Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Halifax to Sri Lanka
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|March||Best time to beat the crowds (4% less expensive on average)|
|July||Most popular time to fly (23% more expensive on average)|
Average price round-trip
|C$ 1,386||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal round-trip
|C$ 978||or less|
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "It was my first time frying with Cathay Pacific the flight was okay, food wasn't that good. I don't want to compare with the other, my opinion should have more variety or snack between meals since 15 hours flight. Thank you for listening!"
Pros: "The whole service went smoothly without rushing."
Cons: "The original flight I listed for was canceled without any notification until I arrived at the checkin desk."
Cons: "Boarding had two long lines for economy. Not clear what the system was. Could have been a bit more organized"
Pros: "Check in counter was helpful and friendly"
Cons: "Better enforcement of 1 carry on @ 7kg. Saw some people with a carry on luggage, a fully stuffed backpack and a reuseable bag... 3 bags??!!!"
Cons: "Unprofessional boarding stuff in jfk ,not helpful & one of them was really rude.but cabin crew are nice . I will never recommend to anyone & I don’t think so I will travel again cathey pacific airlines.thanks"
Cons: "The crew should be friendlier while they deliver their service."
Cons: "One really bad movie."
Pros: "My answer on first leg of flight from Mnl to Hkg goes with this one."
Cons: "Ok perfect will do it again"
Pros: "Crew was good"
Cons: "Food was not good"
Pros: "The crew was excellent...very flexible with meal service and appropriate presence during the long 14 hour flight."
Cons: "Quality of movie options not very good."
Pros: "As per usual, Cathay’s service was top notch. Friendly, courteous crew, good food, a great entertainment system with a great selection. This particular flight was very smooth and, as it was only around 65% full, I was able to stretch out and get some sleep."
Pros: "Second time in less than two years and satisfied on both trips. Good work Cathay Pacific."
Pros: "The staff being very attentive & prompt , great service"
Cons: "Seats not comfortable for a long haul flights"
Pros: "Seats were spacious enough"
Cons: "Departed about 40 minutes late without an explanation, then had to take a circuitous route around local thunderstorms which added another 30 minutes, so that we arrived over an hour late. Deplaning was also very slow, such that we cleared the airport at 1:45 AM, rather than 11:35PM as scheduled."
Pros: "overall condition of plane"
Cons: "snack was too little"
Pros: "It was a journey with comfort and care.Crew was at its toes with hospitality skills.Food and snacks were appropriate.overall it was an amazing experience."
Cons: "All was gud . Can add little bit for vegetarians food choices."
Pros: "The movie selection + the crew was friendly."
Cons: "There were kids who were not well behaved. Their parents would not correct them, neither did the crew. There was a kid screaming and talking very loud behind me, while everyone was sleeping. I was unable to sleep on the flight, even with ear plugs. The kid sitting next to me was getting Play-doh everywhere, on me, the floor and all over the seats. He was also kicking the seat in front of him and his mother would not correct him. It would be helpful for the crew to say something to the parents, as some parents do not believe in discipline. The vegan food was very good on the flight to Hong Kong, but on the flight to Chicago it was bland. I was still very hungry after eating + did not get protein in the first meal. With the seat in front of me reclined all the way back, my knees were touching the back of the seat, my legs were swollen and in a lot of pain after the flight."
Pros: "Nothing much. Travelling in economy class for long flights is always a miserable experience. I can't afford to fly business and I am compelled to travel due to personal reasons"
Cons: "With the new security rules for flights to the US, they took my water bottle at the gate during boarding. I was dehydrated during the whole flight. The small cup of water they give during the flight is not enough for me."
Pros: "Cathay is usually a solid airline to fly with. It’s comfortable even in economy and the staff is pleasant and usually efficient."
Cons: "The delayed boarding process and the bottleneck once people were boarding didn’t allow for the flight to depart on time."
Pros: "I flew from NY to Phuket via Cathay Pacific which is a 22 hr flight! The crew was pleasant and friendly and took excellent care of my family and I. I would fly with them again anytime."
Cons: "My only complaint, if I have to make any suggestions would be more leg room."
Cons: "I requested special meal It wasn’t good and I got the food poison which make me sick."
Pros: "Smooth flight , crew members were good"
Cons: "Food and chair space The head set was in a sealed bag , when I opened it I found 2 white hair inside !!! The blanket was soiled with chocolate in a sealed bag !! Delayed flight for an hour without timely announcement"
Cons: "Gate staff was not patient and friendly. No advanced notification before flight cancellation. Poor communication after flight cancellation. No instructions for remediation for flight cancellation only tell customer to get checked in luggage bag and go home. No initiative to handle the incident. We waited for 2 hours at the counter for explanation and information for re-arrangement for the flight. Really disappointed with this flight."
Cons: "They asked me to change my seat, but when we asked to sit together with my husband, they were not able to accommodate it"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly for a change"
Cons: "When an aerobridge is used, boarding should be sequential to avoid pile ups. First the last rows should be boarded, and then the start rows"
Cons: "Being an experienced traveller, I am for the first tine encounter a female flight attendant who was not only impolite to passengers, and kicked toilet doors!"
Pros: "Route and travel time. The food taste good."
Cons: "Bathrooms need to be cleaned in between flights; meal didn't have any condiments included ; they don't provide a toiletry bag with basics of toothbrush and socks; airplane needs to be CLEANED.. we found dental floss and empty containers inside the seat pocket."
Pros: "Good crew"
Cons: "Cathay Pacific forgot to send paperwork for departure which resulted in 1 hour delay and then given us furthest possible gate on arrival in HK"
Pros: "Easiness to oil a flight with Kayak. Price is much cheaper as compared to other travel websites!"
Pros: "Staff Food"
Cons: "Delayed due to rain (stopped us boarding, held in skyway for 15 minutes, had to run to another gate) Poor communication on delay/flight info."
Pros: "Overall service excellent."
Cons: "The gap time between the connecting flight is short u have to pass the security and after that a long walk going to the gate of the next flight other than that it's excellent. My concern is if the passenger has a health problem he/she going to have a shortness of breath. The crew/staff who assist me excellent."
Pros: "the staff very friendly and helpfull and always there to answer questions they handle some nasty lady in front of us very politely and settle the situation"
Cons: "the seats to close and tigh feel like sardines in a can"
Pros: "We enjoyed the flight, the food, the entertainment system. Everything was good including the cleanliness of toilet facilities on this 16 hour flight. Very happy with Cathay Pacific."
Pros: "Food was nice"
Cons: "Seat was uncomfortable, something was dripping on me by the end of the flight, could have been condensation? The passenger behind me had his shoes off the entire flight and put his feet in the space beside me near the window. His feet smelt like vinegar and sweaty socks. The passenger beside me was overweight and he spilled into my seat partially. All of this did not make for a comfortable flight but thankfully it wasn't too long."
Pros: "Business class service was the best I've ever experienced from any carrier."
Cons: "Meal service was poor by crew members for economy class. In economy class - (center section-just after first class)-only one toilet . for Passengers. Very inconvenient."
Pros: "The seats (in business) were wonderful and made it easy to sleep. As I wanted to sleep, I did not access the entertainment system. The staff was great."
Cons: "The food was ok for airplane, but really expected a little better."
Pros: "As always the food is better than 90% of airlines. The entertainment is always great and varied."
Cons: "The crew kept waking me up and were rude."
Pros: "Only complaint was the disembarking routine. They emptied all of business and first before coach could even begin to leave the coach cabin. I am all in favor of giving business and first preference in getting off the plane, but this was just too much, waiting for the slowest person in business to get off before a single person could leave the coach cabin."
Cons: "The service is kinda slow to respond"
Cons: "It was big problem with boarding in BKK because passenger was without a return ticket."
Pros: "Our connecting flight was running late due to weather and Cathay pacific airlines were waiting for us at security to take us to the airplane that was waiting ! Wow ! Amazing service!!! So grateful for their amazing kindness !!!"
Pros: "Crew is lovely"
Cons: "My vegetarian food was horrible, terrible drink selection, mediocre entertainment."
Pros: "Service in wheel chair people"
Pros: "Nothing wrong with the flights, but big issues with Cathay Pacific coordinating connecting flights after first flight was canceled."
Cons: "I was waiting and standing to find out about my rebooked flight for 3 hours. The Cathay pacific employees in Manila tried their best to get everyone on the next connecting flights out, but there was no proper system. Everyone was trying to handle the cases of multiple passengers rather than delegating tasks. PLUS the new flight went through an additional stopover in Vancouver... Was not messaged about any compensation."
Pros: "Everything the movies the airline staff and having the electric plugs to charge ur phone"
Cons: "Flight delay in boarding, then was in queue for take off, delayed take off, which in turn delayed breakfast early morning. Because we landed in HK in the early early hours in the morning, no food stores were open."
Airlines flying from Halifax to Sri Lanka have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Halifax to Sri Lanka
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Halifax to Sri Lanka
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Halifax to Sri Lanka
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Halifax to Sri Lanka
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Halifax to Sri Lanka