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For Cathay Pacific, the worst may be yet to come

Following a year of never-ending force majeures, from Hong Kong unrest, to coronavirus outbreak in its main market China, to then a global COVID-19 pandemics, Cathay Pacific says it has not reached the rock bottom and expects even worse days ahead. ...


AeroTime Team
Cathay flight CX831 turns back twice en route to Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific flight CX831 followed an unusual flight path on March 30, 2020. After taking off from New York, the plane bound for Hong Kong made two U-turns above Canada, before completing the route normally....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Cathay Pacific to operate 4% flights in April and May

Cathay Pacific Group announced significant changes to its route network. In April and May 2020, the airline group will only operate 4% of total flights due to the falling demand and the recent break of COVID-19....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Cathay Pacific asks 27,000 employees to take unpaid leave

With several geopolitical issues cutting into the demand of Cathay Pacific, the airline is pleading its employees to take unpaid leave to "protect its business," indicates the airline....


Clement Charpentreau
Cathay Pacific cuts capacity by 30% over coronavirus outbreak

As the first confirmed death from the coronavirus in Hong Kong is reported, and international airlines start suspending their flight to the city, Cathay Pacific announced it would reduce its flights to mainland China by 90%, cutting its overall flight capacity by about 30%....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Cathay Pacific indicates a 46% incoming traffic to Hong Kong drop

As protests continue in the autonomous city, local airlines have suffered massively. In its latest traffic results, Cathay Pacific indicates a huge decrease in inbound traffic to Hong Kong....


Zivile Zalagenaite
HK Express to take over half Cathay Dragon Airbus A321neo order

Half of Cathay Dragon’s existing order for 32 Airbus A321neo aircraft will go to sister company HK Express, as Cathay Pacific group, the parent company of both airlines, announces a fleet optimization plan. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Cathay Pacific lowers profit forecast; passenger traffic shrinks

Cathay Pacific announced its September 2019 traffic results. As the protests in Hong Kong continue, the airline's results are significantly worse and Cathay expects much worse financial results in H2 2019....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Cathay Pacific fires two flight attendants due safety concerns

The airline group, which has been heavily affected by the Hong Kong anti-government protests, had to fire two flight attendants regarding the recent incidents with low-pressure oxygen bottles:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Airlines plea Hong Kong to suspend airport fees

The anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong are making commercial flights into the city commercially unviable, according to the Board of Airline Representatives (BAR) of Hong Kong, which has asked for a help package from the local government to not bleed money:...