Based in USA, Hong Kong and New Zealand.
Company flies far and wide:-Chicago O'Hare, Frankfurt, London Heathrow, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Manchester UK, Rome Fiumicino, Milan Malpensa, Toronto Pearson, Moscow Domodedovo, New York JFK, Newark and Paris Charles de Gaulle to name a few destinations. Airline is over extended financially.
Trend:-Christmas and New Year bookings seem to co-inside with contract talks hovering/threatening over head with this airline 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010.
April 6, 2016 No sooner have we gotten rid of the French air traffic control strike. Now you will have to deal with the Greek and Italian controllers this week www.easytravelreport.com Will cause delays around the network
Last years issues 2015
25 September 2015 Pilot's stating again that they are tired and worn out Daily Mail
1 June 2014 Strike threat for August is still on the books, deal not signed thestandard
29 May 2015 Flight attendants two day sit in worked, agreement has been made with management. August strike threat over http://zeenews.india.com union
Union will seek out legal consultation before signing contract.
27 May 2015 Came across this scathing article today on TimeOut
21 May 2015 Cathay Pacific flight attendants threaten two week August walkout. August 18? No date set yet. 6,200 flight attendants just want passengers to know in advance.
19 May 2015 - 400 Flight attendants demonstrating today at Hong Kong airport.
28 APRIL, 2015 This time it's Cathay Pacific flight attendants threaten work to rule or strike action this summer.
Pilot's have been on a work to rule since December 2014.
Cathay Pacific Pilots Strike Action
Update:-3 December 2014 Talks between management and Cathay pilot union fail. Cathay pilots will work to strict contract rules and regulations, “work to rule”.
Be prepared for flight delays, bring a book.
Alliance with Oneworld
Monday 10 November 2014 Cathay Pacific pilots (HKAOA) threaten strike action over Christmas holiday's after rejecting management wage offer - 10% over three years. Be prepared for flight delays and cancellations.
Old industrial actions
26 November 2013 Pilots union and cabin union in yearly negotiations. Will update as we see fit.
20 December 2012 According to both sides issues are now over with. Strike threat over with.
Possible strike by Cathay Pacific flight attendants in works.
Update:- Monday, December 10, 2012 Union decided today to go on a go slow. Dirty toilets, no food for you. Good news is, no strike is to happen before Christmas. Hopefully a new deal will be made before the Lunar New Year, Sunday February 10.
Wednesday 5 December 2012 Update:-Management will have a contingency plan in place, if strike to happen, no details given. Another meeting to take place Monday.
A Strike would not be popular with some employees. Any Christmas or New Year strike would make it near on impossible to find an alternative airline. (Strike has not been officially called so it might not be too late for travel insurance?) Why not book a hotel at both ends of your trip if need be.
3 December 2012 giving management till tomorrow to come back to the table with improved offer or will issue strike notice.
30 November 2012 Here we go again, it's that time of year. Flight Attendants reject managements offer of 2% pay raise and an extra months salary. Flight attendants would prefer 5%.
September 2012 Cathay Pacific looses two cases in one day
1/26/11 Cathay Pacific flight attendants postpone industrial action over Lunar new year.
1/11/11 Back again, this time it's cabin crew threaten strike/work to rule ie go slow. Cathay management refuse more talks. 3,000 flight attendants have been working under rule for 12 years.
12/24 Pilots union cancel strike
12/20 Cathay pilots accept a deal, your good to go.
5 Dec. Cathay Pacific Airways new pilot negotiations starting Dec 13. Pilots have rejected salary offer.
Strikes, industrial actions for 2010
November 19, 2010 baggage handling, catering, cleaning, freight transportation and
Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union threaten Christmas strike.