Cathay Pacific moved over the weekend to comply with new orders from China’s aviation authority. Photo: Bloomberg

Cathay Pacific threatens staff with sack after Beijing draws line on Hong Kong protests

  • Chief executive Rupert Hogg says staff who ‘support or participate in illegal protests’ would face disciplinary action that ‘may include termination of employment’
  • Airline’s shares down 4.9 per cent on Monday to lowest level in 10 years, despite it complying with orders on Friday from China’s aviation authority
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Cathay Pacific moved over the weekend to comply with new orders from China’s aviation authority. Photo: Bloomberg
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Danny Lee

Danny Lee

Danny joined the Post in 2013 as an intern before becoming a reporter on the City desk. He is an expert on aviation.

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Kinling Lo

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Louise Moon

Louise Moon joined the Post in 2017 and is a reporter on the Business desk. She has a master's in Mandarin from Edinburgh University and a master's in journalism from City University, London. Originally from the UK, she spent her teenage years growing up in Hong Kong which sparked her interest in China.