Hong Kong – May 2012

Cathay Pacific A330 (new) Business Class Review – CX139 Hong Kong to Sydney

This review is a long time coming. I’ve been up to Hong Kong four times this year, and felt like I was going a bit HKG mad with various reviews and posts, so I have been slowly working my way through anything worth talking about since my first trip in January.

However, I took this flight in May, and am now only just finishing up and publishing this review. Cathay launched their new Business Class onto the Sydney route not long before I took this flight, so I should have published it sooner.

This was my third trip back from HK in just 4 months, and after a shocker of an overnight return flight the trip prior where I was parked up the back and got virtually no sleep, I felt inclined to ensure I received better treatment this time around. I purposefully booked myself on the only daytime flight to Sydney, CX162, as I knew it was operating their new Business Class, and was keen to try it out. Continue reading…

Cathay Pacific A330 (old) Business Class Review – CX162 Sydney to Hong Kong

Sydney – Hong Kong Cathay Pacific Business Class Review

I’ve travelled up to Hong Kong from Sydney 3 times in the first half of this year. Two of those trips I’ve picked CX162, which departs Sydney around 11am, arriving in Hong Kong at around 5.30 pm HKT.

Rather than give blow by blow reviews of two similar flights, I figured I’d combine the two and give a pictorial run through. Both flights were pretty good and perfectly acceptable, and well up to Cathay’s usual standards in Business Class, but nothing really outstanding or interesting to report happened on either. Continue reading…