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Flight No : TZ2
Aircraft : Boeing 777-200/ER
Reg : 9V-OTA "Barry"
Departure (SIN Terminal 2 Gate : E3) : 02:10 AM
Arrival (SYD International) : 11:50 AM
Total time : 7hr 50min
This trip report is from Jan 2014. After arriving in the morning from Hyderabad on Tiger Airways, Read Trip Report: Hyderabad - Singapore on Tiger Airways.
I dropped bag at airport and spent some time at Terminal 1 viewing deck as It was too early in the morning to head to city. Shops open around 10 a,m and close late. As its very humid during day time, I planned to go to city later when it was cooler.
Terminal 1 viewing deck
Jetstar Airways merger with Valuair
Air India Express
Air Asia Philippines
Air Asia Indonesia
Air Mauritius A340
Air Asia pushback
Singapore Airlines star alliance livery
Air Asia Malaysia
Air Asia Pushback
Viewing area wasn't busy during the morning time.
Singapore Airlines A340-500
Air Asia pushback
Departure area view
I went to city when it got cooler.
I had dosa for breakfast before heading out.
I returned to airport by train to catch flight to Sydney. I went to collect my bag and then went to Terminal 2 to check bags for the flight.
After collecting back, I went for check-in, where i receive the boarding card. I went to immigration, which was quick As I had enough spare time, I tried to night spotting from Terminal 1.
Duty free shopping close to midnight
I headed for some food before boarding the flight.
Took the skytrain to Terminal 3
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Common gate area at Terminal 3
Singapore Airlines A380
Singapore Airbus A330 pushback
Boarding time was close, returned to Terminal 2 and stayed close to the gate.
ANA Boeing 767-300
Scoot Airline 9V-OTA operating TZ2 Singapore to Sydney
Boarding was not called, Scoot crew waiting for security check outside gate E3.
Flight boarding started on time, passed security check, followed by boarding card scan and passport check.
I had selected window seat at booking time in the rear cabin.
Flight pushback commenced on time, Crew demonstrated safety instructions manually. Soon taxi and departed from Singapore. Cabin lights were turned off on attaining cruise.
As I was tired fell asleep immediately to wake in the morning.
Seat pocket material
Scoot Boeing 777-200ER safety card
Scoot inflight magazine
Window view - somewhere over Northern Territory
Cabin service in the morning was buy on board.
Entertainment was window view as the sun was on the other side, was able to open the blinds.
Somewhere over southern NSW
Started to get cloudy as flight approached Sydney.
Pilot came on the speaker and announced descent would commence soon. Crew began clearing rubbish and conducted check before arrival. Flight would approach from South and land on runway 34L
Landed soon and taxied straight to gate
Deboarding commenced soon.
I had filled my form after takeoff, headed to the self check kiosk. It didnt take long, soon was waiting for bags. After collecting bags, passed quarantine check and was outside in few minutes. Got picked outside and was on my way home.
I hope you enjoyed the report.
Thanks for reading.
Scoot was the cheapest option for the time of the year. Flight arrived and departed on time, Buy on Board Service on available on the flight.
Entertainment was pay by use. I didn't use the entertainment. Overall I was satisfied with the flight.