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Cathay Dragon (Dragonair)

4 of 5 bubbles
314 Reviews
Headquarters: 11 Tung Fai Road, Hong Kong China +852-2747-3333 Website
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  • 3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Seat Comfort
  • 4 of 5 bubbles
    Customer Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Value for Money
  • 4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Check-in and Boarding
  • 3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Food and Beverage
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Used Cathay Dragon for a hop from Hong Kong to Kathmandu and the airplane was very comfortable. Service was great and I was able to easily sleep on the flight. The flight was around 5 hours and they served snacks and drinks often enough. In flight entertainment was plentiful.

Asia Economy Hong Kong - Kathmandu
Thank JessMacB
New York City, New York
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150 reviews
113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were sorry when the flight was over. The entertainment system with the ipads that were handed out was terrific. The food was presented beautifully. Fantastic experience

Asia Business Class Hanoi - Hong Kong
Thank bbmf4
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20 reviews
1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked the newly rebranded Cathay Dragon for our budget package found on Cathay Pacific for a short 2 hour trip to Vietnam. The plane was quite small and didn't have an entertainment system / TV, which was expected for a short trip and the price. They do offer wifi only for their entertainment system which can be accessed on...

Southeast Asia Economy Hong Kong - Hanoi

Thank Lexincats
Pool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went through with boarding pass, the machine beeped....thought they'd changed our seats which we were not too pleased about and found that we had been upgraded to business class. Tattinger champagne all the way, unbelievable but what an experience

Southeast Asia Business Class Hong Kong - Bangkok
Thank Joolyju
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37 reviews
22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the service level is as good as cathay, the airplanes are a lot older, however, this didn't effect the whole experience. will use it again in the future.

North Asia Business Class Hong Kong - Taipei
Thank mmooll
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
45 reviews
6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked the 4-day travel package (round trip flights and hotel) from Expedia. Dragon air was the only option that would not cost you extra bucks with fine takeoff schedules. The flights were alright and kind of comfortable. The meals however, please if you could afford to buy a light meal at the airport just do so, because it's pretty...

North Asia Economy Hong Kong - Taipei

Thank Zann_w
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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121 reviews
19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its only direct flight from Kolkata to Hong Kong for 4 hours duration. Mostly used aircraft is A320. Nicely customized aircraft for CCU-HKG flying with many many instructions written in Chinese- English- Hindi- Bengali. Please remember to book vegetarian food before boarding else you may not get on board food as generally they serves non-vegetarian food. Unfortunately due to some...

Asia Economy Kolkata (Calcutta) - Hong Kong

Thank fila2020
Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews
2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cathay dragon provides almost the same level of service as Cathay. The only difference is that the plane thet are flying is older. Others are really great.

Asia Economy Beijing - Hong Kong
Thank Yu H
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
39 reviews
20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought Cathay to Hong Kong was good but our flight to Beijing was just as perfect and I would do it again and again.

North Asia Business Class Hong Kong - Beijing
Thank Jennifer T
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774 reviews
168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE flew from Guilan China to Hong Kong with Dragonair . It was a nice plane , very good service and they even served a light dinner on such a short flight!!

Asia Economy Guilin - Hong Kong
Thank easterntreker
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“Don't sit at the last row as you won't be able to move your seat backwards when people in front of you do.”
 of 5 bubbles Lexincats, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not sure how we managed the upgrade to be honest.”
 of 5 bubbles Joolyju, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for front row seat or Emergency exit row seat for extra legroom.”
 of 5 bubbles fila2020, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Again just do it”
 of 5 bubbles jennifert742, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't waste your money on business class - especially overnight as the seats hardly recline”
 of 5 bubbles KEC70, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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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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