Review of Qatar Airways flight Brussels Doha in Economy

Airline Qatar Airways
Flight QR 196
Class Economy
Seat 30B
Aircraft Boeing 787-8
Flight time 05:55
Take-off 28 Dec 13, 10:15
Arrival at 28 Dec 13, 18:10
QR   #10 out of 96 Airlines A minimum of 10 flight-reports within the past two years is required to appear in the rankings. 627 reviews
By SILVER 8705
Published on 15th April 2014
(This Flight Report was originally posted in French here:
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.
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
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.
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quick passage to checking and throught the passport and customs control
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I never not noticed these shop VS in the terminal waiting for a passage of Durian;)
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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
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Scheduled departure time gate 6
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Class J (cf FRs by Denzee)
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my seat is the 30B, in a 3-3-3 configuration of these cabin Y:beautiful harmony of the color: ambience is very soft.
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covers and pillows are laid out on the seats.
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the famous electronic window: it appears immense
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our neighbour preparing for US
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the reading light are directional
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The seat pitch which I consider limited for my meter 78
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The flight departed BRU at time
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take off for us

Fly over Zaventem
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Jacquart champagne is serve as an aperitif
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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*
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I ask for a glass of champagne during the lunch:it will be served rapidly
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tea,coffee and liqueurs after the meal
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clean toilets with blue mood-lighting
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galley back of cabine Y
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air to air with EY
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IFE work very well with an adequate selection of music and movies
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screen is of good definition and size
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touch-screen remote control
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Zagros moutains near Shiraz
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lake Van
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a snack with a pizza,tea and a chocolate brownie are offered during final approach.
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Disembarking by Paxbuses on time
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thanks for reading
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Cabin crew9.0

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

Information on the route Brussels (BRU) Doha (DOA)

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La durée moyenne des vols est de 5 heures et 56 minutes.

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