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Students, we’ve got you covered

With more choices of points of departure and and destinations, our Student Fares are even more convenient. We can take you from airports across Japan to over 60 destinations.

Take advantage of exclusive fares, extra baggage allowance*1 and free changes to your booking with our student-only discount code JPSTUDENT.

The Environment Day Campaign is currently underway. Don't miss out!

Whether you’re flying to study abroad, returning home, or planning a getaway in between terms, travel lies at the heart of life as an overseas student.

That’s why we’ve overhauled our student fares, so you can take advantage of exclusive prices, flexible booking options and extra baggage allowances*1 when travelling abroad.*2

It’s easy to book. All you have to do is enter code JPSTUDENT when searching for your flight to reveal our student fares and benefits.*3

*1 Only available for selected fare categories

*2 Passengers who purchase a student fare ticket must present a valid International Student Identity Card (ISIC), student number, student visa or a letter of acceptance from the school for verification when checking in at the airport. Passengers who are unable to present the required documents will be required to pay the fare difference for their flight.

*3 Subject to availability

Environment Day Campaign

5 June is Environment Day.

For the benefit of our future students, Cathay Pacific Airways will pay for carbon offsets* on student fares purchased from today until the end of June, which is also 'Environment Month'.

* A round-trip economy class trip between Tokyo (Narita) and Hong Kong emits 0.54 tonnes of CO2, which is equivalent to the amount of CO2 absorbed by about 60 cedars^ in one year.

^ Source: Forestry Agency / Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute

 

Campaign details

Based on carbon emissions calculated for the flights you purchased, the attributable monetary contributions go directly to fund third-party validated projects that help to offset the CO2 generated by those flights.

Eligible ticket purchase period: 3 - 30 June 2022

Eligible travel period: 3 June 2022 - 31 March 2023

Eligible routes for free carbon offsets: From Japan to all destinations

Eligible fares for free carbon offsets: Global student fares purchased at cathaypacific.com.

Other conditons for the global student fares apply. For more information, please refer to Booking details and Terms and conditions.

 

Together, leading the way for a sustainable future

We’re committed to adopting sustainable practices that safeguard the future of our planet, and we’re proud to be ramping up our role in the fight against climate change. 

10% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

We’ve committed to using SAF for 10 per cent of Cathay Pacific Airways’ jet fuel consumption by 2030.

20%+ more energy-efficient planes 

We continue to add more fuel-efficient aircraft to our fleet, including the Airbus A350 and A321neo, which are more than 20 per cent more efficient than aircraft they replace.

Target to remove 50% of single-use plastics 

We’ve set a reduction target to remove more than 387 million pieces of single-use plastic, or 50 per cent of our consumption when compared to 2018, by the end of 2022 . 

246 tonnes of food waste diverted

In 2021, we diverted 246 tonnes of inconsumable food waste from landfill by sending it to O∙PARK1 in Hong Kong for energy recovery.

210 tonnes of food donated

We donated 210 tonnes of surplus food to our charitable partners in 2021.

22 tonnes of certified sustainable seafood 

 procured in 2021.

0 tolerance to illegal wildlife trade

We’re fighting the illegal wildlife trade with our embargoes on ivory, shark fin, racing greyhounds, hunting trophies, rhino horn and tiger pelts.

Protection measures at Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is committed to safeguarding the airport and the well-being of our passengers and staff. In response to COVID-19, they have stepped up measures to protect the health of those who work at and use the airport.

Temperature checks and masks

Temperature checks and masks

Mandatory face coverings and temperature checks for all passengers, crew and staff.

Cleaning and sanitisation

Cleaning and sanitisation

Increased sanitisation, including the deployment of sterilisation robots and the trial application of antimicrobial coating across all passenger facilities. Hand sanitiser is widely available throughout the airport.

Social distancing

Social distancing

Physical distancing measures throughout the airport.

Contactless boarding

Contactless boarding

Biometric e-Boarding Gates to minimise contact at the departure gate.

Protecting passengers

Protecting passengers

Mandatory health declarations, COVID-19 testing and quarantine for all arriving passengers.

Safeguarding staff

Safeguarding staff

Trial of a full-body disinfection channel for staff involved in quarantine and public health duties.

Student fare options

Our redesigned Light, Essential and Flex Economy faresOpen a new window offer you more choices and more value than ever. And when you book a student ticket, we’ll throw in even more flexibility and benefits.*

Economy Light

Taking advantage of your term break? Travel light with our great-value fares.

Economy Essential

Heading home? Take advantage of our increased baggage allowance.

Economy Flex

Embarking on your study abroad adventure? Take complete control over your booking.

To travel in true style, book our Premium Economy and Business student fares.

 

Category

Economy Light

Economy Essential

Economy Flex

Premium Economy*4

Business*4

Student fare price 10 - 15% discount*5
Cabin baggage 1 piece, 7kg 1 piece, 7kg 1 piece, 7kg 1 piece, 7kg 1 piece, 10kg
Checked baggage*6 1 piece, 23kg 2 pieces, 23kg each 2 pieces, 23kg each 2 pieces, 23kg each 2 pieces, 32kg each
Student fare checked baggage - + 1 extra piece (to US only), 23kg + 1 extra piece (all destinations), 23kg + 1 extra piece (all destinations), 23kg + 1 extra piece (all destinations), 32kg
Student fare flight changes Exclusive rate of USD50 Exclusive rate of USD20 Free Free Free
Student fare cancellations*7

Short haul : USD150

Long haul : USD200

Short haul : USD100

Long haul : USD180

Short haul : USD80

Long haul : USD100

Short haul : USD80

Long haul : USD100

Short haul : USD80

Long haul : USD100

Free seat pre-selection - check check
(also applicable to extra legroom)
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Free same-day earlier flight change - - check check
(only applicable to Flex fare)
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(only applicable to Flex fare)

*4 Premium Economy and Business Class may not be available depending on the origin or destination. Business Light fares are not eligible. Business Class fares to Taipei, Kaoshun, Taichun, Greater Bay Area, Chinese Mainland, Southeast Asia, South Asia and Middle East are subject to availability and may be more expensive than regular fares.

*5 Discount rates vary depending on the destination. This Code entitles you to 10 or 15% off the ticket fare price before the application of any taxes, applicable fees/charges, carrier surcharges or additional costs. Fares are subject to availability.

*6 Checked baggage allowances are applicable to Cathay Pacific operated flights only. Baggage size and piece restrictionsOpen a new window may apply.

*7 Short haul : Hong Kong, Taipei Kaoshun Taichun, Chinese Mainland, Greater Bay Area, Sotheast Asia, South Asia    Long haul : Middle East, Oceania, Europe, North America, Africa

Booking details

Departure Period: 24 May 2022 - 31 March 2023
Book by: 30 September 2022
Travel type: Return / One way*8
Discount code: JPSTUDENT
Points of departure: Tokyo (Narita / Haneda), Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Sapporo
Destinations:
  • Hong Kong
  • Taipei, Kaoshun, Taichun
  • Chinese Mainland : Beijing, Chengdu, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shanghai(Pudong), Wuhan, Xiamen
  • Greater Bay Area : Macau (Taipa), Shenzhen Shekou, Shenzhen Fuyong, Guangzhou Lin Fa Shan, Guangzhou Nansha, Humen (Dongguan), Zhuhai, Zhongshan
  • Southeast Asia : Singapore, Bangkok, Phuket, Manila, Cebu, Jakarta, Denpasar / Bali, Surabaya, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Nha Trang, Phnom Penh, Kuala Lumpur
  • South Asia : Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Colombo
  • Middle East : Dubai, Tel Aviv, Doha
  • Southwest Pacific : Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Auckland, Christchurch, Nadi/Fiji, Port Moresby
  • Europe : London (Heathrow), Manchester, Paris, Frankfurt, Rome, Milan, Amsterdam, Zurich, Madrid, Barcelona
  • The Americas : New York (John F. Kennedy) , Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Vancouver, Tronto
  • Africa : Johannesburg
Meet and Assist Service

We understand this might be your first solo travel, as such, Cathay Pacific would like to offer you our Meet and Assist Service at the airport to ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey.

Our welcoming staff will meet and greet you at the counter and provide assistance and guidance to the boarding gate. At transit and/or arrival terminal, travelers will be greeted and directed to the gate of the connecting flight or the immigration counter.

This service can be requested thru "Manage my booking"  after you made a reservation. Please note that the request must be done at least 48 hours prior to departure. 

This service is only available on Cathay Pacific flights. This service may not be provided depending on a situation for the staff assignment on the day. 

*8 Premium Economy one-way fares are not available. One-way Business Class fares are available only to Tel Aviv, Doha and Johannesburg.

See terms and conditions for complete details.

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Enjoy a little something extra from our partners when you book our student fares

  

  1. The Offer applies to student age 31 or below (based on outbound departure date) with a valid International Student Identity Card (ISIC) or Student number.
  2. To enjoy the offer, customers must add the discount code on the flight search panel at www.cathaypacific.com. Any request to apply the discount code after checkout is not accepted. 
  3. The discount code cannot be used on Cathay Pacific mobile app or other channels.
  4. Children and infant discount not applicable.
  5. Offer is valid all year round; airfares differ according to destination.
  6. Tickets must originate and be issued in Japan.
  7. Rebooking: USD50 (Economy Light), USD20 (Economy Essential), Free (Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business Class). Changes must be made before the ticketed flight/date.
  8. Shor haul cancellation Fee : USD150 (Economy Light), USD100 (Economy Essential), USD80 (Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business Class) per ticket for wholly unused ticket only. For partially used tickets, refund applied only if residual is available after deducting the applicable fare (same or higher class code) for the transportation used plus handling fee per ticket. (Short haul : Hong Kong, Taipei Kaoshun Taichun, Chinese Mainland, Greater Bay Area, Sotheast Asia, South Asia)
  9. Long haul cancellation Fee : USD230 (Economy Light), USD180 (Economy Essential), USD100 (Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business Class) per ticket for wholly unused ticket only. For partially used tickets, refund applied only if residual is available after deducting the applicable fare (same or higher class code) for the transportation used plus handling fee per ticket. (Long haul : Middle East, Oceania, Europe, North America, Africa)
  10. No-show fee: USD150 for short haul, USD200 for long haul.
  11. Premium Economy Class may not be available on all flight segments. Where passengers choose to switch their booking after ticket issuance to a flight not offering Premium Economy Class, Economy Class seat will be offered without any fare refund.
  12. Fares displayed include taxes and carrier-imposed surcharges. All fares, government taxes and fees, and surcharges are subject to change at any time. For ticket cancellations, where applicable, the Hong Kong Passenger Security Charge, the Hong Kong Air Passenger Departure Tax, and the Hong Kong International Airport Construction Fee will be refunded without any administration fees.
  13. The fares detailed in this offer are subject to limited availability and offered on a first come, first served basis.
  14. Flights must be booked and paid online at Cathay Pacific Japan website on or before 30 September 2022 (23:59 Japan time) . The code is not applicable for purchase via Cathay Pacific mobile app.
  15. This Code entitles you to 10 or 15% off the ticket fare price before the application of any taxes, applicable fees/charges, carrier surcharges or additional costs.
  16. The outbound flight can be changed within the eligible departure period of this discount code. For multiple destinations, changes can be made from second flight onwards in accordance to the terms of the fare types.
  17. This Code cannot be redeemed against taxes, supplier fees, cancellation or change fees, administrative fees or other miscellaneous charges, which are the sole responsibility of the customer.
  18. This Code has no cash value and cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash. This Code may not be transferred or sold and will not be replaced if it is damaged, lost or stolen.  
  19. Codes obtained through unauthorized channels, mutilated, altered, copied, forged, damaged, manipulated, or tampered with in any way will be deemed void.  This Code will not be accepted if the code number is invalid or does not match the code numbers on our system, which shall be conclusive and final.
  20. For details regarding mileage accrual, please refer to www.asiamiles.comOpen a new window.
  21. Other terms and conditions apply.
  22. This offer is subject to change without prior notice.
  23. Cathay Pacific Airways Limited reserves the right of final decision on the offer.