Posts Tagged ‘Hong Kong Airlines’

[]┬áDespite increased security travel measures around the world, one woman managed to board the wrong plane, with the wrong airline – all under the wrong name.

Despite the fact that she was travelling under a different name, on passenger was able to board a Cathay Pacific plane.

According to The South China Morning Post, the incident happened at Taiwan Airport when a woman, known as “Ms Hong” was flying to Hong Kong.

The first error in the series of incredible events happened when she checked into the Cathay Pacific desk – instead of Hong Kong Airlines.

Despite checking in with the wrong carrier, Hong was processed. She was also holding a boarding pass that belonged to a man with the same surname, also flying to Hong Kong.

The flights had been booked by Hong’s boyfriend who was told his partner had not boarded her Hong Kong Airlines flight.

SCMP reports that the woman was furious.

“The name on the air ticket wasn’t me. Even the sex on the air ticket was not right. This is ridiculous,” she said.

Cathay Pacific and Hong Kong Airlines have since come together to ensure Hong made a safe return trip, she was also given the use of Cathay’s executive lounge.

A spokesperson for Cathay Pacific confirmed there had been an ……

Read the full story at….
27th February, 2016


A great feature from the BBC’s ‘fast:track’ channel

Welcome on-board this Business Only flight to Hong Kong

A Cheery welcome on board Hong Kong Airlines “Busines Class only route” from London Gatwick to Hong Kong.

Despite the rising cost of fuel and an uncertain global economy a relatively small regional carrier based in Hong Kong is launching a new business-only daily service between Hong Kong and London.

Hong Kong Airlines

But can they succeed in making a premium-only product work where others have failed?

See the full feature from BBC’s Carmen Roberts here……