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Cathay 777/773 Cabins Nice?  
User currently offlineIntheknow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 3294 times:

Hi All

Flying HKG-SIN soon on 777 or 773. What can I expect IFE/Service etc. Think I will be in J class as its duty travel.

Cheers for any help

ITK

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User currently offlinePilottim747 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1607 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 3230 times:

I flew HKG-SIN back in October of 2002 on a B773 (B744 return) in coach class. It was a very nice trip. CX has excellent service, good food, and a great entertainment system. I'm sure that J class would make for a great flight.

Even if you're stuck in coach class, it isnt bad. The Boeing 777 is a great aircraft and the -300 model is even cooler (just because it's quite a long bird). Now CX has an expanded number of video channels for their PTVs (over 20 channels in Y class). If PTVs aren't your thing than you can still enjoy their well trainined cabin crews and pretty decent food.

Seatguru.com says:
Business Class: 45.0" pitch 20.0" width
Economy Class: 32.0" pitch 17.5" width


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User currently offlineIntheknow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 3222 times:

pilottim747

Thanks a lot!

ITK


User currently offlineAirbear From Australia, joined May 2001, 648 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 2985 times:

Hi... I flew NRT-HKG last month in J class on a 773. Very comfortable indeed. The seats were CX's previous generation long-haul biz-cl. seats. The IFE is the fold-out screen, with the full StudioCX system, so more choice than you could ever watch on a regional flight.

The service? It was CX, so terrific as always, no matter Y, J or F !! What more can you say?

In case of an a/c change on the day you fly, on the way up to NRT a couple days beforehand, I was on one of their latest-delivery 333's, which had brand-new "regional" J-class seats, which were firmer and more "slim-line" than the older seats on the 773, as well as being electrically operated, rather than mechanical, but still very comfortable.

Enjoy.


User currently offlineCX Flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6615 posts, RR: 55
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2945 times:

The three newest 777-300s B-HNM, HNN and HNO all have the new regional business class seats. Some of the other interiors are looking a little tired, but still to a pretty good standard.

So, Intheknow, looks like you got that ferry flight you were looking for! Congrats! Have fun. (...and have fun flying CX of course!)


User currently offlineIntheknow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2806 times:

Cheers Guys! Looking fwd to it!

ITK


User currently offlineJet-lagged From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 874 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2693 times:

Cathay service is very good. J class should get you into the lounge at Hong Kong. Actually there are two - one by immigration, and another at the far end of the terminal. The first one, and its Long Bar, has a great view of the tarmac.

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