About Cathay Pacific

Founded in 1946, Cathay Pacific remains deeply committed to its home base, making substantial investments to develop Hong Kong as one of the world’s leading global passenger and transport hubs. We are a proud member of the Swire Group, and a founder member of the oneworld global alliance, which connects us to over 900 destinations worldwide. The Cathay Pacific group employs nearly 25,000 people in Hong Kong, and 32,000 worldwide. We offer cargo and passenger services to over 180 destinations globally, and through our subsidiary airline Dragonair, ensure convenient connections to additional regional destinations around Asia. Cathay Pacific is the proud sponsor of one of the few fully funded Cadet Pilot programmes available worldwide, and currently employ just over 3,000 pilots from 43 nations.


Our home is the exciting Asian city of Hong Kong, the home of a diverse and inspiring culture. From here we fly to over 180 destinations across an incredibly extensive route network. And we are always looking for opportunities to add new destinations to our network. Our aircraft fly to destinations on nearly every continent in the world.