Cathay Pacific Targeted by Unions Over Chinese Compliance

Source: Travel News

Vincent Yu  / Associated Press

A demonstrator sits near a sign during a protest opposing the recent firings of Cathay Pacific employees. Trade union members in Hong Kong rallied on Wednesday against the city’s flagship Cathay Pacific airline for firing employees apparently because of links to this summer’s ongoing pro-democracy protests. Vincent Yu / Associated Press

Skift Take: For Cathay Pacific, sticking close to China clearly trumps everything else. It might be a good short-term business decision but with protests raging in Hong Kong, it risks being on the wrong side of history.

— Patrick Whyte

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Cathay Pacific Targeted by Unions Over Chinese Compliance