By Dominic Lalk
It’s been a fast-paced week in Asia-Pacific aviation. Mid-week, Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways was heavily criticised for its delay in disclosing a major cyber security breach, affecting up to 9.4 million passengers, that was first detected in March. In China, Delta Air Lines announced a Shanghai-Minneapolis A350 route and Xiamen Airlines is reported to be evaluating an A321neo order.
In other updates, the Qantas Group reported a 6.3% increase in revenue for its first quarter, to US$3.1 billion, Philippine Airlines is considering a Manila-Seattle route, Vistara received a US$270 million capital injection from Singapore Airlines and Tata Group, Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced flying trans-Pacific services from Macau and Virgin Atlantic is eyeing non-stop flights to Australia.
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