Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 06 May 2012
Total posts 116
Member since 14 Oct 2016
Total posts 130
On my experience on a boxing day flight from Syd to Doh A380 wiht a full J cabin I think you will be far enough that you shouldn't hear much, if anything from the bar.
Its separated by heavy curtains and the ambient engine noise also masks sounds. The space was barely used outside of the first few hours of the flight with most people opting to sleep, and those using the bar talking quietly so as not to disturb others in the bar space, or even be a heard in the adjacent cabins. In the morning, the bar area was mainly used by people to get a 'proper' coffee but this also not an excessively noisy exercise.
I suspect that the flushing Lavatories are more likely to be a source of disturbance than a group of people in the bar (Unless you are unlucky and get a rowdy bunch) Though you are not too close to those either.
thanks for the reply and detail theresnormissin. I look forward to the flIght the and will keep the seat I’m in
Member since 24 Jan 2017
Total posts 26
Yeah, I can confirm the above. I was flying a week ago and it was quiet.
Member since 29 Dec 2016
Total posts 13
I’ve flown Syd/doh/Syd three times,and from my experience the bar has always been quiet.
Member since 08 Mar 2018
Total posts 2
I was the only person in the bar on a recent night flight between Doha and Heathrow. The passing traffic to the loos would likely be more bothersome than noise from the bar. I was in 18K and felt sorry for the chap who was in the seat right before the curtain.
Hi Guest, join in the discussion on
Qatar A380 Business class 21A advice
Already have an ET account? Log in below.
Signing up with Executive Traveller only takes a second and lets you
interact with our community. It's completely free and we'll never pass your information on to
Didn’t receive an activation email? Resend one to yourself here.
If you’ve forgotten your password, simply enter your email address
below, then click 'Submit'. We’ll send you an email to re-activate your account and enter a new password.
If you have not received the activation email, simply enter your email address below, then click 'Submit'. We’ll send you an email containing the activation link.
Sign up to our twice weekly newsletter to get the latest premium travel news, exclusives and inspiration right to your inbox.