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Cathay pilots to work contractual hours only as pay talks break down

Their saying no to additional shifts raises prospect of delays, cancellations in run-up to busy Christmas season

The airline announced a pay rise for Hong Kong-based ground staff and cabin crew on Thursday, with the majority of workers averaging a 4.5 per cent increase in 2015.

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PILOTS of Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific were due to start work-to-rule action on Thursday after long-running pay talks broke down, raising the prospect of delays and cancellations in the run-up to Christmas. Union leaders announced the move - which will see pilots work