Cathay Pacific is one of the popular airline company having their headquarters in Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong. The main hub of the company is also located in Hong Kong International Airport. The slogan of the organization is “Life Well Travelled”. According to 2016 records, the revenue of the company was HK$ 92,751 million, whereas their operating income at the same time was HK$ 223 million. There are more than 23,000 people employed by the company for controlling their operations all over the world. The company was started by Sydney H. de Kantzow and Roy C. Farrell on 24 September 1946. When it comes to market capitalization, it is the fourteen largest airline company in the world. They have two frequent flyer programs, named The Macro Polo Club and Asia Miles.
Cathay Pacific Operations
There are more than 70 cities in over 40 countries served by the company. Their operations have been expanded to five continents across Asia, North America, Europe, Middle East, and Australia. They have codeshare agreements with a range of airline companies that include Air China, Comair, British Airways, Alaska Airlines, LATAM Brasil, Flybe, Fiji Airways, Lufthansa, Vietnam Airlines, Vueling, and many more.
Cathay Pacific Achievements
Since its foundation, company has won a range of awards as they are ranking as one of the best airlines in the world on a constant basis. They won the award for World’s Best Airline Company four times. In addition, Cathay Pacific is one of the founding members of One World Alliance.