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BRIEF-Cathay Pacific Airways Says Co In Discussions On Acquisition Involving Hong Kong Express Airways

March 5 (Reuters) - Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd:

* COMPANY IS IN ACTIVE DISCUSSIONS ABOUT AN ACQUISITION INVOLVING HKE

* NOTES MEDIA REPORTS ON POSSIBLE ACQUISITION OF SHARES IN HONG KONG EXPRESS AIRWAYS AND HONG KONG AIRLINES FROM HNA GROUP Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: