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Cathay Pacific Cargo says the recent outbreak of Covid among its pilots and resulting quarantine measures have impacted its European services.

In a letter published today, Tom Owen, director of cargo, also noted that “global constraints in the supply chain” were adding to the pressure.

After thanking the carrier’s “tireless and resistant pilots”, he added: “Unfortunately, the recent positive cases recorded among our flight crew require adjustments to our European schedule, but we will continue to work hard to find solutions to replace this capacity at the earliest opportunity.

“Global constraints in the supply chain are also impacting our operation to some degree, particularly on the transpacific routes, around the availability of pallets and ULDs. It is taking much longer for units to be delivered back to our warehouses in the US after collection by the consignee.

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