A Cathay Pacific cargo airplane prepares to land at Hong Kong International Airport in November 2021. Photo: AFP
A Cathay Pacific cargo airplane prepares to land at Hong Kong International Airport in November 2021. Photo: AFP
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All Hongkongers must now pay the price for Cathay’s quarantine failure

  • The city is now braced for a local outbreak of the highly contagious Omicron variant, and responsibility has already been laid at the door of Cathay aircrew who broke isolation protocols.
  • This has resulted in an extension of the vaccine bubble and the airline’s suspension of long-haul cargo flights will see higher prices for fresh produce, daily necessities and electrical goods

A Cathay Pacific cargo airplane prepares to land at Hong Kong International Airport in November 2021. Photo: AFP
A Cathay Pacific cargo airplane prepares to land at Hong Kong International Airport in November 2021. Photo: AFP
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