Two Cathay Pacific pilots sacked for involvement in HK protests: airline

PTI Hong Kong | Updated on August 14, 2019 Published on August 14, 2019

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Cathay Pacific on Wednesday said two pilots had been sacked, as the Hong Kong carrier came under pressure from Beijing to clamp down on staff supportive of anti-government rallies.

“Cathay Pacific confirms that two pilots have been terminated in accordance with the terms and conditions of their employment contracts,” the airline said in a statement.

“One is currently involved in legal proceedings. The other misused company information on Flight CX216/12 August.”

Published on August 14, 2019
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