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CATHAY PACIFIC

A Korean Air plane (left) and Cathay Pacific aircraft made contact with each other at New Chitose Airport on Tuesday.
JAPAN
Jan 17, 2024
Korean Air plane 'strikes' Cathay aircraft in Japan; no injuries
The incident at New Chitose Airport serving Sapporo came two weeks after a near-catastrophic collision at Tokyo's Haneda Airport.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 27, 2021
Locked in: Hong Kong's COVID-19 rules take mental toll on pilots
Pandemic-related precautions under China's zero-COVID policy are making working conditions difficult for Cathay Pacific pilots even as other Asian countries slowly reopen.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 24, 2021
Quarantines crushing air travel are getting longer and lonelier
Even as vaccines embolden countries to plot paths to reopening, authorities around the world are tightening the screws to stop COVID-19 mutations from slipping through quarantine.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 27, 2020
Surging demand for China flights gives travel industry new hope
Financial statements from China's so-called Big Three may point to a nascent recovery in air travel as demand in the vast market grows.
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 26, 2020
Coronavirus-hit airlines swap passengers for cargo to stay aloft
Unable to fill planes with passengers as the coronavirus destroys travel demand, airlines are instead using their fleets to transport more cargo, including medicines, smartphones and Korean strawberries.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 8, 2020
Cathay Pacific to temporarily suspend Japan flights from Monday amid coronavirus restrictions
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. will suspend flights to and from Japan for three weeks after the Japanese government tightened quarantine rules on people arriving from Hong Kong.
BUSINESS
Feb 5, 2020
Cathay Pacific asks employees to take unpaid leave as virus hits demand
Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways asked its 27,000 employees to take three weeks of unpaid leave, saying preserving cash was key for the carrier and that conditions were as grave as during the 2009 financial crisis due to the virus outbreak.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 22, 2020
Cathay says cabin crew can wear masks on mainland China flights due to virus
Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. will permit cabin crew to wear surgical masks while operating mainland China flights due to concerns over a new coronavirus, and allow passengers to Wuhan to change or cancel flights without charge through Feb. 15.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 14, 2019
Asian airlines scrub annual gathering in Hong Kong as violence escalates
A group of Asian airlines canceled an annual gathering of their executives next week due to the "unpredictability" of the situation in Hong Kong, they said late on Wednesday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Aug 28, 2019
Hong Kong protesters denounce Cathay Pacific for firing cabin crew
Hundreds of people protested in Hong Kong on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific Airways for dismissing crew taking part in or supporting anti-government rallies that have swept the Chinese-ruled city for weeks.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Aug 19, 2019
Cathay Pacific remains under scrutiny as CEO takes fall for Hong Kong protests
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. is counting on the resignation of its British chief executive officer, Rupert Hogg, to move beyond the tumult that saw its employees' participation in the Hong Kong protests draw the ire of Beijing. But will it be enough?
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Aug 16, 2019
Chinese cryptocurrency demand feeding off trade tensions, weaker yuan, market players say
Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 16, 2019
China's crackdown on Cathay Pacific bodes ill for other companies in Hong Kong
For more than half a century, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. has been Hong Kong's gateway to the world, its mix of British heritage and Asian high-altitude luxury bridging the city's colonial past with its Chinese location. But it's that unique cultural blend that has ensnared the carrier in an increasingly...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 16, 2019
Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg out as Chinese scrutiny mounts; Augustus Tang takes helm
Cathay Pacific Airways CEO Rupert Hogg resigned in a shock move on Friday, amid mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny of the Hong Kong carrier over the involvement of its employees in the city's anti-government protests.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 25, 2018
Cathay Pacific reveals data breach affecting 9.4 million passengers
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. said Wednesday that data for about 9.4 million passengers of Cathay and its unit Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Ltd. had been accessed without authorization.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 14, 2017
Biggest Airbus A350 loses more orders as Cathay becomes latest to opt for smaller sibling
Airbus SE's newest wide-body jet lost more orders as Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. switched a contract for six A350-1000s to the smaller -900 variant and deferred delivery of five more by a year.
Japan Times
Uncategorized / TRAVEL INSIDER
Oct 24, 2012
KLM to fly to Fukuoka; SAS renews in-flight menu; Cathay's Auckland-Japan campaign
KLM to fly to Fukuoka

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