A Cathay Pacific plane lands at Hong Kong International Airport on November 14, 2021. The Hong Kong flag-carrier’s struggles during the pandemic have been emblematic of the entire sector as airlines scramble to keep up with shifting vaccine and travel regulations. Photo: May Tse
A Cathay Pacific plane lands at Hong Kong International Airport on November 14, 2021. The Hong Kong flag-carrier’s struggles during the pandemic have been emblematic of the entire sector as airlines scramble to keep up with shifting vaccine and travel regulations. Photo: May Tse
Gary Moran
Opinion

Opinion

Gary Moran

Aviation sector must be aware of the risks as pandemic abates

  • Rapidly evolving travel requirements, unruly passengers, cyber threats and a chronic pilot shortage are just some of the challenges facing airlines
  • Some mergers are likely as the sector slowly reopens but, overall, aviation is well-poised for recovery

A Cathay Pacific plane lands at Hong Kong International Airport on November 14, 2021. The Hong Kong flag-carrier’s struggles during the pandemic have been emblematic of the entire sector as airlines scramble to keep up with shifting vaccine and travel regulations. Photo: May Tse
A Cathay Pacific plane lands at Hong Kong International Airport on November 14, 2021. The Hong Kong flag-carrier’s struggles during the pandemic have been emblematic of the entire sector as airlines scramble to keep up with shifting vaccine and travel regulations. Photo: May Tse
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