Part of Cathay Pacific’s new ad campaign is displayed at the MTR station in Central. Photo: Felix Wong

MTR Corp attempts to salvage reputation as shifts blame to agency in face of outrage over Hong Kong same-sex Cathay Pacific advert ban

  • Operator says it is fully committed to equal opportunities and ‘does not tolerate discrimination on any grounds’
  • But questions remain over whether banned advert will now be displayed at city’s train stations
Topic |   LGBTI

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Part of Cathay Pacific’s new ad campaign is displayed at the MTR station in Central. Photo: Felix Wong
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Cathay Pacific’s new LGBT-friendly advertisement. The advert was banned by MTR Corp and Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong’s Airport Authority joins MTR Corp in reversing ban on Cathay Pacific same-sex ad after LGBT outcry

  • MTR Corp to allow advert of same-sex couple at metro stations
  • Airport Authority quickly follows suit in overturning ban
Topic |   Cathay Pacific

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Cathay Pacific’s new LGBT-friendly advertisement. The advert was banned by MTR Corp and Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Handout
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