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Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines. A contrast In Styles, But Trapped In The Same Market

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Each airline is a true network operation, progressively over the years developing its home base point to point product also. So, when one part of the system weakens there is often the opportunity to redistribute capacity to better performing markets. Each targets a premium market, as well as carrying a substantial proportion of cargo in [...]


Cathay Pacific Cabin Crew In Court For Stealing From Trolley

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A flight attendant with Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has been prosecuted for stealing 168 items from the plane’s trolley on a single flight, a news report said Saturday. Kwong Man-fong, 43, stole items including biscuits, beer, mineral water, chocolates, red wine, a sewing kit, pens, noodles and shaving cream on the flight from Auckland [...]


Cathay Faces Cabin Crew Rebellion Over Unpaid Leave

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Hong Kong’s flagship airline Cathay Pacific was Wednesday facing a rebellion from its 7,000-strong cabin crew over an offer of unpaid leave to offset the effects of the economic slump. The airline last week offered all cabin crew unpaid leave of between two weeks and 12 months because of a downturn in business brought about [...]


Cathay Pacific Braces For Tough Times

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Cathay Pacific Airways is bracing for tough times ahead and on Tuesday announced new measures to cope with a serious downturn in business as a result of the global financial crisis.
In a statement, the Hong Kong-headquartered airline said the measures were cutting back on planned passenger capacity growth in 2009; offering cabin crew and cockpit [...]


Cathay Pacific’s Requirement

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You must be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent with passes in English and Maths;
You must be entitled to live and work in the United Kingdom;
You must be 18 or above and have a minimum arm reach of 208cm;
You must be physically fit and able to pass a medical assessment;
The job will involve continuous contact [...]


Cathay Wins Appeal On Crew Medical Data

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Cathay Pacific Airways yesterday won a High Court battle over its policy of requiring cabin crew to release personal medical histories or face disciplinary action.
High Court judges Michael Hartmann and Michael Lunn overturned a decision against the airline by the privacy commissioner, and remitted the case to the commissioner for fresh consideration.
Privacy Commissioner for Personal [...]


Cathay Pacific Cabin Crew May Now Work Till Age 55

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Effective immediately, all flight attendants at Cathay Pacific Airways will be able to continue working at the airline until they reach the age of 55. Until now, cabin crew who began working for Cathay Pacific after 1993 faced mandatory retirement at age 45. Those hired before 1993 were allowed to work until they became 55. [...]



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