Cathay Dragon

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Cathay Dragon, known as Dragonair before,[1] was an airline based in Hong Kong International Airport. It had a fleet of 46 airplanes, including Airbus A320s, A321s and A330s. It flew to 44 destinations in China and Asia. It was named the "World’s Best Regional Airline" by Skytrax World Airline Awards four times.[2] On 21 October 2020, Cathay Pacific announced to stop the operation of Cathay Dragon due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[3]

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  1. "Dragonair Rebrands As Cathay Dragon - What Are The Implications?". One Mile at a Time. 28 January 2016.
  2. "Dragonair named as Skytrax 'World's Best Regional Airline' for fourth time – a first for any carrier". Dragonair. 17 June 2015. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  3. Freed, Jamie (21 October 2020). "Cathay Pacific to slash workforce, end Cathay Dragon brand due to pandemic". Reuters. Retrieved 9 December 2020.