05 Jul 2011
CHICAGO (5 July 2011) – Chicagoans will soon have a new airline – Cathay Pacific – and a new lucky number – 100. Hong Kong’s home carrier, which begins service from Chicago to Hong Kong on Sept. 1, 2011, is offering 100 tickets for US$100 each in a special offer that begins this Thursday.
On July 7, 2011, and for the following three Thursdays in July, Cathay Pacific will offer 25 roundtrip tickets to Hong Kong for travel this fall for just US$100 each, inclusive of taxes, fees and surcharges. For a chance at the tickets, Chicagoans need to be on the special offer page of Cathay Pacific’s Web site at exactly 3:25 p.m. CT, the departure time for the airline’s upcoming flight. The first 25 people to click the “PURCHASE NOW” button at the appointed time will get a roundtrip ticket to Hong Kong from Chicago for just US$100.
“We always aim to exceed customer expectations, both on the ground and in the air,” said Eric Odone, vice president, sales and marketing for Cathay Pacific in the Americas. "And this offer is no exception. For only US$100, you can enjoy a memorable journey to Asia at an amazing price."
Even those individuals who end up numbers 26 or higher can still enter a Chicago to Hong Kong Sweepstakes for a chance to win two roundtrip tickets on Cathay Pacific’s new service.
ABOUT CATHAY PACIFIC
Cathay Pacific will launch service from Chicago to Hong Kong on Sept. 1, 2011 using a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Departing out of Terminal 5 at O’Hare International Airport, Flight CX807 will depart Chicago each day at 3:25 p.m. Central time and arrive in Hong Kong at 8 p.m. local the next day. Return service via CX806 will depart Hong Kong daily at 11:45 a.m. local and arrive Chicago at 1:45 p.m. Central time.
A three-time winner of the Skytrax Airline of the Year award, Cathay Pacific currently offers multiple daily services to Hong Kong from Los Angeles, New York JFK and San Francisco onboard an all widebody fleet of Boeing aircraft. More information can be found at www.cathaypacific.com/us or on the airline’s pages on Facebook and Twitter.