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Cathay Dragon (Dragonair)

1,273 reviews
Headquarters: 11 Tung Fai Road, Hong Kong China 011 852 2747 3333 Website
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  • Food and Beverage
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
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Seattle, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
121 reviews
36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took Cathay Dragon Air out of Hong Kong both to and from Kathmandu. It was a bigger plane that I had expected. The seat were comfortable, the attendants professional, and the food service was good. We had on time departures both ways which was great because it can be problematic getting out of Kathmandu.

Asia Business Class Hong Kong - Kathmandu
Thank pshafransky
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hi I am really disappointed I get meal Muslim meal without water of that flight it’s happen 4 times within my 2 trips .i am not sure does they well trained? I asked customer service relation officer guy name is “anniket” He said their crew member is well trained and probably they forget somehow? What a answer from their customer...

Asia Economy Hong Kong - Dhaka City

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Petaling Jaya
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

End of November 2018, I had the occasion to fly out to Hong Kong from Kuala Lumpur for a quick meeting. Evening flight out, meetings in the morning, late afternoon return flight. There is a particular need for a comfortable ride, both legs. The only other direct flight alternative was the single aisle Malaysia Airlines 737 offering. Not keen at...

Asia Business Class Kuala Lumpur - Hong Kong

Thank Ultra M
Hong Kong, China
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That sounds like a strange commendation (consistently ok) but given the challenges of poor airport services and 80% delayed flights out of Shanghai I think that Cathay does well. My last flight was only 30 mins delayed which was amazing really. There are regular horror stories of flying in/out of Shanghai - it is famous for its delays. What I...

Asia Economy Shanghai - Hong Kong

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New York City, New York
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second flight to arrive to my final destination and really enjoyed the plane and it's services. It was a shorter flight than my first one so it was pretty quick, no complaints!

Southeast Asia Economy Hong Kong - Phuket
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Bangalore District, India
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dragon has really disappointed me. I traveled to Hong Kong and back in Cathay Dragon. Both times,the flight was delayed for 45 to 50 minutes to take off. Food serving was pathetic. They served food for few people first and took an hour to serve for others. The quality of the food was like nothing much to say about.

Asia Economy Bengaluru - Hong Kong
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New York City, New York
Level 6 Contributor
125 reviews
474 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is all about the ice cream. Yes, ice cream is all it takes to make my flight an amazing one. Crew without a doubt is one of the best in the industry. They don't make you feel like you are just another client or guest they serve. And I have to say they really pay attention to the smallest...

Asia Economy Kuala Lumpur - Hong Kong

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Durham, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
126 reviews
46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No sooner we settled down it became clear that Airbus 321 business class seats were extremely uncomfortable because of the way the back of the seat in front did not make it possible for feet to slide under when our seat reclined and seat leg extension arrived at desired length. Only saving grace was that flight was on 2.5 hours....

Asia Business Class Hangzhou - Hong Kong

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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am continually impressed by the charm of the crews on airlines flying around South East Asia. The service is smoothly delivered however many on board and always contains a good variety of choices. Many larger carriers could learn from Cathay Dragon on how to look after guests.

North Asia Business Class Hong Kong - Taipei
Thank Jim M
New Delhi, India
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambience, cleanliness and food is quite good. Baggage handling too was nice. The food variety though could have better.

North Asia Economy Hong Kong - Beijing
Thank Kota1111
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“If you fly through Cathy dragon with special meal make sure you have with your water bottle”
Arifhpoe, 5 Dec 2018 | Read review
“Perhaps try another airline from China cities to Hong Kong or take the new fast train connection.”
ayl3, 23 Nov 2018 | Read review
“its a short flight, so good for a nice nap !”
Kota1111, 21 Nov 2018 | Read review
“Nothing to add”
Ben172211, 18 Nov 2018 | Read review
“2-4-2 economy seating good for couples”
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About Cathay Dragon (Dragonair)
Based in Hong Kong, Cathay Dragon is an international regional airline that flies to about 45 destinations in 13 Asian countries. It was rebranded from Dragonair in November 2016. It is a sister airline of Cathay Pacific and an affiliate member of the Oneworld alliance. From its hub at Hong Kong International Airport, Cathay Dragon is one of the international carriers with the most extensive network within mainland China, covering 22 destinations. It also serves to other countries in Asia like Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

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