The airline with the best average rating is Cathay Pacific with 8.4/10.
The average flight time is 4 hours and 49 minutes.More information
Here are my trip report with Cathay Pacific Business class from Jakarta to Tokyo via Hongkong.
In this report I will only write the first segment of the flight which is Jakarta to Hongkong flight.
I choose Cathay pacific because I was planning to have a stopover in Hongkong but then decided to just have a long layover in HK since all the demo and stuff going on in HK.
My flight with CX will depart at 00.20 am.
We left the house around 9 pm and it was sunday night so the traffic was smooth only took us around 30 minutes to the airport at Soekarno Hatta Terminal 3.
The check in area for business class pax is empty so it was a fast smooth check in then we went inside to the immigration then to the lounge.
CX uses Saphire Lounge/Plaza Premium Lounge in Terminal 3 Soekarno Hatta near gate 5.
The lounge at that time was pretty empty not many pax since it's already late around 10pm and not so many flight depart at that time.
Lounge is pretty ok with some selections of food and drink to choose from. Lots of seating area to choose from. Got some chair with view of the tarmac.
After spending around an hour at the lounge then it's time to board the airplane.
Our plane registration: B-KPF: Cathay Pacific Boeing B777-300ER
First Flight: Jan 2008 (12 years ago)
First: 6 (flat bed)
Business: 53 (flat bed)
Premium Economy: 34
Total Passengers: 294
My seat: 11A (First compartment of J Class)
First class was not sold in this route, so no pax sitting in F class.
Cathay use 777-300ER because of the high season only after that they swap back to A330 or A350 or 777-300 with no F Class.
The boarding process was fast since not a full flight not high season anymore since it's already beginning of January.
The load in J Class CX was very light, only 20-30% I guess since the second row of J Class was pretty empty.
Upon boarding I was serve with hot towel and choose Orange Juice as Pre Departure Beverage.
After take off we are serve with supper meal with a choice of Roasted chicken or roasted lamb rack.
I opted for lamb rack accompany with some garlic bread.
While waiting the meal being prepared i ask for Cathay Pacific signature drink Oriental Breeze.
The roasted lamb rack was good and delicious not tough nor gamey.
After meal I ask for Hongkong Milk Tea before getting some sleep.
Slept a decent 1-2 hours since it was such a short flight only 4 hours something.
Didn't even get to watch anything on the IFE just a browse for selections of movies available.
Then it's time to land at HKIA.
We landed early morning around 6 am and the airport was very empty from the immigration to the baggage claim.
We went outside to get some breakfast and walk around HK for a while since our next flight to Tokyo is at 4.20pm.
Got almost 8 hours to kill before head back to the airport.
We use airport express to get to the city which is fast and efficient only took 30 mins to city and had Australia Dairy co for breakfast and then just walk around Tsim Tsa Tsui since nothing open yet at that early morning around 8 am.
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On my way to the airport spotted new airbridge for new runaway at Soekarno Hatta
Arrived at Soekarno Hatta Terminal 3
Inside of Terminal 3 Soekarno Hatta
Check in area which pretty empty
After check in we proceed to immigration then to our lounge
CX use Saphire Lounge/Plaza Premium Lounge for their premium pax
Inside Plaza Premium Lounge
Time to board the airplane from Gate 10
CX 796 board from gate 10
Our ride tonight with B-KPF: Cathay Pacific Boeing B777-300ER
TIme to board the airplane
CX F class seat
CX long haul J Class seat
J Class on CX
Cathay signature drink Oriental Breeze
Supper meal Roasted Lamb Rack
Hongkong Milk Tea after meal and before sleep
2nd compartment J Class on CX which pretty empty
CX use Bamford brand on their lavatory
Landed safely at HKIA in early morning around 6 am and the airport is very empty
Cathay pacific is still a very good decent airline to choose for your flight. Especially if you're flying to Hongkong it would be my number 1 choice since Garuda now doesn't fly widebody aircraft anymore to HK from CGK. But I only choose CX J Class if they are using Long Haul J Class, i don't like their regional J Class seat. It's so uncomfortable imho. The hard product on their Long Haul J Class is still good and food also still good. Nothing to complain about.