After having flown Qsuite once on the B777 and thrice on the A350-900 in the last 14 months, it was time to check out Qatar Airways version of the "first in business" on the A350-1000. Join me as I take you to my flight from Singapore to Doha last month.
Trip from Europe to the US via Asia flying Qatar Airways Qsuite & Cathay Pacific First Class
In 2014, I did two round-the-world trips, flying Asiana Airlines, Lufthansa and British Airways first class using miles. This year, I´m doing it again although it will be a bit different. I will fly from Europe to the US via Asia and will take the same route on the way back so it won´t really be a complete round-the-world tour. I´m flying Qatar Airways business class and Cathay Pacific first class (thanks to the mistake fare) so I´m really looking forward to a trip full of jet lag but nevertheless fun!
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Departure time in Singapore (SIN): 10:30
Arrival time in Doha (DOH): 13:05
Aircraft: Airbus A350-1000
Duration: 7h 35m
Date of flight: August 22, 2019
*This is a revenue ticket, Business Class flight #198
Video from my YouTube Channel 📺
A Night in Singapore
Although I´ve been to Singapore a lot of times in the past years, I´ve never visited Kampong Glam which is the Malay-Muslim neighborhood of Singapore so I decided to book a hotel in the area for a night.
Of course, I had to visit the usual attractions in Singapore too 😉
Early Check-in at Jewel Changi Airport
SATS Premier Lounge, Terminal 1
the SATS Premier Lounge in Terminal 1. One of the lounge agents confirmed to me that Qatar will be opening their own lounge in Terminal 1 which will be located near the Emirates Lounge.
Aircraft, Airbus A350-1000
Boarding, Gate D46
With boarding scheduled for 10am, I left the lounge around 9:45 as I knew they have security control by the gate.
Qsuite Business Class Cabin
As I board, I was greeted by the CSM and directed to the right aisle.
I´ve flown Qatar Airways Qsuite previously and reviews on the B777 can be found here and on the A359 in April here.
Brics Business Class Amenity Kit
About 10:13am, one of the flight attendants came to my seat to welcome me onboard, informing me of our flight time of 7 hours and 15 minutes.
Safety Video, Taxi & Take Off
At 10:37am, the captain came on the PA to welcome us onboard, informing us of our flight time. Three minutes later, newspapers were offered by the flight attendants.
I was also offered port wine to go with my cheese but declined.
Landing in Doha Hamad Airport
Around 12:28pm, the captain was back on the PA to give us updated flight information, with the temperature in Doha of 38 degrees and that we expect to land at 1:15pm.
We landed in Doha at 1:10pm and reached our gate 9 minutes later.
Having flown Qatar Airways business class from Stockholm to Singapore a few weeks earlier and having enjoyed these flights, I would say that this flight was just as enjoyable. I loved that this flight had the latest Qsuite (which many consider as the best business class) and that the crew were just fantastic. The meals on board were fantastic and I especially loved the afternoon tea. The Brics amenity kit was lovely as well. Overall, everything on this flight was lovely and I would fly with them again and again 😍