Cathay Pacific has announced its intention to close its cabin crew bases in the US, putting nearly 300 employees out of work. Photo: Winson Wong
Cathay Pacific has announced its intention to close its cabin crew bases in the US, putting nearly 300 employees out of work. Photo: Winson Wong

exclusive | Cathay Pacific to lay off nearly 300 cabin crew in US, calling bases in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles ‘no longer viable’

  • Move affects 286 staff and comes after airline grounded almost all passenger services and cut US flights to just two a week
  • Hong Kong’s flag carrier will also furlough 129 pilots in Australia and 72 in Britain

Cathay Pacific has announced its intention to close its cabin crew bases in the US, putting nearly 300 employees out of work. Photo: Winson Wong
Cathay Pacific has announced its intention to close its cabin crew bases in the US, putting nearly 300 employees out of work. Photo: Winson Wong
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