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Review: Cathay Pacific Lounge Shanghai PVG

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Since we arrived early, switched flights, and ended up on Cathay Dragon First Class from PVG to HKG we didn’t really have any time to enjoy the lounge. In all honesty, that was fine. While the lounge is stylish and spacious, there isn’t anything extraordinary about it upon which I would advise arriving early. I do think Cathay makes not only a handsome cabin, but I love their choices for lounge decorating as well. Let’s take a peek inside the Cathay Pacific Lounge Shanghai.

Cathay Pacific Lounge Shanghai PVG



  • When: November 2017
  • Where: Shanghai PVG
    • Termianl 2, Gate 69
  • Access: We were flying First and I was One World Emerald ( sapphires/business also have access + certain Marco polos )

One through you’ll be greeted with ample seating and stonework

Cathay Pacific Lounge Shanghai PVG

Seating looking back at the entrance

Cathay Pacific Lounge Shanghai PVG

Handsome work stations

Cathay Pacific Lounge Shanghai PVG

Hot and cold food options.

Cathay Pacific Lounge Shanghai PVG

A full look at the loungeCathay Pacific Lounge Shanghai PVG


I didn’t spend much time in the lounge, but as you can tell from the photos it’s exceptionally well maintained, offers a very open and airy feel on the 2nd floor, work stations, ample and various types of seating, and while we were there, snack food. I saved my apetite for the flight, grabbed a sprite, and spent all of about 15 minutes in the lounge. We were headed off to our Cathay Dragon First Class Flight!

Wanna read more? Check out our Weekend Trip to Shanghai and Hong Kong from the USA

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  • Adam Carrick May 29, 2018

    I am sorry but as a frequent flyer on the route with Cathay on this route i find your article full of inaccuracies. First it is not a first class lounge and secondly Cathay Dragon do not offer first class on this route.

    • Miles May 29, 2018

      Adam – it’s definitely not a first class lounge, but I don’t think I called it one. I think there may have been a misunderstanding in the access portion as I was referring to my access not general. I clarified. And we flew dragon first pvg to Hkg in nov which is when the trip report is from.

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