Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific

This Hong Kong-based company began dedicated cargo operations in 1981 and currently serves 44 destinations globally. In 2013, the company began 20-year concession to operate an air cargo terminal at the Hong Kong International Airport, which serves as the company's main hub. 

17 Jul 2014
When Cathay Pacific left Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) a year ago to start its own freight busines
14 Jul 2014
Robust demand out of Hong Kong and China in June saw cargo and mail carried on Cathay Pacific and Dragonair gro
27 Jun 2014
The loss-making Air China Cargo joint venture between Cathay Pacific and Air China will be given a cash injection by its shareholders of $320 million.
12 Jun 2014
Industry experts say there’s one unintended side effect of maritime uncertainty: the chance for air freight volumes to soar.
04 Jun 2014
Airlines in Asia are watching freight volumes creep up and daring to think about a peak season, but the steady addition of new passenger routes out of the region and increasing flight frequencies to existing destinations are undermining the improving demand for cargo.
07 May 2014
Excess capacity and competition will keep pressure on pricing for air cargo carriers despite stronger growth.
22 Apr 2014
Air cargo’s positive start to the year has buoyed spirits in an industry anxious to find profitability amid weak yields and an excess of capacity.
18 Feb 2014
Cathay Pacific Airways saw further declines in air cargo throughput in January despite the shift in timing of Chinese New Year, which started Jan 31 this year, compared with Feb. 10 in 2013 and was expected to prompt a major rush of expedited deliveries in mid-January.
Cathay Pacific Cargo B747-8F
20 Jan 2014
All the signs are growing that air freight volumes in Asia will rebound this year, but Cathay Pacific posted a surprising 5 percent decline in cargo in December despite boosting capacity.
Garuda Indonesia plane in February 2013. Photo from Flickr by Prayitno. License: CC BY 2.0
27 Aug 2013
International air cargo rates remained depressed in July as the bearish demand apparent for much of the year continued to dominate markets.
17 Jun 2013
Cathay Pacific Airways reported that Cathay Pacific and Dragonair combined carried 121,529 metric tons of cargo and mail in May, down 1.5 percent compared with May 2012.
15 May 2013
Cathay Pacific Airways reported that Cathay Pacific and Dragonair combined carried 123,805 metric tons of cargo and mail in April, falling 0.6 percent compared with April 2012.
23 Apr 2013
MASkargo, Cathay Pacific and Thai Airways International have settled with the New Zealand Commerce Commission for fixing air cargo prices between February 2000 and February 2006...
13 Mar 2013
Cathay Pacific reported 2012 profit totaling HK$916 million (about US$118.1 million), a decline of 83.3 percent from $709.0 million in 2011.
05 Mar 2013
Cathay Pacific has taken steps to restructure cargo capacity in line with downgraded growth expectations.
21 Feb 2013
Cathay Pacific Services today began the first stage of operations at the new Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal at Hong Kong International Airport.
20 Feb 2013
Cathay Pacific Airways reported that Cathay Pacific and Dragonair combined carried 132,792 metric tons of cargo and mail in January, an increase of 14.2 percent year-over-year.
17 Jan 2013
Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways reported combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair cargo volume in December 2012 was 146,897 metric tons, rising 3.4 percent compared with December 2011.
15 Jan 2013
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals, which handles cargo at Hong Kong International Airport, reported traffic in the fourth quarter of 2012 was 754,226 metric tons, rising 6.2 percent from the fourth quarter of 2011.
Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal at Hong Kong International Airport.
10 Jan 2013
Cathay Pacific Services, a subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways that operates the new Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal at Hong Kong International Airport, will open the new terminal on Feb. 21.
Aircraft of Hong Kong-based air carrier Cathay Pacific.
17 Dec 2012
Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific and wholly owned subsidiary Dragonair carried a total of 140,824 metric tons (about 155,231 tons) of cargo and mail in November...
11 Dec 2012
The collapse of tourism and business travel since the start of the dispute between China and Japan over the Senkaku islets in September is creating freight opportunities for some carriers due to the dearth of direct cargo capacity.
16 Nov 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw cargo tonnage increase for the second month in a row during October.
30 Oct 2012
Shippers in Asia should expect delays for air and ocean shipments to the U.S. in the wake of super-storm Sandy, which devastated parts of eastern U.S., including New York and New Jersey on Monday.
17 Oct 2012
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways and leading handlers at Hong Kong International Airport reported a major uptick in volumes last month.
14 Sep 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw cargo volumes lose further ground in August but predicted a rebound in the latter part of this month.
27 Aug 2012
A new Cathay Pacific service between Hong Kong and India will target the growing movement of pharmaceutical cargoes.
15 Aug 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw further year-on-year declines in freight traffic last month but volumes were steady compared to
16 Jul 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw month-on-month cargo volume hold steady in June, but throughput was still slower than a year earlier.
27 Jun 2012
There is growing evidence the air cargo industry is heading for a state of overcapacity that threatens to ground more all-cargo carriers and pull down rates further.
15 Jun 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw a double-digit drop in cargo and mail tonnage shipments last month.
16 May 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways saw a year-over-year decline in freight volume in April.
10 May 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways said it would cut operating costs to combat a “challenging” business environment as the carrier issued a profit warning for its first half 2012 results.
18 Apr 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways will launch a new twice-weekly freighter service to Hyderabad, India’s fourth most populous city and a centre for pharma production on May 17.
16 Apr 2012
The launch of electronic products by manufacturers such as Samsung and Apple gave a significant boost to air freight exports from Asia in March.