Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Bonus Miles For Economy Flights In Asia August 18 – December 17, 2017

Cathay Pacific has launched a new Asia Miles promotion for members in Macau and Hong Kong that travel in Economy class between August 18 – December 17, 2017.

Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Economy

Members can earn up to 6,000 bonus miles on Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon operated and marketed return flights flights.

Cathay Pacific Reports Massive HK$2.05 Billion Net Loss For First Half Of 2017 – Turbulence Ahead?


Following dwindling profits, staff cuts and management shakeups Cathay Pacific announced a large net loss for the first half of 2017 as the carrier struggles with competition and their fare structure.

Cathay has been struggling for a while now to continue their successful years or at least break even, instead the carrier continues to pile up losses.

Reader Question: Cathay Denies Emerald Member Lounge Access When With Spouse + One Children?


A LoyaltyLobby reader left a message on the website regarding status based (BA Emerald) lounge access in Hong Kong when traveling with spouse + five year old kid.

Reader Question Oneworld Lounge Access HKG

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Cathay Pacific Now Offers Upgrade Bidding To Premium Economy & Business Class On Select Routes


Cathay Pacific has now jumped on the bandwagon of airlines that offer upgrades to premium.cabins through an online bidding process until 50 hours prior to departure.

The Cathay Pacific version of the bidding tool comes with a huge downside however as the change in travel class will not earn any additional miles and tier points.

Le Club AccorHotels Cathay Pacific Triple Asia Miles July 15 – October 31, 2017

Le Club AccorHotels has launched new bonus miles promotion for Cathay Pacific Asia Miles program member stays both booked and consumed between July 15 – October 31, 2017.

Le Club AccorHotels Cathay Pacific Triple Asia Miles July 15 - October 31 2017

Asia Miles members can earn triple miles for their stays worldwide and there is separate 30% off F&B discount at select Greater China hotels.

Airfare of the Day: Cathay Pacific OSL-LHR-HKG USD 1905 (RT Business Class)

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Cathay Pacific Business Class excursion fares between Oslo and Hong Kong.

This fare was published on o1 APR 2017 and expires on 31 DEC 2018.

Cathay Pacific Announces 600 Jobs To Be Cut At Hong Kong Head Office Until June, 200 More Expected To Follow


Following dwindling profits Cathay Pacific announced today that it would cut 600 jobs at their Hong Kong headquarters including 25% of all management positions.

This latest move represents the pressure airlines like Cathay (and now Singapore Airlines) are under after years of good profits that now disappeared into thin air.

Airfare of the Day: Cathay Pacific JNB-HKG-JFK USD 1896 (RT Premium Economy)

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Cathay Pacific round trip Premium Economy restricted fares between Johannesburg and New York City.

Cathay Pacific Crew Instructor Arrested Over Indecent Assault Of Trainee Air Steward


A flight crew instructor from Cathay Pacific’s safety training school has been arrested over the alleged indecent assault of one of his trainees, a 34-year-old air steward in training.

The incident allegedly happened at Cathay Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong where the airline trains and educates their flight attendants to make them ready for the skies.

Cathay Pacific Asia Miles American Airlines Earning Changes Effective May 1, 2017 (Cut By Up To 75%)

Cathay Pacific has changed the number of Asia Miles that its’ members earn for flights taken with American Airlines effective May 1, 2017.

Best Western Rewards American Airlines Quadruple AAdvantage Miles Offer

This change means that members traveling in discounted economy will earn up to 75% fewer miles than previously.

Enough: Cathay Pacific Staff Ordered To Attach “Fragile” Sticker To All Rimowa Suitcases Due To Excessive Damage Reports


Cathay Pacific has reportedly ordered it’s ground staff to attach a FRAGILE sticker to each of the popular Rimowa suitcases that are checked in by the passenger due to expensive claims.

The move comes after the airline sees itself confronted with many expensive baggage claims from customers whose Rimowa suitcases have been damaged during the journey.

Cathay Pacific & Lufthansa Group Sign Codeshare & Frequent Flier Partnership Begins April 5, 2017


Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Group (Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian) signed up a codeshare agreement on Monday where airlines will place each others code on a number of flights starting on April 5 for travel commencing April 26.

Cathay Pacific Lufthansa Codeshare Agreement

Cathay Pacific will codeshare Lufthansa Group flights in Europe and Lufthansa will codeshare Cathay Pacific flights to Australia and New Zealand. Members of Asia Miles and Miles&More can earn and redeem miles on these codeshare routes.

Bloomberg: “Cathay Pacific’s Cost Crisis“ (Passenger Load Factor Should Be 124% To Be Profitable!)


Bloomberg run a very interesting article today after the Cathay Pacific’s financial results for the 2016-fiscal year were announced.

Bloomberg Cathay Pacific

The airline has a serious cost issue. For the airline to turn profit on its’ passenger services the load factor ought to be 124% !

Le Club AccorHotels Alitalia, Cathay Pacific & Virgin Australia Up To Triple Miles Until May 31, 2017

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Le Club AccorHotels has launched a new bonus miles promotion for Alitalia, Cathay Pacific and Virgin Australia member stays until May 31, 2017.

Le Club AccorHotels Cathay Pacific

Members can earn double miles on their second stay and triple miles for their third stay during the promotional period. You won’t earn bonus miles for your first stay or any stay after the third one during the promotional period.

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