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Laker Airways

No change in fuel surcharges

Saturday, 24 October, 2009, 12:00am

Fewer flights 'will hit the economy'

Airlines cutting the frequency of flights to cope with the high cost of jet fuel will hurt the local economy, Director General of Civil Aviation Norman Lo Shung-man warned yesterday.

He said the soaring cost of fuel was affecting the global aviation industry and airlines were being forced to explore every possible way to cut fuel consumption.

19 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

In the air

Cathay Pacific Airways has called on the International Air Transport Association to set up an emissions-trading scheme for the airline industry that could be applied globally. What's your view?

2 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Airlines allowed to add fuel surcharge to fares

Cathay Pacific Airways, Dragonair and 11 other carriers were given permission yesterday to pass on some of their rising operational costs to passengers through a fuel surcharge.

Hong Kong's Civil Aviation Department approved Cathay's application for a US$5 levy for short-haul flights and $14 per flight for intercontinental traffic.

1 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Cathay to fly Seoul direct

CATHAY Pacific Airways will launch a non-stop service to Seoul three times a week from March 27.

This is in addition to its two indirect daily services. The new TriStar service will depart on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

16 Mar 1994 - 12:00am