(This Flight Report was originally posted in French here: http://flight-report.com/fr/report-5926.html) Hello English readers it's my first report in English and it was the first time on B787 for me. I reside in Northern France near Lille. I enjoy flying and travelling. FLIGHT REPORT: When I reserve my last trip of 2013 to the United Arab Emirates, it is already too late to obtain direct flights from CDG at reasonable prices for my portfolio. Indeed the prices charged by AF and EY are prohibitive during this period. Finally ITA matrix propose an economical solution for a flight from BRU with QR. I book these flights only by phone with an employee very competent. Problem with the return flight: we have more than 15hr layover in DOH awaiting our connecting flight but this will be a great opportunity to visit Doha capital city of Qatar. Furthermore,it's a happy coincidence that will allow me with the following routing to fly 3 times with the dreamliner Routing BRU - DOH ECO, B787-8 Y Here DOH - DXB ECO, B787-8 Y later DXB - DOH ECO A320 Y later DOH - BRU ECO, B787-8 Y later
very early arrival to the carpark of Zaventem after 1 h 35, drive from my home.
quick passage to checking and throught the passport and customs control
I never not noticed these shop VS in the terminal waiting for a passage of Durian;)
when I arrive in airside,I am very excited to see the dreamliner:A7-BCK in service since 08/01/13
BRU is not spotter-friendly
Scheduled departure time gate 6
Class J (cf FRs by Denzee)
my seat is the 30B, in a 3-3-3 configuration of these cabin Y:beautiful harmony of the color: ambience is very soft.
covers and pillows are laid out on the seats.
the famous electronic window: it appears immense
our neighbour preparing for US
the reading light are directional
The seat pitch which I consider limited for my meter 78
The flight departed BRU at time
take off for us
Fly over Zaventem
Jacquart champagne is serve as an aperitif
During aperitif the menu is displayed on IFE
a hot lunch is served:I choose beef:it's a good meal but plastic cutlery I'am disappointed for a 5*
I ask for a glass of champagne during the lunch:it will be served rapidly
tea,coffee and liqueurs after the meal
clean toilets with blue mood-lighting
galley back of cabine Y
air to air with EY
IFE work very well with an adequate selection of music and movies
screen is of good definition and size
touch-screen remote control
Zagros moutains near Shiraz
a snack with a pizza,tea and a chocolate brownie are offered during final approach.
Disembarking by Paxbuses on time
thanks for reading
Brussels - BRU
Doha - DOA
A great and very pleasant flight for the first time with QR dreamliner What I find very interesting is the window. Service was good and efficient. Only the seat pitch is not comfortable. thanks for reading this report
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