SYDNEY (Reuters) – China’s aviation regulator may make it difficult for Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd (0293.HK) to merge regional arm Cathay Dragon into its main brand because of infractions during last year’s pro-democracy protests, two sources said.
FILE PHOTO: A Cathay Dragon Airbus A330-300 plane descends before landing at Hong Kong Airport in Hong Kong, China April 4, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo
The airline is looking to cut costs, streamline marketing and consolidate pilot contracts around Cathay Pacific and low-cost arm HK Express, the sources said on condition of anonymity.
Rival Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIAL.SI