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Airlines Ask Hong Kong To Waive Airport Fees

Hong Kong has seen a huge drop in visitors after months of protests, which have increasingly impacted the airport and airlines as well. Not only has the number of inbound travelers dropped, but given the disruptions the airport has seen, the number of…

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Cathay Pacific Awards Now Bookable On American’s Website

There are lots of things that contribute towards a great frequent flyer program. Obviously award redemption rates and award availability are both important, but there’s also something to be said for the ease with which you can search and book award seats.…

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Save On Cathay Pacific Flights With Amex Offers (Targeted)

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on…

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Uh Oh: Cathay Pacific Cutting Flights Due To Weak Demand

Cathay Pacific has had a rough several weeks. There have been huge protests in Hong Kong for months, and that has increasingly impacted the airline. Not only has it decreased demand for travel to & through Hong Kong, but the airline has also found themselves…

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Sad: Cathay Pacific Cutting New York To Vancouver Flight

Arguably the single most comfortable flight within North America is Cathay Pacific's flight from New York to Vancouver. The airline operates this as a fifth freedom flight, with the flight continuing onwards to Hong Kong. Cathay Pacific has revealed…

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Cathay Pacific Chairman Resigns

A few weeks ago Cathay Pacific's CEO suddenly resigned, and now Cathay Pacific's Chairman is resigning as well. It has just been announced that Cathay Pacific Chairman John Slosar will be "retiring" as of November 6, 2019. For those of you not familiar,…

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Who Is Emptying Cathay Pacific’s Oxygen Bottles?

Cathay Pacific has had a rough several weeks, following everything that's going on in Hong Kong. Cathay Pacific's CEO suddenly resigned, and staff have been warned not to participate in the "illegal protests," or they could be terminated. Suffice to…

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Wow: Backstory Of Cathay Pacific CEO’s Resignation

Last Friday I wrote about how Cathay Pacific's CEO suddenly resigned. Rupert Hogg had been CEO fo the company since May 2017, and by most accounts did a really good job. He had been with Cathay Pacific's parent company for over 30 years. As he described…

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Ridiculous: Cathay Pacific CEO “Resigns” Suddenly

Cathay Pacific has just announced some shocking senior management changes. Obviously a lot has been going on in Hong Kong. There have been protests for months, and these have increasingly impacted the airport and airline over the past couple of weeks.…

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Protests Close Hong Kong Airport For Second Day

Big protests have been going on in Hong Kong for the past couple of months, though largely aviation hasn't been impacted too much. We've seen some flights canceled due to some employees calling in sick so they can participate in protests, but that's…

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China Bans Protesting Cathay Pacific Employees

As just about everyone is probably aware of by now, there have been huge protests in Hong Kong for the past couple of months. I love Hong Kong and I think it's pretty clear where I stand on this, though I won't chime in any further because I know how…

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Cathay Pacific’s Gorgeous New Shanghai Lounge

Shanghai is a major market for Cathay Pacific, as they often operate over a dozen flights from there to Hong Kong, given how connected the cities are. Up until now Cathay Pacific has had a rather lackluster lounge at the airport, which I’ve reviewed…

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Cathay Pacific Adds Mattress Pads & Business Class Slippers

While Cathay Pacific is generally a well regarded airline, I don't find their business class product to be amazing. While their reverse herringbone seats in long haul business class were innovative when first introduced, they've become the industry standard…

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Cathay Pacific Cuts First Class On Many Short Flights

Cathay Pacific is becoming the third airline in the past few months to scale back first class. Just a few months ago Korean Air announced that they'd cut first class on dozens of routes, while Asiana announced that they'd eliminate first class altogether.…

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Cathay Pacific’s (Awful?) New Slogan: “Move Beyond”

Airlines sure do love spending money on a rebranding, even if it's not necessary. Cathay Pacific has revealed the details of a brand refresh, which includes the introduction of a new slogan -- "Move Beyond." Here are a few videos with the new slogan:…

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Cathay Pacific Acquiring HK Express For 4.93 Billion HKD

At the beginning of March I wrote about how Cathay Pacific confirmed that they were in talks to acquire HK Express from HNA Group. Then just a couple of days ago it became clear that an announcement was imminent, and now it has been made. Cathay Pacific…

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