Comedy of errors: Cathay Pacific sells $16,000 first-class tickets for $675

Cathay Pacific Airways said it would guarantee thousands of first and business-class flights sold at huge discounts after a ticketing error, calling the mistake a surprise special on New Years Day.

The Hong Kong-based carrier acknowledged the error on its twitter feed on Wednesday, stating "we made a mistake but we look forward to welcoming you on board with your ticket issued. Hope this will make your 2019 special too!" The tickets are for flights from Vietnam to New York on Cathay Pacific for around $675 return instead.....

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