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Flight No : TZ2
Aircraft : Boeing 777-200/ER
Reg : 9V-OTD "Maju lah"
Departure (SIN): 02.10 AM
Arrival (SYD): 11.50 AM
Total time: 7hr 50min
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This trip report is returning flight to Sydney in Sept 2012. After arriving from Bangkok by Tiger Airways, read Trip report: Tiger Airways 9V-TAP TR2103 Bangkok - Singapore
Spend daytime shopping in Singapore. After having dinner headed to airport.
Arrived at the Terminal 2 around 11a.m to collect left bags.
Terminal 2 Arrival area
After collecting bag. We went upstairs to the departure area
As we were travelling light, did not have issues with weight.
Got out boarding pass and we headed towards immigration.
We headed towards immigration after the check-in. Immigration had a short queue. It did took 2 mins to complete the process.
As it was past mid-night, few shops were open.
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view of tarmac
Shops had shutters down.
My friend wanted to shop for his family. We went looking for goods.
Scoot Flight TZ2 would be departing gate F42.
After he had completed his shopping, we headed towards the gate.
Passing the garden inside Terminal 2
Information counter was unmanned. We didn't require any information.
Walking towards F pier
Scoot to Gold Coast
Our friends were heading to Gold Coast, their flight was departing before the Sydney flight.
Long walk to gate
Gate F42 was furthest, We had a long walk to reach.
Arriving at the gate, boarding had commenced.
Upon arriving at the gate, security check was conducted. Queue was short for the security. Boarding pass was checked. We waited few minutes before boarding was called.
As we were seating in the rear, we were able to board first. After all passengers had boarded. Doors were close. Safety demonstration was conducted.
Push-back commenced soon after. After a short taxi, we were airborne.
As this was a red-eye flight and having walked all day. I fell asleep soon after takeoff.
I must have slept 5 hrs as When I woke, flight was over Western Australia.
As my friend had booked the flight, we had aisle seats.
Yellow seats were more comfortable than the blue seats as there was charge for seat selection.
Most passengers were still sleeping,
View of the outside
As this was a red-eye flight, service was limited till morning.
We had ordered food while booking the ticket and were served meal in the morning.
Crew supplied water on request.
Entertainment was non-existent as the seats did not have entertainment system.
After getting refreshed. Stretched myself as the seats were not comfortable. Specially when the person in front reclined.
Legroom was enough for me.
Port side wing view
Starboard side wing view
Had to get up few times to stretch. Toilet
Closer to Sydney
Landed on runway 34L and then taxied back to terminal.
Last view of cabin before exiting.
View of the engine
As we were returning from Singapore around mid-day, immigration was not busy. After completing immigration we headed for baggage collection. Quarantine queue was fast moving and we were able to exit the terminal within half hour of landing.
After exiting the terminal, we took cab to our respective destinations.
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End of trip.
Scoot was the airline of choice for this trip as the fare was quite cheap. Inflight entertainment was non-existent being a Low cost carrier.
Crew were friendly and provided adequate service.
Singapore was efficient and pleasant transit point. Sydney airport wasn't busy due to non-peak arrival.
Overall a satisfactory flight.