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Cathay Pacific Business Class Available On New Washington to Hong Kong Route

Cathay Pacific Business Class Now Available From Washington-Dulles (IAD) to Hong Kong (HKG) As Their Longest Route

Cathay Pacific Business Class - Cathay Pacific (CX) Washington-Dulles to Hong Kong (HKG) Flight Attendants
Cathay Pacific (CX) Washington-Dulles to Hong Kong (HKG) Flight Attendants

I love taking long flights. I’ve flown many of the world’s longest flights including the world’s longest by Singapore Airlines from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Singapore (SIN). So of course I was excited to hear that Cathay Pacific has launched their foray into the mix with the their 8,154M/13,123KM from Hong Kong to Washington-Dulles, Virginia which is offering their new Cathay Pacific Business Class product.

Cathay Pacific Business Class - Cathay Pacific (CX) Nonstop Washington-Dulles to Hong Kong (HKG) Airbus A350-1000 Arriving in Washington-Dulles (IAD) on Its Inaugural Flight
Cathay Pacific (CX) Nonstop Washington-Dulles to Hong Kong (HKG) Airbus A350-1000 Arriving in Washington-Dulles (IAD) on Its Inaugural Flight (from Cathay Pacific video)

 

Cathay Pacific Business Class - Nonstop Washington-Dulles to Hong Kong Ribbon Cutting
Cathay Pacific Business Class – Nonstop Washington-Dulles to Hong Kong Ribbon Cutting

 

Cathay Pacific Business Class - Cathay Pacific (CX) Airbus A350-1000 With Crew
Cathay Pacific (CX) Airbus A350-1000 With Crew

The flight was launched on September 16, 2018 operating four times a week initially. Here’s the schedule:

  • CX860 M/TU/TH/SA HKG 17:55 to IAD 21:45 16H50M
  • CX861 SU/TU/W/F     IAD  01:20 to HKG 5:15 +1 Day 14H55M

Additional information about the route as well as how to book is available on CathayPacific.com.

This is made possible by their all new Airbus A350-1000 which has the following configuration for a total of 334 passengers:

Business Class: 46 in a 1-2-1 configuration so that everyone has access to an aisle.

Cathay Pacific Business Class - Cathay Pacific Nonstop Washington-Dulles (IAD) to Hong Kong (HKG) Airbus A350-1000 - Business Class
Cathay Pacific Nonstop Washington-Dulles (IAD) to Hong Kong (HKG) Airbus A350-1000 – Business Class (from Cathay Pacific video)

Premium Economy Class: 32 in a 2-4-2 configuration

Cathay Pacific Business Class - Cathay Pacific Nonstop Washington-Dulles to Hong Kong Airbus A350-1000 Premium Economy Class
Cathay Pacific Nonstop Washington-Dulles to HongKong Airbus A350-1000 Premium Economy Class (from Cathay Pacific video)

Economy Class: 256 in a 3-3-3 configuration

Cathay Pacific Business Class - Cathay Pacific Nonstop Washington-Dulles (IAD) to Hong Kong Airbus A350-1000 Economy Class (from CathayPacific.com)
Cathay Pacific Nonstop Washington-Dulles (IAD) to Hong Kong Airbus A350-1000 Economy Class (from CathayPacific.com)

Cathay Pacific is a member of oneworld and has their own frequent flier program, Marco Polo Club. If you are an American Airlines AAdvantage member, you can earn and redeem miles on Cathay Pacific.

Cathay Pacific Business Class - Cathay Pacific (CX) Washington-Dulles to Hong Kong CEO, Rupert Hogg poses with Flight Attendants During Inauguration Ceremony
Cathay Pacific (CX) Washington-Dulles to Hong Kong CEO, Rupert Hogg poses with Flight Attendants During Inauguration Ceremony

You can follow Cathay Pacific on social media below:

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cathaypacificUS

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/cathaypacific/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/cathaypacificUS

Cathay Pacific Business Class - Cathay Pacific (CX) Nonstop Washington-Dulles (AD) to Hong Kong (HKG)
Cathay Pacific (CX) Nonstop Washington-Dulles (AD) to Hong Kong (HKG)

 

Have you flown this route or Cathay Pacific Business Class or airplane as yet? Please leave a comment below.

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