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Cathay Pacific The Arrival Lounge - Hong Kong - Chew Your Chow
Arriving at 5am in Hong Kong after a red eye flight is not the most pleasant way to start a holiday. Fortunately, I was headed to Cathay Pacific’s The Arrival lounge to freshen up. Name The Arrival (賞心堂) Location The Arrival lounge is tucked between the passageway that connects Terminal 1 and 2. Once you exit immigration, head for the escalators next to the Airport Express station. Continue down the escalators and you’ll see the Cathay Pacific Arrival Lounge on your right, directly opposite on your left is the Plaza Premium Lounge. Access Getting into the lounge requires travellers to have flown in on a Cathay Pacific or Dragonair flight in either business or first class. Alternatively, one can get in if they hold Oneworld Emerald status. It should be noted that no guests are allowed. The lounge is open daily from 5am to midnight. Space The Arrival is rectangular in space with a small lounge area at the front, dining space at the back, work stations lining either side and the showers off to the right side. It can feel cramped due to the limited space, especially compared to Cathay Pacific’s other lounges. Dining The breakfast spread is on the smaller side but …