Cathay Pacific opens Shekou Cruise Home Port Lounge

Cathay Pacific lounge at Shekou Cruise Home Port
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Cathay Pacific has unveiled a unique inaugural lounge beyond the confines of an airport, situated at the Shekou Cruise Home Port in Shenzhen.

This develepment supports intermodal travel and notably fosters seamless sea-to-air connectivity and transit between the Hong Kong International Airport and the expansive Greater Bay Area.

Inauguration Ceremony

The inauguration ceremony witnessed the presence of key figures, including Cathay Group CEO Ronald Lam and Chief Customer and Commercial Officer Lavinia Lau.

Also in attendance were distinguished guests from the Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government and the Hong Kong SAR Government.

The event marked a significant stride in Cathay Pacific’s commitment to providing top-tier travel services.

Photo Credits: Cathay Pacific


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CEO Ronald Lam Comments

Expressing his enthusiasm, Cathay Group CEO Ronald Lam remarked, “As Hong Kong International Airport strengthens its ties with neighboring cities in the Greater Bay Area, we are thrilled to open our state-of-the-art Cathay Pacific lounge at the Shekou Cruise Home Port.”

“Our commitment lies in continually investing to deliver a more comfortable and convenient travel experience for our valued customers.”

Acknowledging the support received from the Shenzhen Government and China Merchants Shekou Cruise Home Port, Lam added, “We look forward to extending our signature Cathay Pacific service to our Greater Bay Area customers, aiding them in moving forward in life.”

Supporting Intermodal Travel

Cathay Pacific’s aspiration to become the leading premium airline for international travel to and from the Greater Bay Area underscores its focus on offering a diverse range of reliable and convenient intermodal services.

This includes air, sea, and land options, facilitating Greater Bay Area customers in connecting seamlessly with Cathay Pacific flights at Hong Kong International Airport.

Codeshare Ferry Services

For Cathay Pacific customers, the journey becomes effortless through codeshare ferry services.

11 round-trip ferry services operate daily between the Shekou Cruise Home Port and the SkyPier Terminal at Hong Kong International Airport.

The quick 30-minute ferry ride allows travelers to collect their ferry tickets, boarding passes, and through-check their luggage onto Cathay Pacific flights destined for global destinations.

Signature Lounge Experience

Designed by the acclaimed London-based Studioilse, the lounge encapsulates Cathay Pacific’s signature design language seen in lounges worldwide.

Guests can unwind and enjoy a stunning 270-degree view of the surroundings, including the distant allure of Hong Kong.

The Shekou lounge extends a warm welcome to Cathay Diamond and Gold members, First and Business class customers, Cathay Silver members, and relevant oneworld members traveling on Cathay Pacific flights.


Cathay Pacific, deeply rooted in Hong Kong, proudly part of China, and connected globally, continues to fortify its presence in the Chinese Mainland and the Greater Bay Area.

As it strives to be recognized as one of the world’s preeminent service brands, the airline remains dedicated to offering unparalleled experiences to its discerning clientele.

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