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Trip Report: Dragonair (Cathay Dragon) A330 First Class, Hong Kong to Beijing

Dragonair was recently rebranded by their parent company, Cathay Pacific, and will soon be called "Cathay Dragon." Oftentimes mislabeled as Cathay Pacific's "low cost carrier," Dragonair is actually Cathay Pacific's regional airline operating both narrow-body and wide-body Airbus aircraft to ...
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Update on our Round the World trip in Premium Cabins.

A few updates on our round the world trip in premium cabins, as we made a few changes to better fit our schedule.  By shortening our trip, we lost a few things such as extended time in Australia, and a flight in AA International First class, but we gained a more convenient route ...

Cathay Pacific First Class Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) Trip Report

Cathay Pacific First Class is not only an aspiration award but an exclusive experience in the sky reserved for the world’s richest, celebrities, and those who know how to play the points game. I have flown Cathay Pacific First Class several times, yet I will admit, that my late night, red eye ...
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Qantas oneworld Business Class Lounge at LAX

The Qantas oneworld Business Class Lounge at LAX is located airside on level five of the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The lounge is open from 6:30 AM to 11:30 PM daily. For those traveling on American Airlines, you are in luck. The new airside connector between terminal four and the Tom ...
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Infant Travel: Cathay Pacific Business Class HKG-ICN


Cathay Pacific 416
Hong Kong (HKG) - Seoul Incheon (ICN)
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Depart: 4:30PM, Arrive: 9:10PM (next day)
Scheduled Duration: 3 Hours, 40 Minutes
Aircraft: Airbus A330-300
Hong Kong, we love you. After five great days in Hong Kong, it ...
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Dragonair Rebrands as Cathay Dragon

Dragonair has announced a major rebranding which will bring it closer to Dragonair’s larger owner, Cathay Pacific, as the two airlines attempt to build more continuity between the two airlines. Dragonair will rebrand and rename itself Cathay Dragon after their owner and the subsidy will drop ...

The Elegant Simplicity of Cathay Pacific's New Livery

Airlines update their livery from time to time, often when the brand is in need of a similar refresh. For Cathay Pacific, flag carrier of Hong Kong, the brand is respected, financial are stable, and there has been no major disasters, mergers or other events that might prompt fundamental changes. ...
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Amenity Kit Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class

This Cathay Pacific business class kit is from my Dubai to Hong Kong flight a few months ago. This kit was kind of a let down and I'm disappointed to see Cathay cut some costs with these new kits. For our introductory post and description of the 5 category, 5 point rating scale, ...

Cathay Pacific Business Class JFK to Hong Kong

Another guest post from my friend that just recently flew on Cathay Pacific in Business Class. I asked her to provide a review while the flight was still fresh in her memory.
I’d taken this flight last year in January, but not at the 01:30 departure time and I didn’t remember much ...
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Flying in Asia with your Baby

There are certain things that some places just do better.   I, for one, thought the level of service and (positive) attention that we received when flying in Asia with our baby was outstanding. Some will agonize over the thought of bringing children (or not) for the long haul flights to ...
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Cathay Pacific First Class Lounge Hong Kong (HKG)– The Wing Review

Cathay Pacific First Class lounge The Wing at Hong Kong International Airport is THE LOUNGE that most flyers love to talk about. The large space offers all the bells and whistles one would expect in an airport lounge and a few extra offerings that are not replicated anywhere else across the globe. ...
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Cathay Pacific Kuala Lumpur First and Business Class Lounge Review

Cathay Pacific may be one of Asia's most renowned airlines, but outside of their home base of Hong Kong the Cathay Pacific Kuala Lumpur lounge is lacking the glitz and glamour that Cathay Pacific is known for. Instead, the small rectangular lounge provides basic amenities and light snacks before ...
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Touring Cathay Pacific Business Class Lounges in Hong Kong

I could have flown home directly from Bangkok, but what fun would that be?  I had planned my flights around unique (read geeky) travel experiences; in this segment, I'll discuss my time in Hong Kong.  I never left the airport, since I only had a few hours, but I always enjoy layovers at ...
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Thai Airways A346 Royal First Class from Bangkok to Hong Kong

I saw 4 engines, but this airplane was made in France, not Seattle.  Yep, I got TG'd.  In plain English, the original aircraft scheduled to make this trip has changed to something else.  It could be worse, at least this flight still had a first class cabin (unlike the experience James ...
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Cathay Pacific announces Boston, denoting strength of North American network

Cathay Pacific will commence four weekly nonstop flights from its Hong Kong hub to Boston on May 1, 2015, operated on a 4-class Boeing 777-300ER. As one of the world's most globally-renown premium network carriers, Cathay has been highly exposed to the downturn in business travel over the past few ...
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Cathay Pacific's New Regional Business Class HKG - NRT Trip Report

  After a short but enjoyable flight from Kota Kinabalu to Hong Kong on Dragon Air, followed by a short connection in Hong Kong due to a delayed departure from Kota Kinabalu, I ran across the Hong Kong airport to make my connection to Narita. My overnight flight from Hong Kong to Japan was ...

Dragon Air Business Class Review: Kota Kinabalu to Hong Kong

After an amazing week of scuba diving, relaxing, people watching, and exploring the tiny island of Mabul, Malaysia I was on my way back to the states. I had originally booked an economy class award ticket from Malaysia back to San Diego flying TWU-KUL-NRT-SAN, however the night before business class ...
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Cathay Pacific Business Class HKG - KUL Trip Report

After an amazing stay at the Renaissance Harbour view Hong Kong Hotel and rendezvousing with friends, it was time to continue my trip on Cathay Pacific to Kuala Lumpur. I visited the Pier lounge shortly, as I didn’t have much time for a long stay at any lounges due to check in and baggage ...