Category Archives: Cathay Pacific Airways

Cathay Pacific, First Class – Boeing 777-300: Frankfurt to Hong Kong

Date: 20 December 2016. Departure: 13:00. Arrival: 06:24. Flight time: 10 hours, 30 minutes. Seat: 1K, window. INTRODUCTION I awake just before seven in the morning. I open the curtains to take a look outside. It was late when I … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – A 330-300: Hong Kong to Perth

INTRODUCTION I spend my last day in Hong Kong walking through the narrow streets of Wan Chai and its many food markets. The sights, sounds and above all the smells are not for the faint of heart but they give … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – B 777-300ER: Hong Kong to Frankfurt

INTRODUCTION I just disembarked from a Cathay Pacific Airways B 777-300ER, arriving from Singapore. I now have another two hours to kill before my next flight to Frankfurt. TRANSIT / SECURITY CHECK IN HONG KONG Location: Security check-point adjacent to … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – B 777-300ER: Singapore to Hong Kong

INTRODUCTION In Singapore I spend the entire week at the Singapore Air Show, as an exhibitor in the Swiss Pavilion. It’s certainly been an interesting week. Not only do I get up close and personal with Qatar’s gorgeous B 787, … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific, Business Class – B777-300: Bangkok to Singapore

INTRODUCTION The unrest in Thailand, and in Bangkok in particular, is having a serious and damaging impact on the nation’s economy and reputation abroad. And the longer this situation lasts, the worse it will become. But alas, for the time … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – A 330-300: Hong Kong to Bangkok

INTRODUCTION After three days in Hong Kong it’s now time for me to move on to my next destination, which is Bangkok, where I shall be visiting a friend who now lives in the Thai capital. I’ve enjoyed this stay … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific, Business Class – B 777-300 to Hong Kong

INTRODUCTION I just disembarked from a British Airways A 319 flight from Basel. My next stop will be Hong Kong. I am going there by Cathay Pacific Airways Business Class. TRANSIT IN HEATHROW Transport: Direct shuttle bus from T5 to … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – A 330-300: Perth to Hong Kong

Airline: Cathay Pacific Aircraft: Airbus A 330-300 Cabin: Business Class Seat: 15A, window From: Perth To: Hong Kong Date: 23. August 2013 Departure: 07:10 Arrival: 15:10 Hey, who turned the lights out? It’s just gone 4 o’clock in the morning. … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific, Business Class – A 330-300: Hong Kong to Bangkok

TRANSFER IN HONG KONG Changing planes in Hong Kong is a painless affair, even more so because passengers are only required to remove laptops from their bags. Their liquids and other toiletries can stay in the bag. I don’t have … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific, Business Class – B 777-300: London Heathrow to Hong Kong

TRANSFER IN HEATHROW Transferring at Heathrow has become much easier of late. Once inside T5 I simply follow the signs for flight connections. I take the escalators down one floor to street level and a few minutes later the shuttle … Continue reading

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