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Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific offers five daily flights from London-Heathrow to Hong Kong International Airport. From its home and hub in Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific offer inter-connecting flights to over 140 worldwide destinations including 40 in Asia, 7 in Australia and New Zealand and unrivalled connections to 21 cities in China.

Cathay Pacific was founded in 1946 and its headquarters and main hub are now at Hong Kong International Airport.

By the end of the 1970s, Cathay had expanded its services to Europe and North America. During the 1980s, its international network grew even further, to include London, Brisbane, Frankfurt, Vancouver, Amsterdam, Rome, San Francisco, Paris, Zurich and Manchester.

By the mid-1990s, it had assembled a fleet of aircraft that was among the youngest in the world. In 2006 it celebrated our 60th anniversary.

It currently operates scheduled services to 114 destinations in 36 countries worldwide but the company plans to add a further 98 aircraft to our fleet by 2020.

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Travel Classes

Travel classes & legroom

Cathay Pacific offers daily flights from London-Heathrow to Hong Kong International Airport. From its home and hub in Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific's offer a 50 minutes inter-connecting flights to over 140 worldwide destinations including 40 in Asia, 7 in Australia and New Zealand and unrivalled connections to 21 cities in China.

In the air, you can enjoy superb in-flight service in comfort. With more than 140 destinations in 36 countries across the globe to choose from, Cathay Pacific is the airline to bear in mind when looking for a great value deal.

First Class

Just the right amount of personal attention, interaction and privacy

One of life's great pleasures is to be treated as an individual. In First Class, customers will find that they always have just the right amount of personal attention, interaction and privacy, whenever they want.

Benefits of First Class

  • First Class6’9” by 3’ fully flat bed
  • Luxurious suite
  • Built-in massage function
  • 17”screen with “Audio/Video On Demand”
  • Noise-cancelling headsets
  • Personal wardrobe with amenity kit, sleep suit, shoe bag, mattress, pillow and duvet

New Business Class

A perfect balance of privacy and openness. Skytrax: "World’s Best Business Class" winner 2012

Cathay Pacific’s Business Class goes that extra mile to make our customers feel special. Designed to provide both privacy and openness – which they can control as they like, the extra wide seat, and the new, fully flat bed afford them comfort and luxury in the sky.

Cathay Pacific’s new Business Class is being progressively introduced on our Boeing 777-300ER and Airbus A330-300 aircraft. Aircraft deployment varies and availability is subject to operational requirements.

Benefits of Business Class

  • Business Class6’6” by 2’4” fully flat bed
  • 15”screen with “Audio/Video On Demand”
  • Noise-cancelling headsets
  • Window seats with a perfect view
  • Centre seats ideal for travelling together
  • iPod/USB connectors

Premium Economy

A total enhancement of Economy Class experience

Cathay Pacific's new Premium Economy Class is a total enhancement from the Economy Class experience. On the ground you have dedicated check-in counters, an increased baggage allowance, and priority boarding. In the air, you’ll enjoy an exclusive cabin, larger seats with more legroom, enhanced catering, entertainment at your command and even more of its world-famous service.

Benefits of Premium Economy Class

  • Premium EconomySeparate cabin, dedicated check-in counters and priority boarding
  • Welcome glass of Champagne and premium quality meals
  • 38” seat pitch
  • 19.5“ seat width
  • 8” recline
  • 10.6” screen with ‘Audio/Video On Demand’
  • In-seat universal power supply
  • iPod/USB connectors

Economy Class

Better than ever experience beginning with the seat

Beginning with the seat the new Economy Class is designed to make your travel experience better than ever.

Benefits of Economy Class

  • Economy32” seat pitch
  • 18.5” seat width
  • 6” recline
  • 9” touch screen with ‘Audio/Video-On-Demand’
  • In-seat power supply outlet
  • iPod/USB connectors

In Flight

StudioCX - Inflight "Magic"

StudioCX, the in-flight entertainment system of Cathay Pacific, offers an enchanting array of options:

  • Hollywood blockbuster movies
  • Popular asian and western TV programmes
  • Riveting selection of crystal-clear audio
  • Wide range of newspapers and magazines including our award-winning in-flight magazine Discovery Games and more

Cathay Pacific's AVOD (Audio/Video On Demand) system offers more than 100 movies, 500 TV programmes, 888 CDs and 22 radio channels to all passengers on the aircraft. Our new cabin designs with this enhanced in-flight entertainment are available on all long-haul aircraft.

All passengers can also enjoy AVOD service on all long-haul aircraft. Movies are available with alternative soundtracks in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Hindi, French, Italian or German; TV programmes are broadcast in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese and Hindi respectively.

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SKYTRAX quality rating and Audley opinion

Excellent reputation, especially in first and business class.


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