Cathay Pacific, this fabulous airline of Hong Kong, came into existence in the year 1946. This airline’s head office is situated at Hong Kong International Airport. The captivating slogan of this airline is ‘Life Well Travelled’.
The IATA code for Cathay Pacific is CX.
Cathay Pacific operates a mixed fleet of Airbus A330-300, Airbus A340-300, Boeing 747-400, Boeing 777-200, Boeing 777-300 and Boeing 777-300ER.
Destinations covered by Cathay Pacific
With fleet size of 122, Cathay Pacific covers approximately 168 destinations in 42 countries across the globe. It covers popular gateway cities in North America and Europe. In India, it flies to Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. In addition, through its subsidiary, Dragonair, this airline has access to more than 17 destinations in China.
Cathay Pacific has codeshare agreeements with Air China, Air New Zealand, Air Seychelles, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Comair, Dragonair, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Flybe, Japan Airlines, LAN Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, S7 Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, and WestJet.
Amenities offered by Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific offers First class, Business class, Premium economy class and Economy class. It delights passengers with special ethnic, dietary and religious needs by providing over 20 special meals and children's meals. The passengers can entertain themselves with in flight movies, albums, games etc.
Cathay Pacific offers the web check-in facility for passengers holding e-Tickets. The passengers can do web check-in beginning from 48 hours up to 90 minutes before their flight departure time. It also offers mobile services to check in, view boarding pass etc. You can either print out your boarding pass, or print it at the kiosk at the airport.
The free baggage allowance varies depending on the passenger’s route, class and member tier. However, a single piece of checked baggage should not exceed 32kg. Along with that Cathay Pacific allows its passengers to carry an over head bag or a hand bag.