Cathay Pacific Business Class – Hong Kong to Dublin (CX 301) – Airbus A350-900 – Hong Kong Video



In this trip report, we take a look at Cathay Pacific’s A350-900 Business Class product on board a flight between Hong Kong and Dublin.

After I disembark from my flight from Sydney, I spend my transit time in Hong Kong refreshing at Cathay’s “The Wing” lounge. Due to my Oneworld Emerald status, I have access to the First Class section of the lounge which features a champagne lounge, dining area (with a-la-carte and buffet dining), large seating area, tended bar, Cabanas, Shower Suites and a business area.

When it comes time to boarding CX 301, I’m one of the first to board due to my Oneworld Emerald status. Once on board, I review the updated Business Class product, which is an improvement on the current product seen already on the B777 and A330. I take a look at the seat, storage areas, lighting, IFE, seat positions, etc.

During the 13 hour flight, two meal services are provided – supper (after take-off) and breakfast (prior to landing). Much of the flight is during nighttime hours so I’m able to try the lie-flat bed, which measures at 190 cm. While I get a good rest on the aircraft, it’s important to note that Cathay does not provide pyjamas or a mattress topper in Business Class.

Upon arrival in Dublin, I’m one of the first off the plane. I pass through Irish immigration/customs then make my way to the Conrad Hotel.

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Music:

Believe in your success
By Addict Sound

https://licensing.jamendo.com/en/track/1296198/believe-in-your-success

Sky Steps
By NeoMirai

https://licensing.jamendo.com/en/track/1462610/sky-steps

Dream Big
By Akashic Records

https://licensing.jamendo.com/en/track/937867/dream-big

Emotional Journey
By L-RayMusic

https://audiojungle.net/item/emotional-journey/6527923

Happiness
By ANtarcticbreeze

https://www.jamendo.com/track/1286703/happiness

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  1. Wonderful review! Can I please ask, how was the load factor of PAX on this flight? When CX first launched this route I had very mixed doubts with its thrice weekly service from Dublin to Hong Kong. I think it’s an amazing route for all the expats in Asia and Australia instead of transferring through Dubai. I will try this route next year if it survives. Thanks again for a wonderful review.

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