The airline with the best average rating is Qantas with 7.9/10.
The average flight time is 1 hours and 48 minutes.More information
This report is from a trip in April 2021. This a return trip from Melbourne.
Airlines: Jetstar Airways
Flight :JQ526 MEL - SYD
Reg : VH-VGI
Aircraft: Airbus A320-200
Departure Melbourne (MEL) Terminal 4 : 6.45pm
Arrival Sydney (SYD): 7.47pm
Flight time : 0h 59m
Distance : 713 km or 443 miles
I took train from Noble Park station to Southern Cross.
Had planned to visit a technology display, Being a rainy day, skipped and went to airport.
From Southern Cross took the SkyBus to Airport. Bus had handful of passengers.
Got a nice view from the front seat.
Bus stopped at Terminal 3. Walked to terminal 4 after alighting the bus
Self-check kiosk at Terminal 4
Arrived at airport early even thought I had checked in early so as not to miss the flight. I went to security as i didn't carry have check-in bag. Was soon in the departure area.
Sunset in autumn
Rex Airlines - Australia latest intercity operator
Gate information on large screen
Spotting jetstars at Terminal 4
I had my dinner early
Departure gate 48 displayed for flight to Sydney
A short walk towards gate
Boarding had commenced when i reached the gate.
Boarding pass on mobile was scanned before being allowed outside.
Crew was waiting at the door to welcome passengers and check seat numbers.
I was sitting in the front of the cabin. Neighbouring seat was vacant. It was mandatory to wear mask throughout the flight.
Outside view was fogged till the doors were closed.
Jetstar Airways Airbus A320-200 Safety card
Buy on Board Menu
Passengers boarded and doors were shut. Stairs were removed for departure.
Pushback commenced on time. After a short taxi and hold, departed towards North from runway 34-16
Flight was smooth on a clear night. Cabin crew conducted Buy on Board service. I rested through the flight. Captain announced arrival would be early while flying close to Canberra.
Landing was from South on Runway 34L and taxi was short to gate.
Doors were opened after few minutes, according to quarantine rules.
Exited airport and headed to catch train home.
Hope you enjoyed this trip report. Thanks for reading.
Jetstar Airways met my requirements - depart and arrive on time. I was able to check-in using the internet and had boarding pass on my phone. I did not avail any other service, being a short flight. A satisfying trip.