Qatar Airways – Inedible Economy Class Food

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    On 18 NOV 2018 i flew First on Qatar –CDG –Doha—pre ordered online — reconfirmed with call centre — on board my special request was not there.

    The lady purser re ordered for my next leg Doha Bangkok -FIRST- 22 NOV —again nothing.
    A380 service.

    All commercial advertising and no delivery.

    What has happened to Malaga DOHA due to start next week–any one know ??


    apologies, my recent experience is of mediocre nosh (the flight from Doha to BKK was supposed to be middle eastern biryani, I’d say Saudia & Emirates were much better on this dish)

    on the return flights I refused the food (although my original plan of eating in the cathay lounge backfired as it closes at 6:30pm)

    Tom Otley

    What has happened to Malaga DOHA due to start next week–any one know ??

    Looks like its started.

    Qatar Airways Launches Direct Flights to Málaga, Spain
    ‎ 13 June 2018
    Press releases
    Seasonal direct services to Málaga will be operated four-times weekly by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner until 16 September 2018

    The beautiful city of Málaga is the third Spanish destination in Qatar Airways’ rapidly-expanding global network

    DOHA, Qatar – The first Qatar Airways direct non-stop flight from Doha to Málaga touched down on 13 June at Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport, where it was welcomed by a celebratory water cannon salute. The flight was greeted by Qatar Airways Country Manager Iberian Peninsula, Ms. Marimar Laveda, and Málaga Airport Director, Mr. Salvador Merino.

    Málaga is a beautiful and cosmopolitan city nestled along Spain´s Costa del Sol in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. The charming coastal city is known for its magnificent climate all year round. Málaga offers a wide variety of activities for visitors to enjoy, such as exploring the historic Roman fort, basking on one of Málaga’s wonderful Mediterranean beaches or visiting one of its many museums.

    Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are truly delighted to launch direct services to Málaga, the jewel of the Costa del Sol and our third Spanish gateway. Málaga offers so much for holidaymakers to enjoy, from its magnificent beaches to its spectacular Andalusian architecture. Qatar Airways’ new direct services to Málaga are timed perfectly to coincide with the summer holiday season, allowing us to connect more visitors to this unmissable destination.

    “This new route also reflects the strength of our commitment to the Spanish market, which we currently serve with direct double-daily flights to both Madrid and Barcelona. We look forward to bringing travellers to Málaga, and enabling them to experience all the delights this charming city has to offer.”

    Qatar Airways’ new four-times weekly seasonal services to Málaga will be served with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner until 16 September 2018. Qatar Airways currently operates direct double-daily flights to Madrid and Barcelona.

    The four weekly seasonal flights to Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, featuring 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class. Passengers on board will be able to enjoy the airline´s superior entertainment system, Oryx One, offering up to 4,000 entertainment options to choose from.

    Qatar Airways currently holds the title of ‘Airline of The Year’ as awarded by the prestigious 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards. In addition to being voted Best Airline by travellers from around the world, Qatar’s national carrier also won a raft of other major awards at the ceremony, including ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge’.

    Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 200 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA) to more than 150 destinations worldwide. Earlier this year, Qatar Airways revealed a host of forthcoming global destinations, in line with its expedited expansion plans, including Tallinn, Estonia; Valletta, Malta; Langkawi, Malaysia; and Da Nang, Vietnam.

    Flight Schedule: (13 June – 16 September)

    Doha (DOH) to Malaga (AGP) QR 155 departs 01:20 arrives 08:05 (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun)

    Malaga (AGP) to Doha (DOH) QR 156 departs 09:15 arrives 17:15 (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun)


    I read of revamped economy class meals, the article says they will be bigger (hope they are better also, not just more of the same old excrement) – perhaps not enough to entice me back


    Completely agree with an opening post. I gave a try to Qatar for the first time in April – it was an eco comfy flight too – and decided I won’t do it again. I was extremely un-impressed especially with the food.


    Thanks LondonFrog, the crew where genuinely shocked when I refused the muck on the way back (unlike Singapore Airlines (whose food on regional services ain’t that special) didn’t offer an alternative (the SQ steward went above and beyond on the supply on gin & tonic across the whole 3.5 hour flight))

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