DLD 181: Akbar’s busy week

The A350-1000 is finally in customer hands. Qatar Airways took deliver of its first this week and threw a massive party to celebrate. Maybe they should’ve invested some of that party money in making sure the IFE/C kit on boardwas fully functional.

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and .

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  1. Would be nice also if instead, they would use the money to get rid of the ‘improvments’ they made to QR PC…
    – lounge & luggage allowance access based on original booking class. ie if you use miles or qcredits for upgrades, you only get the lounge based on your initial ticket.
    – almost impossible to upgrade using qmiles & qcredits in advance of a flight…
    – almost non existent regular priced awards in C or F (only at x2 priced)
    – huge drop in quality of onboard beverages & food. Wines and liquors have really taken a drop in quality….

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