Cathay Pacific is the flag carrier of Hong Kong, with its main hub and head office located at Hong Kong International Airport.
The airline was created in 1946 by an American and an Australian: Roy C Farrell and Sydney H de Kantzo.
Cathay Pacific has a well-developed Asian network and serves close to 170 destinations in 42 countries and territories on five continents.
In 2014, the average age of the fleet was 8 1/2 years which makes Cathay Pacific one of the youngest fleet in the skies with 146 wide-body aircraft. The airline is committed to operating a modern, fuel-efficient fleet. Cathay Pacific ordered 85 aircrafts for delivery up to 2024.