Review of Cathay Dragon flight Beijing Hong Kong in Business

Airline Cathay Dragon
Flight KA905
Class Business
Seat 12A
Aircraft Airbus A330-300
Flight time 03:40
Take-off 12 Mar 16, 08:00
Arrival at 12 Mar 16, 11:40
KA 68 reviews
By 2218
Published on 26th May 2016
Hello all Flight Reporters!

This is my very first Flight Report. I am so sorry for somewhere undetailed or the failure of English words usage and grammar, because English is not my mother tongue.

This report I most wanted to present the airlines I love: Dragonair (and also Cathay Pacific as sister airline with KA). Dragonair will soon be rebranded as Cathay Dragonair and I hope that Cathay Dragonair will keep Dragonair's style and also experience forever.

My report focuses on the flight's meal and some experiences on board.

1. Flight Information:

Flight number: KA905
Operated by Dragonair
Depart: Beijing (PEK) at 8a.m as schedule
Arrival: Hong Kong (HKG) at 11:40a.m as schedule
Aircraft: A330-300
Lounge: Dragonair and Cathay Pacific First and Business Class Lounge at Beijing Capital Airport T3

2. Background:
I booked my flight from Beijing to Taipei, via Hong Kong to have 7 days travelling at Taiwan as Discounted Economy Class for 4 flights from PEK-HKG-TPE-HKG-PEK on March 12. I checked in online on the offcial website of Cathay Pacific 48 hours before my flight. Of course, I checked in with the seat 40A in Y class. The evening fore my flight KA905, I log-in online check-in system to change my seat to the back of the airplane, a miracle thing happened that the seats in Y class were full and the seat map at J class was available, but I cannot choose the seat on it. I had a guess that was a treat from CX to welcome me to Marco Polo (I joined Marco Polo in Febuary), or even an error of the system. And when I came to the airport at 5:30am and checked in my flight to Hong Kong, I got upgrade from Y to J class.

3. Story

I came to Beijing Capital Airport T3 at 5:30am and felt the busy in here.

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I checked in at Marco Polo Club counter for my flight

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and got my boarding pass on J class

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I asked for priority baggage tag but the staff said "unable to add". And also I had no Lounge Invitation.

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After Immigration Clearance I decided to try to ask for acceptance to come to the lounge. And I got it by scan BP.
Dragonair and Cathay Pacific First and Business Class Lounge is old design and it is not a big lounge to compare with Hong Kong Airport. A day has more than 10 flights from PEK to HKG, but when I came here, there were not so much passengers.
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I got dimsum
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I skipped to take photos of airport and boarding because I travel for this route so many times.

This is my aircraft, A333
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Boarding was quick.
After boarding, FA came and gave me a cup of water (of couse there were some other choice such as yoguth, apple juice and so on)
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Finnair had just arrived from HEL
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Business Class Seat was much better than Economy. Very comfortable for short haul flight.
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After take-off 20 minutes, FA came and gave us a menu for breakfast.

I had Japanese style for breakfast
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After Breakfast, I fell sleep for an hour and the flight landed smoothy in HKG
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Cathay Dragon

Cabin crew9.0

Beijing - PEK


Hong Kong - HKG



Thank you for Dragonair to give me another experience on board. I love Dragonair and Cathay Pacific and want to try more on CX's J class. Hopefully I could.

Thank you for reading my first Flight Report!

Information on the route Beijing (PEK) Hong Kong (HKG)

Les contributeurs de Flight-Report ont posté 19 avis concernant 4 compagnies sur la ligne Beijing (PEK) → Hong Kong (HKG).


La compagnie qui obtient la meilleure moyenne est Cathay Pacific avec 8.4/10.

La durée moyenne des vols est de 3 heures et 37 minutes.

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