Cathay Pacific Reviews

Updated 2 Jun 2020

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3.5
58%
Recommend to a Friend
30%
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Cathay Pacific CEO Augustus Tang
Augustus Tang
23 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Low salary during 6 month probation(in 23 reviews)

  • "Retirement age of 55 for Hong Kong based crew; screening for extension to 60, it should be automatic(in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Ism"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Cathay Pacific part-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say here

    Cathay Pacific2019-02-12
  2. "Overall a professional company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Purser 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Cathay Pacific full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    A professional company with many learning opportunities and talented people working there.

    Cons

    Company culture puts too much emphasis on seniority and bureaucratic management. Slow promotion.

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    Cathay Pacific2020-03-26
  3. "flight purser"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Purser in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Cathay Pacific full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    good benefit. leave and cheap flight ticket.

    Cons

    cathay culture. sometimes it's very difficult culture for foriegners.

    Cathay Pacific2019-10-14
  4. "Enjoyable"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CSO 

    I worked at Cathay Pacific full-time

    Pros

    Airport environment is a plus.

    Cons

    Shift schedule; long working hour

    Cathay Pacific2019-08-30
  5. "Great Place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Airport Lead in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cathay Pacific full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job Interesting - Free flight tickets

    Cons

    Customers always complaining. No support from management.

    Cathay Pacific2019-05-17
  6. "Supervisor"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cathay Pacific full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great colleagues and boss. Good work balance.

    Cons

    Less opportunity to progress when working in an outport

    Cathay Pacific2019-04-19
  7. "NO"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Cathay Pacific full-time

    Pros

    Free ticket and good location

    Cons

    low pay and no improvement

    Cathay Pacific2019-04-03
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Cathay Pacific full-time

    Pros

    Free flight tickets, discounted tickets for other carriers

    Cons

    hard to progress, too many "senior" staff at work so no chance to get promoted.

    Cathay Pacific2018-08-13
  9. "Admin"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cathay Pacific full-time

    Pros

    Good colleagues & company benefits.

    Cons

    Low pay considering work load.

    Cathay Pacific2018-03-31
  10. "Great Career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Executive 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cathay Pacific full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Although currently going through tough times with the restructuring of the airline, the company has always treated staff and customers

    Cons

    really nothing negative to report. The industry has forced us to make some difficult changes but they are needed to survive.

    Cathay Pacific2018-02-23
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