Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific could be at risk of losing runway slots in Europe if local travel restrictions are not eased. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific could be at risk of losing runway slots in Europe if local travel restrictions are not eased. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific could be at risk of losing runway slots in Europe if local travel restrictions are not eased. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong’s tough pandemic measures may affect Cathay as Europe pressures airlines to increase flights or lose prized runway slots

  • Global airline body says carriers could be punished if they do not start increasing flights by end of year
  • Airlines desperate to protect runway slots ‘may end up flying empty planes to key airports’

Topic |   Hong Kong aviation
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific could be at risk of losing runway slots in Europe if local travel restrictions are not eased. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific could be at risk of losing runway slots in Europe if local travel restrictions are not eased. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific could be at risk of losing runway slots in Europe if local travel restrictions are not eased. Photo: Felix Wong
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