Cathay 161 arrives from Hong Kong as part of the relentless flow of Chinese morning inbounds.
A sweet but brief "golden moment" as the sun peeks through the clouds before sinking into the horizon on a hot summer's evening.
With 21 inch seat width, it's not like the new regional Business class has set any new standard. But this is indeed a very functional seat for both leisure and business travellers.
"One World" logojet.
The 41st and latest (at time of picture) 77W for CX.
10 more A330s still yet to be delivered to Cathay Pacific (as of August 2014). They, combined with sister airline Dragonair, are the world’s largest operator of the A330.
The much maligned shell seat.
"The Spirit of Hong Kong" was departing Hong Kong in a shiny afternoon.