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Oct 23, 19, 11:20 am
Replies: 494
Views: 102,069
Posted By JeCCo

Grabbed a POUG LGW - PMI at 99 outbound and...

Grabbed a POUG LGW - PMI at 99 outbound and approximately 75 inbound for my wife and I.

I'm not able to select seats on the inbound as the seat map shows all the CE seats as taken. Any advice...
Aug 14, 18, 11:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By JeCCo

In the past CX would cancel CX161 during off-peak...

In the past CX would cancel CX161 during off-peak times due to low bookings but rarely ever CX111. From my own personal experience taking these flights over the years, CX111 always had higher...
Aug 14, 18, 9:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By JeCCo

If you are staying in HK for a few nights before...

If you are staying in HK for a few nights before your HKG-SYD flights then your actual probability of the CX161 plane going tech is very very low. Do you have any status?

In any case, there is...
Jul 18, 18, 2:50 am
Replies: 870
Views: 132,919
Posted By JeCCo

Maybe CX's IT boffin's have found a way to link...

Maybe CX's IT boffin's have found a way to link award availability more closely to the cash value of fares that are available for purchase?

Hence the tighter restriction for ex-HKG fares while...
Jul 11, 18, 10:13 pm
Replies: 444
Views: 80,368
Posted By JeCCo

In the past 5 weeks CX734/739 has been operated...

In the past 5 weeks CX734/739 has been operated by 9 A333, 3 A359, 3 B772, 18 B773 and 7 B77W, so a real jumble of configs really.

For this reason I have been taking CX716 for my commutes, which...
May 24, 18, 4:00 am
Replies: 870
Views: 132,919
Posted By JeCCo

I feel the increase in award inventory for Y is a...

I feel the increase in award inventory for Y is a response to the upcoming introduction of the 10 across 777 frames and the extra 10% capacity that will provide for that fleet. Along with this,...
Dec 21, 17, 2:56 am
Replies: 44
Views: 5,790
Posted By JeCCo

15k RMB fares to LAX ex-PEK advertised on CX's...

15k RMB fares to LAX ex-PEK advertised on CX's site.

https://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_CN/offers/flight/BJS-NAM-BUBBLES-J.from-beijing.html?switch=Y

A HKG based friend also paid 18k RMB for...
Oct 24, 17, 10:32 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By JeCCo

Your friend can call the HK reservations office...

Your friend can call the HK reservations office to note down that you have an oversize bag - its usually a lot faster than trying to catch the local reservations offices.

Regardless, she will...
Oct 4, 17, 10:24 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,615
Posted By JeCCo

Whilst still in SIN, OP could've asked to be put...

Whilst still in SIN, OP could've asked to be put on the direct SQ52 to MAN (or any other connecting flight for that matter). Sometimes CX is quite good with this and it definitely helps if you have...
Sep 20, 17, 3:01 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,428
Posted By JeCCo

I think it also has something to do with the time...

I think it also has something to do with the time of year.

I redeem J HKG-SYD frequently and was able to do so for a pair of mid August flights about 3 weeks out and with around 2 flights a day...
Sep 4, 17, 11:38 pm
Replies: 1,084
Views: 284,108
Posted By JeCCo

Flew the A350 in J to SIN and back recently, both...

Flew the A350 in J to SIN and back recently, both planes are relatively new (B-LRL and B-LRB, 6 months and 12 months respectively).

The seats were really worn out on both flights. Trimmings at the...
Aug 28, 17, 3:55 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,123
Posted By JeCCo

A friend was on QF83 on 26/8, delayed for over 2...

A friend was on QF83 on 26/8, delayed for over 2 hours..

Scheduled arrival: 18:30
Actual arrival: 20:56
At gate: 21:05

And connecting onto RJ 183 which was scheduled to depart at 21:35

It...
Aug 24, 17, 3:36 am
Replies: 296
Views: 51,464
Posted By JeCCo

Any new sign up deals lately? Looking for...

Any new sign up deals lately?

Looking for some credit cards to churn and burn..

Already have CX Amex, SCB MC and Citi PM

The other sign up bonuses dont seem to be worth the effort
Aug 10, 17, 4:07 am
Replies: 204
Views: 31,710
Posted By JeCCo

If this is a constant thing going forward then...

If this is a constant thing going forward then this would predispose me to book more 77W flights (being 101/100 and 139/138) as the upgrade chances will be higher.

I guess also worth monitoring...
Aug 10, 17, 4:02 am
Replies: 204
Views: 31,710
Posted By JeCCo

F full with DM's J completely full (wife was...

F full with DM's
J completely full (wife was Op-upped from PEY, I was in J already :p)
PEY completely full

didnt take a look at Y

They called out over 10 names to go over to the desk at the...
Aug 9, 17, 11:30 am
Replies: 204
Views: 31,710
Posted By JeCCo

Maybe I missed something but I'm on CX101 tonight...

Maybe I missed something but I'm on CX101 tonight and surprised to walk into a 77H.

Sacrificing a lot of extra seats in Y compared to 77G so one would imagine this wasn't a last minute aircraft...
Aug 7, 17, 6:13 am
Replies: 224
Views: 37,801
Posted By JeCCo

V and E fares (2pax offers) ex-AUS to EU / US are...

V and E fares (2pax offers) ex-AUS to EU / US are often cheaper than the equivalent ex-HKG fares.

The V fare for SYD LHR return was often around 9000 HKD (1500 AUD) whereas the it was over 10000...
Jul 31, 17, 10:22 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,821
Posted By JeCCo

No harm in trying - it'll be a good gauge of...

No harm in trying - it'll be a good gauge of exactly how desperate CX really is!
Jul 17, 17, 9:30 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 10,700
Posted By JeCCo

Have read before that they are trading in the...

Have read before that they are trading in the precious metals and gemstone business
Apr 5, 17, 4:09 am
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By JeCCo

It happens somewhat frequently, but at their sole...

It happens somewhat frequently, but at their sole discretion. It's been mentioned a few times in various threads around here.

Usually they are strict if you are reaching the tier for the first...
Mar 15, 17, 10:48 pm
Replies: 184
Views: 19,989
Posted By JeCCo

The deal was sealed against CX in Australia when...

The deal was sealed against CX in Australia when the government (which has QF lobbyists crawling all over them) signed an open skies agreement with China and then QF proceeded to do a JV with MU. ...
Feb 7, 17, 1:25 am
Replies: 36
Views: 6,346
Posted By JeCCo

Stopped using CX as my preferred carrier. Paying...

Stopped using CX as my preferred carrier. Paying for W or J on other carriers ex-HKG for personal and on the occasions where I am on CX for work, I've been crediting to AB since I status matched to...
Feb 6, 17, 10:05 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,346
Posted By JeCCo

Too little too late. The current form of the MPO...

Too little too late. The current form of the MPO inspires little to no loyalty.

Gone from a numbers of consecutive years of Gold to maybe 20 Tier points haha. Let's see what happens in March
Jan 4, 17, 9:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,038
Posted By JeCCo

This has been happening quite often from chatting...

This has been happening quite often from chatting with friends and business acquaintances. Seems like a definitive policy from CX's end to upgrade early to GO.
Dec 19, 16, 1:39 am
Replies: 20
Views: 7,965
Posted By JeCCo

If it's CX agents at outports they basically...

If it's CX agents at outports they basically never weigh check-in, particularly if you're a MPO member.

Sometimes when it's third party contractors doing the ground ops then they seem to go by the...
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