Chairman of Cathay Pacific Airways, Christopher Pratt, right, chats with Chief Executive John Slosar at a company result announcement in Hong Kong Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.,... more 
Chairman of Cathay Pacific Airways, Christopher Pratt, right, chats with Chief Executive John Slosar at a company result announcement in Hong Kong Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd., Hong Kong's biggest airline, posted its biggest first-half loss in a decade on Wednesday because of persistently high fuel prices, the global economic slump and poor air cargo demand. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kin Cheung
Wed, Aug 8, 2012 6:02 AM EDT