Anti-government protesters disrupted transport links to Hong Kong International Airport on September 1. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong Airlines postpones public debut of new US$229 million training centre, citing ‘recurring issues’ in city following city protests

  • Sources indicate move was necessary because court order protecting Hong Kong airport is unlikely to be lifted before October
  • Unveiling of HK$1.8 billion (US$229 million) 11-storey training centre on the airport island of Chek Lap Kok was originally scheduled for September 25
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters disrupted transport links to Hong Kong International Airport on September 1. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Hong Kong Airlines staff face a bumpy ride. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong Airlines staff face unpaid leave and reduced working hours as travellers deferring or cancelling trips cause cash flow shortfall

  • Beleaguered airline blames deteriorating financial situation on anti-government protests that have been rocking the city since early June
  • Stricken airline endured months of boardroom turmoil earlier in the year
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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