Cathay Pacific offers various flights from different locations all over the world to Vietnam with a connection via Hong Kong.
Cathay Pacific - Flights to Vietnam
Airways offers various flights from different locations all over the world to Vietnam, but most of them are non-direct flights and one with a transfer point in Hong Kong.
Cathay Pacific Craft - Photo: Cathay Pacific
From Hong Kong, there is only one daily flight with fixed hours to Hanoi that departs at 14.55 and arrives at 15.55 (local time). There are another five flights on the route from Hong Kong to Hanoi with different frequency, including 2 flights that departs at 8.40 (local time) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday every week; one flight takes off at 18.00 on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; one flight at 18.00 on Tuesday and Friday; and one flights at 18.00 on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The lowest fare for an adult on Economy class is HKD 3,300 ($422) for one way trip and HKD 3,430 ($ 439) for round trip.
In addition, Cathay Pacific also provides three daily flights to Ho Chi Minh City at 8.50, 14.45 and 16.20 (local time). The fare for an adult on the Economy class has the lowest price of HKD 3,630 ($465) for one way trip and HKD 2,790 ($357) for round-trip.
In addition to round trip route between Hong Kong and Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, Cathay Pacific also operates shared code flights from Vietnam to North America and Europe.
Cathay Pacific Baggage Allowance
Cathay baggage allowance policies are as follows:
Cathay Pacific allows its passenger to carry one piece of luggage on board, and the size must not exceed: 56x36x23cm.
- Economy class: 1 piece x 7kg (15 lbs)
- Business class: 1 piece x 10kg (22 lbs)
- First class: 1 piece x 15kg (33 lbs)
In addition to the cabin bag, passengers can also bring in some individual items laptop bag, laptop computer, electronic devices, mobility aids, instant foods, umbrella and duty-free products.
Routes that involves the start or end point in the Americas:
- First & Business class: 2 pieces x 32kg (158cm max in size of three dimensions)
- Premium economy class: 2 pieces x 25kg (158cm max in size of three dimensions)
- Economy class: 2 pieces x 23 kg (158cm max in size of three dimensions)
- Infant: 1 piece x 23 kg (158cm max in size of three dimensions) and foldable baby carriage
- First class: total weight does not exceed 40kg (88lbs)
- Business class: total weight does not exceed 30kg (66lbs)
- Economy class: total weight does not exceed 20kg (44lbs) for international flight and 15kg (33lbs) for domestic flight
- Premium economy: total weight does not exceed 20kg (44lbs)
- Infant: total weight does not exceed 10kg (22lbs)
Cathay Pacific Business Class
The Business and First class on Cathay Pacific flights offers passengers one of the best experiences on the sky. Each seat on this class is designed with comfortable convertible beds with massage function. It is also equipped with AC outlet for laptop, and one touch screen LCD on the right hand side of the seat with world class entertainment shows and music programs. Passengers travelling on Business class also have the advantage of higher baggage allowance, as well as access to business lounges of departing airports. Travel and experience it yourself!
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Cathay Pacific Inflight Meals
Cathay Pacific Airlines is regarded as one of the best meal services airlines. It is said to have better food and taste in comparison with other airlines. Passengers who are a big fan of caviar and salmons may find Cathay Pacific just a right choice. It is said to serve the most delicious salmons and caviar. Besides, its meals are generally excellent which are not too French and have various options for passengers to choose from.
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Cathay Pacific has many strong points in its meal service. First, for business and first class, there is a wide range of wine of all kinds and all taste to choose. White wine is said to be the best. Second, for ice-cream lovers, you may fall in love immediately with Cathay Pacific Airlines and get some more after trying one. Lots of people highly recommend Cathay Pacific ice-cream for desserts. Last but not least, Cathay Pacific also has tasty cakes which passengers cannot resist. If you travel with Cathay Pacific during Moon Festival (in August Lunar calendar), you have chance to try high quality moon cakes. They are just right oriental tastes to celebrate the Moon Festival. Don’t forget to try a bite of moon cake when you travel with Cathay Pacific Airlines during this special occasion.
Apart from other advantages, there remains a minor drawback. Main dish in economy class is not quite good. Passengers don’t have many choices. Food does not taste very good either.
Cathay Pacific Safety Record
It can be said that Cathay Airways is among the safest airlines in the world with very few fatal accidents during its 65 years of operation. Most of the serious incidents occurred in the period from 1946 to 1972, when the airway has been not developed yet.
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Address: R502, Centec Tower, 72-74 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Dist 3.
Tel: (028) 38 223 203
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After 2 years in operation serving Vietnam's domestic air route, Air Mekong suspended all services in 2013.