Full Trip Video : TigerAir VH-VNH TT527 Brisbane - Melbourne
Return trip in 2015. After couple of day in Gold Coast and Brisbane.
Commonwealth Games 2018 Counter
View from Q1 Building
Surfer Paradise beach
Went to the Acacia Street Loop for spotting. Saw Air Niugini B767 departing. It was raining heavy, didn't wait for long.
Air Niugini CS-TRW departing
Air Niugini CS-TRW departing [Video]
Brisbane Domestic Airport
Returned back to the terminal and dropped the rented car. Took the pedestrian bridge to enter the terminal.
Check-in and security
Completed check-in of baggage. Went to security and then took escalator to departure area. Since was travelling on Low Cost Carrier, had a meal before flight.
Flight would depart from gate 32.
Heading to Gate 32
View from the side windows
Virgin Australia Wing
TigerAir VH-VNH arriving [ Video]
Tigerair VH-VNH arrives in Brisbane
Qantas Boeing 717
Qantas VH-EBQ arriving [ Video]
Stairs to Terminal
Tiger Airways arrives
Services ready to receive the flight. Stairs pushed to the aircraft.
Disembarkation [ Video]
Virgin Australia pushback
Qantas B767 retired aircraft, last few days in Australia
VA pushback completed
Virgin Australia [ Video]
VA boarding gates
Thai Airways to Bangkok
On boarding commencing, queue was formed for boarding. Boarding pass was checked. Stairs were used for the boarding, used the rear stairs to board as had the last seat on the flight.
Settled in the seat 30F which is the last seat on the TigerAir A320.
Pushback commenced shortly after the completion of boarding. Crew performed the safety demonstration. Flight took a long taxi, see video for takeoff.
Brisbane City view
Entering the clouds
Reaching cruise altitude
Inflight service began sometime after 1/2hr of flight. Some passengers did make purchase, price was reasonable. I had my fill earlier, didn't make any purchase.
Being seated in the last seat of the aircraft. it has no recline and close to the toilet. Being a short flight, it wasn't a problem.
Flying over Western New South Wales
Tigertales - Inflight magazine
Somewhere over Victoria
Bush-fires and nature's fire brigade
After series of turns
Melbourne Air Control
REX to regional airports
Virgin Australia pushback
Melbourne Airport Terminal 4 construction
Arriving at gate
Disembarkation and Exiting the terminal
Disembarkation was through stairs. Was a long walk to baggage collection. Bags arrived after 10 mins. Collected bag and took the long term parking bus to pick car.
Hope you enjoyed the trip, Thanks for reading.
End of Trip
Tiger Airways Australia
Buy on board5.0
Brisbane - BNE
Melbourne - MEL
TigerAir flight was the best priced among options available. Flight departed and arrived on time. Being a LCC, food was Buy on board. Entertainment was lacking, being a short flight didn't matter to me. Brisbane Airport was convenient to travel. Travelling domestic was able to check-in quickly . Melbourne Airport Terminal 4 was undergoing construction, had a long walk to the terminal building after disembarkation.
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