February 6 2023  |  Airlines & Airports

Cathay Pacific reopens "The Deck" lounge at HKG

By Jane Hobson

The Deck joins The Wing, First and The Pier, Business as the Cathay Pacific lounges currently open to guests at the airline’s home hub

Cathay Pacific announced today that it is reopening its lounge "The Deck" at Hong Kong International Airport.

The Deck joins The Wing, First and The Pier, Business as the Cathay Pacific lounges currently open to guests at the airline’s home hub, a February 6 press release said. The airline is also working towards reopening The Pier, First and The Wing, Business within the coming six months as it continues to add more flights to its schedule.

As travel resumes, Cathay Pacific is also progressively reopening its global lounges. February will see the reopening of the Cathay Pacific lounges at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and Singapore Changi Airport, while March and April will see the airline’s lounges at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport, respectively, reopen their doors to guests.

According to the release, travellers can look forward to enjoying the airline’s signature lounges at San Francisco International Airport, Beijing Capital International Airport, Taipei Taoyuan International Airport, and Vancouver International Airport in the second and third quarters of 2023.

Outside of Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific’s First and Business class lounges at London Heathrow Airport, and its lounges at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Tokyo (Haneda) International Airport are already open to eligible customers.

To mark the reopening of The Deck, Cathay Pacific has added a selection of new culinary delights at the lounge’s Noodle Bar

The Deck, Hong Kong
To mark the reopening of The Deck, Cathay Pacific has added a selection of new culinary delights at the lounge’s Noodle Bar. Visitors to the lounge can enjoy Hong Kong fish ball rice-noodle soup, poached Chinese vegetables, and a delicious Chinese soup alongside familiar favourites such as the signature Wonton Noodles, Dan Dan Mien and dim sum. Meanwhile, self-serve international dishes continue to be offered at The Food Hall.

A look inside Cathay Pacific's lounge, The Deck

Located close to Gate 6 in Terminal 1, The Deck features an open-ceiling terrace with an L-shaped table and individual seating, that offers panoramic views of the airport’s apron, taxi-ways and northern runway.

Cathay Pacific Lounge, Tokyo (Narita)
Another exciting development is with the Cathay Pacific Lounge at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, which is not only reopening, but also finding a new home. The lounge has relocated to a new space by Gate 71 that is more than two times larger than the previous lounge and offers almost double the number of seats, making for a more spacious environment.

Together with excellent views of the airport apron, the lounge features new artwork created by local Japanese studios Belle Fleur and the award-winning Arita Porcelain Lab.

Travellers can look forward to a curated contemporary food and beverage offering when visiting the airline’s Tokyo (Narita) lounge. Traditional Japanese dishes such as sushi, grilled fish, miso soup and curry with rice feature alongside a selection of light and healthy salads, cheese and cold cuts.

Cathay Pacific Lounge, Bangkok and Manila
Cathay Pacific has also made enhancements to its Bangkok and Manila lounges ahead of their reopening. Both lounges have received a refresh to their interior décor, fixtures and furniture, providing guests with a rejuvenated ambience. This is in addition to the equipment checks and deep cleaning that all lounges undergo before reopening to ensure the well-being and comfort of travelers.

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