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Cathay Pacific

About Cathay Pacific Business Class To The UK & Europe

Cathay Pacific has a long association with New Zealand travellers and remains a popular choice for Business Class travellers looking for well priced lie-flat Business Class seats for the long journey to the UK and Europe.  Flying a new A350 aircraft and a 77W from Auckland, and from Christchurch, a new A350 (during summer only) to Hong Kong means that both Islands are well serviced.

Why Choose Cathay Pacific

Fine Travel clients considering flying Cathay Pacific have appreciated knowing:

  • The Business Class seat on the direct flight to Hong Kong is a full lie-flat seat.

  • Cathay Pacific is a One World alliance member.

  • Through a partnership with Air New Zealand, you can fly Air New Zealand Business Premier to Hong Kong and then Cathay Pacific to the UK / Europe


Experience Business Class

The Cathay Pacific’s Business Class onboard the A350 was designed by Porsche.  The upgraded cabin and offers herringbone configured Business Class seats with increased sleeping space over previous generations.

Secure Specials with Fine Travel

At Fine Travel we work closely with Cathay Pacific to secure the latest Business Class discounts to the UK and Europe for our clients.  Through a direct relationship with Cathay Pacific’s New Zealand based team we can:

  • Save our clients time by investigating travel dates that meet their needs and fit with discounts available.

  • Provide comprehensive itineraries that can be held before payment is required (when compared with the instant purchase option online).

Should you require any date changes, special requests (such as allowances for allergies) or a stopover, we can also arrange these for you, saving time working with Cathay Pacific’s call centre.

The Cathay Pacific Network

From its base of Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific offers direct services to a range of airports in the UK and Europe.  Hong Kong is well known as a vibrant city for business or pleasure providing the opportunity for a stopover, or to connect to other cities in Asia as part of a more comprehensive itinerary.


  • London and Manchester
  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Switzerland

Premium Economy

Premium Economy seats aboard the A350 are now equipped with a full-length leg rest and a retractable armrest.  The seat reclines 23cms and there is generous space between your seat, and the seat in front of you.

Flying Via North America To/From UK / Europe

Through the OneWorld network, Cathay Pacific provides Business Class and Premium Economy passengers with the opportunity (with a surcharge) to travel via North America in one direction as part of a UK / Europe itinerary.  By connecting with American Airlines, a Cathay Pacific can include an East Coast and West Coast stopover, on a single ticket, on either the outbound or inbound leg of the itinerary.

Finding Discounted Cathay Pacific Business Class Airfares

For its Business Class and Premium Economy airfares to the UK / Europe, Cathay Pacific releases specific fare classes which must be available on all flights to secure the cheapest airfares.  Through our experience selling Cathay Pacific, our comprehensive reservations system, we work with our clients to find the dates that the discounted Business Class and Premium Economy airfares are available and help them integrate their Cathay Pacific flights into their itinerary.