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Air Dolomiti Business Class Review Munich to Nice (MUC-NCE)

Air Dolomiti Business Class Review Munich to Nice (MUC-NCE)

OK – I have to admit I had never really heard about this airline before flying on it. A last-minute itinerary change in plans enabled me to fly this Italian regional carrier. I have to say I was impressed. 

Here’s a short review of my SHORT jaunt from Munich to Nice.   

Seating

The seats on Air Dolomiti are a bright and cheery emerald green – which is reflective of the carriers corporate colors.  

I was on an Embraer 190 which had 2-by-2 seating in both coach and business.  As is the tradition with most European carriers – business passengers sat in economy seats – but they all had a blocked empty seat beside them.  I expected this and was totally fine with it.

Amenity Kits

 Amenity Kits - Air Dolomiti Business Class     Photo: Calvin Wood

Amenity Kits - Air Dolomiti Business Class    Photo: Calvin Wood

What I didn’t expect was an amenity kit on such a short flight. 

I was amazed that Air Dolomiti had slipped a felt pouch containing a tooth brush, lip balm, and hand lotion into each of the business class seat pockets.  No chance of my skin drying out on this 65-minute flight!

 Amenity Kit Contents - Air Dolomiti Business Class    Photo: Calvin Wood

Amenity Kit Contents - Air Dolomiti Business Class   Photo: Calvin Wood

Food and Beverage

 Evening Snack - Air Dolomiti Business Class    Photo: Calvin Wood

Evening Snack - Air Dolomiti Business Class   Photo: Calvin Wood

Incredibly the meal service started with a choice of four wines, champagne, or spirits!  Again - an extravagant offering on such a short flight.  (My heart skipped a beat - - "Was I on the right plane" I asked myself!)

Within minutes of securing my chardonnay - the flight attendant presented me with a generous helping of carved beef and potato salad  (a very popular accompaniment in Germany).  I am not usually a fan of roast beef – but it was delicious and fulfilling.

Entertainment

 Inflight Digital Newspapers - Air Dolomiti    Photo: Calvin Wood

Inflight Digital Newspapers - Air Dolomiti   Photo: Calvin Wood

It would have been ridiculous to have movie on such a short fligh.  However, Air Dolomiti did offer a newspaper service over Wifi, which I thought was brilliant.   Passengers had the ability to connect to an onboard system which housed copies major newspapers published in the morning.  It was a great way to catch up on the day’s events!

My Verdict

On most flights under 90 minutes – there's very little to comment on.  incredibly, Air Dolomiti went out of their way to ensure it was a memorable experience: a hearty snack, a selection of beverages, digital reading materials – and even an inflight amenity kit.

Bravissimo!   I loved It and hope more carriers are inspired by their offering.

 

 

 

 

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