Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific warns about “significantly higher” loss in H2

Hong Kong flag-carrier Cathay Pacific counts higher second-half loss than its record loss in first-half of 2020, as it still struggles to recover from COVID-19 pandemic....


Cathay Pacific expat pilots find difficulty in obtaining work visas

Cathay Pacific expat pilots are finding difficulty in obtaining and renewing work visas, after the airline suffered an economic downturn....


Cathay Pacific ceases negotiations with cabin crew union

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways permanently ceases talks with its Flight Attendants Union (FAU) over pay and conditions, calling such practice too archaic for the modern world....


Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble does not run as projected

Hong Kong and Singapore postponed their air travel bubble agreement for two weeks concerning the surge of COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong....


Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble flights sell out

Announcement of Asia’s first travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong sparked the rise of bookings and led to sold out flights. Could it be the way to resume international travel in the near future? ...


What was the role of Cathay Dragon within the group?

Unfortunately, Cathay Pacific closed down the Cathay Dragon brand in order to cut costs. But what was its role in the Cathay group and why was it crucial for the Hong Kong-based airline, especially in the late-1990s?...


Cathay to restructure, behead Dragon and cut 6000 jobs

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific announced plans to discontinue Cathay Dragon regional airline and lay off 17% of the company’s workforce, as well as go on with HK$2.2 billion ($283.9 million) restructuring plan that will cause changes in workers’ contracts, significant executive pay cuts and delays to Boeing 777-9 deliveries....


Cathay crew agrees to take one-year unpaid leave

Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union said their members agree to go on unpaid leave for up to a year to keep their jobs....


Cathay Pacific buries “meaningful recovery” prospect for long

After facing the consequences of social unrest in the city of Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific took the full brunt of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. While cases were just starting to boom in mainland China, the airline was already registering a new drop in demand that cut short any hope of improvement. Six months later, the Hong Kong-based airline is even deeper in the red and does not expect to see a “meaningful recovery” any time soon....


Hong Kong government adds to Cathay Pacific troubles

As Cathay Pacific Airways is trying to preserve cash by delaying some aircraft deliveries, a new health policy unveiled by the government of Hong Kong towards U.S. citizens could add to its troubles....