About 75 per cent of Cathay’s 33,300 employees have joined the unpaid leave scheme to help the airline conserve cash. Photo: Reuters

More than 25,000 Cathay Pacific employees to take unpaid leave as airline’s business challenges remain ‘acute’ amid coronavirus outbreak

  • About 75 per cent of the airline’s 33,300 employees join scheme, though many pilots and cabin crew refrain from taking part
  • Coronavirus has thrown airline into turmoil with capacity reduced by 40 per cent and scheduled flights cancelled by 60 per cent
Topic |   Cathay Pacific
About 75 per cent of Cathay’s 33,300 employees have joined the unpaid leave scheme to help the airline conserve cash. Photo: Reuters
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