About Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific is international flag carrier of Hong Kong with head office and main hub situated at Hong Kong International Airport. It was founded in year 1946 by American Roy C. Farrell and Australian Sydney H. de Kantzow. This airline has registered office at 33rd floor of One Pacific Place. It has made the world's first non-stop transpolar flight flying over the North Polein July 1998, and it also operated the maiden flight to arrive at the new Hong Kong International Airport. Both domestic and international flights are operated by this airline company. Both cargo and passengers flights are operated by it to 168 destination in 42 countries in all over the world. The aircrafts are consisted of Airbus A330, Airbus A340, Boeing 747 as well as Boeing 777 equipment. Its subsidiary airline operates to 36 destinations in Asia Pacific region from its Hong Kong base. In year 2010 this airline and its subsidiary carried 27 million passengers and 1.8 million tons of cargo and mail. Cathay Pacific Airways also have code share agreement with various airlines companies which are Emirates Airlines, Air Arabia, Austrian Airlines, Biman Bangladesh, British Airways, China Southern Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa Airlines, Mahan Airways, and Libyan Airlines. Various flights to India are also operated by it. The main flights to Indian cities are as follows: Flights to Kochi, Flights to Kolkata, Flights to Pune, and Flights to Trivandrum
About Dammam (DMM)
One of the most oil-rich regions in the world, Dammam is the capital of The Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It is the largest city in The Eastern province and the fifth largest in Saudi Arabia. It is an important Saudi port on the Arab Gulf east of Saudi Arabia. The King Fahd International Airport served Dammam and the rest of Eastern Province and is the world's largest airport in terms of land area. Dammam's king Abdul Aziz Sea Port is the largest on the Persian Gulf and is second in the country in terms of import-export traffic. The city has several government departments and other judicial and administrative bodies of the province. Dammam Chroniche is one of the most popular attractions of the town. It is a green strip facing the gulf and you can have a nice picnic on the green grass on a good weather day. Half Moon Beach, shaped like half moon, is the perfect retreat for visitors to rejuvenate from noisy and busy cities. King Fahd Park or The Sports Centre shows the passion for sports amongst Arab youth and the park reflects the kind of vegetation that the city has. The Heritage Village is the jewel of Eastern Province and stores many ancient weapons, photographs, jewelleries and many more things that you rarely see otherwise. It is also a shopper's paradise and has several shopping complex, boutiques, commercial complex and crafts store. Public transport is poor so the best deal is to rent a car. You will be amazed by the number of restaurants cafe's offering Persian and Arabian cuisine and some international dishes like Chinese, Indian, Italian and Turkish. Since Alcohol is banned in Dammam, therefore you will never find a pub or bar. But you will find non-alcoholic beers in most shops.
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About King Fahad International Airport
P.O. Box 3477, Dammam 3147, Saudi Arabia
Tel: 03 883 5151 | 03 883 5151| Fax: 03 883 5000