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Zivile Zalagenaite
Hong Kong Airlines cuts flights due “market challenges”

Shaken by “escalating market challenges”, Hong Kong Airlines is trimming operations by 6% and cutting yet another long-haul route to save on costs.  ...


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:...


Ruta Burbaite
Cathay Pacific cuts capacity after “incredibly challenging” month

Caught in the crossfire between the politics of mainland China and anti-government protests in Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific is suffering the consequences. The Cathay Pacific Group reported a 38% decline year-on-year in inbound traffic to Hong Kong in August 2019, at the height of protest unrest that lead to airport closures and flight disruptions. Following an “incredibly challenging” month, Cathay now states it will implement “sho...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Cathay Pacific introduces new chairman, replaces John Slosar

Cathay Pacific seems to be still going through turbulence, as the airline has announced further executive management changes....


AeroTime Team
Cathay Pacific warns protesters Cathay City is off limits

Cathay Pacific warns its employees against participating in a rally in its global operations headquarters, which is allegedly scheduled on August 26, 2019. The airline has stated it has a “zero tolerance attitude” towards employees who participate in, or support “illegal” demonstrations, as well as “violence or excessive radicalization”.   ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
On thin ice: Cathay Pacific grows in July but remains skeptical

Amidst management changes and protests, Cathay Pacific demonstrated growth in the month of July. However, the Hong Kongese airline has entered a very turbulent period in August and it expects the numbers to drop significantly....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Cathay Pacific announces new CEO and CCO as tensions rise in HK

With tensions still boiling in Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific is facing additional pressure from China and its aviation authority, the CAAC. The airline group announced unexpected senior management changes....


Rytis Beresnevicius
China targets Cathay Pacific as Hong Kong Airport cancels flights

Amidst rising tensions in Hong Kong, China is trying to calm down the situation by targeting one of the symbols of Hong Kong - Cathay Pacific. In addition, Hong Kong International had to shut down its operations as protesters set up camp at the airport....