cathay Archives | Mighty Travels Blog Posts

You can now book Cathay Pacific Awards on AA.com

You can now book Cathay Pacific Awards on AA.com

Over the past year, American Airlines has been adding the ability for users of its website to book awards on a number of its partner airlines, like Etihad and Japan Airlines, and now more other carriers can be booked on American’s website too. Cathay Pacific awards are now live on AA.com. How to book a […]

Posted on September 20, 2019 by in AAdvantage, Cathay Pacific Reviews, Cheap flights, Travel Deals, Travel News

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

Several Hong Kong hotels force employees to take involuntary leave

Several Hong Kong hotels force employees to take involuntary leave

Hong Kong’s hotel workers are paying the price for nearly three months of anti-government protests, with many placed involuntarily on paid and unpaid leave as occupancy rates go down. The Post has learned that the Mira Hong Kong, in the tourist district of Tsim Sha Tsui, has become the latest of the city’s high-end hotels […]

Posted on August 22, 2019 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews, Travel Deals, Travel News

Read more

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

Read more