Cathay Pacific bags more awards
Close on the heels of winning the Airline of The Year, Best Airline Asia, Best First Class, as well as Best First Class and Business Class Lounges in the world’s "largest" global passenger poll conducted by Skytrax Research, Cathay Pacific Airways was named the Most Favourite Airline by readers of the popular Hong Kong magazine Weekend Weekly.
A readers’ poll was conducted in May and most of the 4,416 readers that cast votes chose Cathay Pacific, the magazine said. Weekend Weekly presented the award to the airline at the recent Hong Kong International Travel Expo at the World Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Cathay Pacific also received two awards for product, service and business excellence from two leading Hong Kong magazines. The airline received the Top Service Award from popular weekly news magazine Next in its airline category. The airline also received an award for being the “Best Airline” in the “Best of the Best” Award Presentation Ceremony organised by Capital, a monthly business magazine targeted at senior management.
Cathay Pacific Airways also celebrated 25 years of flying to Britain’s capital city, London. The airline’s first flight on the route took off on 16 July 1980, flying from Hong Kong to Gatwick with a stopover in Bahrain.