31 Oct 2007
Cathay Pacific Airways is once again offering special fares for the elderly in celebration of Senior Citizen’s Day on 18 November 2007, with a 50 percent discount on Economy Class tickets to a number of popular destinations. This is the eighth consecutive year the airline has offered the seniors’ discount to thank the people who helped make Hong Kong what it is today.
The special offer is open to all Hong Kong and Macau residents aged 65 or over, enabling them to buy Economy Class tickets from Hong Kong to selected Cathay Pacific destinations at a discount of 50 per cent on published or market fares. Tickets must be issued from 1 November to 14 November for travel from 1 November 2007 to 18 December 2007 and 30 December 2007 to 31 January 2008. Return journeys must be completed by 31 January 2008.
This year's discount applies to a broad selection of the airline's most popular regional destinations, including Taipei, Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Cebu. The offer also applies on selected flights to a number of long-haul destinations including New York, San Francisco, Paris, Frankfurt and Melbourne. All journeys must begin in Hong Kong.
Cathay Pacific General Manager Sales PRD & Hong Kong Clement Lam said: "Cathay Pacific is delighted to offer the senior citizens' discount for the eighth consecutive year and we hope elderly people in Hong Kong and Macau will take advantage of this great opportunity to visit loved ones, see their favourite cities or explore new destinations. As Hong Kong's home airline we take our corporate social responsibility commitments seriously, and we pleased to be able to give something back to the community that has supported us for so many years."
Senior citizens can find out more about the special fares by contacting their local travel agent, visiting www.cathaypacific.com.hk or calling the reservations hotline at 2747-1577.