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Cathay Pacific

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
CX
CPA
160
Cathay

Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-200
Cathay Pacific
8 Scenic Road
Hong Kong International Airport
Lantau Island
HONG KONG

Tel.: +852 2747 5000
Fax: +852 2810 6532
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.cathaypacific.com

Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: Public shareholders (23.11%)l CITIC Pacific (2.99%)
Holdings: Dragonair (100%); Air Hong Kong (60%)
Base: Hong Kong (HKG)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: September 1946
Alliances: oneworld; Aer Lingus, Air Pacific, Alaska Airlines, Comair, Coyne Airways, Dragonair, Jet Airways, Jetstar, LAN Peru, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, WestJet
Cathay Pacific operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 40 x Airbus A330-300 (+10 on order; 3 leased out)
  • 11 x Airbus A340-300
  • 35 x Boeing 747
  • 49 x Boeing 777 (+19 planned)
  • Airbus A350 (48 planned)
CEO:
CFO:
COO:
Director Sales & Marketing:
Director of Flight ops:
John Slosar
Martin Murray
Ivan Chu
Rupert Hogg
Richard Hall

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Cathay Pacific Airways  
CX
CPA
CHINA.Hong Kong Hong Kong 1946-
Formed 24/9/46 by Sydney de Kantzow and Roy Farrell. Acquired in 1948 by the Swire Group (45% later 52%) & Australian National AW (35% later 14%). Took-over Hong Kong AW in 1959. 15% stake by BOAC. China's CITIC took a 10.5% stake (increased to 25.5% in 1996, reduced to 17.5% in 2006), along CNAC and China Travel Service (5.01% each), while Swire's stake was reduced to 43.9%. Joined OneWorld partnership in 1999. Took-over DragonAir in 2006. Shares exchange with Air China in 8/06: Air China taking 17.5% by purchases from CITIC (10.16%) and Swire Group (4.84%) while 20% of Air China was purchased by Cathay Pacific. In 8/09 CITIC resold 12.5% to Air China (then 30% owner), 2% to Swire Pacific (then 42% owner).

Date
Aircraft
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
15-Jun-72 Convair CV-880-22M-21 VR-HFZ 55 km SE of Pleiku Vietnam
81
w/o
05-Nov-67 Convair CV-880-22M-3 VR-HFX Hong Kong-Kai Tak International  (HKG) Hong Kong
1
w/o
23-Jul-54 Douglas C-54A-10-DC VR-HEU off Hainan Island China
10
w/o
13-Sep-49 Douglas C-47A-30-DK VR-HDW Anisakan Myanmar
0
w/o
24-Feb-49 Douglas C-47A-90-DL VR-HDG Hong Kong Hong Kong
23
w/o