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Cathay Pacific Arrivals Lounge Hong Kong Airport

I like the concept of arrivals lounges, it’s nice to have a place to freshen up before leaving the airport. Cathay Pacific provides this with their Arrivals Lounge at Hong Kong Airport.

The lounge is outside the main airport its actually under the Airport Express station. You can get access to the lounge if you have flown Cathay Pacific or Dragonair in business / first class, or have Oneworld Emerald status.

The lounge itself is really quite small its essentially one room divided up with showers on one side and the lounge part with separated dining area and there is no natural light inside therefore a bit dark. Most people myself included just have a shower and grab a quick bite to eat then leave.  The food/beverages on hand are limited just some salads, fruit, pastries along with the Asian selection comprising of wontons & rice. Its nothing like you would find in Cathays other lounges inside the airport. There are only a few places to sit either on some lounge chairs or on a long bench with stools that’s about it.

The food/beverages on hand are limited just some salads, fruit, pastries along with the Asian selection comprising of wontons & rice. Its nothing like you would find in Cathays other lounges inside the airport. There are only a few places to sit either on some lounge chairs or on a long bench with stools that’s about it. The shower rooms have plenty of space and are fitted out very nicely.

To sum up a nice all be it a small lounge, good place to have a shower after a long flight.  Not a place you would hang around for a long time.

 

Lounge Entrance

Cathay Pacific Arrivals Lounge Hong Kong Airport – Shower Rooms

Cathay Pacific Arrivals Lounge Hong Kong Airport – Small lounge area

Food selection

Cathay Pacific Arrivals Lounge Hong Kong Airport – Coffee machine

Cathay Pacific Arrivals Lounge Hong Kong Airport

 

Airline, Travel

Cathay Pacific , Business Class – Sydney To Hong Kong

Just a quick post on my flight to Hong Kong with Cathay Pacific.

Cathay does not have a lounge at Sydney airport, however, guests are directed to the Qantas Busines Lounge, the lounge is OK at best and not up to the standard of what Qantas has in its lounges overseas. I arrived with not much time so only spent a small amount of time in the lounge before boarding.

This flight is operated by an Airbus A330 that has a reverse herringbone seating with every seat having direct aisle access. The seat is very comfortable both when upright and when made into a fully flat bed. A proper pillow and blanket are provided when you want to sleep. If you are taller the narrow bit where your feet go is a bit tight but nothing that would affect your sleep or comfort.

Food is served from carts and at set times rather than dine on demand. The quality of the food is good while not amazing it’s still satisfying; accompanied with a selection of wines and assorted beverages.

After landing I headed off to the Cathay Pacific Arrivals Longe before jumping to the train to town.

The service on this and my return flight was excellent, the crew all seem happy and service the service is efficient. Combined with a comfy seat made for a great flight experience.

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Seat

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Beside the seat is a small compartment that the headphones are stored in

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Controlls for the seat , remote , powerpoint & small reading light

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Seat converted into bed

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Amenity kit containing toothbrush, toothpaste , mouthwash , socks , eye cover and selection of Jurlique creams

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Breakfast is served not long after take off

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Menu

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Pre-lunch snack

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Cheese & crackers with fruit

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Dessert & coffee

 

Cathay Pacific has four flights a day from Sydney to Hong Kong

https://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_AU.html

 

Airline, Travel

Cathay Pacific First Class , Hong Kong – New York

 

The thought of a 16hr flight is daunting such a long time to be on a plane! It is not that bad when you are flying Cathay Pacific first class. There are only six seats in First class on this plane & on this flight, all of them were occupied but once you are in your seat you would never know. The seat does not have a door like Singapore Airlines or Emirates, however, it still feels very private. The seat itself if very roomy, heaps of storage and it’s long I can only just touch the foot rest. When converted into a bed it is super comfortable also perfect for sleep on this very long flight.

This flight left in the late afternoon HK time so food service was a dinner and breakfast. There are many different food options available on the menu along with an extensive wine list.  You can have your meals at any time just order off the menu and it’s brought plated straight to your seat restaurant style no carts are used.  The food itself was good but didn’t blow me away, maybe I was expecting too much?

Cathay Pacific first class is great but still after 16hrs happy to finally get to ( JFK ) New York.

Bose headphones . Aesop amenity kit, Pye pajamas

Nice handwritten note from the crew

Cathay Pacific First Class Menu

Tomato , orange and basil soup

Bread basket

Sallad

King prawns, asparagus, millet , garlic butter & lemon herb

Tea

Fresh berries with cream

Seat converted into bed with a thin mattress placed ontop

Breakfast

Dim Sum

 

Cathay Pacific First Class, Hong Kong – New York