A Cathay Pacific aircraft taking off from the Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok. Photo: Felix Wong

How much will Cathay Pacific be fined by UK regulator, given British Airways’ record US$229 million penalty over similar data breach?

  • Both airlines last year suffered major cyberattacks, with data of 9.4 million Cathay passengers affected, and half a million customers involved for British carrier
  • BA was hit with a fine equivalent to 1.5 per cent of its revenue in 2017, and by same benchmark, Cathay could lose US$186.5 million
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A Cathay Pacific aircraft taking off from the Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok. Photo: Felix Wong
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