Cathay Pacific Airways and Cathay Dragon have announced additional baggage allowance for students travelling from India to North America, China and Philippines. This offer is valid for travel from 12th April 2017 to 30th April 2018.
Students booking a one-way or return ticket on the airlines’ websites or Mobile App before 31st May 2017, in the eligible economy class, can avail of additional baggage allowance. They can avail of additional 10 kgs baggage allowance while travelling from Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai or Kolkata to China and Philippines. They can carry one additional piece of 23 kgs while travelling to USA or Canada from Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai or Kolkata.
In order to avail of this offer, students will need to share a copy of their university admission letter / identity card from the university, student visa copy, passport copy and ticket copy. For North America students will also need to share a copy of the l20 visa. More details on the offer can be found on the airlines’ websites or at the reservation office.
About Cathay Pacific Airways
Cathay Pacific 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. Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon currently operate 48 weekly departures from 6 cities in India to Hong Kong. Cathay Pacific operates 10 flights a week from Mumbai, 14 flights from Delhi, daily flights from Chennai and 4 weekly flights from Hyderabad. Whereas sister airline Cathay Dragon operates daily flights from Bengaluru and 6 weekly flights from Kolkata. Cathay Pacific Cargo is also one of the biggest air cargo operators in India with 25 scheduled freighter services to and from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
Cathay Pacific and UNICEF HK have been running the Change for Good inflight fundraising programme since 1991. Travellers on Cathay Pacific flights are encouraged to donate any spare change they have – in any currency – to UNICEF when returning from their journeys. The money collected is used to fund UNICEF’s programmes helping deprived women and children in more than 150 developing countries around the world.
About Cathay Dragon
Hong Kong Cathay Dragon Airlines Limited, an affiliate member of one world, is a Hong Kong-based international airline, and a member of the Cathay Pacific Group. Established in 1985, the airline now operates a fleet of 42 passenger aircraft and serving 53 regional destinations. Cathay Dragon has been recognized for its product and service quality, and has been named the “Best Regional Airline” at the TTG Travel Awards for six consecutive years since 2010, and voted "World's Best Regional Airline" in the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards™ in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015. Cathay Dragon and Cathay Pacific Airways currently operate 48 weekly departures from 6 cities in India to Hong Kong. Cathay Dragon operates daily flights from Bengaluru and 6 weekly flights from Kolkata to Hong Kong whereas Cathay Pacific operates from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Hyderabad.