Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a carrier of international passengers and air cargo. The company conducts airline operations principally to and from Hong Kong. It also provides property investment, travel reward program, travel tour operator, financial, aircraft leasing and acquisition facilitation, airline catering, information processing, aircraft ramp handling, laundry and dry cleaning, ground handling, and aircraft engineering services. In addition, the company operates a computer network for interchange of air cargo related information; and scheduled airline services and cargo terminals. It operates in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, the Americas, Europe, Southeast Asia, Southwest Pacific, South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. As of December 31, 2019, it operated 236 aircraft directly connecting Hong Kong to 119 destinations in 35 countries worldwide, including 26 destinations in Mainland China. Cathay Pacific Airways Limited was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Lantau, Hong Kong.