Category Archives: Boeing B 787-8

Thai Airways, Business Class – Boeing B 787-8: Bangkok to Perth

INTRODUCTION It’s just coming up to six in the morning and I feel like the lead villain from Zombie Apocalypse – assuming, of course, that the lead villain of such a movie would himself be a zombie. I’m bleary eyed, … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, Business Class – Boeing B 787-8: Frankfurt to Doha

Date: 09. February 2017. Departure: 10:45. Arrival: 18:30. Flight time: 5 hours 30 minutes. Seat: 2 K, starboard. CHECK-IN Terminal 1, hall C. Qatar Airways has its own dedicated check-in counters. There are two counters for Business Class passengers. LOUNGE … Continue reading

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Oman Air, Business Class – Boeing B 787-8: Muscat to Zürich

Date: 23. December 2016. Departure: 14:30. Arrival: 18:10. Flight time: 6 hours 40 minutes. Seat: 5A, window. TRANSFER IN MUSCAT I have two hours to make my connection to Zürich. From arrivals I head one floor up to the transit … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, First Class – Boeing B 787-8: Doha to Riyadh

Date: 06 March 2016 Departure: 01:20 Arrival: 02:15 Flight time: 55 minutes. Seat: 3A, window on the port side. TRANSFER IN DOHA Behind security I head one floor down to the central airside area. I am always a bit disoriented … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Airlines, Economy Class – Boeing B787-800: Vienna to Stockholm

INTRODUCTION There is reason to my madness you know. Yesterday I flew from Luxembourg to Vienna because today, literally at the crack of dawn, I shall be flying to Stockholm on Ethiopian’s Boeing B 787-8. The flight originates in Addis … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, Business Class – Boeing B 787-8: Doha to Zürich

INTRODUCTION I spend the night in Doha at the Oryx Rotana hotel. It is rather a nice and modern facility with a very large gym and what is theoretically a 25 m pool. However, at the shallow end it is … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, Business Class – Boeing B 787-8: Singapore to Doha

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: Taxi From: Singapore Hilton To: Changi Terminal 3 Journey time: About thirty minutes. Fare: SGD32. My flight from Singapore to Doha will be departing at 10:40. I have ordered a taxi to leave from the … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, Business Class – Boeing B 787-8: Doha to Singapore

INTRODUCTION I just arrived in Doha on the Qatar Airways flight from Zürich. I have roughly two hours before my next flight to Singapore. LOUNGE Location: The lounge is located on the third floor. Transfer security is one floor below. … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, Business Class – Boeing B 787-8: Zürich to Doha

INTRODUCTION I have quite a few long trips coming up as we gradually move into summer. What’s more, these trips will see me doing a lot of firsts: new destinations, new aircraft types and new airlines. Today I am off … Continue reading

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