Aviation Cathay Pacific to cut 5,900 jobs, end Cathay Dragon brand due to COVID-19 pandemic Updated : October 21, 2020 07:14 AM IST The airline would also seek changes in conditions in its contracts with cabin crew and pilots. Overall, it will cut 8,500 positions or 24% of its normal headcount, but that includes 2,600 roles currently unfilled. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.