Tourists at The Peak, which overlooks the Victoria Harbour and the downtown skyline. Photo: Sam Tsang

Tourist arrivals in October take sharpest plunge since Hong Kong’s anti-government protests began

  • There were 3.31 million arrivals to the city in October, a decline of 43.7 per cent from the same period last year
  • The number is also the steepest drop in a single month since the Sars virus plagued the city in May 2003
Topic |   Tourism

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Tourists at The Peak, which overlooks the Victoria Harbour and the downtown skyline. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Cathay Pacific CEO Augustus Tang says the airline’s position has deteriorated in recent weeks. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong’s flagship airline Cathay Pacific to scale back its capacity by 1.4 per cent in 2020

  • Cost control measures will be proportionate to the challenges the airline faces, internal memo sent out by CEO Augustus Tang says
  • The airline last shrank its capacity in 2013 by 1.8 per cent
Topic |   Cathay Pacific

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Cathay Pacific CEO Augustus Tang says the airline’s position has deteriorated in recent weeks. Photo: Winson Wong
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