Airline of the Year Cathay Pacific Airways Sixty years ago this September, Roy Farrell and Syd de Kantzow, the one an American, the other an Australian, created an airline in Hong Kong. Pilots both, they had become acquainted during World War II while flying the famous "Hump Route" between India and China. Perhaps after surviving that experience, the thought of trying to make a living by transporting people and cargo for money didn't seem so crazy. The little airline they launched with a ...

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