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  1. Business - Companies - ENERGY

    Cathay Pacific invests in biofuel developer to meet carbon-neutral growth targets

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:51pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Cathay invests in US biofuel supplier Cathay Pacific Group is investing in a US biofuel developer to provide the airline with low-carbon fuel ... of the group's operating cost last year. Cathay Pacific Airways and Dragonair together spent HK$37 billion on fuel last year, compared with HK$40 billion in 2012. The price of jet fuel jumped over 30 per ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    12 people hurt as plane hits 'strong turbulence'

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 08:21pm by Shirley Zhao and Samuel Chan

    ... at the airport to take the injured to hospital, according to a photo posted on the Facebook page of a group of aviation enthusiasts. Cathay said the crew members had already begun treating the injured ...

  3. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Overcapacity puts the brakes on Asian cargo carriers growth

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... US$6.1 billion, an industry source close to the deal said. An order for 20 Airbus A380 super jumbos worth US$8 billion by leasing group Doric Asset Management could also be announced, the source ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Airline staff's airport flash mob springs a seasonal surprise

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Cathay staff stun travellers at Chek Lap Kok with unexpected group routine, drawing a big crowd and funds for annual charity drive Airport flash mob dance springs a seasonal surprise As the tune of All I Want for Christmas is You rang out across the arrivals hall of Chek Lap Kok airport, several flight attendants suddenly broke into dance, springing a surprise ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay pilot union decides against industrial action

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:37am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Christmas disruption averted after group agree to further negotiations over pay rises next year Cathay pilot union decides against industrial action Cathay Pacific passengers can breathe a sigh of relief after the airline's pilot union decided against launching a work-to-rule action over the Christmas period in response to a pay dispute. Pilots ...

  6. HK group buckles down to airline-seat venture

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong is set to become one of the few Asian countries capable of producing aircraft cabin seats that meet international aviation safety standards, thanks to a local consortium that claims to have developed a lighter, cheaper model. The Hong Kong Produ ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Cathay Pacific's ban on non-sustainable shark fin cargo delayed

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... and that's what I think is very exciting about Cathay's position," said Dulvy, co-chair of the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Shark Specialist Group. "They ...

  8. Business - Companies - MANAGEMENT

    Hongkonger takes top job at Cathay

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... was the public face of Cathay when the airline encountered occasional, severe service disruptions while he was director of service delivery before 2011. Slosar, 57, joined the Swire Group in 1980 ... Pratt joined the Swire Group in 1978 and has been chairman in Hong Kong since February 2006. His retirement had been rumoured in the company for a while, and it had been speculated that Slosar ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ECOLOGY

    Cathay Pacific shark fin ban draws criticism

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Green groups round on Cathay Pacific over failure to implement an end to shipping shark fin, 10 months after announcement Cathay Pacific has been criticised by green groups for failing to implement a ban on unsustainably sourced shark fin, almost 10 months after announcing its introduction. The airline - widely praised by environmentalist groups last September for taking what ...

  10. Hang Lung Group chairman says no job losses, considers pay cuts

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... The Hang Lung Group has no plans to fire staff but may cut pay, starting with management, the property group's chairman said yesterday. Ronnie Chan Chi-chung, speaking after the China ... was poor, we cut [salaries]. When times are bad, cutting salaries - I think that's very reasonable,' he said. The group will decide later whether to give out bonuses. With no debts and up ...




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