Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) is the national carrier of Hong Kong. It was founded in 1946 and has gone long way, winning World's Best Airline four times. The airline operates its flight transporting passengers and cargo from its headquarters and hub based at Hong Kong International Airport. Cathay Pacific is the founding member of the OneWorld alliance. The airline ensures best in-flight entertainment with personal televisions in every seat, Hollywood and Asian Movies, programs, Magazines, music, and games. It also offers complimentary food and beverages for all long-haul passengers, with two hot meals by and large served even in the economy with free alcoholic beverages. The frequent Flyer Programmes of Cathay Pacific are Marco Polo Club and Asia Miles giving benefits in terms of seats, fares, baggage, food and many others.
Cathay Pacific serves over 180 destinations in 52 countries and provinces on five continents, with intense Asian network. Some of the major destinations of the airline are Amsterdam, Auckland, Cairns, Cebu, Delhi, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, and Milan.
Passengers of Cathay Pacific Airways are allowed to bring one bag as cabin baggage weighing up to 7 Kg and not exceeding dimensions of 56cm x 36cm x 23cm. Apart from this passenger can bring additional small bag like a purse, laptop or briefcase. The checked baggage which can be boarded for free includes 30 kg with maximum two bags for Economy, 35 kg with maximum two bags for Premium Economy, 40 Kg with maximum two bags for Business and 50 kg with maximum three bags for First Class.
The Cathay Pacific fleet size of 146 wide-body aircraft comprises of Airbus A330-300, Airbus A340-300, Airbus A350-900, Boeing 777-200, Boeing 777-300ER and Boeing 777-9.
Cathay Pacific Airways offers you, different classes of seats, i.e. first, business, premium economy, and economy, with varied benefits which can be unveiled by visiting the website and opening the aircraft you are willing to travel.
Online check-in is available for all Cathay Pacific passengers, those who have valid travel documents not expiring at least in six months duration. Online check-in can be done within 48 hours to 90 minutes before the flight departure. In the airports also Cathay Pacific has introduced self-print boarding pass service to reduce the chaos in airport check-in.
For international flights, you need to carry your passport, Visa and medical certificate if required. Hand baggage and weight should be according to the flight rules which you will travel. The items, for example, knife, lighter, matchbox, and chemicals, etc. are not permitted to carry for security reasons according to Dangerous Goods Regulations Act (DGR). Check-in should be done least 3hrs. preceding the flight time.