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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 Johannesburg to Seoul
JNB – GMP R28 425 30 May to 1 Jun
Flights from Johannesburg to Mianyang
JNB – MIG R30 069 7 Jul to 28 Jul
Flights from Durban to Chiang Mai
DUR – CNX R11 259 20 Jun to 15 Aug
Flights from Christchurch to Durban
CHC – DUR R30 274 17 Dec to 8 Jan
Flights from Durban to Yangon
DUR – RGN R10 881 16 Jun to 15 Jul
Flights from Nanjing to Cape Town
NKG – CPT R13 689 5 Aug to 30 Aug
Flights from Durban to Ko Samui
DUR – USM R15 593 28 Jun to 11 Jul
Flights from Durban to Nagoya
DUR – NGO R13 499 17 Dec to 5 Jan
Flights from Johannesburg to Myeik
JNB – MGZ R25 636 28 Jun to 16 Jul
Flights from Kaohsiung to Johannesburg
KHH – JNB R18 069 12 Jan to 15 Feb
Flights from Cape Town to Xiamen
CPT – XMN R11 869 4 Jun to 12 Jun
Flights from Johannesburg to Chicago Metropolitan Area
JNB – CHI R13 468 14 Jul to 18 Jul
Flights from Johannesburg to Nelson
JNB – NSN R38 199 20 Dec to 1 Jan
Flights from Chengdu to Johannesburg
CTU – JNB R13 199 4 Jul to 28 Aug
Flights from Durban to Christchurch
DUR – CHC R21 944 25 Dec to 3 Jan
Prices based on live searches up till 25 May 12:00 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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