Cathay Pacific A350 Business Class – 6

Did This Jerk Scam His Way Into Business Class?

A popular Instagram user has shared a video of him allegedly scamming his way into a business class seat. As he describes it, this would be "how to fly business class for free." The premise is that the guy was flying Cathay Pacific business class from…

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Cathay Pacific 777 First Class – 7

Cathay Pacific Maintaining New York Capacity

Update: I wanted to correct this post from a few days ago. While Cathay Pacific has indeed updated their schedule to reflect massive capacity cuts to New York this coming winter, the airline has clarified that this isn't their intention. Cathay Pacific…

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Cathay Pacific 777 First Class – 41

Cathay Pacific Offering 10% Credit Card Transfer Bonus

Currently Cathay Pacific is offering a 10% bonus when you convert credit card points into Asia Miles. This promotion is valid for transfers made between January 1 and January 31, 2020, and there are a few things to be aware of: Registration is required…

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Cathay Pacific 777 First Class – 7

Review: Cathay Pacific 777 First Class

While I had flown Cathay Pacific first class many times before, I was excited to fly them this time because the airline recently announced a major refresh to their first class soft product. And what a flight this was... talk about ending a trip on a…

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Cathay Dragon A330 First Class – 6

Review: Cathay Dragon A330 First Class

After a short night at the Hilton Beijing Capital Airport, it was time to fly back to Hong Kong, before continuing to Boston. I'm going to keep this review relatively brief, because I reviewed Cathay Dragon's A330 first class from Shanghai to Hong Kong…

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Cathay Dragon Business Class A330 – 3

Review: Cathay Dragon A330 Business Class

To finish off my Miami to Beijing itinerary I was flying Cathay Dragon's A330 business class from Hong Kong to Beijing. While I had flown Cathay Dragon first class before, this was my first time in their business class. As I outlined in the introduction…

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Cathay Pacific First Class 2

How To Redeem Miles For Cathay Pacific First Class

Back in the day Cathay Pacific used to be one of the most consistent airlines in the world when it came to releasing last minute first class award space. Unfortunately that has changed significantly over time, so in this post I wanted to take an in-depth…

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Cathay Pacific A350 Business Class – 2

Review: Cathay Pacific A350 Business Class

I was excited about this Hong Kong to Toronto flight for a variety of reasons. For one, I couldn't wait for a long haul flight where I could hopefully get some real sleep, after an exhausting and largely sleepless few days. Beyond that, this would be…

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Cathay Pacific Deck Lounge – 21

Review: Cathay Pacific Deck Lounge Hong Kong

Since I had some extra time during my layover in Hong Kong, I decided I should check out at least one additional Cathay Pacific lounge. Cathay Pacific has some exceptional lounges, and over the years I've visited most of their locations in Hong Kong.…

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Cathay Pacific A330 Business Class – 3

Review: Cathay Pacific A330 Business Class

After a whirlwind trip to Singapore, it was time to start my journey back home. I booked a Cathay Pacific business class award ticket all the way from Singapore to Toronto. The reason I chose to fly to Toronto is because the Hong Kong to Toronto flight…

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Cathay Pacific Lounge Singapore – 12

Review: Cathay Pacific Lounge Singapore Changi

I was flying from Singapore to Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific shortly after 8PM, so my goal was to check out both the Cathay Pacific Lounge and Qantas Lounge. Since the Qantas Lounge opens at 2:30PM, my initial plan was to go there first and then later…

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Cathay Pacific A330

Cathay Pacific Asia Miles No Longer Expire (With Activity)

One very positive development has just been announced for the Cathay Pacific Asia Miles frequent flyer program (this comes after some negative changes were made to the program last year). Different loyalty programs have different policies on mileage…

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Cathay Pacific New First Class 2

What I Booked In Place Of Hainan Business Class

I'd say I just "upgraded" big time, and I hope it makes an even more interesting review. Later this week I was supposed to fly Hainan Airlines from Beijing to Boston. I was looking forward to this, because Hainan's reverse herringbone business class…

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Filed Under: Cathay Pacific, Hainan
Cathay Pacific 777

Sad Layover In A Subtly Unfamiliar Hong Kong

I wrote about my misadventures during a Singapore layover, though that wasn't my only layover in Asia on this trip. I also had a quick 10 hour overnight in Hong Kong, as I arrived at around midnight and left around 10AM the next morning. Even though…

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Cathay Pacific First Class 1

Cathay Pacific Introduces Free First Class Wifi

Just a few weeks ago, Cathay Pacific unveiled some positive changes to their first and business class soft product, including new bedding and dining. Well, the airline has now made yet another positive change to their first class service. Effective immediately,…

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Filed Under: Cathay Pacific, Travel Technology
Cathay Pacific 777

How Many Cathay Pacific 777s Have Wifi?

Obviously there are bigger issues going on at Cathay Pacific right now than the progress of their wifi installation. However, I wrote a post a while back about their progress installing wifi on their 777s, and wanted to update that post, since several…

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American 777 300er 1

Airlines Ask Hong Kong To Waive Airport Fees

Hong Kong has seen a huge drop in visitors after months of protests, which have increasingly impacted the airport and airlines as well. Not only has the number of inbound travelers dropped, but given the disruptions the airport has seen, the number of…

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Cathay Pacific First Class 2

Cathay Pacific Awards Now Bookable On American’s Website

There are lots of things that contribute towards a great frequent flyer program. Obviously award redemption rates and award availability are both important, but there’s also something to be said for the ease with which you can search and book award seats.…

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Filed Under: American, American AAdvantage