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
Jakarta,a city known for its rich culture, religions, traditions and languages, is the capital as well as the largest city of Indonesia. The beauty of this metropolis can be noticed through the fact that it boasts of over 13,000 islands with a population of more than 9 million people. Placed at the Northern coast of West Java, Jakarta is the heart for Indonesia's commerce and industry sector. Due to its natural beauty, lush green outfields, and sky-touching building, the city attracts the attention of number of travelers across the world. One of the fascinating facts about this amazing city is that it comprises of over 300 cultural groups speaking 200 different languages.
Being the Gateway to the tourism of Indonesia, Jakarta is also known for its warm hospitality and lively atmosphere. The history of this city is deep rooted and therefore, when roaming in and around the city, you will find out some extraordinary facts about Indonesia as well as the world. The fast developing sites make Jakarta one of the major tourists center on the map of world. The nightlife is quite exciting and people love to hang out with friends and loved ones in clubs, pubs and restaurants. The cuisines of this part are also known for their mouth-watering tastes. For the shopping freaks, Jakarta is also a perfect place as you will find big malls packed with all the branded shops, food courts and entertainment complexes. Moving out during the night time adds some magical moments in your life.
The best time to visit this region is from the months of May to October as the climate remains quite clear and dry. The places which will give you a fabulous time to stay here are -National Monument, TMII, Keong Emas, Jaya Ancol Dreamland, Sea World, Fantasy Land, Marina Jaya Ancol, Sunda Kelapa, T.I.M Art Center, Thousand Island, Ragunan Zoo, Central Museum, National Museum, Jakarta History Museum, Shadow Puppets Museum, Ancient Inscription Museum, Fine Art Museum, 1945 Museum and Maritime Museum.
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