Cathay Pacific - Asia Miles
Member since 25 Apr 2013
Total posts 262
Out of sheer interest. What would be the best way from HKG to ASP or ALH? Try using airline comfort (hint:Cathay new configs!), effectiveness (no 5-day lugging baggages around here) and arriving and departing at reasonable times (keep departure time after 8am and arrival time at ALH or ASP sometime before 4pm). Unlikely for me to visit any of these wonderful places, but I just want to see what people think of airline comfort revolving around my home city HK and Australia.
Eg. QF 128 HKG - SYD A380-800 19:45 - 08:10, QF 790 SYD - ASP 09:50 - 11:30. But I'm sure there are better options.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 17 Aug 2012
Total posts 1,285
I think that works quite well.
I'm quite sure of the flights that go to Sydney, but since I'm not Aussie, I can't find my way around Australia.
Do something crazy like:
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 31 Jan 2012
Total posts 57
All on points lol
Member since 26 May 2012
Total posts 131
Doesn't even include ASP! Haha
Oh, I forgot ASP.
Might as well have a nice mix of CX and QF.
Even in the CNS leg I could do HKG - BKK - SIN - POM - CNS...
Shall we work in some Trans-Tasman?
Perhaps we could work with...
HKG-BKK-SIN on CX 713, dep HKG 0910 arr SIN 1615
SIN-PER on QF 78, dep SIN 1835 arr PER 2350
<overnight at PER>
PER-MEL on QF 762, dep PER 0725 arr MEL 1400
MEL-BNE on QF 624, dep MEL 1505 arr BNE 1615
BNE-SYD on QF 549, dep BNE 1725 arr SYD 2000
<overnight at SYD>
SYD-AKL on EK 412, dep SYD 0845 arr AKL 1400
AKL-BNE on EK 435, dep AKL 1815 arr BNE 1905
<overnight at BNE>
BNE-GLT-ROK-MKY-TSV-CNS on QF 2300, dep BNE 0615 arr CNS 1155
CNS-SYD on VA 1426, dep CNS 1700 arr SYD 2105
<overnight in SYD>
SYD-SIN on SQ 232, dep SYD 1215 arr SIN 1720
SIN-HKG on SQ 1, dep SIN 1830 arr HKG 2215
5 day airplaning?
Thai Airways International - Royal Orchid Plus
Member since 15 Jan 2013
Total posts 80
It works a few days a week but the connections MAY OR MAY NOT WORK to your advantage: CX 173 HKG TO ADL NOT SURE OF THE Timings but gives an excellent connection to QF723 ADL-ASP.
As for Albany not sure about that sorry
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