Behind the scene at Hong Kong’s home carrier Cathay Pacific Airways

Airline travel brings the world closer together, facilitating economic and cultural exchange. Passengers expect a safe journey and on-time departure whether they are travelling on business or for leisure. Operating over 700 flights a week and carrying more than 50,000 travellers to different destinations every day, Hong Kong’s home carrier Cathay Pacific plays an important role in enhacing the city’s position as a major international aviation hub. How does the airline ensure a smooth operation and minimise inconvenience to passengers during flight disruptions and be prepared for any possible crisis or emergency? With the kind support of Cathay Pacific Airways, PRPA will organize a visit to Cathay Pacific City (“CX City”) with briefings presented by its Integrated Operations Centre and Corporate Contingency Planning.

Behind the scene at Hong Kong’s home carrier Cathay Pacific Airways

A Visit to Cathay Pacific City

14 September 2010 (Tuesday)

Airline travel brings the world closer together, facilitating economic and cultural exchange. Passengers expect a safe journey and on-time departure whether they are travelling on business or for leisure. Operating over 700 flights a week and carrying more than 50,000 travellers to different destinations every day, Hong Kong ‘s home carrier Cathay Pacific plays an important role in enhacing the city’s position as a major international aviation hub. How does the airline ensure a smooth operation and minimise inconvenience to passengers during flight disruptions and be prepared for any possible crisis or emergency?

With the kind support of Cathay Pacific Airways, PRPA will organize a visit to Cathay Pacific City (“CX City”) with briefings presented by its Integrated Operations Centre and Corporate Contingency Planning. Below please find the programme rundown of the visit:

Date 14 September, 2010 (Tuesday)
Time 9:00am -2:15pm
Place CX City, Tung Chung
Time Programme
09:00 Gather at the front door of CX City

Transport: Bus (Route S64) from Tung Chung MTR to CX City

09:15 PRPA group arrives at CX City

- Greeted by:

Ms Elin Wong, Corporate Communication Manager, Overseas

Ms Olivia Kwan, Corporate Communication Executive

09:20 Cathay Pacific Corporate Presentation

- by Ms Elin Wong, Corporate Communication Manager, Overseas

Time Programme
09:45 Visit Crisis Management Centre

Briefing by Mr Robert Kent, Head of Corporate Contingency Planning

10:15 Break
10:25 Presentation on Integrated Operations Centre (IOC)

Briefing by Mr Alex Chan, Manager of Integrated Operations Centre

11:05 Visit IOC / CX City Tour (split into two groups)

Group A : Visit IOC

Group B : CX City Tour

a) Inflight Services Centre

b) CX Experience – Cathay Pacific Museum

11:35 Group B : Visit IOC

Group A : CX City Tour

a) Inflight Services Centre

b) CX Experience – Cathay Pacific Museum

12:05 CX City Tour – Group A + Group B

a) Flight Training Centre

b) Crew lounge

12:45 Buffet lunch at Catalina’s at CX City
14:15 End of programme

Transport: Bus (Route S64) from Tung Chung MTR to Cathay Pacific City

Fee: PRPA Members: $450 (lunch included)

Non PRPA Members: $600 (lunch included)

Language: English
Registraton: Please send your registration to the Association by fax at 8112 0038 or via e-mail to event@prpa.com.hk. Registration will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. You will be notified if the event is fully subscribed. No refund once registation is confirmed.
Registration Deadline: 9 September 2010 (Thursday)
Enquiries: Ms Mani Huen (8112 0028, 10:00am – 2:00pm, Mon to Fri)

Payment:

1) Please have your cheque made payable to “PRPA Ltd” and put your name and company on the back. Mail it to PO Box 20097 Hennessy Road Post Office, HK together with your duly completed registration form. OR

2) Directly deposit cash or crossed cheque made payable to “HK Public Relations Professionals’ Association Ltd.” to the PRPA’s account at Bank of China (Hong Kong) Ltd. (Account number 012-709-1-013515-3). Please fax or e-mail your registration form together with your pay slip to 8112 0038 or event@prpa.com.hk

Acknowledgement:

Cathay Pacific Airways