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Old Jun 23, 17, 7:13 am
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sharp5flat9
 
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Originally Posted by shefgab View Post
I wonder what the QR crew will think of the BA F&B standards! Not to mention the BoB. I wonder if a Green Al Maha will be flown in as well. That would be something interesting for local spotters.
Ah, the leftovers from the abortive Saudi LCC. Which looks even more unlikely now

Nice black leather interior but appalling seat pitch in Y and no IFE at all. There are four A320s in a C12 Y168 config according to wikipedia. IIRC they have wifi but I've never taken a long flight on one of these and my heart does sink whenever we get one, even for a 30 min flight.

QR shorthaul Y service tends to be a 'warm sandwich' and a glass of juice. I've only flown intra-GCC F/J on the 777, 787 or A330.

Originally Posted by Calchas View Post
Assuming QR is the operator in question, QR does use its A320s on "midhaul" flights to places like Eastern Europe, India, and Scandinavia.
6 hours DOH-WAW in Y on an A320 was too long for me, even in the 'proper' QR spec.

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