Cathay Pacific said it expected passenger and cargo figures to improve as Hong Kong returns to normal after Covid-19 restrictions. Photo: Yik Yeung -man.
Cathay Pacific said it expected passenger and cargo figures to improve as Hong Kong returns to normal after Covid-19 restrictions. Photo: Yik Yeung -man.

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific beats the drum for 4,000 new recruits as airline begins long haul back to normal service

  • Cathay Pacific looks to recruit 4,000 frontline staff as it prepares for increased passenger numbers
  • Airline says it wants to hire between now and 2024 as it predicts it will fly at a third of pre-Covid passenger capacity by year-end

Cathay Pacific said it expected passenger and cargo figures to improve as Hong Kong returns to normal after Covid-19 restrictions. Photo: Yik Yeung -man.
Cathay Pacific said it expected passenger and cargo figures to improve as Hong Kong returns to normal after Covid-19 restrictions. Photo: Yik Yeung -man.

Corrected [11:37am, 9 Oct, 2022]

  • [11:37am, 9 Oct, 2022]

    An earlier version of this story stated that Cathay intended to hire 2,000 flight attendants and run at a third of pre-pandemic levels by end of the year. This has been corrected to 18 to 24 months for the hiring goal, and a year-end target for a third of pre-pandemic capacity.

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