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Mainland start-up vies for Hong Kong AOC

Hong Kong’s roster of major passenger airlines could soon swell to five, following revelations that a mainland start-up has applied for an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC). In recent days, the island’s Civil Aviation Department revealed that a submission from Greater Bay Airlines was made to the agency last month, confirming that the bid is still

US Airlines U-turn on Hong Kong services

Airlines are suspending flights into Hong Kong following the announcement that pilots and aircrew flying into the city will face mandatory COVID-19 testing.

Cathay Pacific eyeing outback ‘boneyard’: Report

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific is considering shifting some of its long-haul planes to desert storage facilities, according to numerous reports.

Cathay Pacific receives $5bn bailout from Hong Kong government

The government of Hong Kong will take a minority stake in Cathay Pacific as it agrees to bail out the airline to the tune of $5 billion. Cathay Pacific and its parent company Swire Pacific also announced that they plan to raise HK$39 billion ($5 billion) in new capital. Hong Kong’s flag carrier has struggled

Hong Kong Airlines given five-day deadline to improve finances

Hong Kong Airlines has reassured passengers it is operating as normal despite local authorities imposing a five-day deadline to improve its finances.

Cathay Pacific planning capacity cuts in 2020: reports

Cathay Pacific has outlined plans to reduce capacity by 1.4 per cent in 2020 amid the ongoing impact of the demonstrations in Hong Kong, media reports say.


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