This is not a Cathay Pacific commercial


Remember when I said a scene in a Cathay Pacific commercial was recognizable on a competing carrier’s advert? Well… this is it. Continue reading “This is not a Cathay Pacific commercial”

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Cathay Pacific – New world


This ad from the early 1990s uses a dynamic song and scenes shot in many countries, back when the airlines’ slogan was “Arrive in Better Shape”. My favourite moment is when the flight attendants turn at the same time to smile at the camera. That scene is easily recognizable in a commercial for a competing carrier, which I’ll share with you on airodyssey.net in a few days.

UPDATE (March 4, 2011): This is not a Cathay Pacific commercial

Cathay Pacific – A kind of magic

One 60-second commercial and three 15-second commercials from 2000, showcasing simple facts about the airline. The final jingle is inspired by a song by Queen, “It’s a kind of magic.”

Same Dream, Same Team


This delightful ad shows the several steps it takes to get a flight in the air, crew on duty, and off duty, together with people all over Hong Kong. Watch it and listen to the extended version of the jingle. Continue reading “Cathay Pacific – A kind of magic”

Guess The Airline – February 2009 answer

Every month, an airline printed advertisement, minus airline name and logo, is displayed for your guessing pleasure on Guess The Airline. The following is the answer to a previous game.

Once again, this was an advertisement published on a Maclean’s issue of 1986. Are you ready? Scroll down!

Cathay Pacific advertisement titled: 'Ten out of ten', from the year 1986, featuring ten flight attendants from different nationalities in colorful traditional uniforms.

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Guess The Airline – February 2008 answer

Every month, an airline printed advertisement, minus airline name and logo, is displayed for your guessing pleasure on Guess The Airline. The following is the answer to a previous game.

Once again, this was an advertisement published in a Time Magazine issue (Asian edition) of 1998. Ready? Scroll down!

Cathay Pacific advertisement titled: 'Way-to-go', from the year 1998.

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