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  1. Asia-Pacific air travel tops North America's

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... For the first time since the dawn of aviation, more passengers took flights in the Asia-Pacific region than in North America last year - thanks in part to economic growth in China ... aircraft now. An Iata official said the Asia- Pacific region was likely to stay ahead of North America. The potential for growth in the mainland aviation market is unparalleled. Its population ...

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    Asia's top airlines should keep from charging for ancillary services

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty It would be detrimental to the good names of Asia's top airlines to follow an industry trend of charging for services such as extra legroom Descend not to a low level How long can Asia's leading airlines, including Cathay Pacific Airways and Singapore Airlines, resist the lucrative lure of "unbundling" their services and charging separately ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Angry merchants protest against Cathay Pacific's shark fin ban

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Protest over Cathay's shark fin ban More than 100 angry merchants yesterday protested outside Cathay Pacific's headquarters against ... not banned the import and export of shark fin. This business is not illegal. How can Cathay Pacific decide on a ban without even consulting us?'' She noted merchants can still use of other ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Cathay Pacific bans shark fin from its cargo flights

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Airline bows to pressure from environmental groups, who hail the decision as a major victory Cathay Pacific bans shark fin from its cargo flights Cathay bans shark fin from cargo flights Cathay Pacific has bowed to pressure from environmental groups and banned shark fin from its cargo flights. The move by the airline- believed by environmentalists to fly up to 50 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - AVIATION

    Cathay Pacific adds six new Chinese dishes to in-flight menu

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by LILLY ZHANG

    ... Lilly Zhang lilly.zhang@scmp.com Slow-cooked pork belly and wok-fried chicken among autumn offerings on long-haul flights Cathay adds more local flavour to its menus Cathay Pacific ... chicken. Economy choices will include braised fish with ginger and braised beef with tendon. Meals will be presented in traditional Chinese serving dishes. "Cathay Pacific is a Hong Kong ...

  6. Cathay Pacific gets into spirit of flight centenary with free tickets

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Cathay Pacific will give away 1,800 air tickets and offer discounts on 50,000 others to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first powered flight to Hong Kong. The airline's chief ... he said. Discount deals Cathay Pacific will offer discount fares for 50,000 tickets The cheapest fare, in Hong Kong dollars, is available for destinations including Thailand and costs: $990 ...

  7. Female pilots on top at Cathay Pacific

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... pilots Cathay Pacific is hiring this year. 'I used to be a flight attendant with the company,' says Yvonne Tou. 'One of my stays in Melbourne gave me the chance to go on a trial ... and is one of Cathay Pacific's 76 female pilots. Candidates with a variety of experience are welcome, so long as they have completed secondary school, have good passes in maths and science, ...

  8. Cathay Pacific mulls fare rise after first-half loss

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Airline misses profit forecasts on surging fuel costs and fine Cathay Pacific Airways is considering raising fares after soaring fuel prices and a price-fixing fine in the United States gave Hong Kong's flag carrier its first loss in five years. The outlook for Cathay is set to deteriorate further as passengers put off flying and the company faces more price-fixing ...

  9. 93pc of Cathay Pacific pilots agree to unpaid leave amid recession

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry More than nine out of 10 Cathay Pacific pilots have agreed to take unpaid leave after a last-minute rush which saw about 1,300 cockpit crew sign up for it in the final 72 hours ... age. Hundreds of younger pilots opted not to. Overall, more than 96 per cent of Cathay Pacific cabin crew and 99.9 per cent of ground staff agreed to take unpaid leave, and chief executive Tony ...

  10. Stormy skies ahead for Cathay Pacific

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry When Cathay Pacific issued a direct appeal to its pilots to take unpaid leave to help the airline through the economic slump, the tone of the message from general manager ... and it is therefore very likely that you will be in a very small minority of Cathay Pacific employees who have stated that they do not wish to assist the company at this difficult time.' Three days ...




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