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042 DOH - Flying Qatar A350, Tim Clark reality check, Hamad business class lounge, Singapore ULL

Episode Summary

Flight 042. Paul flies and compares the A350 to the 787. Alex adores the food on Alitalia. Dubai International has a drone problem whilst Gatwick has a runway hole issue. Tim Clark sees the end of the good old days of commercial aviation. Alaska keeps changing its mind about Virgin America. Horizon has been flying without sinks for 8 years! Austrian offers fixed price upgrades for its European flights. Alex gets a kick out of taking off at City Airport, fellow passengers agree. Paul falls in love with the business lounge at Hamad International. Singapore gets back in the ultra-long-haul game. United introduces a new international business class, finally catching up with the rest of the world. Boeing can’t let Airbus win Iran alone.