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ROUTES Apr 13, 2024 The Longest Flights Between Europe and Asia Analyzing the longest flights in the world can be eye-opening as sometimes you will learn about routes you never knew existed. We've been publishing quite a few articles on the world's longest flights, and today, we will focus on the longest routes between Europe and Asia. This "Top Ten" list will not only include nonstop flights but direct flight options as well. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 18, 2024 This Boeing 747 Was Purposely Crashed for a Movie Stunt An example of the intersection between film and aviation involves the 2020 film Tenet. The movie's directors purchased a Boeing 747 to blow up during filming. Read More →
NEWS Jan 06, 2024 Cathay Pacific's Rocky Runway: Pilot Shortage Threatens Hong Kong's Aviation Industry Hong Kong's flagship carrier, Cathay Pacific, has faced turbulence over the holiday season, canceling over 80 flights since Christmas Eve. This has sparked concerns among passengers about potential disruptions and raised questions about underlying issues within the airline. Read More →
ROUTES Sep 29, 2023 Cathay Pacific Resumes Hong Kong-Chicago Route Cathay Pacific will relaunch its nonstop service between Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) on October 3. This route previously existed before the COVID-19 pandemic on Cathay Pacific and United Airlines. Cathay Pacific will offer nonstop flights between Chicago and Hong Kong three times weekly using its Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. Read More →
NEWS Aug 13, 2023 Cathay Pacific Orders 32 More Airbus A321neo Aircraft Hong Kong's flag carrier Cathay Pacific has announced its intention to add up to 32 Airbus A321neo and A320neo aircraft to its fleet over the next six years. The airline is expanding and modernizing its fleet as part of its plans to turn Hong Kong into an international aviation hub. Read More →
ROUTES Jun 11, 2023 Cathay Pacific To Resume Christchurch Route After 4-year Hiatus Cathay Pacific’s resumption of a route previously assumed deceased due to the coronavirus pandemic, is launched in strong part due to significant rises in demand for travelers to visit New Zealand, in addition to the ever-existing demand for New Zealand’s people to visit the rest of the world. Read More →
NEWS Nov 02, 2022 Cathay Pacific Resumes Flights Over Russia As a consequence of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, most European airlines have been rerouting flights around Russia, as heightened alerts have made for dangerous conditions. However, many Asian airlines had never stopped flying over the Eurasian country, mainly due to political ties. Cathay Pacific was one of the airlines that halted flights in March. Now, almost eight months later, flight CX841 from New York to Hong Kong became the first Cathay Pacific flight to fly over Russia. Read More →
NEWS Oct 08, 2022 Hong Kong Lessens Local Aircrew Restrictions when Overseas Hong Kong-based aircrew will see lessened restrictions, as they are allowed to skip their overseas hotel quarantine. Read More →
NEWS Oct 06, 2022 Virgin Atlantic Ends Historic 30-Year Route between Hong Kong and London Virgin Atlantic announced the end of a historic 30-year route from Hong Kong to London's Heathrow International Airport, citing a lack of passenger demand and increased operating costs from Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Read More →
NEWS Oct 02, 2022 Cathay Pacific Invests in 38 Million Gallons of SAF Cathay Pacific continues to follow the trend of investing in Sustainable Aviation Fuel by inking a deal with Aemetis for 38 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel. Read More →