Review of Tiger Airways Australia flight Sydney Melbourne in Economy

Flight TT641
Class Economy
Seat 15F
Aircraft Airbus A320
Flight time 01:35
Take-off 16 Sep 13, 19:55
Arrival at 16 Sep 13, 21:30
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koresh
By 186
Published on 26th December 2019
Trip Report : Sydney(SYD) - Melbourne (MEL) on Tiger Airways (TT)

Flight Details:

Airline: Tiger Airways
Flight No. : TT 641
Reg : VH-VNH
Aircraft : Airbus A32-232
Departure Sydney (SYD) : 07:55 PM
Arrival Melbourne (MEL) : 09:30 PM
Time : 01h 00m
Distance : 617 km or 383 miles

Introduction

This report is from Sept 2013. Return trip from Sydney to Melbourne. Read the Melbourne - Sydney flight here: Tiger Airways TT 508 Melbourne - Sydney

Arriving at the airport

Reached airport early for the flight as it was raining by train. I was carrying only handbag.

Raining outside

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Passage to Terminal 3

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Sydney Airport - Domestic [video/link]



Check-in and security

Check-in did not take long as I was light. Checked my drivers license for verification. Security queue was short being a Monday- mid month. Had to take laptop and electronic stuff out and in separate tray.

Completed check-in and security. Was reaching Melbourne late in the night.

Towards gate

Had dinner before boarding and then a little spotting.

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Jetstar boarding

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Jetstar Airways A320

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Jetstar Airways A321

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Jetstar A320 taxies

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Airside spotting [video/link]



Waiting

Waiting for boarding call.

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TT641 SYD - MEL

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Boarding area

As I was early, boarding area was empty.

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Tiger Airways at Gate [video/link]



Tiger Airways ready for boarding

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Boarding

Soon boarding was called. Crew on board checked the boarding details and directed to seats.

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Window view

Seat belt fastened, ready..

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Departing Sydney [video/link]



Cabin view

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Seat

Tiger airways A320 has 3-3 seating in all economy configuration. This aircraft was still using the old livery. Seat were made of cloth and was comfortable.

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Seat Pocket reading material

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Inflight magazine - Tiger tales

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Tray table

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Side view

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Window

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Cabin view

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Inflight view [video/link]



Outside view

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Arriving in Melbourne

Rain following me everywhere.

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Arrival [video/link]



Arriving at gate

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Arriving at the gate.

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Disembarkation

Disembarkation was via stairs and walk to terminal.

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Walked to the exit with no baggage to collect.

Night View [video/link]



Melbourne Airport view

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Exiting the airport

Headed to the short-term car-park to pick my car.

Hope you enjoyed the report. Thanks for reading.

End of trip

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Verdict

Tiger Airways Australia

5.9/10
Cabin7.0
Cabin crew6.5
Entertainment/wifi5.0
Buy-on-board menu5.0

Sydney - SYD

7.0/10
Efficiency7.0
Access7.0
Services7.0
Cleanliness7.0

Melbourne - MEL

7.0/10
Efficiency7.0
Access7.0
Services7.0
Cleanliness7.0

Conclusion

Tiger Airways [TT] was the convenient options for my requirement. I has selected Tiger Airways as it was cheapest among the available options.

On board service was minimal as most passengers were either resting or had food at the airport. Crew provided buy on board service.

IFE was not available on this flight.

Overall was satisfied with the flight as I was able to reach Melbourne on time.

Information on the route Sydney (SYD) Melbourne (MEL)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 19 reviews of 5 airlines on the route Sydney (SYD) → Melbourne (MEL).


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