Hong Kong flight disruptions increase: Airport strike update

Disruptions to flights in and out of Hong Kong worsened on Monday after protesters coordinated strikes to bring the city to a standstill. After dozens of morning cancellations, airport authorities said they would reschedule flights starting from 12 p.m. local time and reduce the volume of arrivals and departures. Pilot and flight-crew unions for Hong […]

Cathay Pacific acquires HK Express, appoints new director

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways said on Friday that it had completed the acquisition of low-cost carrier Hong Kong Express Airways. HK Express will continue operating as a stand-alone airline, Cathay Pacific said in a statement. While HK Express is primarily a customer-focused airline, the carrier also transported more than 10,000 tonnes of airfreight on […]

HK Express first Chinese airline to ban shark fin as cargo

Last week HK Express Airlines, in support of global wildlife conservation efforts, said it would no longer carry shark fin in the bellies of its passenger planes, according to a report in The South China Morning Post. Of the 35 airlines that have already pledged to stop transporting shark fin, HK Express is the first […]