Cathay pacific plane
Cathay pacific plane
Flying Down Under

Cathay Pacific

With the right airline, your long flight to Down Under can be a very pleasant experience. Cathay Pacific is a member of Oneworld Alliance and offers friendly personable service, exclusive facilities and a range of classes to suit your needs. Due to our close partnership, we can offer the best flight deals, that you won’t find anywhere else.

Emerse yourself in the state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment and discover their premium lifestyle brand, all while enjoying their thoughtful customer service. With Cathay Pacific you can fly to Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and Auckland. You can now take advantage of the stopover in Hong Kong, and extend your stay. Here is an overview of everything you can expect when flying with Cathay Pacific.

View of Cathay Pacific flight routes
Cathay Pacific flight routes from the UK to New Zealand and Australia
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Fly Economy

Cathay Pacific Economy Class now features greater comfort than ever. Convenient check-in, more comfortable seats and friendly service all make Economy a great experience for you.


Your seat in Economy is ergonomically designed with cushioning and an adjustable headrest. Fly in comfort with ample legroom and storage space for everything you might need during your journey. A dedicated shelf to keep your mobile device at eye level is now also being introduced to Cathay's flights.


Reimagined menu with blend of traditional Asian cuisine and international flavours and an emphasis on nutritious meals. Select from an award-winning selection of complimentary wines and beverages to go with your meal.


Enjoy a wide selection of content on your 11.6-inch high-definition touchscreen and Cathay Pacific's state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment system. Have your choice between Hollywood hits, television series, Asian cinema, and music. And now you can also stay connected with in-flight Wi-Fi that is being introduced to flights.

Cathay Pacific offers endless inflight entertainment
Watch your favourite content with noise-cancelling headphones
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Cathay Pacific offers friendly inflight meal service for Premium Economy customers
Be treated to exceptional service in Premium Economy
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Fly Premium Economy

Premium Economy Class provides you with priority treatment throughout your flying experience, with everything from their welcoming hospitality to the complimentary environmentally friendly amenity kit. Enjoy priority boarding, more baggage allowance, extra space and comfort, in-flight entertainment and great service when flying Premium Economy with Cathay Pacific. Settle in for your long-haul flight with a drink and a welcoming smile.


Expect plenty of extra legroom, reclinable seats and a comfortable headrest. A larger table means you have more room to eat and work, and enjoy a larger storage space for your belongings.


Delicious meals will be served from a menu with a fusion of fresh ingredients, Asian cuisine and international flavours. A range of snacks will also be available throughout your flight, whenever you desire. And take your pick of award-winning beverages.


Watch the latest movies, television shows and listen to your favourite music on board your flight. Your touchscreen presents a selection of content that is curated monthly. Make use of the USB port for your own devices, and Wi-Fi is now available on selected flights.

Enjoy Cathay Pacific's excellent Business class meals
Experience the friendly service in Business Class
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Experience the comfort of a Business Class flight with Cathay Pacific's lie-flat seats
Sleep more soundly with your lie-flat bed
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Fly Business Class

Flying Business Class gives you access to exclusive lounges. Relax in the lounge before your flight and during your stopover. Enjoy extra comfort, extra baggage allowance and priority boarding.


Featuring privacy partitions, expandable tables and charging outlets, relax in Cathay Pacific's award-winning Business Class seats. Sleep soundly on your transformable lie-flat bed with luxurious bedding. Wake up at your destination refreshed and ready to explore. The extra-wide Business Class cabin also features intelligent lighting, reduced noise and controlled humidity.


Cathay Pacific is now offering their Business Class customers their 'Choose my Meal' service. This allows you to reserve your meal ahead of time, this guarantees you will have your preferred choice! Match your meal with premium wine, spirits, champagne or craft beer.


Enjoy as much content as your heart desires on your own touchscreen TV. New releases, HBO Max, and a wide selection of Asian cinema are all available to you at the touch of a button on Cathay Pacific’s premium in-flight entertainment system. Wi-Fi is now available on selected flights.

Experience fine dining in Cathay Pacific First Class
Enjoy fine dining in the sky
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Enjoy the luxurious comfort of a lie-flat seat in First Class with Cathay Pacific
Added privacy and luxurious comfort when flying First Class
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Fly First Class

Fly in absolute luxury with Cathay Pacific’s First Class service. When flying as far as Australia and New Zealand, it’s worth the extra comfort and privacy. Think priority boarding and access to exclusive First Class lounges. Benefit from warm, friendly service and exceptional culinary experience.


Let the cabin crew turn down your bed before you drift off to sleep. In First Class you are able to transform your generously wide seat into a completely flat bed with luxurious mattress, linen, pillows and calming mist. Wanting complete privacy? Make use of the do-not-disturb feature. You can also use your suite as a working area with a power adapter and Wi-Fi.


Experience the finest food in the sky when flying First Class. A taste of Asian cuisine with fresh and sustainably sourced products. Be treated to world-class wines, spirits and crafted beers. Enjoy personal service with meals available at a time that suits you.


Time flies when you're having fun! Watch endless amounts of blockbuster movies, television box sets and listen to music and podcasts. Immerse yourself in the content with an 18.5” high-definition screen and BOSE noise-cancelling headphones.

Explore the streets of Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a modern metropolis...
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Explore the history, architecture and culture of Hong Kong during your stopover
...with deep culture and history

Stopover in Hong Kong

When flying with Cathay Pacific, you will have a stopover in Hong Kong. You can simply have a short stopover and continue on to your destination, but you can also choose a longer stopover and use the time to explore all that Hong Kong has to offer. Hong Kong borders the South China Sea, and is situated at the heart of 236 islands. Hong Kong is a global hub for finance and commerce, and offers endless choices for things to see and do.

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