Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd (0293.HK)
15 Aug 2018
SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd posted a narrower half-year loss on a strong rise in airfares and cargo rates and flagged expectations for a better second half, although its failure to curb costs fuelled market concerns.
* Shares drop as much as 3.3 percent to lowest since December
* Said was helped by weak U.S. dollar; hit by high fuel costs
Aug 8 Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd on Wednesday swung to a narrower half-year loss, in a sign its transformation programme designed to cut costs and lift revenue was paying off.
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DUBAI/ABU DHABI Etihad Airways is exploring options with Boeing to cancel or defer orders for 777X jets worth billions of dollars in a fresh sign of the carrier's financial strains and potentially squeezing Boeing's newest model, four sources familiar with the matter said.
* Offer price 31 pct lower than failed 2010 bid (Recasts, adds 2010 bid and analyst comment)
HONG KONG Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd shareholder Swire Pacific Ltd said it plans to take maintenance unit Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co Ltd private for about HK$3 billion ($382 million), citing low levels of trade in its shares.
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SINGAPORE, May 24 Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways has made the biggest overhaul to its loyalty programme in a decade, with airfares paid now playing a larger part in determining customer rewards, the head of the business said on Thursday.