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Cathay Pacific and PressReader

We’re always working to improve your travel experience.

Our new partnership with PressReader gives you complimentary access to thousands of the world’s best newspapers and magazines whenever you fly with Cathay Pacific. 48 hours before your flight, you’ll be able to browse the PressReader library and save full issues to read on your trip. Wherever you go, you can discover inspiration and information from home and around the world.

Features and benefits

  • Unlimited
    Discover thousands of newspapers and magazines, saving as many as you’d like to your own device.
  • Easy
    Once you download an issue, it’s yours to keep and read anywhere, anytime. Carry thousands of articles without using space in your cabin baggage.
  • Worldly
    Catch up on news from home with the latest edition of your local newspaper or discover stories from the place you’re visiting. You can stay informed and get inspired by thousands of titles from Chinese Mainland and thousands more from around the world.
  • Accessible
    Switch from a story’s original print layout to a mobile-friendly text view to enlarge the font and make reading on small devices easier. Instantly translate most stories to up to 18 different languages.

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More access for Cathay members

24 hours of complimentary access will be available to Cathay Pacific passengers, but we are pleased to extend a longer access period for our Cathay members to enjoy more publications so they can travel even better.

  • Diamond members: 7 days
  • Gold members: 3 days
  • Silver and Green members: 2 days 

Getting started

  1. Download
    Download the Cathay Pacific app to book flights, check in, choose your seat, and find everything else you need to prepare for your journey.
  2. Discover
    Forty-eight hours before your flight, you can check in and activate your access to PressReader. Once you do, you’ll have 24 hours to read and download as much as you’d like.
  3. Save
    Any issue you save is yours to read anywhere, anytime. You can read it offline for as long as you’d like. Simply delete it from your library with a simple tap when you’re finished.

The offer is not available to Android users in Chinese Mainland because of restricted access to Google Play 

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PressReader in lounges

Relax in the comfort of a Cathay Pacific lounge during any part of your trip to browse PressReader’s catalogue and download more issues. Rest and recharge while staying informed and inspired.

Frequently asked questions

If you’re having trouble connecting to PressReader, using the service, or downloading a publication, please visit our FAQ or