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Cathay Pacific Airlines


cathay-pacific-airlinesHong Kong’s flag carrier, Cathay Pacific Airlines was founded in September 1946. Its fleet of 145 aircraft (with an additional 15 on order) depart from its hub at Hong Kong International Airport touching down in 42 countries and no less than 173 destinations including Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport. The airline is a member of the Oneworld alliance and a partner of Asia Miles, Asia’s major travel reward programme comprising over 8 million members. Cathay Pacific Airlines has 8 subsidiaries including Dragonair, and Air Hong Kong and continues providing passengers with unrivalled service and a superb flight experience at affordable prices. The airline has already added, to the many others, 6 awards for 2016, one being, The Most Favourite Airlines Award from Weekend Weekly 15th Best Travel Agency Awards Election.


Popular Cathay Pacific Airlines Flights

Route Direction Code Price Travel dates
Flights from Durban to Delhi
DUR – DEL R12 801 2 Jul to 13 Jul
Flights from Cape Town to Surabaya
CPT – SUB R16 968 5 Apr to 17 Jul
Flights from Durban to Bangalore
DUR – BLR R13 786 17 Dec to 6 Jan
Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town
PVG – CPT R15 667 8 Aug to 22 Aug
Flights from Shanghai to Johannesburg
SHA – JNB R14 604 19 Jul to 9 Aug
Flights from Cape Town to Mumbai
CPT – BOM R15 211 1 Apr to 11 Apr
Flights from Johannesburg to Madras
JNB – MAA R10 578 22 Dec to 1 Jan
Flights from Johannesburg to Okinawa
JNB – OKA R11 727 5 Jul to 2 Aug
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Johannesburg
SGN – JNB R12 140 20 Jun to 28 Jun
Flights from Johannesburg to Chicago
JNB – ORD R13 968 7 Jul to 22 Jul
Flights from Johannesburg to Can Tho
JNB – VCA R21 634 5 Oct to 19 Oct
Flights from Cebu to Johannesburg
CEB – JNB R14 210 20 Apr to 16 Jul
Flights from Durban to Jakarta
DUR – CGK R11 860 12 Dec to 22 Dec
Flights from Johannesburg to Akita
JNB – AXT R31 743 21 Apr to 29 Apr
Flights from Brisbane to Cape Town
BNE – CPT R26 203 15 Dec to 11 Jan
Prices based on live searches up till 30 Mar 18:00 and are subject to change.

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Cathay Pacific Airlines Online Check-In

To save time and queues, passengers boarding Cathay Pacific Airlines flights can check-in online, select or change their preferred seats, print or send their boarding passes to their mobile device (where applicable) for collection at the Self Check-In Kiosk in the airport. Luggage can be dropped off at the Self Check-In Bag Drop counter.


Mobile Device Check-In

Passengers can use their mobile device to check-in for themselves and their travelling companions, select their preferred seating and have their boarding pass sent to their device (where applicable).

On-line and Mobile check-in must be done within 48 hours and 90 minutes before flight departure. All passengers in possession of e-Tickets can check-in online, with the exception of those needing medical assistance; Cabin Baggage Occupying Seat or Extra Seat requests and groups that are registered as a group in the booking.


Kiosk Check-In

Easy and fast, passengers utilising the Kiosk to check-in can print their boarding pass after check-in, retrieve their relevant data and can do so within 48 hours of departure. Passengers swipe either their Marco Polo or Asia Miles cards or simply input their booking reference number. O.R. Tambo International Airports has this convenient facility available.


Airport Check-In

At O.R. International check-in counters are open 4 hours before and close promptly 40 minutes prior to scheduled flight departure.

Terminal B Counters: B1 – B6, B13
Business- B1
Business, Marco Polo- B2
Premium Economy – B3
Economy – B4 – B5
Self-Service Check-In Bag Drop – B6/B13


Baggage – Cabin

Economy – 1 piece 7kg
Premium Economy – 1 piece 7kg
Business – 1 piece 10kg
First – 1 piece 15kg

Maximum dimensions are 23(h)x36(w)x56(l). Additionally, a small item such as a handbag, laptop bag, small backpack, camera or brief case bag may be taken.

Baggage – Check-In:

Economy – 20kg
Premium Economy – 25kg
Business – 30kg
First – 40kg
Other than your baggage meeting the stipulated weight requirements, there is no restriction on the amount of bags, except for flights to the Americas and New Zealand. Size restrictions may be applicable.


Payment Options

Currently acceptable credit cards are:

Diners Club excluding flights departing from China, Africa, India and Sri Lanka.
American Express except for flights departing from Nepal and China.

Passengers must present the credit card used for payment for verification at check-in or when collecting their tickets.

On-line payments can be made and are secured with SSL technology.

Pay Later permits passengers to confirm their seats and pay within 24 hours. This option is only valid if the preferred seat has been confirmed within 72 hours of departure.


Cathay Pacific Airlines Contact Information

Tel: +27 (11) 064 1100 – Mon to Thurs 08h30 to 16h30, Fridays 08h30 to 16h00.

Tel: O.R. International Airport: +27 (11) 394 0905 – Mon to Sun from 06h30 to 15h00.

Physical Address: No. 127 Design Quarter, Cnr. William Nicol Drive & Leslie Roads, Fourways, 2191 with no walk-in ticketing counter available.

Telephone Baggage Services: +27 (11) 390 1837
Fax Baggage Services: +27 (11) 975 4857 / +27 (86) 216 7403


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