Aviation

19 Apr 21
Quarantine restrictions in Hong Kong reduced its capacity during the first quarter.
19 Apr 21
More flights from Manila, Singapore and Mumbai have been suspended to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
14 Apr 21
The airline has already handled five different vaccine brands.
5 Apr 21
It also welcomes the partial relaxation of quarantine measures for travellers from low-risk countries.
18 Mar 21
It will validate travellers’ compliance to health-related entry requirements.
17 Mar 21
Customers can book available seats on any flight with instant confirmation.
15 Mar 21
Average number of passengers per day in March expected to hit below 600.
12 Mar 21
The airline is expected to incur recurring loss in the first half of 2021.
11 Mar 21
Recovery remains uncertain as the aviation sector sees return of global passenger traffic to normal level in 2024.
1 Mar 21
This marks the first batch of 1m COVID-19 vaccines, developed by Fosun Pharma and BioNTech, delivered by the airline.
25 Feb 21
Air Travel Bubbles will allow Hong Kong to open its borders for international travels.
22 Feb 21
Shipment of Sinovac vaccines is the first batch under the city’s vaccination programme.
18 Feb 21
Revenue passenger kilometres fell 98.7% YoY over the same period.
26 Jan 21
Passenger revenues may continue to suffer after December.
25 Jan 21
The Hong Kong-based startup eyes 104 destinations in Asia Pacific.
25 Jan 21
Rebecca Jane Sharpe will replace Martin James Murray as chief financial officer.
13 Jan 21
They will utilize a new system to assist in COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
2 Dec 20
The delay is caused by COVID-19 cases remaining high in Hong Kong.
26 Nov 20
The company is grateful for the government’s commitment to the aviation hub development.
23 Nov 20
New launch dates will be decided after a two-week review.
17 Nov 20
Revenue passenger kilometres fell by 98% over last month.
5 Nov 20
Cathay Pacific recently axed 5,300 Hong Kong employees.
28 Oct 20
Cathay’s 2,200 pilots reportedly face having their salaries permanently halved or losing their jobs.
22 Oct 20
5,300 Hong Kong employees made redundant.
14 Sep 20
The airline is now burning billions in cash per month.
13 Aug 20
The airlines’ passenger business does not expect to make a recovery for some time.
21 Jul 20
The airline and its Cathay Dragon unit flew 27,106 passengers in June, down 99.1% from June 2019.
7 Jul 20
It is examining plans to store more than 50 widebody aircraft out of 236 planes outside Hong Kong.
18 Jun 20
Flights will only be offered three times a week.
14 Jun 20
Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon carried 99.4% fewer passengers in May of 2020.
10 Jun 20
Most will come from its preference shares and warrants issue.
9 Jun 20
The airlines is poised to announce a new CEO at Cathay Dragon.
27 May 20
This comes after some of its staff attended the anti-government protests in Hong Kong.
18 May 20
It expects daily passenger volume to remain low in May.
16 Apr 20
Revenue passenger kilometres likewise fell by 84.3%.
23 Mar 20
Skeleton flights to operate in April and May due to demand-drop and travel restrictions.
17 Mar 20
Average Lunar Year numbers of 90,000 dropped to only 20,000 this year.
16 Mar 20
It reinstated three flights between Hong Kong and London Heathrow in 17-21 March.
19 Feb 20
Performance slid due to booking cancellations amidst COVID-19.
18 Dec 19
Cathay Pacific Airways may have to cut as much as 1,000 jobs.