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....


Hong Kong and Singapore reach two-way "travel bubble" agreement

Hong Kong announced on Thursday that it had reached an agreement in principle with the Singaporean government to implement a bilateral "travel bubble" arrangement to allow people from the two location...


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....


Two HK Express A321s collide in Hong Kong airport

Two non-operating aircraft belonging to Cathay Pacific subsidiary Hong Kong Express (HK Express) collided in Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)....


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....


United, American suspend Hong Kong flights over crew testing

Hong Kong authorities imposed tighter coronavirus testing of incoming airline crews. Following the enforcement of new measures, both United Airlines and American Airlines have temporarily halted flights to the city....


Hong Kong imposes testing requirements on all incoming crews

According to the South China Morning Post, United Airlines has again postponed the resumption of its service in Hong Kong due to a new COVID-19 testing requirement on all crew members imposed by the g...


Ten Emirates' passengers stranded in HK airport for 5 days

On 25th, Hong Kong media reported that 11 passengers stranded at Hong Kong International Airport for more than five days due to Emirate Airline’s negligence. Amid the pandemic, strict immigration and...


Emirates flight EK380 brings 29 COVID-19 cases to Hong Kong

As travel restrictions open up around the world, the increasing amount of air travel can also have negative consequences, as two Emirates flights to Hong Kong showcased....