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New Cathay chief to turn carrier around amid bloated costs, new rivals

Hong Kong's marquee airline has hit an air pocket despite the booming travel demand in the region

Mr Hogg is a consummate Swire insider with a strong track record, but some analysts wonder if Cathay might be better off with an outsider at the helm.


FRIENDS and executives clinked their champagne flutes for Rupert Hogg on April 21 at a sky lounge offering a view of Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, wishing him success as he assumes the CEO role on May 1 at Cathay Pacific Airways.

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