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Cathay Pacific Partner Awards Go Completely Dark

Dragonair will officially be rebranded as Cathay Dragon, effective November 21, 2016.

Cathay Pacific is transitioning to a new points/mileage award seat redemption chart, and for the past two days the airline’s seats have entirely disappeared from award results queries made through partners British Airways and Qantas. This may affect those attempting to redeem certain frequent flyer miles, including American AAdvantage, or credit card rewards points for…

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Citi TYP to Asia Miles Transfer Bonus — Last Chance Before June 22 Devaluation

Is this perhaps the most underhyped promo of the year? Citi is currently (and has been for the past several days) offering a 15% transfer bonus for ThankYou Rewards point transfers to Cathay Pacific Asia Miles, which can be used to book award flights on dozens of airlines around the world. The value of this…

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Breaking: Fiji Airways Named First Partner in New oneworld Connect Program

oneworld revealed its newest program, oneworld connect, at the 2018 IATA Summit in Sydney. Fiji Airways is set to become the first member of the new ‘membership lite’ alliance agreement. Designed to be less complicated than the full membership process, each oneworld connect partner will need just three sponsoring members in the 13-airline alliance. Fiji Airways is…

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Cathay Pacific Ends Skirts Only Rule for Female Cabin Crew – 70 Years After Rule Went Live

Cathay Pacific said today that a trouser option would be added for female cabin crew during the next uniform refresh which is at least three years away.  The announcement comes after the flight attendants’ union challenged the 70-year-old regulation. The initial complaint actually came from sister Cathay Dragon flight attendants association. The crew complained that…

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Trump is Threatening Cathay Pacific’s Recovery

Cathay Pacific finally had positive news for their shareholders on Wednesday, annual results showed the carrier swinging back to a profit in the second half. However, Bloomberg shares that there’s trouble on the horizon. Cathay Pacific’s passenger operations accounts for less than half of its total capacity.  The remainder comes from what is actually the world’s…

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Business Class Deal: Cathay Pacific Chicago to Maldives for ~$2400

Maldives tends to be a destination that has pretty heavy premium traffic, so fare “sales” to Maldives are pretty rare, and award space can be hard to come by. Currently, though, Cathay Pacific is having some great fares available throughout Summer 2018. Specifically, you can fly round-trip from Chicago (ORD) to Maldives (MLE) for around $2,430. The…

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