Hong Kong police issued a public announcement in the early morning of November 11, severely condemning the violation of law and violence, and said that 16 people were arrested during the 10-day action against violent opposition demonstrations on suspicion of illegal assembly, possession of offensive weapons, attacks on police officers and obstruction of police officers from performing their duties.
Hong Kong police arrested a woman on Nathan Road around 20:55 p.m. last night, according to Hong Kong Eastern Website. It was reported that the arrested woman was a Cathay Pacific flight attendant.
According to media reports, Cathay Pacific Airlines in Hong Kong has recently fallen into public opinion controversy over pilotsinvolvement in violent assault charges, employees involvement in strikes and leaks information about flight itineraries of members of the Hong Kong Police Force. On August 9, the Civil Aviation Administration issued a major aviation safety risk warning to Cathay Pacific Airlines of Hong Kong in response to the safety risks and hidden dangers exposed in recent incidents.
The Civil Aviation Administration has made three requests to Cathay Pacific Airlines of Hong Kong, including that all persons who participate in and support illegal demonstrations, violent shocks and excessive acts should immediately suspend flights to the Mainland or cease to perform all duties related to air transport activities in the Mainland from 0:00 a.m. on Saturdays and submit flights to the Mainland from 0:00 a.m. on Sundays. Cathay Pacific will also submit to the Mainland authorities before next Thursday measures to strengthen internal supervision and enhance flight safety and security. The Civil Aviation Administration will implement the warning requirements for Cathay Pacific to be supervised and handled in accordance with the law and regulations.
On the evening of October 10, Cathay Pacific announced that a pilot charged with riot crime had not been scheduled to fly any missions since last month. In addition, Cathay Pacific confirmed that two airport employees had been fired for misconduct.
Source: Global Times Responsible Editor: Gu Yunting_NBJS8499