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

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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