Articles tagged “cathay pacific”

Cathay Pacific’s Grim Outlook Courtesy of Rival Chinese and Gulf Carriers

As the writer points out, Cathay Pacific's future doesn't look favorable unless the carrier does something drastic — and that likely means major investments in the passenger experience that makes it hard to pass up.

1 week ago

Cathay Pacific Can’t Find Enough Premium Passengers in Hong Kong

A slump is a good time to make smart investments for the long term, not play musical chairs with executives.

2 months ago

Cathay Pacific Expected to Take Big Loss Over Fuel Hedging Strategy

A few years ago, hedging fuel was a smart strategy. But with fuel pricing dropping, fuel hedging is becoming a liability.

2 months ago

Southeast Asia’s Biggest Airlines Face Increased Competition

Profits are high, but it's not an easy time for full-service Southeast Asian airlines. Cathay Pacific and Singapore are getting squeezed by both budget carriers and ultra-luxury Gulf airlines.

3 months ago

Cathay Pacific’s Disappointing 2016 Impacted by Regional Competitors

Fewer passengers than expected and rising crude oil prices are making this a very turbulent year for Asia's largest international carrier by passenger load.

3 months ago

To Attract More Premium Passengers, Asian and Middle East Airlines Raise the Bar on In-Flight Meals

Gourmet meals for first-class and business-class flyers are nothing new, but these airlines are taking their offerings to new heights in an effort to win over hungry, big-spending, and food-minded flyers.

6 months ago

Cathay Pacific Fined $547,000 for Pilot Pay Practices in France

Cathay Pacific admits that its pay practices didn't keep up with changes in French law over the years. Sounds like the airline fell asleep at the wheel, so to speak.

10 months ago

Latest Cathay Pacific Lounge Focuses on At-Home Comforts

By avoiding abrupt changes, and ensuring a consistent design, at all customer touch-points, Cathay Pacific demonstrates the inherent value and long-life of a carefully curated brand. It is that consistency that makes Cathay's at-home-on-the-road passenger experience authentic.

12 months ago

Asia’s Busiest International Airport Has to Wait 10 Years for a New Runway

We'll see a shift in influence over the next two decades as hubs in cities like London, Hong Kong, and New York that aren't able to keep up with change are left behind by destinations that can.

1 year ago

Cathay Pacific Is Latest Oneworld Airline to Skewer Its Loyalty Program

It's only a matter of time until American Airlines follows suit.

1 year ago

Cathay Pacific on Designing Brand Experience from the Ground Up

There is nothing harder than keeping things simple.

1 year ago

Airlines Slash Routes to Moscow as Travel Demand Slows

With the political fallout from Russia's Crimea and Ukraine escapades and the decline of the ruble, Russians are traveling domestically instead of abroad. Airlines around the world are seeing that decreased demand and are cutting back or eliminating their Moscow flights.

2 years ago