Tag Archive: Cathay Pacific (CX)

Synchrony Cathay Pacific Credit Card Review (2018.9 Update: 40k Offer)

Cathay Pacific (CX) Visa Signature Card Review 2018.9 Update: The new offer is 40k, and it expires on 2018.10.31. 2018.4 Update: The new offer is 35k + 25k, first year annual fee not waived any more. Offer expires on 2018.06.30. But the spending requirement for the 25k part is too much, I don’t think it is worth spending. Application Link Synchrony…
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It’s Back! Cathay Pacific’s Business Class Award Again Bookable With Partners Miles

The award chart of AsiaMiles, Cathay Pacific’s loyalty program, underwent a drastic change in last month and the new chart went into effect on June 22nd. Since then, there have been lots of “glitches” in the system. For example, one major concern is that partners (e.g. AA, AS, and etc) cannot access Cathay’s saver-level business class award. Below is a screenshot…
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(Arguably) the best transcon first class in North America: Cathay Pacific CX888 YVR-JFK Review

Cathay Pacific has a daily Fifth-Freedom Flight between Vancouver, Canada (YVR) and New York (JFK). Operated by a Boeing 777-300ER in four-cabin configuration, this flight brings a true first class product to the North America transcon market. The only other airline consistently offering first class on this market is American Airlines, with its unique 321T transcon aircraft. The AA 321T…
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Which Cathay Pacific First Class Lounge at HKG should you visit: The Pier or The Wing?

Forewords Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways (rightfully) prides herself on an industry-leading first class product both in the air and on the ground. There are many well-written Cathay’s First Class reports out there on the web, so in this post I will focus on one important aspect of ground experiences: airport lounges. The last thing HKG—Cathay’s home airport—is devoid of is lounges….
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