Very important passengers (VIP)
VIP is an official in the state office of a country/state and has considerable political or strategic influence on Cathay Pacific.
Cathay Pacific is using the VIP categories shown in the table below.
|1||Officials of the Hong Kong Administration Office (HKSAR).|
|2||Officials of the People's Republic of China (PROC) by names and titles.|
|3||Heads of State for all countries, including the United Nations and CE of Macau SAR. Members of a royal family. Ministers, ambassadors or high commissioners of all countries. Governors, heads of government departments, members of parliaments of countries where Cathay Pacific operates to.|
Commercially important passengers (CIP)
CIP is one who may have considerable influence of commercial importance to Cathay Pacific (usually the decision maker of a mega-sized corporation).
There are following CIP categories:
- Heads of establishment/companies that hold commercial importance with Cathay Pacific.
- Non-official person who have or may have considerable influence on CX.
CIP treatment must be authorized by Cathay Pacific directors or country/port managers.