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MEL HKG CX Biz Class W/ Pics  
User currently offlineEasyHoliday From Indonesia, joined Jan 2006, 31 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 11575 times:

Hi guys, this is my 2nd TR on A.net
The complete itinerary was CGK SIN HKG BNE MEL HKG CGK , but I forgot to bring my camera with me on many of the legs, therefore only MEL HKG that was documented.
Please don’t hesitate to comment on the report.


I was waiting to board when I saw this aircraft landing in from KUL. My friends would be on this aircraft later that day.

I checked in at 4.45am, but couldn’t go to airside because the immigration officers weren’t on duty until 5.30am
After the immigration I went straight to the lounge, please pardon me for forgetting to take any pictures. I can only describe that the carpet was awful The color was pale green and doesn’t match with the furnitures in the lounge. CX should renovate their lounge here.

At 07.00 pre boarding started for family with children. Then at 07.10am First, Business Class and Marco Polo Club member were invited to board


My dwelling place for the next 10 hours. (Sorry for the blurry pic) The trip was planned for 9 hours (inclding taxy), but due to congestion at MEL and HKG, the total time on board was close to 10 hours. Well, the longer the better for me ?, but not for my friends though (they said they lost another hour of shopping in Hong Kong)


Welcoming smile on the monitor to greet me


Leg room


My view to the left


Mood lighting


Fake bamboo ? Not bad though.


Display

Pictures while taxying







Rolling, The engine color was green, anyone know what happened to this one? I didn’t get the reg. though.


Lift off


Appetizer before breakfast


Breakfast


The whole table


My friend’s breakfast


Dessert


My favourite drink, Cathay Delight.

Then I went to sleep for a few hours. As usual, I don’t like the angled lie flat seat in its fully flat position, so I reclined the seat half way.

1 hour 30 minutes out of HKG lunch was served. Didn’t get the pic of the main course, I was too hungry ?


Appetizer


Descend into HKG. Notice the smog in the air. I thought Jakarta was bad, turned out we had Hong Kong on our side as well ?


Touched down in HKG, very smooth landing.


Sister aircraft which I flew with a few months back on HKG CGK flight.


Travellator to the train and immigration. We parked at the very far end of the airport.

There you go. Hope you like it. A little note from me: it felt like I was flying on PR rather than CX because out of 6 crews that attended our mini cabin (my biz class section only had 14 seats, and only 8 occupied), 5 of them were Philippine based ? no complain here though, just a note.

Cheers,

Steven

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User currently offlineJoffie From Australia, joined Mar 2006, 812 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 11391 times:

HI

Nice report, enjoyed reading it Big grin


User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8561 posts, RR: 54
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 10888 times:
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Thanks, nice report & photo's.

Still not managed to fly CX yet Sad

Rgds

Mark



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User currently offline767747 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 1950 posts, RR: 24
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 10771 times:
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Great report! Nice pictures!

The food on your flight from MEL to HKG looks great! I really want to fly Cathay Pacific. I also really enjoy flying on the A330. Its a really nice aircraft!

767747


User currently offlineChewingPlastic From Canada, joined Oct 2006, 57 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 10704 times:

Great report!

I love how they decorate their planes with their fake bamboo, etc.


User currently offlineCXtra From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2006, 263 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 10529 times:

thanks for the report.. as i've said before, i like the aesthetics of cx's business cabin. now all they need to do is get rid of those casserole-style main course dishes. anyway, looking forward to syd-lhr in december on cx!!


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User currently offlineAlaskaqantas From New Zealand, joined Dec 2005, 905 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (8 years 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 10185 times:

Quoting EasyHoliday (Thread starter):
please pardon me for forgetting to take any pictures.

sounds like it didn't look good anyways  Wink

I like the light fixture thats cahnging colours in the front of the cabin!
thanks for posting, and good pictures!
~Cheers-
~~Kyle H.



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User currently offlineElite From Hong Kong, joined Jun 2006, 2872 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (8 years 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 10008 times:

Great trip report, would've been better with more detail and pictures during the flight! Big grin

User currently offlineSIA fan From Indonesia, joined Aug 2000, 728 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (8 years 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 9751 times:

nice report and pics!


SQ*G BD*S
User currently offlineRonerone From Jordan, joined Aug 2004, 1663 posts, RR: 53
Reply 9, posted (8 years 1 week 6 days ago) and read 9635 times:

Nice pictures! ..

Glad to see CX delivering!  Wink .. The fake bamboo i thought, was a fantastic touch to the ambience!

Would love to fly them in C class one time.

Roni



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