Asia’s Biggest Airline Meeting Canceled Due to Hong Kong Unrest
The biggest annual gathering of Asian airline executives, planned for Hong Kong next week, has been canceled after protests in the city escalated.
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines and Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd., this year’s hosts, decided to cancel the event after careful deliberation, according to a statement. The meeting of the presidents of airlines in the region was scheduled for Nov. 21 and 22.
“This was a very difficult decision, given our commitment to organize this important industry event, but reflects the unpredictability of the situation in Hong Kong,” AAPA said in the statement. “At the same time, the well-being of our delegates and guests has always been of paramount important.”
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Posted: 14 Nov 2019 15:37:20