Review of Cathay Pacific flight Paris Hong Kong in Premium Eco

Airline Cathay Pacific
Flight CX260
Class Premium Eco
Seat 34A
Aircraft Boeing 777-300ER
Flight time 11:20
Take-off 02 Jan 24, 11:40
Arrival at 03 Jan 24, 06:00
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Published on 26th March 2024

Homecoming


After spending 10 days in Paris and Florence for the holidays, it's back to Asia for my usual routine.




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I woke up and left the hotel for the airport around 5:30am, and it was drizzling.


Arrival at Charles de Gaulle



Reached the airport smoother than I thought.


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Concorde Jet.


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Went straight to check in my luggage. There was a bit of queue, but things still went smoothly on my part. I have to admit that it can be easy to pick the wrong queue…



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I went upstairs and took the looooooooong conveyor belt to the security and immigration check.

The check-in was nothing was nothing compared to the usual long security and passport check.



Layover


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As soon as I cleared the checks, I had a bit of time for breakfast and hanging out in the airport. My flight CX260 departs at 11:40.


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Simple breakfast before walking to my gate.


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Hainan B787 bound for Chongqing.


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Air France 777-300ER


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Gate 37, where my flight departs.


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My ride for the rainy morning: CX260; Boeing 777-300ER.


Boarding


Boarded on time, as usual. I made my way to my Premium Economy seat…


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Seat 34A, by the window! For one flying long haul, they usually want window seats.


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IFE


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Premium Economy Cabin


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In-flight Menu


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Pull back and taxiing


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Turkish Airlines A330 from Istanbul.


Take off


Enjoy the iconic GE90 melody!



The Flight


Lunch was served around two hours later. I went for chicken and polenta.


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Chicken texture..straight on the point. The polenta is a little mushy, but still good.


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Spent a few hours watching movies and playing Solitaire, until the sky turned dark.


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The cabin lights went off right at that point. However, I had some difficulty sleeping. I tend to have sleep problems for long haul Europe-Asia flights departing in the noon.

Eventually, I still managed to catch two hours of sleep.


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Woke up with a cup noodle.


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The lights went on just as we are over China. 


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Breakfast.


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HKIA in sight, and we commenced landing.


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Arrival at HK!


I then went to the transfer area, grabbed a breakfast before moving on to my next flight back to Taipei.

Until next time!

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Verdict

Cathay Pacific

9.8/10
Cabin9.5
Cabin crew10.0
Entertainment/wifi10.0
Meal/catering9.5

Paris - CDG

6.0/10
Efficiency5.0
Access5.0
Services7.0
Cleanliness7.0

Hong Kong - HKG

10.0/10
Efficiency10.0
Access10.0
Services10.0
Cleanliness10.0

Conclusion

Apart from the hectic experience in CDG, the flight, and service could never be better. Cathay Pacific is still impressive as always.

Information on the route Paris (CDG) Hong Kong (HKG)

Les contributeurs de Flight-Report ont posté 54 avis concernant 2 compagnies sur la ligne Paris (CDG) → Hong Kong (HKG).


Useful

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

La durée moyenne des vols est de 11 heures et 46 minutes.

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  • Comment 647503 by
    starvelk BRONZE 37 Comments
    Cool review! CX has really stepped up their game in their post-covid PEY offerings, with better service and in particular business mains for even short haul PEY!
    I personally find the current first-gen seat on the 77W a little too hard for my liking and the IFE laggy, but those issues will definitely be solved with their new PEY seat to come in 2024 with their Aria suite.
    Thanks for sharing!
  • Comment 647609 by
    KévinDC TEAM SILVER 6718 Comments
    Nice to see a review on CX Premium Economy--it's been a long time since I've seen one! It's great to see that CX have upgraded the soft product to better differentiate from Economy. It seems that in post-Pandemic times that airlines are once again focused on improving premium experiences and enticing passengers to upgrade. Now Economy...that's a whole other story, haha, that's long been forgotten by most carriers.

    Thanks for sharing!

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