Cathay Pacific Group

Airline Group


Originally founded in 1946, Cathay Pacific is the de facto flag carrier of Hong Kong. It operates an extensive network of international passenger and cargo air services.

A founding member of the oneworld alliance, Cathay Pacific is headquartered on the grounds of Hong Kong International Airport and is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK: 0293). Its largest shareholder is Swire Pacific, a member of the Swire Group.

Cathay Pacific also retains shareholdings in number of airlines across Asia including:

  • Air Hong Kong (100%, since 2019)
  • HK Express (100%, since 2019)
  • Air China (18.13%, since 2006)
  • Air China Cargo (49% JV, since 2011)
  • Cathay Cargo, previously Cathay Pacific Cargo (100%, since 1982)

Cathay Pacific announced the rebrand of its master brand to ‘Cathay’ in Sep-2023. The company will continue airline operations under the ‘Cathay Pacific’ brand name.


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