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Cathay Pacific Brings Back its First Class Offering

A Cathay Pacific 777 lifts off from Dusseldorf, Germany. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

Cathay Pacific is once again offering its First-Class product which will initially be available on flights to Europe and Japan. As passenger demand increases, the airline continues to add more operations, more seats and upgrade its premium services. London Heathrow (LHR) is the first destination to re-introduce the airline’s flagship product, as operations to the British capital are on the rise.

Flight Itinerary

Hong Kong – London/Heathrow Flight CX 251 HKG 23:00 – LHR 05:50+1
London/Heathrow – Hong Kong Flight CX 252 LHR 11:15 – HKG 07:40+1

From January 18, 2023, First Class service will again be available in France.

Flight Itinerary

Paris – Hong Kong Flight CX 261 HKG 22:45 – CDG 06:15+1
Hong Kong – Paris Flight CX 260 CDG 12:15 – HKG 07:40+1

Japan will be the only destination in Asia where Cathay Pacific will offer First Class from February 1, 2023.

Flight Itinerary

Hong Kong – Tokyo/Haneda Flight CX 548 HKG 08:55 – HND 13:45
Tokyo/Haneda – Hong Kong Flight CX 549 HND 16:05 – HKG 20:15

The only aircraft in the Cathay Pacific fleet that has the First-Class product are the Boeing 777-300ERs which offer 6 seats in a 1-1-1 layout.

“We are very excited to bring back our First-Class service after an extended absence as the global appetite for travel returns with a vengeance. We know our customers were looking forward to being able to fly First Class with us again, and we are delighted to offer on routes we know are incredibly popular with them,” said Vivian Lo, General Manager, Customer Experience and Design, Cathay Pacific

This article was originally published by Rainer Nieves Dolande on Aviacionline in syndication with AirlineGeeks.


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