Tag: Cathay Pacific
New transport app alleged to help demonstrators locate police irks Beijing.
State-run Air China has several options, but analysts say there’s no simple, risk-free path forward.
Cathay Pacific chairman John Slosar resigns less than three weeks after mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny led to the shock departure of its chief executive officer.
Cathay's director of people Tom Owen says those participating in the strike called for Monday and Tuesday risk getting fired.
Cathay was targeted for its sacking of 20 pilots and cabin crew and what staff have described as ‘white terror’.
Cathay Pacific says the police banned a planned protest around its headquarters on Lantau island, next to Hong Kong's international airport, on Wednesday evening.
The carrier faces pressure from mainland authorities after its employees joined protests that originated from calls to resist a bill to allow extradition to the Chinese mainland.
The call comes after the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association was dismissed without explanation after managers saw her Facebook account.
Incoming CEO Augustus Tang has the delicate task of continuing to placate China while also minimizing the fallout from staff, customers and investors as the unrest in Hong Kong continue to seethe.
The report from China's aviation authority provided some much-needed relief for the Hong Kong airline .
This comes after an anonymous message was posted online encouraging protesters to keep protesting at the Hong Kong airport and was accompanied by a picture of a cockpit.
Cathay Pacific says it has a zero-tolerance approach to staff who participate in ‘illegal activities’.
Cathay crew members who have engaged in the protests pose a threat to aviation safety in mainland China, according to the nation's Civil Aviation Administration.
Cathay Pacific's chairman warns of further impact to the business in response to both the unrest and global trade tensions.
Cathay Pacific's purchase of HK Express shows it has to make some budget changes as middle class travellers have made carries such as Air Asia and Scoot their first choice of air travel.
Cathay is on the last leg of a three-year transformation program to turn its fortunes around amid increasing competition from China and budget carriers.
The potential acquisition comes as Cathay faces a more challenging outlook for revenue growth.
After a two year loss, Cathay Pacific rejoices over a HK$2.35 billion (US$299.37 million) annual profit.
The profit alert indicates that Cathay Pacific's move to add international routes and better service on board its flight have paid off.
On its website Sunday morning, Cathay was offering first-class flights from Lisbon to Hong Kong for just US$1,512.
Cathay publicly acknowledged the error on Wednesday and said it would indeed honour the cheap fares.
Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog said last week that it was investigating the breach the carrier disclosed seven months after detection
The investigation will look into security measures taken by the airline to safeguard its customers’ private data among others.
The troubled airline is already battling to stem major losses as it comes under pressure from lower-cost Chinese carriers and Middle East rivals.
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