Protesters plan “stress test” of Hong Kong Airport this weekend

Protestors are planning to “stress test” Hong Kong International Airport this weekend. ABC News Australia reports that Hong Kong’s High Court was extending an order that requires demonstrations to have permission from authorities. In response protest organisers have told protesters to “Go to the airport by different means, including MTR, Airport Bus, Taxi, Bike and…

Qantas caps some regional airfares

Qantas has bowed to community and government pressure to reduce the airfares for regional communities. The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reports that a Senate enquiry heard claims of a $4800 ($US3247, €5321, £2208) return fare for a family of 3 to fly between the Queensland towns of Cloncurry and Townsville. The enquiry, however, found no…

Cathay Pacific CEO in shock resignation

The British CEO of Cathay Pacific has resigned over participation of some of it’s workers in the Hong Kong protests. Chief Customer and Commercial Officer, Paul Loo has also resigned. The news was announced on Chinese state media, rather than through Hong Kong business channels. Last week China warned Cathay Pacific that employees that “support…