Cathay Pacific HKG-JNB: 13 Hours of Lie-Flat

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The Cathay Pacific HKG JNB Flight Review is part of the Trip Report: The $77,000 Trip Heard Round the World which covers 5 Continents, 13 Countries, and 17 Cities.

Find the nerdy planning here. Find the picture preview here.


Can you tell me how to get, how to get to South Africa? There’s the painful way, flying coach on Delta on one of the longest flights from ATL-JNB and then there’s the right way HKG-JNB. Crazy to think that this route along with fifteen other segments was included in the AA Explorer Award when today it would cost 50,000 AAdvantage Miles for a one way.

After the fun in Lan Kwai Fong, it was time to sit back and enjoy top-end service highlighted by a lie-flat bed, an extensive IFE selection, and flight attendants that simultaneously leave you alone to relax while catering to your every need. It was time for Cathay Pacific’s 777 service to Johannesburg.

The landing gear before takeoff
The landing gear cam before takeoff
The amenities kit
The amenities kit

The bag had a terrible zipper but inside was the best lip balm, Jurlique which retails for $30.

The Cathay Delight pre take-off drink
The Cathay Delight pre take-off drink. I’ll take one of each.
The convenient IFE and seat controls
The convenient IFE and seat controls. Recline right away.
The Superdry in-flight duty free purchase
The Superdry in-flight duty free purchase

Flying Cathay, always the right decision.

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