Cathay Pacific Group schedules two April flights to return residents to Hong Kong

Hong Kong, April 7 -- Cathay Pacific Group has scheduled two flights from London Heathrow to Hong Kong to assist residents of the Special Administrative Region to return home. Read More CX2252 is sche... Read More

Lessors survival strategies honed by past crises

Hong Kong, April 1 -- With around half the world's airline fleet owned or managed by leasing companies and a majority of them grounded for the past year or more it is hardly surprising some lessors ha... Read More

Cathay Pacific former chief financial officer, Martin Murray, joins airline's board as a non-executive director

Hong Kong, April 1 -- Cathay Pacific said in a regulatory filing to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong yesterday its former chief financial officer, Martin Murray, has joined its board as a non-executive... Read More

Manila service halted after passengers test COVID-19 positive

Hong Kong, March 15 -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said yesterday Cathay Pacific flights from Manila would be suspended for two weeks after five passengers on the Ma... Read More

ATR Singapore has new home and new boss

Hong Kong, March 12 -- Alessandro Luzi is the new head of ATR's Eastern Support (ESA) subsidiary. Read More He succeeds Jean-Pierre Clercin, who has been appointed Asia-Pacific head of sales at the tu... Read More

Cebu Pacific completes US$258 million fully subscribed capital raising

Hong Kong, March 11 -- Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) said in a regulatory filing to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday the company had completed its capital raising. Read More It generated proceeds of 1... Read More

AerCap confirms discussions to merge with GECAS

Hong Kong, March 10 -- Aircraft lessor, AerCap, has confirmed reports of a potential US$30 billion merger with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). Read More "In relation to recent media commentary, ... Read More

Air India to say goodbye to its 747-400 fleet

Hong Kong, March 9 -- Air India is expected to officially retire its 747-400 fleet next week, Ajay Awtaney's Live from a Lounge website reported, citing unnamed sources at the airline. Read More The A... Read More

Taiwan and Palau close to air travel bubble agreement

Hong Kong, March 8 -- Taiwan and Palau are expected to establish an air travel bubble between their two countries, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) reported, citing unnamed sources. Read More The re... Read More

South Korea announces additional funding for aviation sector

Hong Kong, March 5 -- The South Korea government has outlined a 115.3 billion won (US$102 million) package of measures to support the country's aviation industry. Read More The funding includes 82.8 b... Read More