Choosing an international airline will often mean choosing what type of amenities you may want. Some airlines provide low-cost, no-frills services that are designed to get you from one place to another. Other airlines are designed to offer international flights with amenities to make travel much more comfortable. This latter type is what Cathay Pacific is designed to offer. The airline, which is located out of the Hong Kong International Airport, offers international flights to more than thirty countries through its main fleet and its subsidiary company, DragonAir. Founded in 1946, Cathay Pacific is known for its long-standing reputation.
Cathay Pacific can provide for you if you are interested in leaving Australia from Brisbane, Sidney or Perth and New Zealand from Auckland. Over 100 destinations are available through the airline, including Colombo, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, Delhi, Singapore, Shanghai, Jakarta, Saudi Arabia, Vancouver, Toronto, San Francisco, Chicago, Paris, and London. Many of these flights will be available through Cathay Pacific’s code share partners, which include American Airlines and British Airways.
If you plan on flying through Cathay Pacific, then you will be thrilled to know that the airline offers full service in-flight catering with their line of Sky Chefs. If you will be on a long haul flight, then you will be able to choose from a variety of full meals. In-flight entertainment is available through personal televisions located on the backs of seats. From these televisions, you will be able to watch new movies and Western television. You will also be able to enjoy a variety of trivia and games right from the screen. On long haul flights, on demand movies, television, and games are available.
Cathay Pacific has not previously offered classes of seats, but they have recently begun a project to revamp seating to provide first class, business class, premium economy class and standard class. Cathay Pacific offers two different loyalty or frequent flyer programs including the Marco Polo Club and Asia Miles. Asia Miles is a conglomerate program through several different airlines while the Marco Polo Club is only available through Cathay Pacific. The Marco Polo Club offers five tiers of membership for frequent fliers of the airlines.
If you are looking for a combination of luxury and comfort for your international flight, then you will want to consider Cathay Pacific. Offering flights to more than thirty countries all over the world, this airline provides amenities for business and leisure travellers alike.