Cathay Pacific is reportedly ending service to Cairns after 25 years on the Cairns-Hong Kong route. According to TropicNow, Cathay Pacific yesterday advised Cairns Airport of the commercial decision to end service to Far North Queensland. At this stage, the Cairns-Hong Kong flights would cease operating when the northern winter season begins on 27 October 2019. No official … [Read more...]
Cathay Pacific is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Cathay Pacific is a Qantas oneworld partner, so it's possible to earn and redeem Qantas frequent flyer points on Cathay Pacific. It is also possible to earn and redeem Cathay's Marco Polo miles on Qantas flights.
Read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines to learn how to earn Marco Polo miles by transferring points you earn from hotel stays, or even from other airlines!
Sometimes when coming across a great airfare deal, it all seems too good to be true. But this is not always the case - as demonstrated by the latest Cathay Pacific mistake fares! Last week, Cathay Pacific accidentally sold a bunch of Business and First Class tickets from Vietnam to North America for well below the usual price. For example, Cathay Pacific Business Class fares … [Read more...]
The 2019 Europe early bird sales are now on, and there are some great deals available in Economy and Premium Economy. But if you're looking for a good Business Class deal to Europe, the current Cathay Pacific Business sale is not bad either. Cathay Pacific Business Class flights from Australia to Europe are now available for under $5,000 return. From Perth, you can fly to … [Read more...]
Qantas and Cathay Pacific have forged an unlikely codeshare agreement. Qantas will place its "QF" code on 12 Cathay Pacific routes out of Hong Kong, offering Qantas flyers more choices when travelling to Asia. Likewise, Cathay Pacific will place its "CX" code on a range of Qantas domestic flights within Australia. The new Cathay Pacific codeshare agreement will come into … [Read more...]
The Cathay Pacific Asia Miles devaluation took effect on Friday, and we now have a better idea of the changes to Asia Miles partner award pricing. As expected, most awards have increased in price. But there are a few exceptions. As part of the Asia Miles program changes announced last month, all award flights are now priced as one-way. There is no longer a discount for … [Read more...]