Hong Kong airline makes embarrassing typo on side of plane

Cathay Pacific's livery boo-boo

Cathay Pacific's livery boo-boo Credit CATHAY PACIFIC

But an engineer for Haeco, a sister company of the airline, questioned whether it was a genuine error.

It was not acceptable for bosses who immediately sent the plane back to be repainted.

Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific has, but instead of spelling its name wrong on a simple piece of paper, this misspelling was painted on the side of a brand new multimillion-dollar airplane.

Oops, this special livery won't last long!

When a typo on the livery of one of their planes surfaced online on Wednesday (Sept 19) morning, the Hong Kong airline didn't hide it, but instead posted it on social media. "No one gives a F anymore, not even the painters!" said one Twitter user. "She's going back to the shop!" the company joked on Twitter.

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Aghiad Haloul replied: "No f's were given that day". "We have stencils. Should be a blank gap in-between letters if it was a real mistake, I think", the engineer said.

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

However, some were more sympathetic to the airline.

But such a mistake leaves others worries.

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