Rupert Hogg (left), John Slosar and Paul Loo, Cathay’s chief customer and commercial officer. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Cathay Pacific posts HK$2.3 billion profit for 2018 as Hong Kong airline turns corner

  • Earnings helped by company’s stake in Air China and customer loyalty programme Asia Miles
  • Outlook for 2019 being shaped by trade war with US and strained labour relations
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Rupert Hogg (left), John Slosar and Paul Loo, Cathay’s chief customer and commercial officer. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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A Hong Kong Express Airways passenger aircraft at the Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Fung Chang

Cathay Pacific in talks to acquire Hong Kong Express Airways, potentially swooping in on lucrative low-cost market

  • Potential deal would leave city’s flagship airline with a third city-based carrier and about half the airport’s runway slots
  • No mention of discussions with struggling Hong Kong Airlines, which is also backed by mainland China’s HNA group
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A Hong Kong Express Airways passenger aircraft at the Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Fung Chang
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