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A Cathay Pacific A350-1000 at Washington Dulles (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ben Suskind)

Cathay Pacific Takes Over 15 Chinese Routes From Subsidiary

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines were forced to downsize their operations. Among them was Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific decided to cut its regional subsidiary, Cathay Dragon, last October. As a result, the airline will pick up the capacity left by Cathay Dragon, specifically its portfolio of Chinese routes. Cathay Pacific applied to the Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) for the authority to take over 15 routes from its subsidiary's former operation throughout China, including Chengdu, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Guangzhou,…