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User currently offlineG-KIRAN From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2000, 736 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 3294 times:

Qatar Airways happens to be doing the cheapest one-way ticket on LHR-SIN during the xmas period, some US$180 cheaper than its nearest rival. I have two options, the earlier flight leaves me with some 5 hours to burn in Doha before my connection. The later flight gives me just 1hr 5mins exactly. Is it possible to make a 1 hour connection in Doha?

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User currently offlineOHLHD From Finland, joined Dec 2004, 3963 posts, RR: 22
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 3240 times:

1 Hour in Doha is more than enough. It is small airport but thank god not so overcrowded anymore. If you opt for the long transit get yourself a voucher for the Oryx lounge which is appr. 16 euro.

Hope this helps.

User currently offlineAI From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2005, 332 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 3213 times:

DOH has only 10 gates (atleast till last year) & its very easy to connect. they bus their pax to the terminal on arrival, you go through security - which doesnt take long & then you are in the departure area & back to the bus for boarding.

Quoting OHLHD (Reply 1):

the last time i was there it was very crowded with people on the floor.
you can go to oryx lounge & pay straight on arrival there. the impression i had from their website was that you had to prebook the lounge. but thats only if you are booking their meet & greet service - Al Maha.

my mom loves DOH when shes flying alone as she doesnt have to worry about short connection times or long walks till the gate or being in the wrong terminal.


User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 6396 posts, RR: 30
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 3205 times:

It's a very user-friendly airport, and you won't need to change money, even for a coffee.

User currently offlineOHLHD From Finland, joined Dec 2004, 3963 posts, RR: 22
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 3196 times:

Quoting AI (Reply 2):

Since the upperfloor is extended and offers a lot of space I guess it is where they send those " floorsiiting" people. It is always good to prebook the lounge as it might be full and they won´t let you in.

Anyway Doha is improving but still a loing way to go IMO.  Smile

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