The chief of Cathay Pacific’s pilots’ union has resigned little more than a week since members rejected a revised offer to end a long-standing industrial dispute. Photo: EPA

Cathay Pacific pilots’ union chief quits after improved offer to end industrial dispute fails to take off

  • Darryl Soligo says time has come for Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association to take a different direction
  • Some 78 per cent of pilots voted to reject deal offering improved pay, perks and conditions on February 1
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The chief of Cathay Pacific’s pilots’ union has resigned little more than a week since members rejected a revised offer to end a long-standing industrial dispute. Photo: EPA
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Cathay Pacific Airways is expected to make its first profit in three years when it announces its 2018 financial results next month. Photo: EPA

Cathay Pacific pilots overwhelmingly reject airline’s offer, meaning five-year industrial dispute will linger on

  • Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association members rejected 78 per cent to 22 the deal negotiated by the union with management
  • The snub is a blow to Cathay’s latest attempts at restructuring and cost-cutting
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Cathay Pacific Airways is expected to make its first profit in three years when it announces its 2018 financial results next month. Photo: EPA
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