Valius Venckunas

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....


Clement Charpentreau

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....


Clement Charpentreau

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....


AeroTime Team

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. ...