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Travel Weekly names Cathay Pacific as Best Asia Pacific airline



unnamed03Cathay Pacific was voted the “Best Airline (Asia Pacific)” by Travel Weekly’s Asia readers, a group comprising expert travel professionals.

Travel Weekly Asia, a leading travel trade magazine, held its first annual Reader’s Choice Awards in Singapore, celebrating the finest in the industry. This award has been running for more than a decade in the United States and now it is being held in Asia to recognise the region’s top industry players.

The award recognises the quality of Cathay Pacific’s products and services and the dedication of its staff. Jimmy Lee, Marketing & Sales Manager Singapore, accepted the award on behalf of the airline. Says Rajesh Menon, Regional Sales & Marketing Manger-South Asia,

“To be named the ‘Best Airline-Asia Pacific’ is a tribute to the dedication and professionalism of our whole team. It takes an extensive network with quality products and services to be a successful airline.

We remain committed to offer convenient connections to our Indian travellers who prefer Hong Kong as their destination for holiday or work and to connect to our vast network spread across 51 countries.” 

About Cathay Pacific Airways and Dragonair (India)

Cathay Pacific Airways is a Hong Kong-based airline offering scheduled passenger and cargo services to nearly 200 destinations in Asia, North America, Australia, Europe and Africa, using a fleet of more than 140 wide-body aircraft freight services. Cathay Pacific has made substantial investments to develop Hong Kong as one of the world’s leading global transportation hubs.

The airline has had a presence in India for over 65 years. It currently operates passenger services from Hong Kong to Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Hyderabad, while sister airline Dragonair  flies to Bengaluru and Kolkata. Cathay Pacific is also one of the biggest air cargo operators in India with scheduled freighter services to and from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kolkata.

Cathay Pacific was named “World’s Best Airline” for the fourth time in the 2014 annual Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Cathay Pacific is a partner of Asia Miles, Asia’s leading travel reward programme. Asia Miles has over 500 partners in nine categories, including 26 airline partners, and more than 7 million members. Members can earn and redeem Asia Miles to over 1,000 destinations worldwide.