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Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on side of plane
World | incidents | 17:30, 20 September 2018 | 846

AKIPRESS.COM - A major airline had to send a plane "back to the shop" after spelling its own name wrong, Sky News reports.

Cathay Pacific became Cathay "Paciic" after an all-important "f" was left off its branding.

The Hong Kong carrier confessed to the error on Twitter, where it was roundly mocked by social media users.

Cathay Pacific wrote: "Oops this special livery won't last long! She's going back to the shop!"

Aghiad Haloul replied: "No f's were given that day."

A user named HK Phil said : "If they can get this obviously (it) makes you wonder about the important engineering on the plane!"

However, some were more sympathetic to the airline.

Vimal Rai posted: "Great that you can have a laugh about this in public. Air travel needs to lighten up. Kudos."

An engineer for Haeco, a sister company of Cathay Pacific, found the error to be suspicious.

He told the South China Morning Post: "The spacing is too on-point for a mishap.

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