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Dec 30, 20, 7:37 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,741
Posted By infinitium

ET: Cathay Pacific, HK Express begin Cathay Dragon route carve-up

The gist boils down to this: "According to Hong Kong's Apple Daily...
Nov 28, 20, 9:13 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,260
Posted By infinitium

I hope the PEN-HKG route goes back to CX as...

I hope the PEN-HKG route goes back to CX as well... t'was popular with holidaymakers and especially the MNC crowd en-route to China and the USA.
Nov 26, 20, 10:05 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,260
Posted By infinitium

SCMP and Exec Traveller: CX to absorb KUL, Hanoi, Fukuoka, Kaohsiung routes

Great to see CX stepping in to formally fold these routes into its network. Looking forward to more formalized route announcements soon, as CX absorbs the rest of the KA network.... which routes will...
Oct 25, 20, 9:19 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 18,340
Posted By infinitium

PEN is the hub of many Western multinational...

PEN is the hub of many Western multinational semicon factories and regional SMB Asia HQs. Demand for J tends to be high, so I'm hoping CX indeed does take over the PEN-HKG route, and keeps the same...
Sep 27, 20, 2:43 am
Replies: 45
Views: 8,137
Posted By infinitium

Asia Miles extension -- does redeeming and canceling "reset" the expiry clock?

Hi gang -- just realized I've 100,000 AM expiring in January 2021. Don't expect to be on a plane between now and Jan 2021, so I'm thinking of ways to keep my miles alive (nope, I don't want to redeem...
May 17, 20, 10:50 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,625
Posted By infinitium

Weirdly, I miss the excellent Pier lounge even...

Weirdly, I miss the excellent Pier lounge even more than I miss flying! (specifically the showers, which have AWESOME water pressure and are absolutely perfect after stepping off a long-haul flight...
Apr 20, 20, 11:02 pm
Replies: 458
Views: 88,108
Posted By infinitium

I'm GO, expiring in Nov 2020, and about 50% thru...

I'm GO, expiring in Nov 2020, and about 50% thru on CP miles required to retain, when I got an email this morning from MPC, saying my GO status would automatically be renewed for +1 year, expiring...
Mar 12, 20, 9:04 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,209
Posted By infinitium

SCMP: Cathay Pacificís surprise HK$344 million profit tempered...

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/transport/article/3074610/cathay-pacific-posts-surprise-hk344-million-profit-despite

Excerpts that should surprise absolutely no one:
"Hong Kongís flag carrier...
Feb 26, 20, 12:03 am
Replies: 458
Views: 88,108
Posted By infinitium

Was hoping for a full year extension, but I...

Was hoping for a full year extension, but I suppose that was wishful thinking :)

If I calculate right, that means a GO like me would be getting 65+65+65= 195 free points, out of the 550 CP needed...
Feb 24, 20, 2:59 am
Replies: 458
Views: 88,108
Posted By infinitium

Praying for a 1-year extension.. in the meantime,...

Praying for a 1-year extension.. in the meantime, well hi there KFlyer, you're looking mighty fine.... :)
Feb 21, 20, 1:23 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,862
Posted By infinitium

SCMP: HKIA closing "midfield concourse"

Just wondering... is this concourse the one most HKIA frequent fliers (like yours truly) dread... the one w/the triple-numbered gates, where you need to take a bus out?

If yes, then please, by all...
Feb 6, 20, 12:19 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,527
Posted By infinitium

I just tried calling the MPC HKG 2747-xxxxx...

I just tried calling the MPC HKG 2747-xxxxx number, and got through... miraculously with no wait at all.
Guess their hold times are down.
Feb 3, 20, 6:45 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By infinitium

it's usually very quiet around 6-8am, and will be...

it's usually very quiet around 6-8am, and will be even quieter now, given many flights are no longer going thru HKG given the n-CoV outbreak.
Enjoy a (long) hot shower and a good nap! Don't forget...
Jan 30, 20, 9:08 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,527
Posted By infinitium

Unable to reach any MPC call-in numbers?

Hi gang,

Has anyone tried calling into the MPC Green/Silver/Gold hotline recently, in the last 2-3 days?
I've been trying almost all numbers listed on the MPC page...
Dec 29, 19, 7:51 pm
Replies: 212
Views: 146,102
Posted By infinitium

Sideline: are Aesop bath amenities still...

Sideline: are Aesop bath amenities still available at the Pier? Or have they already switched over to Bamford ones?
Replies: 7
Views: 2,377
Posted By infinitium

no, they haven't.... such a shame :(

no, they haven't.... such a shame :(
Replies: 7
Views: 2,377
Posted By infinitium

I signed up as a member on their website and...

I signed up as a member on their website and asked if they could status match me (I'm CX Gold).. no word back yet. Fingers crossed :)
Replies: 7
Views: 2,377
Posted By infinitium

Anyone booked on Starlux?

Brand new airline out of Taiwan, operating to HKG, Macau and Penang, Malaysia.
Anyone booked on the airline yet?

https://onemileatatime.com/starlux-airlines-cosmile/
Nov 28, 19, 6:08 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,885
Posted By infinitium

Policy for priority boarding with direct/indirect family members?

I was on 881 earlier this week bound for the States... was in-line at the J boarding queue, when I noticed a large Indian family w/~10 family members ahead of me in the queue.

Looks like only 1 of...
Nov 17, 19, 8:54 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By infinitium

Thanks, but I emailed MPC and had them reset the...

Thanks, but I emailed MPC and had them reset the clock for me. I'd rather use the incremental CP to requalify for GL v.s. trying to hit a stretch DM goal which I know I won't be able to hold past the...
Nov 13, 19, 9:59 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By infinitium

Reset requalification clock, w/4 mths to go?

Hi gang, I'm currently GO with 4 mths to go before I hit my annual renewal date. I've already requalified for GO half a year ago, and am about 400 pts away from DM.

Question: chances are slim...
Nov 12, 19, 6:52 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 6,405
Posted By infinitium

Echoing everyone else here - you will be fine...

Echoing everyone else here - you will be fine with a 2-hr transit. More than fine. Even in the unlikely scenario that protesters converge on the airport again, chances that you'll be affected are...
Nov 11, 19, 5:39 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,339
Posted By infinitium

With 90m transit time in HKG, I wouldn't worry at...

With 90m transit time in HKG, I wouldn't worry at all about missing your connecting flight - clearing Immigration will rarely take >15m, and you should be able to reach the ex-KUL departing gate with...
Oct 22, 19, 9:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By infinitium

it's on your baggage tag barcode sticker thingy...

it's on your baggage tag barcode sticker thingy that's usually plastered to your BP, or in the CX envelope the BP goes into.
Oct 17, 19, 8:04 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,890
Posted By infinitium

Same here... I've been on that flight 3-4x this...

Same here... I've been on that flight 3-4x this year. Love how it gets in early... since July, flights I've been on have landed in HKG anywhere from 90 mins, to 15 mins early.
Bummer when it gets...
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