This year has been successful for Cathay Pacific. This airline was called the Best one of 2005 year in Airlinequality.com. Even without any award Cathay Pacific is very popular among all categories of passengers and is high-ranked. Aren't you interested in learning more about this Asian air carrier? Cathay Pacific's story began in 1946, with only one Douglas C-47 and two former Air Force pilots, Roy Farrell and Sydney de Kantzow. Nowadays, million passengers per month fly with Cathay Pacific to sixty two locations. The destinations possible to be reached with Cathay Pacific are also wide. It is natural that Asian air carrier offers a great variety of Asian locations to travel, such as Japanese, Korean and Chinese airports. By the way, the main hub of Cathay Pacific is also situated in China; it is Hong Kong International Airport, also the best airport of 2005 year. India and Sri Lanka are also open for Cathay Pacific planes. And of course, it is always a great vacation on the beaches of Indonesia and Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. The full picture of East could be finished with roots in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. The European countries are also can be reached with Cathay Pacific. France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, United Kingdom - and many others, thanks to cooperation with British Airways. Roots in North American airports in Canada and United States are also offered. And, to complete your worldwide journey, you can travel to Australia, Oceania and New Zealand with Cathay Pacific help.
All these flights are performed by Cathay Pacific fleet of 86 planes, including different Airbuses 330 and 340 modifications and Boeing 747 and 777 models. The planes are equipped with three classes seats - First, Business and Economy for long-range flights. For shorter ones, two-class configuration of Regional Business and Economy classes is used.
Also Cathay Pacific is known as one of the Airbus A380 buyers. These new high-capacity air liners will be used on the most popular roots. In these aircrafts you will meet friendly and joking crew with smiles on their faces. In-flight service, delicious Eastern meals (don't hesitate to specify your meal request - it will be satisfied), snacks, drinks and beverages will be a nice addition to the travel to your vacation place. You also should try Cathay Pacific Entertainment system. Personal Television System is mounted in every seat, so you can choose one of 20 video channels to watch - or one of ten video games to play - during the long-range flight. For the First and Business classes Audio/Video On Demand service is also provided. And on a certain flights you will be offered to watch movies with a wide choice of localized soundtracks.
Cathay Pacific is a good example of fast-developing commercial air carriers. This is not only statistics, but also a choice of many air travelers. If you are going to travel somewhere by air, try Cathay Pacific. Perhaps, you'll like it.