Shinzo AbeSunday, 23 December, 2012, 2:02am
Cathay Pacific chief executive John Slosar is optimistic that the airline's business performance next year will be better than a "challenging" 2012.
He made the remark as the airline recorded a HK$935 million loss for the first half of this year, dragged down by the sluggish cargo business and falling ticket prices.18 Dec 2012 - 3:27am
Cathay Pacific is seeking common ground with its flight attendants union even though its already rejected offer of a 2 per cent pay rise is "very much" a final decision, chief executive John Slosar said.18 Dec 2012 - 4:11pm 2 comments
Higher fuel and other operating costs, coupled with lower passenger and cargo yields, had combined "to make 2012 a difficult year" for Cathay Pacific Airways, the carrier's chief executive said yesterday.24 Nov 2012 - 3:59am
John Slosar is a veteran of some 20 Hong Kong Sevens but he is looking forward to this year's event with a more than usual sense of anticipation - it will be his first as Cathay Pacific's chief executive and corporate co-host of the big event.
But despite the airline's 31 years as a major sponsor, Slosar sees the Sevens as much more than a corporate opportunity.23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
In one important respect, selling a consumer a soft drink is no different to selling a passenger a business class air ticket - both transactions should leave the customer satisfied and wanting to repeat the experience.
That is the view of John Slosar, chief executive of Cathay Pacific Airways.16 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
The Cathay Pacific pilot and air hostess photographed indulging in a sex act in the cockpit of a plane have left the airline, chief executive John Slosar said last night.
Photographs of a Chinese woman performing the sex act on the expatriate pilot were widely circulated and posted on the internet in recent days.13 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
The number of on-time Cathay Pacific flights between Hong Kong and Shanghai has risen more than sixfold in the past seven months after mainland authorities introduced a new air traffic control policy, the airline's chief executive said yesterday.29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Hot air over quick ban on tainted sports drinks
We read with interest that two Taiwanese sports drinks were banned from Hong Kong yesterday. The reason being that the level of one of the ingredients - DEHP, which can cause cancer - exceeds the World Health Organisation's safety level by one to 17 times.1 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Cathay Pacific Airways is eyeing additional flights to Taiwan to cope with rising passenger demand even though the number of Taiwanese visitors to Hong Kong fell in the first three months of this year.
Hong Kong and Taiwan are negotiating a new air pact to increase the number of flights between the two sides by an estimated 56 per week.19 May 2011 - 12:00am
Cathay Pacific Airways is seeking to forge closer links with mainland flag carrier Air China over passenger services after the inaugural service of their cargo joint venture last month.
The move is one of the initiatives to develop stronger ties between the two firms outlined yesterday by new Cathay chief executive John Slosar.4 May 2011 - 12:00am