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Cathay Pacific to cut even more flights

Cathay Pacific to cut even more flights

Months of pro-democracy protests and tension with mainland China have taken their toll on Hong Kong’s top airline, Cathay Pacific. The airline recently reported an 11.3% drop in passengers in August compared to the same period, a drastic drop at a time when the airline can’t afford it. The carrier’s chief executive resigned last month, […]

Posted on September 12, 2019 by in Cathay Pacific Reviews, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Swiss Business Class Review Zurich (ZRH) to San Francisco (SFO) 777 – August 2019 including Swiss Business Class Lounge Zurich (ZRH) Review

Swiss Business Class Review Zurich (ZRH) to San Francisco (SFO) 777 – August 2019 including Swiss Business Class Lounge Zurich (ZRH) Review

This was just my second time on Swiss long-haul Business Class and I was excited about my flight. I had had two connections that day in the Austrian Business Class before my flight – so I was tired before I even got to Zurich. I was hoping the excitement would keep me awake. Terminal D […]

Posted on September 6, 2019 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Cathay Pacific chairman resigns weeks after the resignation of the CEO

Cathay Pacific chairman resigns weeks after the resignation of the CEO

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board. He will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline’s top shareholder Swire Pacific Ltd. The resignation of Slosar follows the departure of CEO Rupert Hogg last month after the Chinese aviation regulator increased […]

Posted on September 4, 2019 by in Cathay Pacific Reviews, Travel Deals, Travel News

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United Airlines suspends non-stop flights between Chicago and Hong Kong

United Airlines suspends non-stop flights between Chicago and Hong Kong

United Airlines is suspending its daily flight service from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to Hong Kong following massive protests that have caused a huge drop in passengers. “While our service between the United States and HKG (Hong Kong) remains a vital part of our network, we have decided to suspend service between ORD (Chicago) and […]

Posted on August 29, 2019 by in Travel Deals, Travel News, United Airlines

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Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

The Transportation Security Administration has added five new airlines to the PreCheck expedited screening program. PreCheck passengers flying with Austrian Airlines, Swoop, Philippine Airline, VivaAerobus, and Interjet will now be able to move through the airport without removing their shoes or taking out their laptops. What is the PreCheck program? The TSA’s PreCheck program allows […]

Posted on August 17, 2019 by in Immigration & Airport Security

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Cathay Business Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) and New Delhi (DEL) B773 and A330, Centurion Lounge SFO/Cathay Pacific Lounge SFO/Centurion Lounge Hong Kong Reviews

Cathay Business Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) and New Delhi (DEL) B773 and A330, Centurion Lounge SFO/Cathay Pacific Lounge SFO/Centurion Lounge Hong Kong Reviews

I had just flown over the Pacific a few days before this trip and was looking forward to enjoying one of my favorite business class products (especially for sleeping) again. Unfortunately, the inbound flight from Hong Kong had to make an emergency medical stop in Taipei on the way to San Francisco and that would […]

Posted on August 27, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Cathay Pacific Reviews

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$580 Business Class US – Asia, improved Qatar availability for redemptions, will Blackstone rescue JetAirways?, Air India’s spare art troubles, Chase drops Korean Air Skypass (or is it the other way round)?

$580 Business Class US – Asia, improved Qatar availability for redemptions, will Blackstone rescue JetAirways?, Air India’s spare art troubles, Chase drops Korean Air Skypass (or is it the other way round)?

– surprisingly there are still reports about people able to book the amazing $580 US – Asia (we informed subscribers a few minutes after it became bookable) Business Class Round Trip that Hong Kong Airlines published yesterday Does that mean it will be honored? We shall see… – apparently Qatar Airways has opened up more […]

Posted on August 16, 2018 by in Qatar Airways, Travel Deals

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