Review of Singapore Airlines flight Singapore Sydney in Economy

Airline Singapore Airlines
Flight SQ233
Class Economy
Seat 51A
Aircraft Boeing 777-300ER
Flight time 07:05
Take-off 27 Sep 09, 07:00
Arrival at 27 Sep 09, 16:05
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By GOLD 1629
Published on 29th October 2017
Trip Report: Singapore - Sydney on Singapore Airlines

Airlines: Singapore Airlines
Flight: SQ233 SIN-SYD
Reg: 9V-SWP
Aircraft: Boeing 777-312/ER
Dep - SIN: 07:00
Arr - SYD: 16.05
Flight time: 7h 55m
Distance: 6,305 kilometers or 3,404 nautical miles.


This trip was undertaken in 2009. After returning from Shanghai, spending few days in Singapore and Malaysia . Not a fan of day-flights as can't sleep and feeling of exhaustion at the end of the trip. Chose this flight as it was the best option of the available flights.

Trip Video: Singapore Airlines 9V-SWP SQ233 SIN-SYD

Do watch.

Terminal 3 Check-In area

Reached Changi at 4.30 a.m, counter was not open. Waited for a while before the counters opened. had the bags checked.

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Towards Immigration

After check-n, it was time for immigration, there was no queue. Completed the immigration formalities in a min.

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Outside view still dark

Surfed the internet and updated myself with the world.

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SQ 9V-SWP operating flight to Sydney

After spending time walking around, went to the boarding area to the common security check near the gate. Boarding had commenced.

After checking the boarding pass and passport. View of the aircraft:

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Day break view through the window

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SQ 9V-SKH taxi

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View during taxi, Kingfisher Airlines A330 arriving from Mumbai

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After departing Singapore

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Flight path after departing Singapore

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Heading south after departure

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IFE controller

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Flight Details

Safety Card

Food Tray

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Cabin View

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Seat space

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Window View

Somewhere over Indonesia, breakfast service began.

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Breakfast after Departure

Options: Scramble eggs or noodles

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Flying past Indonesia

After breakfast, it was time for rest. Singapore Air has excellent in-flight entertainment product catering to its customer profile. I didn't watch any entertainment on the IFE. Had the flight information displayed throughout the flight.

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Boeing 777-300 ER Seating

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Flight path

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Option: Teriyaki Chicken or Lamb

Over Northern Territory

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Had to keep window shades down for most of the flight as the sun is very harsh over Oz.

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Over South Australia

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Drinks and finger food

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Flight path

Over NSW

As the flight entered NSW, cloudy below.

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Over Blue Mountains

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Heading east

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Heading past the airport towards east to align with rwy 25

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Passing the Eastern Suburbs

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Turning over the Tasman

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Experienced a roll-coaster ride with the aircraft performing a big nose dip to align with the runway. Was a bumpy approach. Didn't take video, wish i had.

Clearing Rwy 25

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Passing SQ 222 to Singapore

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Heading towards gate

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Flight Information

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Gate @ Syd

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Completed immigration without any issue, baggage collection took about 10 mins, Quarantine about 10 mins 'cze of long queue.

Since had arrived without any declarable item, was allowed to head out. Took about 1/2 hr to exit airport.

Hope you enjoyed the report. Thanks for reading.

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Singapore Airlines was punctual with excellent customer service, Food and drink service was adequate. Singapore Changi rated number 1 for many years is a breeze to travel with plenty of activities for everyone. Sydney Airport was quick as the flight arrived during non-peak time.

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