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 ... [+]

Handler dedicates new Heathrow building to Cathay Pacific

Middle East-owned handling firm dnata UK has opened an on-airport cargo facility at London Heathrow’s Building 521a, dedicated to Cathay Pacific. According to dnata, it ends months of industry speculation as to who would tenant the prime piece of real estate at the UK's biggest airport. It is promising a ... [+]

Cathay’s new bird touches down in Manchester

Manchester Airport welcomed its first Cathay Pacific 747-8 Freighter from Hong Kong on 19 December. The new aircraft will fly regularly on the Manchester to Hong Kong route and can carry over 130 tonnes of cargo. Manchester Airports Group (MAG)'s commercial director for cargo, Graeme Ferguson, said: “This aircraft offers greater ... [+]

Cathay ready for the big switch

Cathay Pacific’s new Hong Kong cargo terminal will start operations on 21 February, with a three-stage switchover to the new facility for Cathay and Dragonair from that date. Under stage one, valuable cargo, transit civil mail and interface transfer transhipments for the two airlines will move to the new facility, followed ... [+]

More airlines rapped for Oz price-fixing

Cathay Pacific has been fined AUS$11.25 million (US$11.8 million) and Singapore Airlines Cargo AUS$11.75 million (US$12.3 million) for taking part in an airline price-fixing cartel that sought to fix fuel surcharges on government contracts from 1996 onwards. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines ... [+]

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