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Cathay Introduces Upgrade Bids

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  1. #21

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Hong Kong

    I've used bidding upgrade with Air New Zealand from PE to business from AKL to HKG. Paid about HKD2k. Thought it was worth it for a 12 hour flight.

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  2. #22

    Join Date
    Jul 2017


    Quote Originally Posted by TeachHK:
    I booked both in economy. I have bid for an upgrade on just the first leg. BTW, this isn't on Cathay.
    Ok, thank you. I was looking at Cathay, can you share which airline please and whether it is direct or not. I'm looking for mid-August and struggling to get economy return to London below 11k.

  3. #23

    Join Date
    Aug 2014

    I'm not flying direct as it is much cheaper to connect and it usually only adds a few hours at most.
    Direct flights for the summer will cost 11k by this time. You should have booked many months ago to get a cheaper deal.

    The cheapest flights for August can be found on Skyscanner. For my dates, the cheapest is Malaysian who want 6.5k.

  4. #24

    Join Date
    Aug 2017
    Pat Heung, Yuen Long

    Another trick of airlines to squeeze yet more money out of passengers.