Get Inspired / Asia / Europe Cathay Pacific Premium Economy Class Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Asia / Europe Cathay Pacific Premium Economy Class story by: Mike Williams For travellers who have ever spent the first day of a holiday recovering from the plane ride getting there, or ever returned home desperately needing another holiday, there’s hope. Cathay Pacific is increasing the availability of its popular Premium Economy Class seats. Cathay Pacific Premium Economy Class offers a wide variety of enhancements to the regular economy class experience, from priority boarding to more comfortable seats. The culmination of all these enhancements is sure to give an extra pep to travellers’ steps as they embark on an adventure, not to mention a less frazzled returning holidaymaker. The benefits to upgrading to Cathay Pacific Premium Economy Class start before you even get on the plane. Embarking can all too often be the most stressful part of a trip. However, Cathay Pacific Premium Economy Class passengers enjoy dedicated check-in counters, additional baggage allowance and priority boarding, meaning less time spent queuing, no fear of an oversize baggage penalty and no mass scrum to get on the plane. Once on the plane, Premium Economy Class has its own cabin consisting of between 26 to 34 seats, each with plenty of legroom – the front row seats even have leg rests. The seats are noticeable larger, about 6 inches, than in economy class, as well as reclining back a full 8 inches and featuring headrest with four-way movement. The accompaniments are nicer too, with larger pillows, softer blankets and an amenity kit. The hospitality Premium Economy Class passengers are treated too is certainly ratcheted up a couple of notches. It starts with a welcome drink, an enticing selection of entrees, complimentary bottled water and a wide variety of snacks, but the large meal table and centre-console cocktail table is a real game changer. No more trying to eat with cramped elbows. In-flight entertainment also gets a decent upgrade – a 10.6” widescreen personal TV and noise cancelling headsets. Another cool addition is the multi-port connector for streaming from personal media devices. Other nice touches to make travellers’ lives a little easier are the extra storage space in the front seatback as well as a USB port and an in-seat power supply for charging mobile phones, laptops and other personal electronic devices. Click here for the Latest Cheap Flights or HOT Holiday Deals Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist Inspire - March 2018 Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Europe’s 8 best music festivals Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.