Cathay Pacific (CX) is the international flag carrier of Hong Kong with its hub and headquarters at the Hong Kong International Airport. Its chief focus cities of Bangkok and Taipei. With a mammoth 168 destinations in 42 countries and 5 continents, Cathay Pacific holds the title of the world's third largest airline according to International Air Transport Organization and the world's largest cargo moving airline. Dragon Air as an affiliate member, Cathay Pacific is a founding member of the OneWorld Alliance. Cathay Pacific has a fleet of total 115 aircraft carriers with around 90 more awaiting delivery. The airline serves a number of gateway cities in North America and Europe, with easy connections with its OneWorld and codeshare partners.
Classes of Service
Cathay pacific offers a varied range of classes of service with distinguishing in-flight and check-in services.
Flagship First Class: Travel first class on Cathay Pacific to enjoy your own private space and greater indulgence that together make the passenger experience a seamless travel. This offers plush carpets, hand crafted sculptural artworks, warm toned natural leather and a fully flat bed with thicker mattresses and a choice of duvets pillows. Personal grooming kits for men and women are provided. One of the highlights of your First Class journey is a delicious array of Asian and international dishes all freshly prepared.
Business Class: This class offers the passenger a fully flat bed of over 2 meters, touch controls to make the cabin more private or interactive. Personal storage space is provided for glasses gadgets etc. Exclusive check-in programs to ease travelling and enhance the experience.
Premium Economy Class: Passengers traveling in the premium economy class have better seats which are more roomy and have a movable headrest for providing enhanced comfort. For long haul flights there is an environmental friendly amenity kit with socks, eyeshade, toothbrush, earplugs. The menu includes a selection of enhanced entrees, complimentary water bottle and a wide array of snacks.
Economy Class: This class is designed to give the economy class travel a new experience by giving 6" reclining seats, with additional space in the shin area in the event the other passenger reclines. Also this class provides storage space for handy items and a 110 V adapter point for various electronics. A 9" T.V. with on demand audio and video services is available which is also compatible with your ipod.
Studio CX, Cathay Pacific's in flight entertainment system offers personal screens and Audio Video on demand, during medium to long haul flights. The range of movies, music, games and shows span from Hollywood to Asian.
There is a gourmet menu available for the first class and business class passengers freshly prepared in the kitchens of Cathay Pacific. For all long haul flights two meals and free alcoholic drinks are provided in every class. The catering for the economy variant is done by Cathay Pacific Catering Services.
Cosmetics, skincare, jewelry, electronics and more, shop to your heart's fill from the duty free in air shopping offered by Cathay Pacific.
With Cathay Pacific you can drop all the check-in worries, thanks to its online check-in facility. If you have an e-ticket, you can easily reserve seats before 48 hours up to 90 minutes prior to flight departure and receive your boarding pass even before arriving at the airport. No more standing in long queues and wasting time in waiting for your turn.
Rewards Programs and Perks
The Marco Polo Club is an exclusive loyalty club that offers a range of in-flight and pre-flight services and privileges to the all frequent flyers. The benefits of being a Cathay Pacific frequent flyer member include priority check-in and boarding, lounge access, immediate seat allocation in business and economy classes, priority baggage check and extra baggage.