Cathay Pacific is one of the world’s leading airlines with a 5-star rating from SkyTrax. It is based in Hong Kong and operates flights to 138 destinations in 38 countries and territories, together with its sister airline Dragon Air.
Cathay Pacific through is sister airline Dragon Air (4-star airline) operates in the Kathmandu-Hong Kong sector. It operates 6 weekly flights in this sector. The duration of the flight is 4 hours and 5 minutes, with a 1 hour technical stop in Dacca, Bangladesh.
Cathay Pacific and Dragon Air offer excellent connections from the West Coast and the East Coast of the United States. It operates direct flights from New York (JFK), Los Angeles, and San Francisco to Hong Kong, and passengers can connect with Dragon Air from Hong Kong to Kathmandu.
From September 1, 2011, Cathay Pacific will offer direct flights from Chicago to Hong Kong, offering excellent connections to Nepal from the mid-west of the United States.