Applications Open for Cathay Pacific Airways “I Can Fly” San Francisco 2013 Program

  Applications Open for Cathay Pacific Airways “I Can Fly” San Francisco 2013

     Popular program offers students a unique look into aviation careers

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- September 12, 2013

Cathay Pacific is welcoming applications for the sixth iteration of the
successful “I Can Fly” San Francisco program, which invites high schoolers
with a true passion for travel and aviation on a unique educational adventure.
Interested eleventh- and twelfth-grade high school students may submit
applications online at from now until
September 30, 2013.

The “I Can Fly” San Francisco 2013 program will run from October through
December and gives high school students a comprehensive and hands-on look at
the airline industry.

Guided entirely by dedicated Cathay Pacific staff volunteers, the eight-week
academy covers a range of aviation topics and allows a group of classmates to
learn various aspects from flight operations to inflight services and
engineering. These real-world settings have shown to provide invaluable
perspective for young students who are preparing to make choices in
post-secondary education and their careers.

The “I Can Fly” program was launched in 2003 at Cathay Pacific’s Hong Kong
headquarters and due to its success, brought to the US for the first time in

The program runs weekly and operates after school hours at San Francisco
International Airport, its vicinity or downtown San Francisco. For further
details or to apply to the “I Can Fly” San Francisco 2013 program, please

About Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Airways flies daily to Hong Kong and beyond, including over 22
destinations in Mainland China, from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York (JFK), and
San Francisco. More information, including current fares and availability, may
be found by visiting the airline’s website at, Facebook
page at, or Twitter handle @CathayPacificUS.
For North American reservations, dial toll-free: 1-888-678-9978.

Cathay Pacific Airways was awarded the “World’s Best Cabin Staff” and “Best
Transpacific Airline” honors in the 2013 annual Skytrax World Airline Awards™
programme, with more than 18 million airline passengers from around the world
voting for their favourite travel experiences.


Cathay Pacific Airways
Julie Jarratt,415-848-2006
Communications Manager, Americas
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