|Airline||Cathay Dragon||Major Routes||Hong Kong International Airport⇔ Capital International Airport/San Francisco International Airport/O'Hare International Airport/Dubai International Airport/Denpasar International Airport|
|Official Site||https://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_JP.html||Check-In Counter||
|Year Established||1985||Main Destinations||Hong Kong, Beijing, Busan, Chengdu, Los Angeles, Washington, San Francisco, Chicago, Honolulu, Madrid, Boston, Melbourne, Dubai, Yangon, Penang, Denpasar, Adelaide, Amsterdam etc.|
|Frequent Flyer Program||The Marco Polo Club, Asia Miles|
Cathay Dragon is a popular airline in Hong Kong and its main hub is Hong Kong International Airport. As of 2013, the airline operates many scheduled airlines across Asia. Additionally, the airline has three codeshares on routes that are served by partner airlines. It has an all-Airbus fleet of 41 aircraft, that consists of A320s, A321s, and A330s. Cathay Dragon is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong's flag carrier, Cathay Pacific.
* Please ensure to check the official website of Cathay Dragon for updated and detailed information for checked baggage.
* Please ensure to check the official website of Cathay Dragon for updated and detailed information for carry-on baggage.
Cathay Dragon offers two flight classes of air tickets: Economy and Business. Air ticket buyers who choose Economy Class will get comfortable seats that are 18.1 in. wide by 30 in. (narrow-body aircraft) or 32 in. (wide-body aircraft) of pitch, as well as a 9 inch touchscreen display, Audio/Video-on-Demand, support for iOS devices, and a USB port for connectivity to other devices. In-seat power outlets are available to all passengers. Air ticket buyers who choose
Business Class will enjoy in: wider and more comfortable seats that feature 12.1-in touch screen displays, Audio/Video-on-Demand, support for iOS devices, and a USB port for connectivity to other devices. The new Business Class will feature a 21-in. wide recliner seat with 45 in. (narrow-body aircraft) or 47 in. (wide-body aircraft) of pitch.
I was flying from Kota Kinabalu to Hong Kong. It was a pleasant experience flying on the second day of Chinese New Year. Travelling was made easier with a confirmed seat and boarding pass on a CX390 plane. Similarly, a hotel was also arranged for me. Upon boarding the flight, I was assisted by the cabin crew to my seat. An apology was also made prior to departure informing all passengers of the reason for the delay. I am impressed with the professionalism of the flight attendants. The in-flight meal was promptly served after we were airborne. I have been flying Hong Kong Dragon Airlines (Cathay Dragon) since 2014 and I always recommend them to everyone.
My first flight with Hong Kong Dragon Airlines (Cathay Dragon) was from Hong Kong to Guangzhou. They provide an excellent service. When onboard, the cabin crew delivered a complimentary bottle of water and delicious cookies.
Cathay Dragon is a full service, 100% owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways and an affiliate member of Oneworld. Prior to Cathay Pacific Airways assuming 100% ownership in 2007, Cathay Dragon (Hong Kong Dragon Airlines) was a separate airline.
There is no extra free baggage allowance for the carriage of sporting equipment, but it can be carried as part of your free checked baggage allowance. If it is in addition to your free checked baggage allowance, you will need to pay extra baggage charges.
There is no free baggage allowance for pets. Baggage charges would be levied for all pets based on the total weight of the pet and carrier.
For air ticket buyers, Cathay Dragon offers a mileage program called Asia Miles. Air ticket buyers who choose to join Asia Miles frequent flyer program have many opportunities to earn miles. The air ticket class determines the number of miles earned. For example, air ticket buyers who choose First Class earn 150% of miles flown, while air ticket buyers who choose Economy Class earn only 25% of miles flown. Earned miles can be redeemed for bonus air tickets, upgrades to a more comfortable seat, or even upgrading class.
Cathay Dragon offers its air ticket buyers a traditional and simpler way of check-in than most of its competition: check-in is at the counters located at the airport. Air ticket buyers may check in at the Cathay Dragon counters at the airport. Passengers should be prepared to present their passport and a copy of their itinerary. Hong Cathay Dragon offers through check-in as well as return check-in on its flights. Air ticket buyers may check in from 24 hours to 45 minutes before the scheduled departure time.