Cathay Dragon Introduction

Fri, 16 Nov 2018. Last updated Mon, 03 Dec 2018 15:26

Cathay Dragon, previously as Dragonair, is the operating brand of Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Ltd with main hub at Hong Kong International Airport. Currently, Cathay Dragon ticket is provided by many agencies around the world and on the website.

Cathay Dragon previously as Dragonair is a subsidiary of Cathay Pacific. Cathay Dragon has its headquartered in Hong Kong, China. Cathay Dragon flights are expanded to many destinations around the world. The main routes operated by Cathay Dragon is flights to Amsterdam, Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Dalian, Da Nang, Dhaka, Denpasar, Dubai, Fukuoka, Fuzhou, Guilin, Hanoi, Hangzhou, Kunming, Nanjing, Ningbo, Osaka, Xiamen, Xiana and Zhengzhou. Cathay Dragon is having codeshare flights with many different famous airlines beside Cathay Pacific such as  Air China, Royal Brunei Airlines, S7 Airlines, Malaysia Airlines,and Shenzhen Airlines.

Cathay Dragon livery

Cathay Dragon fleet

As an affiliate member of Oneworld, Cathay Dragon now owns a fleet of modern A330s, A321s, A320s with flight network covering 53 destinations across the Asia-Pacific region, including 23 routes in Mainland China. This is one of airlines having all Airbus aircrafts in operations. Cathay Pacific also launches the all-new long-haul A350 XWB, with 18 A350-900s already in service. The airline has ordered 30 A350 XWBs for future delivery, including the A350-900 and larger A350-1000, offering quality services to passengers around the region.

The airline’s expertise has been recognised in its winning the Best Airline – China category for six consecutive years in the respected Skytrax passenger survey. It has also been voted "Best Regional Airline Asia" in the survey in 2011, 2013 and 2015, as well as “World’s Best Regional Airline” in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015.

Cathay Dragon inflight service

Cathay Dragon inflight services

With the purpose of ensuring that all passengers will enjoy great in-flight experiences, Cathay Dragon seeks to reflect traditional Asian hospitality on each its flights through the personal service and attention to detail provided by dedicated and professional cabin staff. Dragonair is committed to improve continuously in service to provide passengers with more pleasurable and comfortable flying experience.

In-flight entertainment system on Cathay Dragon offers video and audio channels in all cabin classes on a number of Airbus A330-300 and Airbus A321-200 airplanes fitted in personal televisions. In addition, the airline provides a wide range of different kinds of newspapers and magazines to help passengers to relax during free time during flights.

Cathay Dragon meals served on flights provided by its associate - LSG Lufthansa Service Hong Kong Ltd. Passengers will have changes to try a variety of regional dishes, such as dim sum, Fokkien fried rice, barbecue pork with fried rice and chicken with Thai sweet chilli. However, only beverages and cakes will be served in Economy Class for flights between Hong Kong and Changsha, Clark, Guangzhou, Haikou and Sanya.

Cathay Dragon baggage allowance

Cathay Dragon regulates the maximum weight of hand baggage as 7 kg for Economy class; 10 kg for Business class, and 15 kg for First class , along with a small item (handbag, laptop bag or umbrella). Cathay Dragon checked baggage allowance differs from routes and classes. For routes except from/to Americas, each passenger (adult/children) in First Class can bring a bag with maximum weight of 40kg, in Business Class can bring 30kg, and Economy Class can bring 20kg. For routes from/to United States of America, passengers in First and Business are entitled to 32kg, and passengers in Economy are entitled to 23kg. If there are more bags than the permitted allowance or bags exceed the weight or linear restrictions, charge fee may applied by Cathay Dragon. Passengers as members of loyalty programs can take advantages of getting more baggage allowance. Infant baggage allowance is only one piece of 10 kg.

Cathay Dragon Airbus cabin

Cathay Dragon tickets

There are several ways to purchase the cheap Cathay Dragon ticket at AloTrip:

- Via AloTrip’s website: Accessing agency’s website alotrip.com and follow the instructions with simple step to purchase tickets.
- Via Facebook - AloTrip
- Via AloTrip hotline: Direct phone calls to representatives: +84 243 8688800
- Via App AloTrip: searching and installing on App Store or Google CH Play.

In addition, customers can register to receiving the best prices not only of Cathay Dragon airfare, but also other airlines’ ones.

After ticket Cathay Dragon is reserved successfully, payment methods will be shown for customers to select. It is available for paying online via PayPal payment gate. The total amount will be added 3-4% of payment gate charge fee. Besides, customers can pay directly by cash at AloTrip office in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Cathay Dragon e-ticket will be sent to registered email in advance. The ticket will show the booking reference and e-ticket number, which helps passengers easily use for online check in or check in at the airport faster by showing the ticket on their mobile device.

Cathay Dragon A320

Cathay Dragon ticket class

Four main classes of Cathay Dragon ticket are First Class, Business Class, Premium Economy Class, and Economy Class. Using First Class cabin, passengers will enjoy the world-class services. Passengers have a chance to speed up their check in time through security with a fast-track pass at major airports around the world, and enjoy additional luggage allowance; access to all our premium lounges around the world, experience the tasteful luxury of your private First Class suite, padded with soft leather and comfortable fabrics.

Meanwhile, Business Class provides passengers with comfortable and productive travel experience of priority check-in and boarding, premium lounge access, and an exclusive cabin featuring fine dining and award-winning seats. Premium Economy Class will provide great comfort with priority boarding, spacious seats, and an outstanding in-flight entertainment system, smooth and easy check-in counters at selected airports, and priority boarding at the gate. Economy class provides redesigned seats, delicious food, and a state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment system.

Cathay Dragon check in area

Cathay Dragon check in service

Cathay Dragon offers different ways of check in: online check in, mobile check in, in-town check in, and kiosk check in. Cathay Dragon check-in the deadline is 90 minutes before departure time. Bags must be dropped at least 50 minutes before the flight's departure. At the airport, check-in counters normally close 40 minutes prior to departure. However, this may change according to the individual airport. Passengers are required to present with their boarding pass at the Boarding Gate Service Desk no later than 30 minutes before departure.

Cathay Dragon online check in is available from 48 hours to 90 minutes before departure time of all Cathay Dragon flights or flights codeshare with Cathay Pacific. In addition, passengers can use Cathay Dragon Mobile Check-in with the same benefits as check in online. Cathay Dragon Self-Check-in Kiosks allow passengers to check in between 48 hours and 50 minutes before departure. The service is available in Hong Kong, Beijing, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Busan, Fukuoka, Kaohsiung, Penang, Shanghai (Pudong), Taichung, Taipei, and Tokyo (Haneda & Narita). In-town check in is available when passengers go to Hong Kong International Airport via Airport Express (AEL), they can check in at Hong Kong or Kowloon station, from the day before departure up to 90 minutes before departure.

Cathay Dragon promotion

Cathay Dragon or Dragonair provides passengers with chances to participate in two loyalty programs with its parent company, Cathay Pacific. These are The Marco Polo Club (The Club), a loyalty program, and Asia Miles, a travel reward program. There are four tiers in The Club: Green, Silver, Gold, and Diamond. Passengers as members of The Club are automatically enrolled as Asia Miles members and earn many privileges and benefits.

Popular destinations of Cathay Dragon

CountryCityAirport
VietnamHaiphongCat Bi International Airport , Haiphong (HPH) - Vietnam
VietnamRach GiaRach Gia Airport, Rach Gia (VKG) - Vietnam
VietnamHuePhu Bai International Airport, Hue (HUI) - Vietnam
VietnamHo Chi Minh CityTan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) - Vietnam
VietnamQui NhonPhu Cat Airport, Qui Nhon (UIH) - Vietnam
VietnamQuang NinhVan Don International Airport, Quang Ninh (VDO) - Vietnam
VietnamCon DaoCo Ong Airport, Con Dao (VCS) - Vietnam
VietnamDalatLien Khuong Airport, Dalat (DLI) - Vietnam
VietnamCan ThoTra Noc International Airport, Can Tho (VCA) - Vietnam
VietnamQuang BinhDong Hoi Airport, Quang Binh (VDH) - Vietnam
ChinaChangshaChangsha Huanghua International Airport, Changsha (CSX) - China
JapanTokyoHaneda Airport , Tokyo (HND) - Japan
ChinaShanghaiShanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai (PVG) - China
JapanMatsuyamaMatsuyama Airport, Matsuyama (MYJ) - Japan
JapanNagoyaChubu Centrair International Airport, Nagoya (NGO) - Japan
FranceToulouseToulouse Blagnac International Airport, Toulouse (TLS) - France
PhilippinesLaoagLaoag International Airport, Laoag (LAO) - Philippines
TaiwanChiayiChiayi Airport, Chiayi (CYI) - Taiwan
JapanWakkanaiWakkanai Airport, Wakkanai (WKJ) - Japan
ChinaWuhanWuhan Tianhe International Airport, Wuhan (WUH) - China

Popular cheap routes of Cathay Dragon 

Akita <-> Hongkong 531 USDKochi <-> Bangkok 558 USD
Yonago <-> Bangkok 645 USDOkinawa <-> Hongkong 353 USD
Qui Nhon -> Angeles City 800 USDSendai <-> Bangkok 565 USD
Da Nang -> Angeles City 361 USDNiigata <-> Bangkok 650 USD
Can Tho -> Manila 472 USDKrabi -> Angeles City 1,141 USD
Bangkok -> Aomori 523 USDHakodate <-> Bangkok 681 USD
Komatsu <-> Bangkok 636 USDObihiro <-> Bangkok 632 USD
Hiroshima <-> Hongkong 537 USDFukuoka <-> Hongkong 361 USD
Ca Mau -> Chiang Mai 474 USDBeijing -> Hongkong 203 USD
Hangzhou -> Siem Reap 285 USDHaiphong <-> Jeju City 807 USD

By making a Cathay Dragon reservation, you will find some amazing deals with discounted Cathay Dragon tickets at AloTrip. With a wide flight network to many destinations, Cathay Dragon offers a effective cost and safe service to all its passengers.

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