Cathay Pacific 747-8F. Courtesy, Boeing Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) has taken delivery of its first Boeing 747-8 freighter, making it the first carrier in Asia/Pacific region to operate the aircraft. CX is due to receive five -8Fs this year and five next year. CX has options for a further 10. CX CEO John Slosar said the -8F will help CX further strengthen its position in Hong Kong as “the world's leading international air cargo hub.” In September, ...

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