Review of Cathay Pacific flight Hong Kong Brisbane in Economy

Airline Cathay Pacific
Flight CX157
Class Economy
Seat 71A
Aircraft Airbus A330-300
Flight time 08:35
Take-off 10 Apr 15, 12:50
Arrival at 10 Apr 15, 23:25
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By 2943
Published on 12th October 2015
[Repost due to change to my new account]

Hi guys, this flight report is about the flight I took from Hong Kong to Brisbane, Australia in April 2015. Sorry if the amount of pictures in this report is not abundant coz I did not think of writing a report when I took the flight. I purchases the round-way economy ticket for around HK$3600 under the Fanfare campaign held by Cathay.

So anyway the trip started with arriving at HK airport, checking in, going through immigration and eating MacDonald's' as usual..

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So this is the can't-be-more-typical pic for HKG, the main gateway with a large proportions of gates along the way.

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Just a bit plane-spotting out there. Singapore Airlines, Korean Air, China Airlines followed by Dragon Air and Cathay

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Our plane today! A330-300, a typical model for CX's flight for Aussie routes. Fitted with economy, premium economy and long-haul business classes

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Gate 43 for this flight today.

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Flying in the sky…

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Just a glance at the economy cabin. It is always my preference to sit at pretty rear side of the plane. 2-4-2 econ seat arrangement for CX's A330s.

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Flying across the Pacific Ocean…

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First meal of the day: Lunch.

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I picked the Chinese-styled beef rice. Quite good taste. The appetizer by the way is turkey with couscous and mixed vegetable salad, not really my taste…

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And yes ice-cream as dessert :)

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Hours later we welcome the sunset. This flight flies from around 12pm till 2330 in Aussie time. So I almost literally spent my whole day on plane…

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Second meal: Dinner was served around 4 hours before landing.

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Chinese-styled chicken noodle with choi sum. Not bad. Include fruit and red bean mousse cake as dessert. Another meal choice is beef stew with mash potato and vegetables

Sorry I did not take any pics when landing at BNE coz it was already late night…
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Cathay Pacific

Cabin crew6.5

Hong Kong - HKG


Brisbane - BNE



Overall that is another pretty typical standard for Cathay and everything is not extraordinary but not bad neither. The food, service and etc, are pretty standardized. Hope you guys enjoy the pics and the report overall!

Information on the route Hong Kong (HKG) Brisbane (BNE)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 3 reviews of 2 airlines on the route Hong Kong (HKG) → Brisbane (BNE).


The airline with the best average rating is Cathay Pacific with 8.4/10.

The average flight time is 8 hours and 1 minutes.

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  • Comment 148562 by
    KévinDC TEAM SILVER 5533 Comments

    Thanks for sharing your first report (under this account)!

    Wow, CX is really popular lately. Lots of reports on Cathay in every class!

    Sorry if the amount of pictures in this report is not abundant coz I did not think of writing a report when I took the flight.
    - You have good instincts of a flight-reporter because it looks like a pretty complete report to me. You have planespotting pics (which I always appreciate), airport pics (HKG is so beautiful!), cabin shots, meal shots, and wing shots! Everything's there :-)

    3600HKD to Australia is a really good price! I was recently looking at flights from HKG to SYD for December and had a hard time finding anything below 7000HKD on CX.

    Welcome to Flight-Report!

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