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BRIEF-Cathay Pacific Airways Posts FY Profit Attributable HK$2,345 Million Vs Loss Of HK$1,259 Million

March 13 (Reuters) - Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd:

* DECLARED DIVIDEND OF HK$ 0.30 PER SHARE

* FY PROFIT ATTRIBUTABLE HK$2,345 MILLION VERSUS LOSS OF HK$1,259 MILLION

* FY REVENUE HK$111,060 MILLION VERSUS HK$97,284 MILLION

* BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN CHALLENGING IN 2019

* "FORECAST STRENGTH OF USD AND UNCERTAINTY DUE TO GEOPOLITICAL DISCORD & GLOBAL TRADE TENSIONS DAMPENING PASSENGER AND CARGO DEMAND"

* IN 2019, WILL CONTINUE TO REORGANISE ITS NINE CORE BUSINESS PROCESSES Source text (http://bit.ly/2Huu4B9) Further company coverage: