Articles tagged “cathay pacific”

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The 2018 Innovators in Travel, Hospitality and Aviation

The 2018 Innovators in Travel, Hospitality and Aviation

Colin Nagy

Hospitality is a creative act and by looking at who is doing things well, the entire industry can take away some necessary inspiration as they begin to execute 2019 plans.

4 months ago

Cathay Pacific’s Data Hack Lasted for Months

Cathay Pacific’s Data Hack Lasted for Months

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

If Cathay Pacific violated data protection rules, its executives could land themselves in hot water, even if they insist the data wasn't misused.

5 months ago

Hong Kong Privacy Watchdog to Investigate Cathay Pacific Over Data Breach

Hong Kong Privacy Watchdog to Investigate Cathay Pacific Over Data Breach

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

It's right for a regulator to look into whether the carrier violated data protection rules. But it would be sad if the airline industry as a whole pulled back from innovative one-to-one retailing efforts if carriers decide they would rather not risk storing personal data on customers long-term.

5 months ago

Cathay Pacific Suffers Massive Data Breach

Cathay Pacific Suffers Massive Data Breach

Jinshan Hong and Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Cathay Pacific isn't the first airline to suffer a data breach but this sounds like a pretty significant hack. CEO Rupert Hogg's priority is making sure it doesn't happen again.

6 months ago

China’s Bullet Trains Pose a Threat to Hong Kong Airlines

China’s Bullet Trains Pose a Threat to Hong Kong Airlines

Prudence Ho and Dong Lyu, Bloomberg

More turbulent skies lie ahead for Hong Kong-based carriers like Cathay.

7 months ago

Airlines Resume Flights to Hong Kong Following Powerful Typhoon

Airlines Resume Flights to Hong Kong Following Powerful Typhoon

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

With extreme weather events like typhoons, it can be difficult to predict how much disruption they will cause. In this case, it looks like it will be a good few days before operations at Hong Kong International Airport are back to normal.

7 months ago

Cathay Pacific Posts Loss as Fuel Prices Start to Bite

Cathay Pacific Posts Loss as Fuel Prices Start to Bite

Bloomberg

A loss is bad news for Cathay Pacific and will cast fresh doubts on whether the airline can successfully turn itself around.

8 months ago

High Fuel Prices Weigh on Cathay Pacific’s Recovery

High Fuel Prices Weigh on Cathay Pacific’s Recovery

Bloomberg News, Bloomberg

Rising fuel prices are bad news for most airlines. We'll find out soon enough whether Cathay Pacific is strong enough to cope with the new environment.

9 months ago

Competition Is Driving Cathay Pacific to Cut Jobs in Japan

Competition Is Driving Cathay Pacific to Cut Jobs in Japan

Kyunghee Park and Kiyotaka Matsuda, Bloomberg

Low-cost carriers continue to disrupt the airline industry, and if legacy carriers like Cathay Pacific want to survive, they'll need to rethink their own business and service models.

9 months ago

Cathay Pacific’s Long View on Investing Outside of Its Jets

Cathay Pacific’s Long View on Investing Outside of Its Jets

Colin Nagy, Skift

The so-called soft product is often the first to get the knife as airlines undergo turnarounds. Thanks to patient, long-term investors and the desire to be customer-centric, Cathay is investing in its lounges and end-to-end experiences even in the middle of a business turnaround.

10 months ago

Why Cathay Pacific Wants to Take On Low-Cost Carriers Without Creating Its Own

Why Cathay Pacific Wants to Take On Low-Cost Carriers Without Creating Its Own

Brian Sumers, Skift

Like many airlines, Cathay Pacific underestimated the digital revolution and the threat of low-cost competition. It is playing catch up, and its recent financial results have not been pretty. But Cathay Pacific has an excellent brand, and it serves a lucrative home market. It should be OK.

10 months ago

Cathay Pacific Gets a Boost From Business Class Revival

Cathay Pacific Gets a Boost From Business Class Revival

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

A $161 million annual loss isn't anything to shout about, but at least Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg, who only joined the business 10 months ago, can claim things are trending in the right direction. The next challenge is proving that the airline can deal with the threat coming from mainland China.

1 year ago