The number would be increased to 407 a week from June 1.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China would view such a move as an expansion and could block Cathay from keeping access to 20 mainland routes flown only by Dragon.
That stop, despite appearances, is not to improve connectivity for travelers, but instead to ensure that none of the carrier’s crews have to disembark in China.
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Passengers with temperature of 37.3°C or above will be denied boarding.
This should improve Cathay Pacific’s situation somewhat, but it’ll be quite a while before things return to normal.
The company is hiring for as many as 90 new positions at the W Chengdu, 77 at the Shenzhen Renaissance, and another 60 at the Shenyang Marriott.
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