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The authorities must seriously reflect on the damage to city’s reputation as a result of an unacceptable system failure, especially at a time when Hong Kong is spending billions in a bid to lure back visitors.

Latest incident attracted less attention than Cathay scandal because latter involves Hong Kong, which has deeper mainland ties than Singapore, observers say.


Readers discuss an audio recording that resulted in the firing of three airline staff, the use of ChatGPT at Hong Kong universities, and support that would benefit the city’s elderly.

As China’s Shenzhen looks to strengthen its economic foothold in the Greater Bay Area, Bao’an International Airport claims bragging rights as the world’s most beautiful airport, despite far fewer passengers than in Hong Kong.

In internal memo, CEO Ronald Lam calls for soul-searching within company, argues behaviour of fired attendants had compromised hard work of other colleagues.

Analysts and employees of flag carrier ask whether Cathay can salvage reputation, save itself from mainlanders’ ire and rebuild standing in key customer base.


Readers discuss the need for balance between housing development and recreational facilities, the challenge of getting Cathay Pacific back to profitability, and a potential ally in facilitating contentious developments.

Internal airline memo seen by Post says some pilots going at ‘considerably slower speed’ while taxiing, but union leader says go-slow issues reflect poor morale among pilots.

Company chief executive Stanley Hui says he aims to open up new routes to places such as Manila and Ho Chi Minh City and boost flight frequencies to current destinations,