Cathay Pacific Baggage Size Details, Reviews & Banned Items!

(Last Updated On: December 28, 2017)

When it comes to air travel, baggage policy of the particular airline in which you are traveling plays a very important role. One cannot go ahead if he/she is not aware of the updated rules and regulations of the baggage policy. Cathay Pacific online check in options let the passengers book the tickets with the comfort of their house, office or anywhere else.

Here we are discussing all the necessary and important points in regards to the baggage policy of Cathay Pacific Airline.

ALLOWANCES IN RELATION TO CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE IN A CATHAY PACIFIC FLIGHT

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ALLOWANCES IN RELATION TO CABIN/ CARRY-ON IN A CATHAY PACIFIC FLIGHT

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Generally, passengers traveling in Cathay Pacific flight can bring 1 bag aboard the aircraft that can fit in the overhead compartment. According to the Cathay Pacific carry on baggage allowance, passengers can enjoy maximum dimensions in regards to that are 56 cm x 36 cm x 23 cm or 22-inch x 14-inch x 9 inches including the wheels and handles of the baggage.

ALLOWANCES RELATED TO CARRYING OF ADDITIONAL SMALL ITEM

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Multiple travelers are allowed to carry one additional bag or item with them aboard the aircraft that can fit under the seat in the front. The maximum dimensions in regards to that item are 15 cm x 30 cm x 40 cm or 6-inch x 12-inch x 16 inches, in addition to their cabin luggage as per the Cathay Pacific baggage allowance. These items include stuff like small handbags, laptop bags, small backpacks, camera bags, briefcases, etc. The dimensions mentioned include the wheels and handles of the baggage too.

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCES WHILE TRAVELING WITH AN INFANT

Passengers traveling with the infant, toddlers or babies, they can enjoy some additional stuff like:

  • An approved car safety seat
  • A small bag of food and nappies
  • An umbrella-type collapsible stroller or any type of foldable stroller within the standard cabin bag size and weight after folding
BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE WHILE TRAVELING WITH THE PETS

If you are traveling with pets on any of the Cathay flights, you need to meet the following requirements to carry this kind of stuff as checked baggage:

  • Passengers are allowed to carry domesticated dogs; cats and birds only, fighting dogs are not accepted.
  • Passengers are required to carry their pets in a kennel for the entire flight.
  • The kennel meets all requirements like the dimensions, weight limit, etc.
  • You may need to show all the necessary health documents as required by your destination.
LIST OF RESTRICTED/CONTROLLED/BANNED ITEMS ON CATHAY

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ALLOWANCES IN REGARDS TO SPECIAL BAGGAGE ITEMS
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Cathay Pacific Reviews:
  • Michel Perrin:

I flew from Kansai to Paris via Hong Kong. Everything went smooth. So nice to have the feeling you are welcome on board. Comparing with some Asian carriers, you note that C class seats are more comfortable than on some airlines. Aircraft are cleaner than some Chinese airlines. IFE is more western-oriented than other. Drinks are adapted to British taste. Staff is not robotic.

  • R Sanyal:

I flew from Hong Kong to New York JFK. The inbound flight from CCU arrived on time and I was able to make a smooth transfer at HKG. I found the security transfer check at HKG to be among the most civilized and rarely crowded. Before boarding, the staff at tables inspected, perfunctorily, the carry-on bags of all passengers. The flight arrived on schedule. Boeing 777 cabin and its 1-2-1 herringbone layout with fully flat seats are my favorite. It offers spaciousness and privacy. The entertainment system offered a large collection of films that could be accessed on an easy to use the control pad. Good selection of entrees, wines, and various snacks, bathrooms kept clean, and attentive flight attendants made the flight a very pleasant experience. At JFK’s Terminal 8 used by Oneworld, passport control was smooth – I used the automated passport reader and was out of the terminal in no time. Cathay Pacific delivered a very satisfying flying experience and will be my first choice when I travel on this route again.

  • M Kramer:

I flew from Gatwick to Hong Kong. Having flown this airline on many occasions, this was the first time that I really enjoyed the trip. I’m not sure if it was because the aircraft was new or if it was because the in-flight entertainment system was the best that I have come across or because I had an open seat next to me. The crew was really great in the economy, but all in all, it was a 5-star experience.

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