Protesters hold a sit-in at Hong Kong International Airport on Monday. As many as 272 flights were cancelled in two days of protests. Photo: Felix Wong

Cathay Pacific sacks two pilots over Hong Kong protest-related incidents

  • City’s flagship carrier says pilot who was arrested and charged over clashes between police and protesters in Sheung Wan has been dismissed
  • Another had his employment terminated after he was earlier suspended for misuse of company information related to the protests
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters hold a sit-in at Hong Kong International Airport on Monday. As many as 272 flights were cancelled in two days of protests. Photo: Felix Wong
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Flight cancellations on Monday and Tuesday are expected to cost Hong Kong’s aviation industry more than HK$600 million. Photo: Sam Tsang

Aviation industry expected to suffer losses of more than US$76 million after protests at Hong Kong International Airport ground flights for two days

  • Some 180 flights were cancelled on Monday and more than 400 on Tuesday after protesters occupies terminals
  • Analysts say further protests at airport will have ‘exponential’ economic impact
Topic |   Hong Kong International Airport

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Flight cancellations on Monday and Tuesday are expected to cost Hong Kong’s aviation industry more than HK$600 million. Photo: Sam Tsang
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