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Cathay Pacific Spells Its Own Name Wrong in “Special Livery”

Cathay Pacific Spells Its Own Name Wrong in “Special Livery”
Meg Butler

Well, this is hilarious.

Apparently the crew working for Cathay Pacific not only managed to spell “Pacific” without an “F,” but managed to get the misspelled sign past several sets of eyes and onto the plane without anyone noticing. It may have gone unnoticed for much longer if a few travelers hadn’t spotted it at Hong Kong International Airport and pointed it out to the airline.

Once corporate got wind of the mistake, bless them, they snapped a few official photos to let us all get a peek at this giant mistake before sending the plane back to the shop. Twitter certainly had a fun time with it:

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View Comments (2)


  1. makrom

    September 19, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    Nice to see that CX rather shares a laugh than succumbing to fears of negative PR.

  2. Icecat

    September 20, 2018 at 7:58 am

    It wasn’t CX spelling the name wrong, it was the contracted paint shop.

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