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 Durban (DUR)
Characterized by dense woods and hill terrains, Durban is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. It is the third largest city in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town. Owing to its close proximity to seas, the land has a warm subtropical climate, which makes it pleasant all through the year. With lushness all around and good urban developments, the city is one big hot spot tourist destination. Lined with extensive coastal lines and seamlessly stretching golden sand beaches, the city of Durban is one of the major centers for tourism. The Mile is known as the surfer's haven, and the Miles beaches are always full with people involved in sun worshiping and swimming, thereby enjoying the sub tropical sunshine and warm waters of Indian Ocean.
Located in the spectacular valley of 1000 Hills, 1000 Hills Arts and Crafts Village is famous for its mind blowing restaurants, spa, kid's play area, animal yard, affordable shops, a pub and family fun areas. If you love horse-riding then set out on the 12kms bridle trail, Amanzimtoti Beach Horse Riding Trail which runs through bushed paths and comes onto the beach. Adventurous adults may get adrenaline rush by visiting Big Rush Big Swing. KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board provides the sea lovers an important opportunity to explore the wildlife including the sea birds. Other important attractions of this land are like Durban Botanic Gardens, Sri Sri Radhanath Temple of Understanding, Umhlanga Lighthouse and the most scintillating Valley of 1000 Hills. This Valley destination takes you the heart of Durban's nature Goddess.
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About Durban International Airport
P O Box X1, Durban International Airport, 4029, South Africa
Tel: (031) 451 6666