Cathay Pacific operations have been severely affected by the civil unrest sweeping Hong Kong, as a protest gathering closed Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), and new staff requirements were issued by Chinese authorities.  At 4 p.m. local time Aug. 12, Cathay Pacific said it had been notified by the Hong Kong International Airport Authority that “all departing flights are canceled today … effective immediately.” This action was a “result of the public ...

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