Track track-and-trace system. Ultra Track monitors information including temperature, GPS location, and humidity, using low-energy Bluetooth readers and gives shippers and forwarders near real time visibility to ensure that vaccines remain ... [+]

Cathay to restart Hong Kong flights

Cathay Pacific is to restart flights from Hong Kong to London Heathrow in January on selected days from the 12th of the month. While all flights departing from the UK to Hong Kong will continue to be suspended for passengers until 25 January in line with the Hong Kong Government’s ... [+]

Cathay tests Bluetooth beacons

Cathay Pacific and Unilode say they have successfully concluded a proof of technology trial of Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons at the airline's cargo hub in Hong Kong. The two partners, together with OnAsset Intelligence, focused on the practicality of using these wireless devices in the multi-storey, concrete surroundings of the cargo ... [+]

Qatar takes Cathay stake

Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.61% stake in Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways. The Middle Eastern carrier already has a 20% share in IAG, parent company of British Airways and Iberia parent and a 10% investment in South America’s LATAM Airlines, although it abandoned a plan to take ... [+]

Cathay gains pharma cert

Cathay Pacific has become the first airline in Hong Kong to be awarded IATA CEIV Pharma Certification, a globally-recognised pharmaceutical product handling accreditation. The certification underlines the carrier’s capabilities in the treatment and transportation of high-value, time-sensitive and temperature-controlled pharmaceutical products with speed, consistency and efficiency. In harness with aviation industry stakeholders ... [+]

Cathay to launch Hong Kong Dublin flights

Cathay Pacific is to launch a new passenger route from its Hong Kong hub to Dublin from 25 March 2018, along with services to Brussels and Copenhagen. It will operate four days a week with an Airbus A350-900 aircraft. [+]

All change at Cathay cargo

Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific has made 600 people redundant including elimination of the cargo director role. There will instead be a director of commercial and cargo. Current cargo director James Ginns, who only took over from Simon Large a month ago, will become director of customer service. [+]

Cathay to fly daily to Manchester

Cathay Pacific says its current four-times-weekly Hong Kong to Manchester service will become a daily operation from 1 December. It had earlier announced in March that it would be increasing flights to the city to six but has decided to boost frequency further in response to growing customer demand. From June, the ... [+]

Lufthansa signs Cathay cooperation deal

Lufthansa Cargo, Europe’s largest scheduled airfreight carrier, has signed a cooperation agreement with Hong Kong-based the cargo division of Cathay Pacific Airways, the biggest carrier in Asia. Customer benefits include more direct connections, greater flexibility and time savings combined with service enhancements, said Cathay cargo director Simon Large, and Lufthansa Cargo ... [+]

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