Cathy Pacific Airways

1. Cabin Classes


Cathay Pacific offers a modern and refreshing economy cabin which features the latest in seat technology. The new seat design allows for a generous 6 inch recline while at the same time maintaining plenty of leg space when the seat in front is in the reclined position. Other seat features include a handy USB port and power supply for laptops and other devices, a clever amenity storage area for things like mobile phones and pens and a handy bi-fold tray table. For optimum comfort, each economy seat is fitted with a four way adjustable headrest.

Entertainment: Experience Cathay Pacific’s StudioCX entertainment system on your personal nine inch touch screen TV.  Enjoy a wide selection of movies and TV shows as well as music and games or opt to stream your own content through seat connectivity.

Food and Beverage: Complimentary menu selections include a choice of regional and western dishes as well as a full bar and beverage service with snacks made available throughout the flight.

Premium Economy

Take the inviting features of economy and add the unique benefits of an exclusive cabin,  wider seats with greater recline and more leg room and many other features and you have Cathay Pacific’s popular Premium Economy. The enhanced service starts on the ground with a dedicated check-in counter, increased baggage and priority boarding. Once on board enjoy the extra room and attentive Premium Economy service with an amenity travel kit, welcome drink, hot towels and an enhanced menu.

Entertainment: A full range of in flight video and audio entertainment is available on the Cathay Pacific CX entertainment system. Spend hours watching the latest movies and other programs or stream content directly from your personal electronic device. Noise cancelling headsets are available for added enjoyment.

Food and Beverage: The menu in Premium Economy offers several selections for an enhanced dining experience. Snacks, complimentary bottles of water and full bar and beverage service can be enjoyed throughout the flight.

Business Class

Business Class offers a sophisticated and private space but one with direct aisle access no matter where you sit. The comfortable seat turns into a fully lie flat bed and even comes with an extension for greater seat width. Ample storage space means there is a place for all those important travel items such as toiletries, eye glasses and mobile phones. Passengers can even control the level of privacy they would like with a storage consol acting as a privacy screen.    

Entertainment: Business class seats feature large TV monitors with touch screen useability. Hundreds of entertainment options are available as well as streaming capability from personal electronic devices with in-seat connectivity. Noise cancelling headphones deliver superior sound quality and block out ambient noise for greater entertainment enjoyment.  

Food and Beverage: The superb service extends to in-flight dining with chef inspired menus offering delicious three course meals that are served separately. Menu offerings include both Asian and western selections along with the finest wines, spirits and liqueurs. Snacks and beverages are also available throughout the flight. 

2. Baggage Allowance

Cabin Baggage

For all classes, each passenger (except an infant) can bring a free baggage allowance of one cabin bag not exceeding 56x36x23cm (22x14x9 in) in size. These dimensions include wheels, handles and side pockets.

The total weight entitlements of your cabin baggage are as follows: 

+ For all travel classes, duty-free items are included in your cabin baggage allowance.

++ If you are travelling in two classes on one journey (split class or mixed class
travel), you can enjoy the greater allowance for the whole journey.

In addition to the standard cabin baggage allowance, you may carry onboard one of the following items free of charge:
  • a small handbag or
  • a small backpack or
  • a briefcase or
  • a laptop bag.
Passengers requiring mobility aids and/or assistive devices such as Medical Portable Electronic Devices, canes, walkers, crutches and a wheelchair (subject to wheelchair stowage criteria), may carry onboard the following item(s) free of charge: 

Free Baggage Allowance

Weight System – for all countries except the Americas

Piece System – for Central, North and South Americas3

3.Portable Electronic Devices

For your safety, the use of certain carry-on portable electronic devices is restricted inflight, as they may interfere with the aircraft navigation and control systems. We would appreciate if you could refrain from using any portable electronic equipment while the aircraft is taxiing, during takeoff and climb, or during approach and landing.

If you are planning to use a Medical Portable Electronic Device inflight, please see here for detailed information.

Electronic devices that are most likely to cause interference are amateur transceivers, CB radios, transmitting or wireless-enabled devices such as Bluetooth and remote control devices, including toys. The use of these devices is banned at all times on board.

Mobile phones must be switched off completely when the cabin doors are closed for departure and must not be turned on again until after landing. The cabin crew will advise you when you can switch them on again. Mobile phones may be used on the ground during transit at any time the cabin doors are open (unless otherwise instructed by cabin crew).

Other forms of electronic devices such as computer equipment (e.g. laptops and PDAs), audio/video equipment (e.g. CDs, MDs, MP3s, iPods, DVDs, VCDs, CD-ROMs), photographic equipment (e.g. camcorders and digital cameras) and devices with their wireless function disabled may be used on board after the seat belt sign is switched off after takeoff until the seat belt sign is switched on in preparation for landing. The cabin crew will make an announcement to remind you of this safety requirement.

In-seat power will soon be available across our entire fleet for the devices mentioned above. These in-seat power ratings are however not designed for use with medical devices such as CPAP machines. Passengers must provide their own batteries that are sufficient to power medical portable electronic devices.

Please note that personal electronic devices cannot be plugged into the aircraft's utility electrical power supply outlets.
This includes any type of charging devices. An exception is made for portable shavers which may only be used in the appropriate sockets in the lavatories. 

4.Check in – Online

Check in online and experience the convenience and speed of checking in for your flight. It's simple, easy, quick and efficient.

With Online Check-In, you can:
  • Check in for Cathay Pacific flights, Dragonair flights and any onward flights on partner carriers 48 hours up to 90 minutes prior to flight departure
  • Select a seat for yourself and your companions
  • Change your seat
  • Add or update your Frequent Flyer Number
  • Print Self-Print Boarding Pass or send Mobile Boarding Pass to your mobile device (where applicable).
  • Collect your boarding pass at the Self Check-In Kiosk at the airport (where applicable)
  • Get the latest departure and weather information
  • Subscribe to notiFLY our flight messaging service
  • Drop your bags at the Self Check-In Bag Drop Counter at the airport *
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Who can check in online

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All passengers holding e-Tickets issued by Cathay Pacific Airways or Dragonair. Exceptions are passengers who:
  • Passengers requiring Medical Assistance
  • Unaccompanied Minors
  • Passengers travelling in a group and are registered as a group in the booking
  • Passengers whose ticket requires some additional payment.

How to check in online

Keep the following documents at hand:
  1. Club/Asia Miles/Registered Users - Membership Number/User ID, PIN/Password
  2. E-Ticket Number/Flight and passenger details
  3. Passport and Secondary Travel Documents (if any) - Some countries require you to enter passport details.
Check in on our website:
  1. Log in your account

    Simply log in with your member number, PIN or Registered User ID
    (Important: Ensure your Club or Asia Miles number is in your booking)

    Non-Members (eTicket Holders only)
    Enter your personal and flight details such as name, flight number, origin and destination to retrieve your booking.
  2. Select your flight(s)
  3. Select your seat
  4. Confirm your Check-In
  5. Send Mobile Boarding Pass to your Mobile and/or Print your Self-Print Boarding Pass (where applicable)

5.Frequent Flyer Program

We participate in the frequent flyer programmes of all oneworld® member airlines, as well as various other partner airlines, enabling you to earn or redeem miles/points on Cathay Pacific or Dragonair regardless of which programme you choose to travel with:

oneworld frequent flyer programmes

  • airberlin – topbonus
  • American Airlines – AAdvantage
  • British Airways – Executive Club
  • Finnair Plus
  • Iberia Plus
  • Japan Airlines – Mileage Bank
  • LAN – LanPass
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Royal Jordanian – Royal Plus
  • S7 Airlines – S7 Priority

Other partner frequent flyer programmes

  • Aer Lingus – Gold Circle Club*
  • Air China – Phoenix Miles
  • Alaska Airlines – Mileage Plan*
  • China Eastern Airlines – Eastern Miles*
  • Jet Airways – JetPrivilege

* Applicable on Cathay Pacific only.

Please refer to respective frequent flyer programme for details. 

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