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TAMU85 wrote: Thu Jun 09, 2022 11:07 am How was flying Qatar Airlines? Did you layover in Doha, Hamid? If so, is it worth getting a hotel room in the airport to catch up on sleep during the layover?
My QA flight left Dallas somewhere close to midnight, so I slept for awhile on the flight. Arrived in Doha at night, bought an espresso and some fruit from a coffee kiosk and read a book until it was time to board my flight to Tanzania. I'm sure the rooms in the airport hotel are amazing, based on the advertisements I saw, but I like people-watching in airports. All of the luxury stores were open at 1am in case you need to purchase a diamond tennis bracelet.

On the tarmac, Doha smelled a lot like Baghdad.
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bramasoleiowa wrote: Fri Oct 28, 2022 7:29 am
TAMU85 wrote: Thu Jun 09, 2022 11:07 am How was flying Qatar Airlines? Did you layover in Doha, Hamid? If so, is it worth getting a hotel room in the airport to catch up on sleep during the layover?
My QA flight left Dallas somewhere close to midnight, so I slept for awhile on the flight. Arrived in Doha at night, bought an espresso and some fruit from a coffee kiosk and read a book until it was time to board my flight to Tanzania. I'm sure the rooms in the airport hotel are amazing, based on the advertisements I saw, but I like people-watching in airports. All of the luxury stores were open at 1am in case you need to purchase a diamond tennis bracelet.

On the tarmac, Doha smelled a lot like Baghdad.
The hotel in Doha is expensive for the short amount of time. I'm sure it's really nice but the cost might be hard to justify. There are sleeping lounges with somewhat flat chairs. They are quiet and if you can catch a few hours of sleep better than nothing.

Qatar Airways might be the best airline I've ever flown. It was a really nice flight all things considered.
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Jon Frohlich wrote: Fri Oct 28, 2022 8:46 am Qatar Airways might be the best airline I've ever flown. It was a really nice flight all things considered.
Plus the food. *chef's kiss*
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TAMU85 wrote: Thu Jun 09, 2022 11:07 am How was flying Qatar Airlines? Did you layover in Doha, Hamid? If so, is it worth getting a hotel room in the airport to catch up on sleep during the layover?
I slept in the airport. It was fine.
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