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Cathay Business HKG-EWR: Not First, But It’s a Solid Second

Cathay Business Hong Kong EWR is part of The Year of the Monkey Trip Report which covers the following places:


Cathay, Cathay, Cathay. I love you but I do not like your business class flights and I’ve complained about it.

I wanted to give long-haul back to the US a chance, but there would be no way that I would skip the opportunity of flying first when that option was available. Luckily, Cathay’s flight from Hong Kong to EWR does not have a first-class cabin. While I was envious of passengers flying first somewhere close by on a different plane, I took solace in knowing that there was no one on this plane that had it better than I.

Champagne 

Since it’s business class, there is no Krug. a menu of wine and wine

Krug or not, I never tire of taking these iconic photos:
two glasses of juice and a glass of orange juice on a table in a plane a tv on a table in an airplane a person's feet in a chair with a television and a screen

Food 

The food was better than my other Cathay business experiences.
a plate of food and a glass of water on a table a plate of food and glasses of water a plate of fruit and crackers on a table a cup of coffee and a strawberry

a container of ice cream
I won’t complain about ice cream.
a burger and fries on a plate
Or about burgers!

Seat 

Since it’s business class, the seats did lie flat. I have no complaints about that.an airplane with seats and a television a row of chairs in a plane a seat with a seat belt and a pillow on the side of the seat a screen on the side of an airplane

IFE

Ballers is also available in business.
a man smiling with his eyes closed

Service

Business or first, Cathay still delivers.

a group of small bottles and small packages on a table
And that delivery includes my favorite chapstick, Jurlique.

Overall

a phone with a screen and buttons
Cathay Business Hong Kong to EWR

Nobody wants to go to New Jersey (see Newark, New Jersey: The Discarded Mistress). If you do have to go, flying Cathay is not a bad way to get there.


Cathay Business Hong Kong EWR is part of The Year of the Monkey Trip Report.

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10 COMMENTS

  1. Cathy Business Class is not that great. the soft product sucks! small portions, and they run out of substantial snacks fast (because of the small portions).

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