Hong Kong’s airport authority suspended all outbound and inbound flights again on Tuesday, affecting hundreds of planes, after thousands of protesters occupied the airport terminal. Photo: Sam Tsang

Cathay Pacific’s majority shareholder pressed into condemning ‘violent’ Hong Kong protests

  • Swire Pacific expressed strong backing for the Hong Kong government and the city’s police after senior executive visited Beijing on Monday
  • It follows a report that a flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Hong Kong was denied access to Chinese airspace under new regulations regarding the identity of flight crew, a report Cathay Pacific denied
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong’s airport authority suspended all outbound and inbound flights again on Tuesday, affecting hundreds of planes, after thousands of protesters occupied the airport terminal. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) cancelled all remaining departures late on Tuesday afternoon for a second straight day. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong airport shutdown could give Shenzhen the edge as top air hub in Greater Bay Area

  • Chaos at Hong Kong International Airport comes as neighbouring centres press ahead with big plans
  • Shenzhen Baoan International Airport gained approval in April to build a third runway, which would allow it to handle 80 million passengers a year
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Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) cancelled all remaining departures late on Tuesday afternoon for a second straight day. Photo: Sam Tsang
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