Although Cathay Pacific subsidiary Cathay Dragon has gained expanded permission to fly routes to the US, the Hong Kong-based carrier says it does not intend to launch flights there in the short term. “There are no immediate plans for Cathay Dragon to operate flights to the United States,” a Cathay spokeswoman said. The airline applied for US Department of Transportation (DOT) exemption in January, which would give it broader authority to operate from Hong Kong to the US, ...

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