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  1. Cathay Pacific staff to consider tribunal action

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Elaine Wu

    ... The Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union is considering filing a Labour Tribunal claim for unpaid holiday pay. 'If they are unwilling to negotiate, we have no choice. This is money that Cathay Pacific owes us,' union chairwoman Becky Kwan Siu-wa said. The Cathay Pacific union and its counterpart representing British Airways flight attendants in Hong Kong have ...

  2. Cathay Pacific helps event take off

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Before becoming an official sponsor of the Hong Kong International Races in 2004, Cathay Pacific was the official carrier for the event the year before. James Barrington, director of sales and marketing, Cathay Pacific Airways, said that the event helped to spread the Hong Kong name across the globe. Why does Cathay Pacific continue to sponsor the Hong Kong International Races? ...

  3. Engine shutdown forces return of Cathay Pacific jet

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... A Cathay Pacific jumbo jet bound for Los Angeles with 369 passengers on board was forced to return to Hong Kong after one of its engines was shut down over Taiwan. Passengers on Flight ... it be up to passengers to let people know about this?' A spokeswoman for Cathay Pacific said it was investigating the cause of the engine problems. There were signs of oil leakage ...

  4. Cathay Pacific chief hints at more cost-cutting, citing fuel prices

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... The chief executive of Cathay Pacific has hinted at deeper cost-cutting, saying high fuel prices and a global recession threatened to have a severe impact on Hong Kong's flagship ... the recent fall in oil prices had not eased the pressure on Cathay Pacific, which earlier this summer announced its first losses since 2003. Added to this, Mr Tyler said, there had been a softening ...

  5. Cathay Pacific sends pilot packing over Top Gun swoop

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... the manoeuvre on January 30, only metres from the runway, might have wowed onlookers, senior Cathay Pacific figures - including chairman Christopher Pratt - aboard the flight were far from impressed. ... with the crew involved, was under way. Cathay Pacific had told the Civil Aviation Department to expect a report once the investigation was finished. The airline had a well-established approval process ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Cathay Pacific pilot faces murder charge over seaside death

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry A senior Cathay Pacific first officer is due to appear in Eastern Court this morning charged with murder after a man died in a seaside brawl near Shek O at the weekend. David ... last Saturday. Chan, who joined Cathay Pacific in December 1998 and lives in Tung Chung, phoned his employers to say he was 'unfit for duty' following his arrest. The married pilot ...

  8. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jul 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The article 'Cathay warns first-half earnings will disappoint' and the related table published yesterday should have indicated that Citigroup reduced Cathay Pacific's earnings estimates for 2008-10 on June 16, not following Cathay's profit warning. ...

  9. Comfort and privacy at the fore of Cathay business class design

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We are delighted that Peter Cordingley considers Cathay Pacific one of the world's best airlines, but disappointed that he dislikes our new business class configuration and seats ... airlines are now installing similar configurations in their premium class cabins. While we cannot speak for those airlines, Cathay Pacific can assure Mr Patil and our other customers that our ...

  10. Cathay increases retirement age of flight attendants to 55

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The city's flagship airline, Cathay Pacific Airways, has agreed to raise its mandatory retirement age from 45 to 55 for cabin crew members who joined the company after 1993. The new ... careful consideration'. 'There were historical, practical and competitive reasons for setting the retirement age at 45 in 1993,' Cathay Pacific director service delivery Quince ...




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