Cathay Pacific Airways Limited ("Cathay Pacific") is an international airline registered and based in Hong Kong. Together with Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Limited ("Cathay Dragon"), it offers scheduled passenger and cargo services to 212 destinations in 53 countries and territories.
Cathay Pacific was founded in Hong Kong in 1946. It has been deeply committed to its home base over the last seven decades and remains so committed, making substantial investments to develop Hong Kong as one of the world's leading international aviation centres.The Cathay Pacific Group operated 206 aircraft at 30th June 2018. Cathay Pacific itself operated 148 aircraft at that date. Its other investments include catering and ground-handling companies and its corporate headquarters and cargo terminal at Hong Kong International Airport. Cathay Pacific continues to invest heavily in its home city. At 30th June 2018 it had 78 new aircraft due for delivery up to 2024.
Cathay Dragon, a regional airline registered and based in Hong Kong, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific operating 47 aircraft on scheduled services to 54 destinations in Mainland China and elsewhere in Asia. Cathay Pacific owns 18.13% of Air China Limited ("Air China"), the national flag carrier and a leading provider of passenger, cargo and other airline-related services in Mainland China. Cathay Pacific is the majority shareholder in AHK Air Hong Kong Limited ("Air Hong Kong"), an all-cargo carrier providing scheduled services in Asia.
Cathay Pacific and its subsidiaries employ more than 32,400 people worldwide, of whom around 25,800 are employed in Hong Kong. Cathay Pacific is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, as are its substantial shareholders Swire Pacific Limited ("Swire Pacific") and Air China.
Cathay Pacific is a founding member of the oneworld global alliance, whose combined network serves more than 1,000 destinations worldwide. Cathay Dragon is an affiliate member of oneworld.
updated as per Interim Report 2018
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