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Southwest Airlines migrates to new reservation system

May 09, 2017 No Comments by

Southwest Airlines migrated to a new reservations system on Tuesday, 08 May 2017. America’s original low-cost carrier will use the Amadeus Altéa platform to perform its reservation and check-in functions. This system is used by major airlines such as QANTAS, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines. The Madrid-based Amadeus in fact has over 100 airlines […]

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Cathay Pacific looks set to add Christchurch

Feb 21, 2017 No Comments by

Cathay Pacific is likely to announce service to Christchurch, New Zealand. This would be the carrier’s second station in New Zealand after Auckland. According to sources at Cathay Pacific, the new service from Hong Kong to Christchurch would be season operating from October to March during the Southern Hemisphere summer. Flights will operate four times […]

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Virgin Australia confirms flights to Hong Kong

Feb 17, 2017 No Comments by

Virgin Australia has confirmed it will operate Airbus A330 services from Australia to Hong Kong starting in middle of 2017. It has not yet been announced from which Australian city these new services will operate from at this time. Flights will be operated in collaboration with the airlines of VA shareholder HNA Aviation Group. These […]

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Cathay Pacific adds 5th weekly Adelaide flight

Sep 24, 2015 No Comments

Cathay Pacific is set to increase capacity to South Australia by 25 per cent. The carrier has announced it will add a fifth weekly service on the Hong Kong to Adelaide market from 02 December 2015. Cathay’s Adelaide services were “de-linked” from Melbourne last April to become dedicated non-stop services. “Since we introduced our new […]

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Cathay Pacific adds Dusseldorf to its network

Feb 04, 2015 No Comments

Cathay Pacific will further expand its European network with the addition of Dusseldorf, Germany from 01 Sep 2015. The carrier will operate four non-stop weekly services using Boeing 777-300ERs configured in four classes of service. Cathay has recently added Manchester to its network and will soon resume services to Zurich, Switzerland. Dusseldorf will be the […]

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Cathay Pacific adds Zurich to its network

May 20, 2014 No Comments

Cathay Pacific further expands its European network with the addition of Zurich, Switzerland. This will be the second new European station after Manchester which was announced earlier on. The carrier will operate non-stop daily four class Boeing 777-300ER from Hong Kong to Zurich effective 29 March 2015. Cathay Pacific Chief Executive Ivan Chu said: “We […]

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Cathay Pacific announces Manchester services

Apr 10, 2014 No Comments

Cathay Pacific has announced the resumption of services to Manchester, UK. Effective 08 December 2014, the carrier will commence four times-weekly services from Hong Kong using  three class Boeing 777-300ER offering new Business, Premium Economy and Economy. Manchester will be the airline’s second UK gaterway after London Heathrow, which is already served 4 times daily. […]

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QANTAS creates its own “challenging environment” with its fares

Apr 03, 2014 No Comments

We’ve heard so many reasons as to why QANTAS finds itself in such a difficult state these days. QANTAS management have thrown around the usual buzz phrases about “uneven playing fields”, “unfair advantages”, “lower cost bases by competitors” and obviously the restrictions of the “QANTAS Sale Act”. There is possibly some truth to these factors […]

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Cathay Pacific declares Jetstar Hong Kong’s application as breaching ‘Basic Law’

Sep 05, 2013 No Comments

Cathay Pacific in a press release issued 05 September 2013 has declared that fledgling start up airline Jetstar Hong Kong’s application “would violate Basic Law and undermine Hong Kong’s economy”. Jetstar Hong Kong’s recent application for authority for an ambitious 129 routes to 13 countries from its proposed Hong Kong hub seems questionable, particularly when […]

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Cathay Pacific adds the Maldives to its network

Jul 23, 2013 No Comments

Effective 27 October 2013, Cathay Pacific will fly four times weekly to the Maldives. The new Hong Kong – Male flight will be operated by three class Airbus A330-300 featuring the new Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins. Flights are times to offer suitable connections from Australia, SE Asia and the USA. These new services offer new […]

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