Cathay Pacific Reviews

Updated May 22, 2022

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3.4
44%
Recommend to a Friend
38%
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Cathay Pacific CEO Augustus Tang
Augustus Tang
336 Ratings

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  • "Low salary and physical demanding(in 127 reviews)
  • "Poor management and keep cutting cost(in 90 reviews)
  • "Gap between reputation and product continues to grow; very low pay(in 44 reviews)
  • "Slow promotion (currently at least 8yrs to become as a purser unless your performance is extremely good)(in 21 reviews)
  • "No career path at all(in 17 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Company

    Mar 30, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing work environment People Culture Great employee experience travel benefits Good training

    Cons

    If you know how to balance regional office and people, you work with then you'll have no problem in working there

    1 person found this review helpful
  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Great Airline - Great Team and Crew

    May 10, 2022 - International Flight Attendant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Working with the team, flight benefits, health benefits, great airline to fly for

    Cons

    Pay and Management can improve

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee

    New York Base

    May 12, 2022 - Banker 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good benefit, flexible working hours

    Cons

    underpay compare to american airline

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Used to be a five star airline

    May 18, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexible flying schedule and Professional image

    Cons

    Everything goes downhill After Chinese influence on the company

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  5. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    no benefits

    May 17, 2022 - Flight Attendant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Only one schedule SFO-HKG-SFO and 3 days lay over in Hong Kong with free hotel accommodation and per diem.

    Cons

    NO benefits, such as 401k and NO contribution to social security. They take advantage of US workers by hiring them and not complying with US labor laws.

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  6. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Company

    May 15, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good and stable company to work for

    Cons

    Uncertain future for Hong Kong

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Cathay Has seen better days but is still great

    Mar 5, 2022 - Cargo Sales Support & Customer Services Officer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    great environment, training and the salary is not bad at all.

    Cons

    not a lot of growing opportunities

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Company Culture and Benefits are great

    Jan 30, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    "We are a family" company culture and staff discounts on tickets.

    Cons

    Salary is not as competitive compared to other full-service carriers.

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Cathay used to be a good company to work for

    Dec 5, 2021 - Flight Attendant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay and flexible hours.

    Cons

    Management is not supportive and working culture is not good

    1 person found this review helpful
  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great place to work!

    Dec 8, 2021 - Simulator Instructor Pilot 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great management team and working environment

    Cons

    Some back side of the clock shifts.

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Cathay Pacific Reviews FAQs

Cathay Pacific has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 1,502 reviews left anonymously by employees. 44% of employees would recommend working at Cathay Pacific to a friend and 17% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Cathay Pacific employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.2 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Cathay Pacific. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

44% of Cathay Pacific employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Cathay Pacific 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.4 for culture and values and 2.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Cathay Pacific to be culture, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be career development, management, compensation.

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