Cathay Pacific Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2020

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3.5
60%
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28%
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Cathay Pacific CEO Augustus Tang
Augustus Tang
28 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Low salary during 6 month probation(in 24 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. "Wonderful"

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

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

    Pros

    Awesome coworkers, experience, and flying benefits.

    Cons

    JetLag influence health, and requires a lot of physical power.

  2. "An Airline in Trouble"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cathay Pacific full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart dedicated people; strong brand reputation

    Cons

    Gap between reputation and product continues to grow; very low pay

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  3. "Company is careless for their employees"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cathay Pacific full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    travel benefits, fun experience, and good atmosphere depends on who do you work with.

    Cons

    poor benefits compare to American carriers and low pay

  4. COVID-19

    "I had a great 15 years"

    4.0
     

    I have been working at Cathay Pacific

    Pros

    A great airline with good benefits

    Cons

    It went down because of Covid

  5. COVID-19

    "Friendly working environment, bad management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Cathay Pacific full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It was a fun experience. Friendly working environment. I had gained a lot of skills and knowledge in all areas like first aid, safety, service etc, as well as personal gain. Flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Management would not support the employees.

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  6. "Comfortable Job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - In Flight Service Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great training programs, excellent customer service experience

    Cons

    Company is not performing to its best

  7. "Okay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Air Waitress 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good scheduling. Lots of day offs. Stable route. Cash allowance at outport

    Cons

    Pay little. Getting less flights now. Not much growth.

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  8. "Only for people who really love travel"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great travel benefits...flexible work time

    Cons

    Poor culture, seniority, bad management, low salary

  9. "Best people to work with"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cathay Pacific full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People are professional, dedicated, and friendly. Many seniors are present to lead.

    Cons

    Limited or slow advancement due to many seniors, low pay.

  10. "Great Place to work at"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I love their scheduling. And the diversity of the crew.

    Cons

    They have low pay salary.

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