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
Situated on the Vistula River in the lesser region of Poland, Krakow is the second largest and the oldest city of Poland. Being a royal capital for more than 500 years, the city has stored much of the history over the centuries. With its massive historical and architectural remnants, today the city is a treasure trove of Gothic and Renaissance architecture. The land of Krakow comprises a large number of monuments, historic buildings and a huge collection of artworks.
The list of historic sites also includes religious sites like Apteka Pod Orlem, Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Franciscan Church, High Synagogue, Isaak Synagogue, Old Synagogue and Temple Synagogue. Then there are museums which exhibit artworks and documentaries securing the rich cultural past of the land. Famous ones are Archdiocesan Museum, Crown Treasury and Armory, Historical Museum of the City of Kraków, Wyspianski Museum and State Rooms and Royal Chambers. Krakow is any shopaholic's paradise; here you can bag traditional art and antiques, and traditional gift items like carved wooden boxes, chess sets, amber and Polish clothing. Buy art and antiques from Stefan Kaminski, Atest and Galeria AG. Get good bargains in traditional handicrafts and jewelry from Cloth Hall, Galeria Ora and Boruni.
The city has its unique nightlife which is vibrant and full of life. There are dance clubs, bars and pubs where the inhabitants and tourists alike live out their life. Alchemia, Lódz Kaliska and Rdza are hot spots to enjoy. The city dwellers also celebrate few events every year.
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John Paul II/Balice International, Krakow, Poland
Tel: +48 (0)12 639 30 00 | +48 (0)12 639 33 01 (Airport Management)