Cathay Pacific and its regional arm Cathay Dragon will launch inflight Internet on its international Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 jets from the middle of 2018, allowing passengers on almost all international flights to enjoy a high-speed broadband connection above the clouds. The airline already b...
POSTED 16 Nov, 2017 5 Comments
Earning Asia Miles when flying with Cathay Pacific and its partner airlines like Qantas is usually straightforward: attach your Asia Miles number to your booking before you travel and those miles tend to appear without much hassle. But occasionally, the miles you’re owed never turn up, or ...
POSTED 15 Nov, 2017 3 Comments
Qatar Airways' surprise purchase of a 9.6 percent stake in Cathay Pacific to gain a foothold in East Asia has damped a long-held speculation among investors that the Hong Kong flag carrier would soon merge with another major shareholder: Air China. The Middle Eastern carrier will buy 9.6 percent...
POSTED 7 Nov, 2017 1 Comment
Members of Cathay Pacific’s Marco Polo Club scheme will soon earn more ‘club points’ – the airline’s equivalent of status credits – on a variety of Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon fares and flights, with the program’s Green tier also becoming easier to r...
POSTED 3 Nov, 2017 1 Comment
Cathay Pacific's newest Hong Kong lounge The Deck – formerly Dragonair's G16 lounge – will finally re-open in January 2018. Nestled next to the Qantas Hong Kong lounge and above departure gates 16 through 19, the year-long make-over has transformed the space from drab to fab – ...
POSTED 27 Oct, 2017 0 Comments
Our full review of Cathay Pacific’s new Singapore lounge at Changi Airport Terminal 4 can now be read here. PREVIOUS | Cathay Pacific’s swish new Singapore lounge at Changi Airport Terminal 4 will open its doors on Tuesday October 31, and travellers are in for a treat. With roo...
POSTED 27 Oct, 2017 1 Comment
Cathay Pacific is rolling out another refresh for its Boeing 777-300ER first class cabins – the second since the suites debuted in 2007 – although this time around the changes are less sweeping. Most of the changes focus on improvements to the inflight entertainment system, with...
POSTED 26 Oct, 2017 4 Comments
Cathay Pacific travellers heading from Hong Kong to the USA are no longer able to use the convenient in-town checkin facility at Hong Kong's Airport Express stations at Hong Kong Central and Kowloon. It's fallout from the latest clamp-down imposed by the US Department of Homeland Secur...
POSTED 25 Oct, 2017 15 Comments
Flying with Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air or Cathay Dragon from Kuala Lumpur International Airport? Then take advantage of the city’s in-town check-in desks, where you can ditch your suitcase and obtain your boarding pass before reaching the airport. It’s a great move if you’r...
POSTED 26 Sep, 2017 8 Comments
Cathay Pacific will add three new European destinations to its network in 2018, with the airline's latest Airbus A350 taking Brussels, Dublin and Copenhagen under its wing. The schedules put each city within a short connection from flights between Australia and Hong Kong – although that ca...
POSTED 1 Sep, 2017 4 Comments
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