Cathay Pacific Reviews

Updated 18 Jan 2021

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3.4
49%
Recommend to a Friend
32%
Approve of CEO
Cathay Pacific CEO Augustus Tang
Augustus Tang
118 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Low salary during 6 month probation(in 38 reviews)

  • "Living cost in Hong Kong is high(in 25 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

  2. "-"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Cabin Crew in London, England

    I worked at Cathay Pacific full-time

    Pros

    Flight ticket discount is great

    Cons

    Pays depends on flying hours


  3. "CX Review"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Pricing Analyst in London, England

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

    Pros

    Travel Benefits are very good.

    Cons

    They don't value your expertise.

  4. "Employee at CX"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Airline Pilot in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    they have never missed a paycheck

    Cons

    A petty, vindictive management structure built on nepotism

  5. "Average"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cabin Crew in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cathay Pacific full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good travel benefits Easy going life style

    Cons

    Lots of rumours A lot of politics

  6. "Avoid if possible"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cabin Crew in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of free time Travel benefits

    Cons

    No career progression opportunities Highly political Toxic culture

  7. "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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  8. "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.

  9. "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

  10. "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.

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