There have been recent enhancements to security measures at airports
around the world. In light of these changes, the following information
is designed to help you prepare for your trip. Your safety and security
are priorities for Cathay Pacific Airways.
Travelers should be aware that the security screening process now requires
more time. Please arrive 3 to 3.5 hours prior to departing on an international
flight, and 1 to 1.5 hours prior to departing on a U.S.or Canada-bound
When packing your luggage:
It is recommended that passengers limit their carry-on luggage to one piece.
The following items are now prohibited as carry-on and will be confiscated:
In addition, do not bring any wrapped packages.
- All knives
- Any sharp and/or pointed objects
- Replica or toy weapons
- Sporting equipment, such as golf clubs, hockey sticks,
ski poles, squash and tennis racquets, ice skates, baseball
bats and pool cues
Please be advised that you should always travel with photo identification
and a passport is required for international flights and is recommended
for U.S.-bound flights.
For more information, please visit
the Transport Canada web site or
the US Transportation Security Administration web site.