Passengers & CLASS

About Cathay Dragon

Cathay Dragon is a part of the Cathay Pacific Group and was known as Dragonair before 2016. It is the second largest airline in Hong Kong with its main hub at the Hong Kong International Airport. Cathay Dragon was established in 1985 and is renowned for providing class apart services. Skytrax awarded Cathay Dragon the ‘World’s Best Regional Airline’ in the years 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015.

Major airports served by Dragon Air are Hong Kong Intl., Tribhuvan Intl., Kota Kinabalu Intl., Bengaluru Intl., Brunei Intl., Shuangliu Intl., Kaohsiung Intl., Phuket Intl., Ninoy Aquino Intl., etc.

Cathay Dragon Flight Status

In keeping with their commitment to timeliness, Cathay Dragon informs its travellers regarding any changes in flight timing via SMS to provide a seamless and pleasant experience to all their passengers. Travellers can also check the flight status of their Cathay Dragon flights on MakeMyTrip. Travelers can check their Cathay Dragon Airline flight schedule here.

Check Status

Cathay Dragon Information

Web check-in and verification

A passenger can check-in online for Cathay Dragon flights by simply visiting and fill in the first and last names and type in the booking reference number available on the ticket or the 10-digit E-ticket number. The online check-in cannot be used b passengers who require medical support or stretchers. Online check-in in Cathay Pacific is also not available for passengers who travel in groups or have registered as a group. However, passengers travelling with infants or travelling with others with the same booking reference can opt for online check-in. Passengers can check-in online between 48 hours to 90 minutes prior to flight departure.

Baggage Allowance

For passengers travelling in the economy class cabins, two baggage pieces with a sum weight of 30 kg are allowed as check in baggage and one piece of cabin baggage of 7 kg not exceeding 23 cm in height, 36 cm in width, and 56 cm in length is allowed.
Passengers travelling in business class seats can carry two baggage pieces with a sum of 40 kg as free checked baggage and 10 kg of cabin baggage. The cabin baggage should not exceed 23 cm in height, 36 cm in width and 56 cm in length. The checked baggage allowance for first class seats are 3 baggage pieces with a sum weight of 50 kg and cabin baggage not weighing more than 15 kg and not exceeding 23 cm in height, 36 cm in width and 56 cm in length. In all the class cabins, passengers can also bring small handbags, laptop bags, briefcases and camera bags.

Customer Support

Passengers travelling from Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai, among other areas can call on the India passenger toll free number at 0008004405008. The travel agency number for Cathay Dragon is 0008004405009, which is toll free. The overseas passenger number is 0085227473341.

Flight Schedule

To check the latest flight schedule of Cathay Dragon flights, passengers can visit and fill the details of the departure and arrival regions along with the dates of departure.

Passport and Visa Information

Passports are important for all passengers including children even under 2 years of age. The passports must be valid for the entire travel period and some countries require a passport validity of 6 months. To check the passport requirements for any destination, passengers can visit Based on one’s nationality, trip purpose and the connecting flights, one would require a visa that can also be checked at the aforementioned IATA website.

In-flight Services

Passengers flying on Cathay Dragon A320 aircraft can enjoy the Cathay Dragon Wireless Inflight Entertainment System available for iOS and Android devices that can run Wi-Fi. Business class passengers are provided iPads with noise cancelling headphones and they can watch several Hollywood and Asian movies, TV shows or listen to a wide range of music from the downloadable and free StudioKA app. Passengers flying in economy class cabins get a relaxing journey with four-way changeable headrest and can enjoy Cathay Dragon’s inflight magazine Silkroad. Business class travellers can enjoy authentic Asian and Western cuisine and a good range of wines and also enjoy privacy with a drawn out leg rest area. First class passengers can try a wide range of authentic Chinese dishes along with Michelin star menus. Passengers on first class cabins get adjustable seats with the functionality of being flat like beds.

Fleet Information

Cathay dragon has a fleet of 19 Airbus A330, 8 Airbus A321 and 15 Airbus A320 aircraft.


Cathay Dragon has codeshare flights with Cathay Pacific, Air China, Malaysia Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines. Cathay Dragon connects to 23 destinations in Mainland China and 53 destinations in the Asia-Pacific region. In China it connects to Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan. In Asia, it connects to Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. In the Americas, it connects to the United States and Canada. In Australasia, it connects to Australia and New Zealand. In Europe, it connects to Belgium, France, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and South Africa in Africa. In India it connects to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Other destinations include Israel, Maldives and United Arab Emirates.