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What Sets Cathay Pacific Apart?

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Cathay Pacific Airlines is Hong Kong’s flag carrier, and was founded on 24 September 1946, with its head office located at Hong Kong International Airport. This Airlines made the world’s first nonstop transpolar flight flying over the North Pole in July 1998. Cathay Pacific is the world’s third largest airlines in terms of capitalization as stated by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and in 2010 it became the world’s largest international cargo airline, and its main hub Hong Kong International Airport is the busiest airport in cargo traffic.

Cathay Pacific services for Economy Class, Business Class and First Class

Global Reach Economy Class

  • Seats with cradle mechanism allowing for a 6” recline
  • The latest in movies, TV, and music

Global Reach Business Class

  • Business Class lounge access
  • Extra comfort even on shorter flights
  • Gourmet food
  • The latest in movies, TV, and music
  • Luxury amenity kit, soft pillows, and duvet

Global Reach First Class

  • Faster check-in
  • First class lounge access
  • Access to global lounges
  • Award-winning service
  • Private, comfortable First Class suites
  • Flat bed with 500-thread-count duvet
  • À la carte dining with fresh Asian and international flavors

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Cathay Pacific Information

The ownerSwire Group
Company HeadquartersHong Kong-China
The Main Operational AirportHong Kong International Airport (HKG)
Year of establishment1946
AllianceOne world

Cathay Pacific & the Alliance of Common Code

In order to expand its map of destinations, Cathay Pacific shares code in partnership agreements with  airlines:

Qatar AirwaysAir China
Air New ZealandAlaska Airlines
American AirlinesFiji Airlines
Japan AirlinesFiner Airlines
Iberia AirHong Kong Express
LATAM Airlines GroupLufthansa Airlines
Mongolian Airlines MIATAirlines Malaysia
Philippine AirlinesQantas
S7 AirlinesWestJet Airlines
Vietnam International AirlinesBritish Airways
Air AstanaAustrian Airlines
Bangkok AirwaysBrussels Airlines
Swiss International AirlinesShenzhen Airlines

Cathay Pacific Check-in Information

For passengers with a confirmed e-ticket, online check-in for all Cathay Pacific flights can be made between 36 hours to 2 hours before departure

Cathay Pacific Baggage Allowance

Baggage Policy

Cathay Pacific baggage policy is suitable for all passengers on board:

Baggage Allowance

Baggage Allowance for Cathay Pacific Flights: 

  • Economy class passengers are allowed one piece of the carry-on bag with a weight limit of 7kg.
  • First & Business class passengers are allowed 1 carry-on bag with a weight limit of 10 and 15kg respectively.
  • Economy class baggage allowance is one bag weighing no more than 30kg.
  • Premium Economy class baggage allowance is one bag weighing no more than 30kg.
  • Business class baggage allowance is one bag weighing no more than 40kg in total.
  • The first class baggage allowance is one bag weighing no more than 50kg.
  • Infants in all classes are allowed up to one bag weighing no more than 10kg.

About Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Food & Drinks

Food and beverages are complimentary on all flights, with two hot meals generally served Food served on flights from Hong Kong is provided by Cathay Pacific Catering Services Hong Kong CLS Catering Services Limited

Cathay Pacific Food & Drinks

Food and beverages are complimentary on all flights, with two hot meals generally served Food served on flights from Hong Kong is provided by Cathay Pacific Catering Services Hong Kong CLS Catering Services Limited

Value Addition on Cathay Pacific Flights

The entertainment on board

Cathay Pacific cares about making sure that its passengers are having a good time in the sky, so they can enjoy a wide selection of music, movies, TV shows and even games!

StudioCX, Cathay Pacific’s in-flight entertainment system, equipped with personal televisions (PTVs) at every seat, Asian and Western movies and TV shows, music and games

The airline flies you to more than 110 destinations across the globe, Cathay Pacific provides its passengers services to 168 destinations in 42 countries around the world. It has a fleet of wide body aircraft, which consists of Airbus A330, Airbus A340, Boeing 747, and Boeing 777. As for Cathay Pacific Cargo, it operates a fleet of over 20 freighters covering more than 40 destinations worldwide.

Some of the prestigious awards won by this airline are:

  • World’s Best Airline Cabin Cleanliness at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016
  • Best Airline Premium Economy Class and Best Frequent Flyer Programme at the 2016 Business Traveller Asia Pacific Awards
  • The Most Favorite Airlines Award at the 14th Best Travel Agency Awards by Weekend Weekly 2015
  • Best Transpacific Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2013 and 2015
  • Best International Business Class at the Australian Business Traveller Awards 2012
  • Best Airline at the Business Traveller China Travel Awards 2012

Cathay Pacific FAQs

Does Cathay Pacific provide online seat selection?
Yes, Cathay Pacific offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.
Does Cathay Pacific allow web check-in?
Yes, Cathay Pacific allows web check-in.
What is the age a new born child can be carried with Cathay Pacific?
Please ensure that your infant is more than 7 days old and under 24 months old at the time of travel. For safety reasons, every infant must be accompanied by an adult. There is a fee for each child.
What is the total number of routes serviced by Cathay Pacific?
The total number of routes serviced by Cathay Pacific is 177.
Can I take a stroller on board?
Yes. Foldable/collapsible pushchairs and strollers meeting the permissible size and weight of hand baggage may be accepted for carriage in the cabin provided space is available.Pushchair/stroller should be stowed and secured in the overhead locker. Its stowage must not create an obstruction to cabin crew and passengers movement nor restrict access to safety equipment or emergency exit.
What is the airline code for Cathay Pacific?
The airline code for Cathay Pacific is CX

Can I book on behalf of a friend or family member?
Yes, you can make a booking on behalf of someone else. However, you will need the official documents such as a credit card and passport details of the traveler. Note that all the information must be entered correctly.
Can I change name on airline ticket?
Yes. You can change the name on a flight ticket but the airline will normally charge you an administration fee to do so. Some airlines will allow you to change the name on your reservation because of a spelling mistake but won't allow you to transfer your flight to somebody else.
Can I carry perfumes in my hand luggage?
Saudia flights do not permit its passengers to carry any liquids including non-alcoholic in their hand luggage due to their no liquid policy. Go through the baggage policy before booking a flight.
Can I use my laptop or mobile during the flight?
Yes, you may use your laptop or mobile once the seat belt signs have been switched off. Your wireless connection must be switched off (known as “Airplane” mode) and you must obey any requests from the airline's flight attendants to switch off electrical equipment at any time during your flight.
If I need help at the airport, where should I go?
You can go to the Airlines’s staff at the airport.
Who is liable if my travel documents are incomplete or no longer valid?
Under international transport law, passengers are responsible for carrying whatever documents are necessary to enter a particular country. The airline will not be held liable for expenses arising due to the passenger's failure to present the necessary documents. Before starting your journey, you must be in possession of all documents relating to entering or leaving the country you intend to visit, along with any relevant health or documents. If you are refused entry to the country, you are obliged to pay all fines and related expenses levied against you or the airline, as well as pay the airline for transport from this country. The airline will not refund you the amount paid for transport to the point at which entry was denied booking.

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