Review of Tiger Airways flight Phuket Singapore in Economy

Airline Tiger Airways
Flight TR 2155
Class Economy
Seat --
Aircraft Airbus A320
Flight time 02:10
Take-off 03 Jul 11, 19:30
Arrival at 03 Jul 11, 22:40
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TerryYong
By GOLD 1977
Published on 4th October 2013
And for the return

03 July 2011
Tiger Airways
TR 2155
Phuket (HKT) - Singapore (SIN)
A320
9V-TAT
Budget Class


Check-in at the new Terminal 2, which is just basically a small check-in hall with more counters. We would still need to walk to Terminal 1 to clear immigration and security.
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Tiger opened 2 desks for check-in.
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Departure area with lots of shops selling overpriced items.
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Our flight would be departing from Gate 5 with a STD of 1930hrs….
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which was later changed to 1950hrs. Thats Tiger again. Luckily delay was not too long this time round.
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Boarding the newer 9V-TAT. 5 cabin crew onboard, inclusive of 1 trainee crew. There was also a Korean crew. Looks like the Korean gals are still flying for Tiger.
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Silkair A319 beside us, also to SIN. Our A320 was choc-a-block while the MI flight was definitely not too full judging by the number of pax waiting at the gate. Looks like lots of holiday makers still go for the cheaper fares on short trips.
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9V-TAT is a much newer plane and equipped with leather seats. Also felt cleaner than the inbound flight. But legroom is still bad as expected.
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First time seeing this onboard a flight.
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Seat pocket materials. Magazine was a new issue.
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MI flight pushing back, and it was supposed to depart later than us!
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Further delay while a mix-up was being sorted out. 2 pairs of passengers were assigned the same seats. A Pacific Blue B738 beside.
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Finally pushed back after a 45min delay. Flight time of 1hr20min again at 36000ft. Taxi past a Air Asia A320.
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Takeoff from Rwy09.



Tiger girls conducting buy-on-board service.
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Again, sales were not too bad. But I did not purchase anything.
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Landing at Changi Rwy20C. We arrived about 30min late.



Taxi to Budget Terminal.
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Disembarking. The plane looks clean on the outside.
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On the tarmac.
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Verdict

Tiger Airways

5.5/10
Cabin6.0
Cabin crew6.0
Entertainment/wifi4.0
Buy-on-board menu6.0

Phuket - HKT

7.1/10
Efficiency7.5
Access7.0
Services6.5
Cleanliness7.5

Singapore - SIN

7.6/10
Efficiency9.0
Access8.0
Services6.0
Cleanliness7.5

Conclusion

2 delays on Tiger on 2 flights, not too good. On the other hand, the tickets were cheap and so did not expect much.

Information on the route Phuket (HKT) Singapore (SIN)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 10 reviews of 5 airlines on the route Phuket (HKT) → Singapore (SIN).


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The airline with the best average rating is SilkAir with 7.7/10.

The average flight time is 1 hours and 53 minutes.

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