What is Cathay Pacific Airways? - Explained

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1. What is Cathay Pacific Airways?

Cathay Pacific Airways is the flag carrier of Hong Kong and formerly known as Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and also known as Cathay and Cathay Pacific. Cathay Pacific Airways is currently operates from the Hong Kong International Airport as the main hub.

Cathay Pacific Airways operates with a fleet of 153 aircraft manufactured by Airbus and Boeing and flies to 77 destinations in major cities in the world. Cathay Pacific Airways is a partner of the OneWorld Alliance program.

2. History

Cathay Pacific Airways was founded in 24th September 1946 and currently operated by Swire which is a company based in Hong Kong. Cathay Pacific is traded publicly on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and currently headquartered in Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong.