August 15 2023  |  Airline & Terminal News

Cathay Group expands fleet

By Reedah Hayder

With this purchase, the Group’s total new aircraft reception surges beyond 70

Cathay Group to acquire 32 A321neo and A320neo planes, reinforcing Hong Kong aviation network.

“We are committed to investing in the long-term future of the Group and the Hong Kong international aviation hub, which is expected to grow exponentially with the operation of the Three-Runway System,” said Cathay Group Chief Executive Officer Ronald Lam in an August 10 press release.

The new additions, set for delivery by 2029, enhance Cathay Pacific and HK Express fleets, emphasizing routes across Asia, especially the Chinese Mainland.

With this step, the Group’s total new aircraft reception surges beyond 70.

Lam said, “These aircraft models have been serving Cathay Pacific and HK Express well, allowing us to strengthen the expansion of our Chinese Mainland and regional network for our customers.”

“As we strive towards achieving our vision of becoming one of the world’s greatest service brands, we remain committed to continuously investing in our customer experience. These aircraft feature the latest technological enhancements to provide a quieter, more comfortable and more fuel-efficient journey for our customers.”

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