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
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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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