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Cathay Pacific exclusive benefits for overseas students

Cathay Pacific offers exclusive benefits for overseas students to complement your journey abroad with added comfort and flexibility.
Available for students travelling on our most popular of routes to North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, our array of benefits from special baggage allowance to flexible ticketing conditions will definitely suit your needs. Book now with our all-in one way ticket starting from RMB2,708*.

How to purchase the ticket:

  • Please choose "One-way" or "Return" on the search panel below to purchase student tickets. The benefits and fares are only available to the destinations listed below.
  • Redemption tickets and O/Q class tickets are not eligible for student exclusive benefits. When purchasing your tickets, you may view your “Cabin Class” by clicking “Total” on the top right corner of the “Passengers and Services” page.
  • This promotion is only available for taking Cathay Pacific or Cathay Dragon flights departing from 23 cities in Mainland China. (Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Zhengzhou, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Xiamen, Ningbo, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Chongqing, Changsha, Kunming, Fuzhou, Xian, Guilin, Haikou, Sanya, Nanning, Jinan, Tianjin, Dalian) 

*Fare quoted includes taxes and other surcharges, and apply to certain commencing port(s) only. Air ticket Fare, taxes and surcharges may vary according to travel date(s) selected and are subject to change without prior notice. Terms and Conditions apply, please check out our website for more details.

Exclusive benefits

Special baggage allowance

Australia, New Zealand and Europe:2 pieces; total 45KG.

America and Canada: 3 pieces; 23KG, 25KG or 32KG per piece for Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class respectively.

Southeast Asia, the Middle East, India and South Africa: 2 pieces; total 40KG.

Note: Special baggage allowance is only applicable to flights marketed and operated by Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon, not applicable to codeshare flights operated by other airlines.

Please send via email the following documents to our reservation department ( at least one week prior to departure date.

  • Scanned copy of student's valid passport photo information page
  • Scanned copy of valid student visa
  • Contact number, e-itinerary
  • Email subject: STU EB

Upon verification, successful applicants will receive a conformation email. Incomplete application will not be processed.

For passengers who purchase tickets through a travel agency, please contact the travel agency to apply for the exclusive benefits.

Ticket refund due to visa rejection

Students who aren’t able to travel as planned to Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada due to visa rejection may apply for a ticket refund. You may cancel your reservation 24 hours before your scheduled flight departure with a RMB500 refund fee.

Note: This benefit is not applicable to routes in Southeast Asia.

Please call our service hotline 400-888-6628 and provide your ticket number. Customer service can help you to check the relevant information. When applying for a refund due to visa rejection, please provide proof of visa rejection, passport copy and ticket information.

Ticket refund request received within 24 hours of scheduled flight departure or after flight departure will be carried out in accordance with the original terms and conditions of ticket purchased.

Ticket rebooking fee waived

No service fee will charged for rebooking during ticket validity period. If your ticket is subject to a rebooking fee, it can be waived by providing your valid student VISA. Any fare difference incurred as a result of rebooking shall be borne by passengers.

Note: This benefit is only applicable to routes in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.

Please prepare ticket number and scan copy of student document, then call our service hotline 400-888-6628 to confirm your rebooking.

Other exclusive benefits

  • Transit service in Chinese available in Hong Kong. Airline transfer assistance service available (prior application required). Transit via Hong Kong within 24 hours with baggage shipped directly to your final destination
  • Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class- multiple choice.

Note: This benefit is applicable to all routes.

Make a booking

Please select your flight date(s).

Passengers departing the UK, and aged 12 to 15, are exempted from the UK Air Passenger Duty (APD) Tax, effective 1 March 2016. Passengers booking online can request an APD Tax refund by contacting the local reservations office or Global Contact Centres.

Booking of more than six passengers is currently not available online. Please contact your local reservations office.

Booking of more than four passengers is currently not available online. Please contact your local reservations office.

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