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 Ouagadougou (OUA)
The administration, communication, cultural and economic centre of the nation, Ouagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso. The city's name is often shortened to Ouaga and the people are called ouagalais. It is the capital city of the world's third poorest country. The city is surprisingly upbeat and friendly. Ouagadougou is well served by Ouagadougou International Airport along with public transport services such as taxi and bus services. The primary industries are food processing and textiles. The city also has a great collection of parks, museums and architectures. The Bangr-Weoogo Urban Park meaning “the urban park of the forest of knowledge” is a sacred forest. Another noticable park is the L'Unite Pedagogique which shelters animals in semi-free state. Other tourist attractions are “Naba Koom” which is a statue depicting a woman handling a calabash to pour water, Laongo displays works of art from five continents, featuring enormous granite slabs that were specially designed by various sculptors. National Museum of Music displays all the musical instruments of the city.
A number of sports such as football, basketball and volleyball is well played by the people in Ouagadougou and many activities and tournaments are also organized within the city. Several international festivals and activities are organized within the city. The city is also a home to some good restaurants, hotels and nightlife offering various cuisines from all over the world. The city also has a few notable cafe's for youths to enjoy the music and coffee with some of them offering live bands. Ouagadougou Grand Market is one of the largest markets in West Africa. Marina Market or Scimas Downtown is a place to shop for processed foods.
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About Ouagadougou Airport
Ouagadougou Airport, Burkina Faso, BP 1331, Ouagadougou, 01, Burkina Faso
Tel: +226 30 65 15/6 | +226 33 20 72 | Fax: +226 30 78 40