The performance of the company has improved significantly. It grew from an annual handful of arrivals and departures flights in 1946 to over 138,000 flights in 2009, transporting over 25 million passengers and 1.6 million tones of cargo and mail. All the above exemplary achievement were realized by operating in over one hundred and sixteen destination in thirty-five countries in the five continents. Furthermore, Cathy Pacific Airways Limited is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. The company is owned by Swire Pacific Limited, Air China and CITIC Pacific Limited. The company owns 18.1% of Air China Limited.