The Cathay Pacific Group was the world’s eighth-largest carrier of international passengers, and the third-largest carrier of international air cargo prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to IATA’s 2019 World Air Transport Statistics.
Cathay Pacific was founded in Hong Kong in 1946. The Group has been deeply committed to its home base for more than75 years and remains so, making substantial investments to develop Hong Kong as one of the world’s leading international aviation centres. There are 51 new passenger aircraft (as at 30th June 2022) scheduled to join the fleet in the coming years.
Cathay Pacific itself had 188 passenger and cargo aircraft at 30th June 2022. The Group’s other investments include its catering, laundry, ground-handling and cargo terminal companies, and its corporate headquarters at Hong Kong International Airport.
Shares of Cathay Pacific are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
HK Express, a low-cost airline based in Hong Kong offering scheduled services within Asia, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific and had 26 aircraft at 30th June 2022.
Air Hong Kong, an express all-cargo carrier offering scheduled and charter services in Asia, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific operating 14 aircraft at 30th June 2022.
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Customer and Commercial Officer
Chief Operations and Service Delivery Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Director Customer Travel
Director Customer Lifestyle
Director Service Delivery
Director Flight Operations
Director Digital and IT
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
The Group had 228 aircraft as at 30th June 2022.
Immediately prior to the onset of COVID-19, our airlines directly connected Hong Kong to 119 destinations in 35 countries worldwide (255 and 54 respectively with codeshare agreements), including 26 destinations in the Chinese Mainland.
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Number of People
At 30th June 2022, Cathay Pacific and its subsidiaries employed more than 20,800 people worldwide, of whom around 17,000 are employed in Hong Kong.
Cathay Pacific is a founding member of the oneworld global alliance, whose combined network serves more than 1,000 destinations worldwide. Member airlines include: Cathay Pacific, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanianand SriLankan Airlines. In addition, Oman Air will be joining the oneworld global alliance in 2024.
For details, please refer to the Cathay Pacific Airways Limited Interim Report 2022
Cathay Membership Programme
Members now enjoy the best of Marco Polo Club and Asia Miles under one Cathay membership programme.
Under the elevated membership programme, members will continue to enjoy the travel awards they value most while being able to explore the full potential of Cathay through curated lifestyle offerings and experiences. Cathay has been expanding its lifestyle offerings in payment, dining, shopping, holidays and wellness, and currently has over 800 partners to provide unique experiences for members (offerings may differ by market).
Cathay members earn Status in one of four status – Green, Silver, Gold and Diamond – and enjoy a range of privileges designed to enhance their travel and lifestyle experience. Members can also earn Asia Miles in the air and on the ground with our partners. These can be redeemed for travel and lifestyle rewards.
Please visit our website to explore “Life Elevated with Cathay”.
Cathay Pacific Major Shareholders
|Swire Pacific Limited||45%|
|Air China Limited||29.99%|
Public shareholding (including 9.99% held by Qatar Airways Q.C.S.C.)
Cathay Pacific Major Subsidiaries
|Hong Kong Express Airways Limited||100%|
|AHK Air Hong Kong Limited||100%|
|Asia Miles Limited||100%|
|Cathay Pacific Catering Services (HK) Limited||100%|
|Cathay Pacific Services Limited||100%|
|Hong Kong Airport Services Limited||100%|
|Vogue Laundry Service Limited||100%|
Group Financial Statistics
|2021 Full Year||2022 Half Year|
|Attributable profit/(loss)||(HK$5,527 million)||(HK$4,999 million)|
Cathay Pacific Operating Statistics
|2021 Full Year||2022 Half Year|
|Revenue passengers carried||717,000||335,000|
|Cargo carried||1,333,000 tonnes||526,000 tonnes|
For more information, please visit www.cathaypacific.com