During this month 2022 July Cathay Pacific Is gearing up progressively is bring the fleet back home to Hong Kong SAR –China – People’s Republic of China from an idle storage Alice Springs desert for quite some time, in which was store Throughout the pandemic, ensuring our passengers’ safety has always been our priority. A significant part of this effort came in keeping idle aircraft in the Alice Springs desert protected and fly ready.
With a large reduction to our flight schedule, we protected more than 70 of our planes in Alice Springs, in the Australian desert. Pearl Sau, Line Maintenance Operations Manager and Benjamin Connell, Regional Engineering Manager Southwest Pacific, explain how our teams took on this unprecedented challenge. Now, we are bringing the fleet home to continue their next journey. How do we manage this unprecedented operation involving over 70% of our planes? With lots of planning, coordination, and even more heart….
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