Cathay Pacific Opens New Lounges @ London Heathrow

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Passengers departing on Cathay Pacific flights from London to Hong Kong can now enjoy greater comfort and convenience following the opening of the airlines new First Class and Business Class Lounges located at the central concourse at London Heathrow Airport.

The 923 sqm lounges feature Cathay Pacifics signature Noodle Bar providing a selection of authentic noodles for passengers to choose from. Another dining highlight is an improved buffet area with a wide selection of Western and Asian food and drinks.

With a high-ceiling window wall, the new Heathrow lounges offer a panoramic view of the airport apron area. Employing a design inspired by the airlines lounges in Hong Kong, the lounges offer more personal space and a wide range of features including desktop computers with internet access and Wi-Fi connections, a full range of local and international newspapers, and five fully equipped shower suites in each lounge.

The lounges are open between 0530 and 2200 for eligible passengers including:

- First and Business Class passengers travelling on Cathay Pacific, Dragonair and oneworld carriers.
- Silver and above Marco Polo Club members travelling on Cathay Pacific and Dragonair only.
- Cargo Clan Elite members travelling on Cathay Pacific and Dragonair only.
- oneworld Emerald and Sapphire members travelling on Cathay Pacific, Dragonair and oneworld carriers only.

Cathay Pacifics General Manager Europe Philippe de Gentile-Williams said, We are always looking for new ways to meet the needs of our customers, and the opening of our new lounges in London will definitely further enhance the Cathay Pacific experience. The new facilities reflect the airlines commitment to offering quality service both in the air and on the ground.

Cathay Pacific flies non-stop four times daily between London Heathrow Terminal 3 and Hong Kong International Airport, with onward connections to 120 destinations worldwide, including 40 Asian cities and 17 destinations in Mainland China (through sister airline, Dragonair).

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