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Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific flights usually depart from Manchester Airport Terminal 2. Although, as of September 2nd at 00:01, all Cathay Pacific flights will now depart from Terminal 1 until further notice.

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Flying with Cathay Pacific from Manchester Airport

Celebrating 5 years of direct travel between Manchester and Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific delivers reliable and luxurious service for passengers arriving and departing from Terminal 1 at Manchester Airport. While Cathay Pacific doesn’t have their own lounge at Manchester Airport, their guests are entitled to book at the Escape Lounge within the terminal or Manchester Airport’s brand-new private terminal, PremiAir.


Your Cathay Pacific check-in can be done either by mobile or at the airport, however, no matter how you check in the airline advises passengers to arrive at Manchester Airport at least three hours before the flight departure time.


Hand luggage on Cathay Pacific Manchester Airport flights is limited to one bag and a small personal item, varying in size and weight depending on the class you’re travelling in. Checked baggage, on the other hand, can be up to two bags per passenger with a combined weight determined by your class - making your choice of class crucial if you’re planning to stock up on shopping in Asia.


Cathay Pacific’s flight CX 216 operates daily between Manchester and Hong Kong offering Economy, Premium Economy, Business and Premium class service.

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Cathay check in

Cathay Pacific flights from Manchester Airport currently depart from Terminal 1. You should check-in at Terminal 1 Departures.

Check in opens 3 hours before departure

You can check in for your flight 3 hours before your departure time. The check in desks close one hour before departure.

Cathay Pacific flies to Hong Kong every day

You can fly from Manchester to Hong Kong every day. The flight takes around 11 hours and 35 minutes.

PremiAir: The Private Terminal

Enjoy the ultimate airport experience with your Cathay Pacific flight from Manchester Airport.

PremiAir offers business and leisure travellers alike the ultimate travel experience, whether you’re looking for a streamlined departure, enviable pre-flight treatment, or the smoothest possible arrival – no private jet required.

Manchester’s new private terminal promises an uncompromising travel experience, featuring bespoke lounges with unparalleled runway views and authentic local cuisine made fresh to order.

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