Cathay Pacific Announces Zurich Flights

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific has announced the launch of direct service to Zurich in 2015, confirming industry speculation it is to serve the Swiss city as part of an ongoing European expansion.   Scheduled to begin on 29 March 2015 subject to government approval, flight CX 383 will depart Hong Kong at 0015 hrs daily, … Continue reading

Cathay Pacific Reveals New Regional Business Class

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific has unveiled its new regional business class product, further refining the premium cabin across its network. The highly-anticipated upgrade will see fixed-shell seats being fitted in-place of the existing recliner seating, following 2 years of development work with input from over 150 of the airline’s Marco Polo Club members.   Arranged … Continue reading

Asiana Airlines Comes Out Tops At World Airline Awards

UK-based Skytrax has announced the winners for the 2010 World Airline Awards, which was recently held in the German city of Hamburg. Determined by a 10-month survey contributed by over 17.9 million air travellers from over 100 nationalities and recognized as the only truly global, independent passenger survey of airline standards, this year’s awards were dominated by … Continue reading

Russian Expansion For Asian Carriers

Asian carriers Korean Air and Cathay Pacific have announced expansion plans into Russia. Seoul-based Korean Air is set to resume services to St. Petersburg, while Cathay Pacific has applied to begin Hong Kong-Moscow flights in the summer.   Seoul (Incheon)-St. Petersburg Beginning 30 March 2010, flight KE 929 will depart Incheon International Airport at 1745 … Continue reading

Dragonair Launches New Service To Hanoi

Dragonair of Hong Kong today inaugurated its new daily service to the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, with a ceremony at Noi Bai International Airport. The route marks Dragonair’s entry to Vietnam and is the airline’s eighth new destination since becoming part of the Cathay Pacific Group in 2006.   On Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, flight KA … Continue reading