Industrial action

Cathay Pacific cuts flights between Hong Kong and Paris over Europe strikes

Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris. Photo: AFP

The airline on Monday advised passengers booked for flight CX278 from Paris to Hong Kong to make “alternative arrangements” and postpone non-essential travel to Paris.

Tuesday, 11 June, 2013, 12:55pm

Cathay talks deadlocked as work-to-rule action looms

Union leader Dora Lai led more talks yesterday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Talks to head off industrial action on Cathay Pacific flights were deadlocked early this morning as the airline made a last-ditch effort to avoid industrial action over Christmas.

20 Dec 2012 - 10:58am 2 comments

Industrial action imminent if Cathay Pacific dispute not resolved

Dora Lai, chairwoman of the union, said the eight hours of talks yesterday were constructive. Photo: Sam Tsang

The union representing Cathay Pacific Airways flight attendants will go ahead with industrial action as early as tomorrow if it cannot resolve disputes with the airline at a meeting today.

19 Dec 2012 - 3:29am

Cathay boss Ivan Chu opens door to talk on pay raise issue

Cathay executive Ivan Chu told reporters there were "no topics" the airline could not discuss with the union. Photo: David Wong

A stand-off between Cathay Pacific and its flight attendants union softened yesterday when the management appeared to change its attitude on the possibility of further talks over next year's pay rise and other issues.

14 Dec 2012 - 3:50am 1 comment

Cathay attendants threaten no smiles, meals or alcohol on flights

Cathay Pacific flight attendants stage a protest at the international airport in Hong Kong last week. Photo: AFP

Flight attendants at Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Airways are threatening to withhold food, alcohol and even smiles from passengers during the Christmas holidays over a pay dispute, a union official said on Thursday. 

13 Dec 2012 - 6:14pm 3 comments

Cathay flight attendants plan industrial action around Christmas

Cathay Pacific Flight Attendants’ Union members state their demands at a meeting at the Regal Airport Hotel yesterday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Cathay Pacific customers may face flight disruptions in the run-up to Christmas if the airline does not resume talks with the union on next year's pay rise, the airline's cabin crew union says.

11 Dec 2012 - 10:21am 2 comments

Cathay flight attendants to work-to-rule over pay

Cathay flight attendants' union discuss possible industrial action at a special meeting at the Regal Airport Hotel. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

The Cathay Pacific Flight Attendants Union said on Monday that it would to take industrial action over a pay dispute with the airline company’s management.

12 Dec 2012 - 4:38pm 2 comments

Cathay flight crews to hold ballot on industrial action on Monday

Cathay Pacific Flight Attendants Union stages a protest against disgraceful 2pc pay rise at Arrival Hall, Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: David Wong

Cathay Pacific flight attendants say they will start preparing for industrial action after the airline's bosses failed to reply to their request for pay talks by their deadline of yesterday.

5 Dec 2012 - 3:56am

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Cathay Pacific flight attendants may take action over 5pc pay claim

Cathay Pacific flight attendants could take industrial action in support of their 5 per cent pay claim after management yesterday announced an average 2 per cent pay rise for Hong Kong ground staff and cabin crew.

1 Dec 2012 - 3:07am