Cathay Pacific was established in 1946 to serve Hong Kong. We continue to make significant investments to develop Hong Kong's aviation industry and enhance Hong Kong's status as a regional aviation hub. In addition to investing in the aircraft fleet, the investment scope also includes joint ventures of airline catering, aircraft maintenance and ground handling companies, as well as the corporate headquarters at Hong Kong International Airport. Cathay Pacific, together with its subsidiaries, employs more than 21,000 people in Hong Kong. Cathay Pacific and its two major shareholders are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Cathay Pacific is the major shareholder of Hong Kong Huamin Airlines Co., Ltd. Air China is an all-cargo airline that provides scheduled cargo services in Asia. Cathay Pacific is also a shareholder of Dragonair Limited.
Cathay Pacific is also a founding member of the oneworld global airline alliance, which has a network of more than 570 airlines worldwide.