An Oasis Hong Kong Airlines Boeing 747-400 at the departure gate at Hong Kong International Airport before the carrier’s inaugural flight on October 25, 2006. Photo: Reuters
An Oasis Hong Kong Airlines Boeing 747-400 at the departure gate at Hong Kong International Airport before the carrier’s inaugural flight on October 25, 2006. Photo: Reuters

When Oasis Hong Kong Airlines took to the skies, promising cheaper flights and new destinations

  • Oasis Hong Kong Airlines promised to shake up the city’s aviation industry by flying tour groups and travellers to new European destinations for less
  • Its launch did not go down well with market leader Cathay Pacific, but it need not have worried. After an inauspicious debut, Oasis was to last only 18 months

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An Oasis Hong Kong Airlines Boeing 747-400 at the departure gate at Hong Kong International Airport before the carrier’s inaugural flight on October 25, 2006. Photo: Reuters
An Oasis Hong Kong Airlines Boeing 747-400 at the departure gate at Hong Kong International Airport before the carrier’s inaugural flight on October 25, 2006. Photo: Reuters
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