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Your Chance to Win a Trip to Hong Kong Aboard an Airbus A350 Aircraft

Cathay Pacific Airways is launching service between San Francisco and Hong Kong — as well as Newark and Hong Kong — on Sunday, October 29, 2017 using Airbus A350 airplanes; and to celebrate, you have a chance to win a trip to Hong Kong and experience the service aboard one of these new airplanes for yourself.

You must enter the Cathay Pacific Discover A350 Sweepstakes by…

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Fare Sale Celebrates 70 Years of Cathay Pacific Airways

Although unremarkable airfare sales which originate outside of the United States and do not include the economy class cabin are usually not highlighted here at The Gate, this one is for a special reason: exactly 70 years ago, an airline named Cathay Pacific Airways was founded by two men: Sydney H. de Kantzow from Australia and Roy C. Farrell from the United States.

You are invited to join in on the celebration of birthday number 70 of Cathay Pacific Airlines with…

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Enter For a Chance to Win a Trip For Two to Hong Kong

Through Friday, April 24, 2015, you have a chance to enter a contest where you could win round-trip airline tickets for two from Boston to Hong Kong on an aircraft operated by Cathay Pacific Airways in seats in the economy class cabin; as well as an outing given by local insiders for up to four hours in Hong Kong — but in order to be able to participate, you must…

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Earn Up To 20,000 Asia Miles With Non-Airline Partners

Through November 30, 2013, you can earn up to a maximum of 20,000 bonus Cathay Pacific Asia Miles with eligible transactions from select partners which are not airlines — provided that you register for this promotion before participating. Accumulate the following Asia Miles from eligible partners listed below and earn bonus Asia Miles…

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Increased Redemption of Up to 60% More Asia Miles for Priority Awards; New Fee For Asia Miles Award Changes Via Telephone

As of yesterday, if you are a member of the Cathay Pacific Asia Miles frequent flier loyalty program and you have an existing airline award which you want changed via telephone, you will pay either 25 United States dollars or 1,000 Asia Miles for the privilege — and as of 16 October 2013, the redemption rates of Cathay Pacific Asia Miles frequent flier loyalty program miles for Priority Awards will increase. The new fee is applicable only to the change of a confirmed flight date or flight number for tickets issued on or after 8 October 2013, with the same itinerary, same airline, and same ticket expiration date; and it is charged per flight sector per passenger. For example…

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Snakes on Airplanes for Chinese New Year? 新年快乐 To All!

To celebrate the Year of the Snake, Cathay Pacific Airways is offering a free limited edition stuffed toy snake through February 28, 2013 when you book your flight reservation at the official Internet web site of Cathay Pacific Airways — but this offer is only good if…

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Are the Days of In-Flight Entertainment Numbered?

Although I do not mind being a passenger assigned to a seat in the economy class cabin of an aircraft, I usually do prefer being seated in the premium class cabin if given the choice. That statement may sound obvious to you, but if you were to ask me years ago the reasons for wanting to sit in the premium class cabin, I would have replied the food, the improved service, the additional comfort of the seat itself with the plethora of buttons to figure out the 3,467 positions with which I can adjust the seat, and the unlimited in-flight entertainment with…

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Chef and Companions Each Compensated $5,100 For Nine-Hour Flight Delay?

Chef Wong Wing-chee was reportedly compensated $40,000.00 cash in Hong Kong dollars — slightly greater than $5,100.00 in United States dollars — plus awarded an upgrade and given incidentals as the result of demanding compensation while complaining about an approximately nine-hour delay of Cathay Pacific flight 255 due to…

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