Cathay Pacific Flight Status
About Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific was created by Australian Sydney H de Kantzow and American Roy C Farrell in 1946. Initially based in Shanghai, it moved its base later to Hong Kong. The airlines and its subsidiaries have extended their operations to 180 destinations in 44 countries including joint ventures and codeshares. In 2010, Cathay Pacific along with its subsidiary Dragonair (currently known as Cathay Dragon), was known to handle 27 million passengers and over 1.8 million tons of cargo and mail. In 2017, it has been awarded the 3rd position in Airlines Category by Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies.
Why should you choose Cathay Pacific?
Cathay Pacific serves delicious International and Asian cuisine. Passengers in First Class can enjoy an a la carte menu. The menu is regularly updated. The in-flight entertainment system offers latest Hollywood movies, popular Asian and Western TV programs, music, and games. The airline also provides newspapers and magazines along with the award-winning in-flight magazine Discovery.
Cathay Pacific was the pioneer in introducing the mobile boarding pass app. You can check in, book flights, choose your seat, or know about the status of your flight through this app along with an overview of your destination city.
Cathay Pacific got new cabin interiors and in-flight entertainment from 2011. The seats in the Bossiness Class get converted to fully flat beds with massage functions. You also get a personal closet, an ottoman for storage, and an adjustable 17-inch personal TV. The Business Class seats are fitted with 15.4-inch personal TVs.
How do you check flight status for Cathay Pacific?
To check the status of any Cathay Pacific flight, log on to the official website of Cathay Pacific www.cathaypacific.com.
• Click on the Manage tab and navigate to Flight Status.
• Click on Departure and Arrival Cities or Flight number.
• Enter the flight number or the flight Origin and Destination City along with the Date and click Search. The scheduled arrival and departure times will be displayed on your screen.
What should you do in case of flight cancellation?
In case of a canceled flight, Cathay Pacific provides adequate compensation, both in cash and kind, to its passengers. Some of these include the following:
• Rebooking the passengers through some other flight to the destination city subject to availability of seats.
• Option to receive a reimbursement for the canceled flight (You may receive this compensation in the form of a bank transfer, a check, or a non-refundable transportation credit voucher.)
• Meals and refreshments while you wait to board the next available flight.
• Hotel accommodation for one or more nights at the boarding city till you are accommodated in the next available flight.
• Transport between airport and overnight accommodation.
Key routes of Cathay Pacific
Some of the key routes of Cathay Pacific are Hong Kong to San Francisco, Hong Kong to Madrid, Hong Kong to Paris, and Hong Kong to Los Angeles.
What are the benefits of booking with Cathay Pacific?
Cathay Pacific offers a range of facilities to make it convenient for all its passengers.
• Child-friendly amenities – People travelling with kids can ask for special assistance. Healthy and nutritious meals are available with colorful cutlery with prior notice.
• Facilities for senior citizens – For elderly people travelling alone, there is a separate check-in counter at Hong Kong airport. You can get assistance at other airports too for boarding.
• Seat selection – Travelers can opt to book their seats in advance up to 55 hours prior to flight departure. Members of the Marco Polo Club (Silver Tier or above), or oneworld Ruby Tier members or above, and all first and business class passengers are eligible to request for seats.
• Lounges for relaxation – Cathay Pacific has dedicated lounges for their passengers in several airports in which they operate. Massage services are also available in some of the lounges in Hong Kong airport.
Q. Can I make online amendments in my bookings on the Cathay Pacific website?
A. Yes, Cathay Pacific allows the passengers to make any online amendments regarding the bookings. However, you may need to pay extra while amending certain bookings. You may get in touch with the airlines for any further assistance on the matter.
Q. What are main tourist attractions in San Francisco?
A. Surrounded by San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco has a lot to offer to the tourists. Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Fisherman’s Wharf, Coit Tower, Palace of Fine Arts and Theatre are some of the famous tourist spots.
Q. Is Hong Kong an ideal honeymoon destination?
A. Hong Kong offers great honeymooning experience to the newlyweds. The beautiful beaches (Tai Long Wan Beach, Kwun Yam Wan Beach etc.) various site-seeing options (Ocean Park, Disney Land etc.), temples and monasteries (Wong Tai Sin Temple in Kowloon, Man Mo Temple in Sheung Wan etc.) is an ideal way to enjoy your honeymoon. View Hong Kong honeymoon packages here.
Q. What is the best time to visit Los Angeles?
A. The centre of USA’s film and television industry is an ideal tourist destination. The best time to visit this Southern California city is from March to May and September to November. The weather is pleasant during this time of the year.
Q. What are places of interest in Shanghai?
A. Situated on the central coast, Shanghai is the biggest city in China. Some of the famous tourist attractions include Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai Disney Resort, Yu Garden, The Bund, Jade Buddha Temple and Shanghai Ocean Aquarium.
Q. Is Hong Kong a good option for a family holiday?
A. Hong Kong is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations in Asia. Giant Buddha, Ocean Park, Disney Land, Ngong Ping are some of the famous tourist attractions of Hong Kong. It is a very good option for a family holiday. You can view some Hong Kong holiday packages here.
Q. Which airlines offer cheap flights to Vancouver?
A. China Eastern, Air Canada, Delta, British Airways and KLM are some of the airlines offering good fare options to Vancouver. However, to get the best deal; it is recommended to do your bookings well in advance. There are a number of websites available to compare airfares.
Q. Suggest some budget hotels in Los Angeles?
A. There are a number of options for budget hotels in Los Angeles in the budget category. Some of the best options available are Venice on the Beach Hotel, Days Inn Glendale, Best Western Airpark Hotel and Hollywood City Inn.
Q. Are there any good 5star hotels near Hong Kong airport?
A. Yes, there are some good luxury hotels in close proximity to Hong Kong airport. Hong Kong SkyCity Marriot, Regal Airport Hotel, Hong Kong Gold Coast and Disney’s Hollywood Hotel are some of the good 5-star hotels within 10 kilometres from the airport.
Q. Does Cathay Pacific offer flights from New Delhi?
A. Yes, Cathay Pacific offers flights to various destinations around the world from New Delhi. You may book your flights online or through your travel agent to any destination of your choice.
Q. What is the best time to visit Hong Kong?
A. Hong Kong can be visited any time during the year because of its subtropical location. However, the ideal time is to visit Hong Kong is from March to April and from October to November. The weather is pleasant around this time of the year.
Q. Does Cathay Pacific come under budget airlines category?
A. Cathay Pacific offers various discounts and deals for the passengers from time to time. The airline also offers various loyalty program/frequent flyer incentives which provide multiple benefits and privileges for the members. However, the airlines cannot be categorised into budget category.
Q. If I am unable to see flight status on the website, what do I do?
A. In case of non-availability of flight status on the official website, you may get in touch with the airlines. They will assist you regarding any enquiry about arrival and departure of any Cathay Pacific flight.
Q. What are the various flight classes offered by Cathay Pacific Airlines?
A. Cathay Pacific offers four flight classes - first class, business class, premium economy class and economy class. Cathay Dragon flight provides - first class, business class and economy class services to the passengers.
Q. Can I subscribe to flight messaging services so I can get all
A. Yes, you may subscribe flight messaging via SMS and
Emails. Any change in flight schedule is notified to the
passenger well in advance.
Q. How many days can I check the flight status for?
A. Flight status can be checked for the last four days, the present day and the next three days. You can monitor the flight for eight days in
Q. Is the flight status information real-time?
A. Yes, the information provided on flight status is in real time. The information keeps getting updated on the website and matches the current time.
Q. Is it possible to check the flight status without the flight number?
A. Yes, you may check the flight status without the flight number. You need to enter the
arrival/departure cities or arrival/ departure period to check the status of a particular flight.
Q. How do I check the status of flights for different time zones?
A. It is recommended to enter local date and time to check the flight status for different time zones. For example, if a flight left New York at midnight on 15th Oct and is expected to reach Hong Kong on the 16th morning, you should enter 16th Oct to check the flight status.
Q. Is there a difference between flight status and timetable? Which
one should I follow?
A. Yes, there is a difference between flight
status and timetable. Time-table shows the arrival and departure details of the
flights up to 1 year and may help you to plan your trips. However, the time and
tariff of the flights may vary due to various reasons. Flight status is a
recommended option to monitor your flight as it shows recent flight
Q. Can I check all Cathay Pacific flights under flight
A. Yes, you can check all Cathay Pacific and
Cathay Dragon flight’s arrival and departure details. However, the flight status for joint venture and code-sharing
flights operated by other airlines is not available. You may get in
touch with the reservation office for any enquiry regarding the
Q. Does Cathay Pacific send out email and SMS about flight status?
A. Cathay Pacific sends out free emails and SMS alerts about the status of their flights.
Q. When will I receive flight status alert messages, and how many?
A. You will be informed whether your flight is on schedule, delayed more than 30 minutes, or cancelled.
Q. What information will Cathay Pacific flight status alert contain?
A. The alerts from Cathay Pacific will keep you informed about Flight number, latest departure or arrival time, latest flight status, and weather forecast.
Q. What happens if I don't receive an email or SMS text alert on my flight status?
A. If you do not receive an email or an SMS alert on your flight status, you can get in touch with Cathay Pacific through one of the following ways:
• Web Support Monday through Saturday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm on their helpline number: 000 8004405008.
• Social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Flickr .