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Airline Misspells Own Name On Plane

A Hongkong based airline briefly faced international embarrassment after it mispelt its own name on one of their planes.

The airline had to send the plane back to the paint shop after the company’s name was spelled incorrectly on it.

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific painted its name as “Cathay Paciic” on the side of the jet.

Some eagle-eyed travellers spotted the mistake at Hong Kong International Airport and contacted the airline.

“Oops this special livery won’t last long! She’s going back to the shop!” the company joked on Twitter.

The airline said it was a genuine mistake, although some in the industry said it was inexplicable.
“The spacing is too on-point for a mishap,” an engineer for Haeco, a sister company of the airline, told the South China Morning Post .

“There should be a blank gap in between letters if it was a real mistake I think.”

This came off as an international embarrassment to the company though they joked about it on twitter.

(With Reports from BBC)

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6 comments

  1. Ataka Fortunatus Tobenna

    We should be careful in everything we do in order to avoid mistakes

  2. This is really inexplicable… but let’s try to be very careful in all we do.

  3. Nwakile Maureen Uzoma

    Nawa oo,this people no dey joke,they meant business

  4. Iweorah Ezinne Esther

    One should be careful these days oo

  5. I guess the painter has personal beef with the airline ..

  6. guys is not joking when it comes to business but they should try give the painter man glasses

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