• This is hard for pretty much all of us. Clearly, its tough for most who’ve posted to this thread - I think we’re all feeling it. I feel for ThaiFarang and I hope you get home soon.For me, I hate not being able to leave the house more than once a day and having to wear a mask every tim...

  • Certainly the end of an era. Never forget those trips back and forth in the 80s to see Dad in the UK. Drinking Heineken and smoking B&H in the rear galley of the Cathay 747 from Hong Kong to Bahrain and Gatwick - with all the HK kids heading back to boarding school in England.

  • Many thanks for this story Phil, and the various comments. You’ve just saved me a bunch of cash 👍

  • Thanks for the review Sid.On a related issue, I believe there is aproblem with pricing policy for PE on QF9/10. (Apologies if too far off topic.)I’ve booked these flights from MEL-LHR for Jul/Aug this year. I live in Melbourne but am from Perth and wanted a stopover in Perth in one directi...

  • Not entirely sure about the feedback being unanimously negative as suggested in the previous post.Three sets of comments come from people who appear to have actually tried the product prior to forming an opinion: the reviewer and two others. Two unfavourable, one favourable. Not particularly posi...

  • Family Christmas

    Aug 21, 2020, 02:01 PM

    I would love to be proved wrong. But until there is an effective vaccine or therapeutics, and while the virus rages overseas, there will be quarantine. Those medications could come through fairly quickly, they could take some years.I also suspect that given the issues around compliance, doesn&rsq...

  • Originally Posted by hutch I wouldn't say that suggests Cathay lounge only... I'd say it suggests whatever lounge Cathay uses at that airport. Agreed - the Cathay lounge at Melbourne in this case, or the Cathay lounges in HK. In the case of Melbourne, it may not provide access to any potentially...

  • Interested, I called the CX call centre today.Answer they came back with following some investigation, “Irespective of flight numbers you are still a Cathay business class passenger and you have access to the lounge.”That suggests CX lounges only. Thanks for all the comments 👍

  • Originally Posted by dimi Lounge access depends on the operating carrier, not on the marketing one.If your flight is operated by Cathay Pacific, you are welcome to Cathay/Qantas/Oneworld lounges, regardless of what your ticket says. Last edited by dimi at Oct 01, 2018, 06.33 PM.Thanks dimi &...

  • Has anyone used the Swiss (or Lufthansa) codeshare out of Australia on Cathay in business? Interested in lounge access when leaving Aust from Melbourne and returning from HK on a Cathay flight with a Swiss flight number in business class. Not sure star alliance lounges can be used as they are bas...