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This trip report is from the return flight in 2013. Click link to read the earlier flight : JetStar Airways JQ571 Sydney to Melbourne
Airline: Jetstar Airways [JQ]
Flight No: JQ596
Aircraft: Airbus 320-232
Departure Melbourne (MEL) : 20:45
Arrival Sydney (SYD): 22:10
Time : 01h 35m
Distance : 713 km or 443 miles
Returned from Airshow in the evening by train.
Disembarked at Southern Cross station
VLine train departing Southern Cross
Took a suburban train to Flinder street station
View of Southern Cross station on the way to Metro train.
Had dinner before reaching hotel in city.
After spending night in hotel, next day had meaLand roamed in city.
After spending day in Melbourne, waked to Southern Cross station to board the Skybus to Airport. I checked in for the flight and then passed security. I went around exploring the domestic airport.
I heard girls yelling " Justin" while walking past me. I didn't know what it was about. Later found it was Justin Beiber show in town Picture below
It was a sunny day in Melbourne, Nice golden time to take photos.
Qantas Boeing 737-800
Qantas Boeing 767-300
Airside view of Domestic Terminal
Front view of Boeing 767-300
Backlit Boeing 737-800
I walked towards Jetstar gate
Qantas Boeing 767-300's, 737-800 and Dash 8-400
Jetstar gates on the other pier
Walking towards gate
Shops in Domestic section
View of Qantas Airbus 330-300
Jetstar Airways, second aircraft operating to Sydney.
Ready for pushback
Taxi to runway
Boarding time was approaching.
I reached near the gate and waited for boarding call.
Boarding call was made and waited in queue to have boarding pass checked.
Jetstar Airways VH-VGD was operating JQ596 from Melbourne to Sydney.
Seated in the rear section, Boarding by stairs.
Cabin view of Airbus A320
Seats filling up.
Overhead bins were closed as departure procedures were being completed.
Window view as boarding was complete and flight was ready for pushback.
All overhead bins were closed. Crew carried out manual safety demonstration, followed by check.
Pushback had commenced followed by short taxi to main runway, Departed towards West then turning North towards Sydney. Being a night flight, cabin lights were on throughout. There was no outside view as flight was inland over Victoria and NSW.
Reading material in seat pocket
Safety card, Inflight guide and magazines
Jetstar Airbus A320 safety card
In closed position
Tray table opened
Seating pocket was plastic on this flight, clever use of space.
On attaining cruise altitude, seat belt signs were off. Crew began buy on board service.
Flight was uneventful, shortly descend commenced. Landed from the South on runway 34L and taxied to gate.
Disembarkation commenced after the gates opened. Walked down the stair from the rear door.
Jetstar A320 after arrival.
Exiting the gate area.
Gate 57 for next flight
Flight was terminating as there no departure listed.
Walked towards the exit and continued to the train station.
This is the end the flight report.
Thanks for reading.
Flinder street station
Tram lines in city
Jetstar Airways was chosen for the time convenience. Flight departed and arrived on time, Onboard service was buy on board. As I knew about this was prepared. For a short flight, reading material was adequate to keep me entertained.
I was able to complete my holiday as planned. I had a satisfactory flight