Review of Qatar Airways flight Paris Doha in Economy

Airline Qatar Airways
Flight QR042
Class Economy
Seat 19A
Aircraft Boeing 777-300ER
Flight time 06:20
Take-off 02 Apr 22, 09:30
Arrival at 02 Apr 22, 16:50
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By GOLD 1796
Published on 2nd May 2022

Hi everybody and welcome on this new flight-report!

Today we fly to Dubai via Doha with Qatar Airways.
Qatar Airways offers 3 daily flights between CDG and DOH. We took the first flight from Paris early in the morning.


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Due to the early departure of the flight, I have to sleep directly at the airport. There are many hotels in the airport area. I choose the Ibis hotel located next to the suburban train station "Aéroport CDG 1".

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7.15 AM.
After breakfast, I go to terminal 2C with the CDGVal shuttle.

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First time for me in this terminal. My flight is expected on time.

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I arrive at the counter where I collect my boarding pass and where they will check that the weight of my carry on bagage does not exceed 7kg. They will also check my vaccination certificate, no PCR test are required for the transit in Doha and the stay in Dubai.

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Heading to gate C91!

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A Saudia 777-300er to… Saudi Arabia!

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BA to London Heathrow

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Etihad 787-10 to Abu Dhabi

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Air Senegal A330-900NEO from Dakar DSS.

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Our plane for today.
A7-BES, a 4 years old Boeing 777-300er.

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We boarded on time

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The cabin crew aren't really friendly, the welcome wasn't very good, they don't have a smile.
Crossing throught the QSuite to go in the first economy cabin. 

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My seat is located on the last row of the first economy cabin.

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"Cabin crew, all customers on board!"
Incredible! The flight is really empty, this is perfect and more confortable.

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New piece for my collection! :)))))) 

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The IFE screen is great, the remote is located just under.

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Headphones and USB sockets

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A pillow and blanket are provided.

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Pushback!!! Good-bye Paris!

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After a short taxi time, we lined up for takeoff on runway 08L.

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V1, Rotate, V2.

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The crew distributed a kit containing mask, gloves and hand sanitizer. 

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The aperitif was served 45 minutes after take-off with a choice of juices and wines.

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It's time to eat ! Three meal choices are available:
- Chicken with rice and vegetables
- Beef Bourguignon
- Vegetarian
I choose the chicken. A hot bread roll was served on the same time.

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Starter is a pasta salad with vegetable and for the dessert, a cream with toffee.

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Metal cutlery and refreshing towel are provided.

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After this good meal, the cabin crew serve tea and coffee.

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Above Roumania

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Descent began 40 minutes before landing.

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Last turn now we're lined up for landing. Smooth landing, we are on time! :) 

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"Welcome in Doha, Hamad airport"
Due to Ramadan, the crew will inform us that it is forbidden to drink or eat in public areas. 

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Now, we have two hours of transit before board on our 787 to Dubai.

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Qatar Airways

Cabin crew6.0

Paris - CDG


Doha - DOH



A very decent flight overall.

Qatar Airways:

+: Pleasant and empty cabin / IFE / Fast boarding / punctuality great.
-: Absence of the second service initially planned / Catering complete but not really tasty / Cabin crew not very smiling.

CDG Airport:

The +: Quick check-in / Perfectly organized boarding / Border control and security check in 5 minutes.
-: Nothing

DOH Airport:

+: Quick exit / Clean airport / many shops open
-: Nothing

Information on the route Paris (CDG) Doha (DOH)

Les contributeurs de Flight-Report ont posté 59 avis concernant 1 compagnies sur la ligne Paris (CDG) → Doha (DOH).


La compagnie qui obtient la meilleure moyenne est Qatar Airways avec 8.3/10.

La durée moyenne des vols est de 6 heures et 25 minutes.

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