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Tag: Cathay Pacific

China slams Apple for ‘reckless’ support of HK protesters

New transport app alleged to help demonstrators locate police irks Beijing.

Cathay Pacific’s crisis puts focus on Air China’s next move

State-run Air China has several options, but analysts say there’s no simple, risk-free path forward.

Cathay chairman Slosar resigns weeks after CEO leaves

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 warns staff to stay away from Hong Kong general strike

Cathay's director of people Tom Owen says those participating in the strike called for Monday and Tuesday risk getting fired.

HK protesters demand Cathay Pacific stop terrorising staff

Cathay was targeted for its sacking of 20 pilots and cabin crew and what staff have described as ‘white terror’.

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises

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.

Cathay Pacific warns of zero tolerance ahead of Monday activity

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.

HK unions urge Cathay Pacific to end ‘white terror’

The call comes after the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association was dismissed without explanation after managers saw her Facebook account.

Cathay remains under scrutiny as CEO takes fall for protests

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.

Reprieve for Cathay as China’s aviation authority says its demands met

The report from China's aviation authority provided some much-needed relief for the Hong Kong airline .

Cathay suspends second pilot, cites misuse of company information

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 warns it could fire staff for supporting ‘illegal protests’

Cathay Pacific says it has a zero-tolerance approach to staff who participate in ‘illegal activities’.

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing HK protests

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 reports profit but warns of HK protests’ impact

Cathay Pacific's chairman warns of further impact to the business in response to both the unrest and global trade tensions.

Cathay ‘faces reality’ with budget airline buy, analysts conclude

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 to buy Hong Kong’s only budget carrier

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.

Cathay Pacific says budget airline would serve ‘unique market segment’

The potential acquisition comes as Cathay faces a more challenging outlook for revenue growth.

Cathay Pacific posts profit after two years of losses, rising airfares...

After a two year loss, Cathay Pacific rejoices over a HK$2.35 billion (US$299.37 million) annual profit.

Back to black: Cathay expects to end two years of losses

The profit alert indicates that Cathay Pacific's move to add international routes and better service on board its flight have paid off. 

Cathay Pacific makes second first class blunder in two weeks

On its website Sunday morning, Cathay was offering first-class flights from Lisbon to Hong Kong for just US$1,512.

A first class gaffe: Cathay to honour cheap ticket error

Cathay publicly acknowledged the error on Wednesday and said it would indeed honour the cheap fares.

Cathay Pacific says sophisticated data hack lasted months

Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog said last week that it was investigating the breach the carrier disclosed seven months after detection

Cathay Pacific data breach probed by Hong Kong privacy watchdog

The investigation will look into security measures taken by the airline to safeguard its customers’ private data among others.

Questions mount over delay after Cathay Pacific admits huge data leak

The troubled airline is already battling to stem major losses as it comes under pressure from lower-cost Chinese carriers and Middle East rivals.