1. Hong Kong–Barcelona Cathay Pacific
Asia-based enthusiasts of Gaudí’s revolutionary architecture now have another direct route to choose from. On July 2, Cathay Pacific will launch a seasonal service from Hong Kong to Barcelona aboard its A350 aircraft, equipped with business, premium economy, and economy classes. This marks the first-ever nonstop flight between the two cities, and will operate until October 27 ( cathaypacific.com).