Aviation

Lifting of flight ban boosts Cathay Pacific’s passenger total by 82.2% 

This is, however, still 98.7% lower than April 2019 figures.
4 days ago

Lifting of flight ban boosts Cathay Pacific’s passenger total by 82.2% 

This is, however, still 98.7% lower than April 2019 figures.
4 days ago

Hong Kong reduces flight ban sanction to 7 days

The flight ban was shortened from 14 to seven days.

HK flight ban under review

Suspended flights to nine countries could be lifted from 1 April.

Gov't to end flight ban on 9 countries on 1 April

Hong Kong will also shorten the hotel quarantine period for arrivals.

Cathay Pacific passenger traffic rises 47.9% YoY in February 2022 

This was due to post-Chinese New Year traffic and student traffic.

Cathay Pacific cuts losses from $21.6b to $5.5b loss

Despite this, the current restrictions in place for Hong Kong show a bleak outlook.

Turbulent start: Cathay's passenger, cargo traffic drop double-digits in January

In February, the airline expects reduced traffic for both its passenger and cargo business.

AAHK extends relief package by 2 months

The body continued its support to the aviation industry amidst the pandemic.

Cathay expects consolidated loss of at least $5.6b for 2021

Passenger travel remained extremely subdued due to travel restrictions.

Cathay’s 2021 passenger traffic falls below 2020 figures

The airline only flew 717,059 passengers in 2021, lower than the 4.6 million in 2020.

HK tightens arrival rules for travellers from Bhutan

The rules will be implemented on 19 January.

HK classifies Kyrgyzstan as 'high risk' country

Non-residents coming from the country to be barred entry.

Boarding rules tightened for 7 places

The new restrictions will be placed under the Prevention & Control of Disease Regulation.

Cathay Pacific to further cut passenger flights until end-March

This is due to the Hong Kong government’s tightened restrictions due to the pandemic.

HK bans inbound flights from 8 countries

The flight suspension mechanism will start on 8 January.

Cathay’s cargo business ‘exceptionally strong’ in November

The airline operated 71% of its pre-pandemic capacity during the month.