Review of Tiger Airways Australia flight Melbourne Sydney in Economy

Flight TT606
Class Economy
Seat 30E
Aircraft Airbus A320
Flight time 01:30
Take-off 23 Mar 13, 16:35
Arrival at 23 Mar 13, 18:05
TT 24 reviews
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By GOLD 195
Published on 25th August 2021

Trip Report: Tiger Airways TT606 Melbourne - Sydney


Flight Details:
Airline: Tiger Airways [TT]
Flight No. TT606
Reg : VH-VNO
Aircraft: Airbus 320-232
Departure Melbourne (MEL) : 16:35
Arrival Sydney (SYD) : 18:05
Time : 01h 35m
Distance : 713 km or 443 miles


TRIP VIDEO:Tiger Airways TT606 Melbourne - Sydney



Introduction


This trip report is  2013 return trip from Melbourne. I had arrived on Jetstar Airways from Sydney. Read trip report: Jetstar Airways JQ517 Sydney - Melbourne


Train Trip to Southern Cross Station


I was catching train on Pakenham line from Berwick to arrive at Southern Cross station.


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Train arrived on time. Being afternoon on a weekend, Train was empty.


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Train Video: Melbourne Train Trip - Pakenham Line



Bus Ride to Airport


After arriving at Southern Cross station, I changed transport to Skybus which departs to airport.


BUS VIdeo: Skybus from Southern Cross Station to Melbourne Airport



Airport Arrival


Arrived at airport, disembarked at Domestic Terminal and then headed straight for meal. Not many food options at Terminal 4 from where Tiger Airways operates.


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Airside view, glass was not clean


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Video: PlaneSpotting



Tiger Airways Terminal 4


Walking towards the Terminal, which was going to be demolished once new Terminal is ready.


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Check-in


Check-In queue had formed for luggage drop-off. As I was carrying a handbag, didnt take me long to get my boarding pass.


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Stepped outside for few minutes after check-in.


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Passengers heading in terminal for check-in


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Flight schedule, and gate Information, boarding for Sydney flight was from gate 3


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Security AND Waiting AREA


With boarding time nearing, passed security to wait for boarding call.


Boarding


Flight boarding call was made, boarding was through Gate 3. Boarding pass was checked and was allowed airside.


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Virgin Australia Airbus A330-200 operating to Perth.


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Long walk towards aircraft.


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View of Tiger Airways to Sydney


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Direction towards aircraft.


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Passengers boarding flight.


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Seated in the rear cabin, boarding from rear stairs.


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OnBoard


Cabin crew was waiting at the board checking passengers boarding pass, before allowing in cabin.


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CAbin View


I had got middle seat for this trip as I did not select seat while booking.


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Inflight READING MATerial


Seat pocket contained safety card, inflight magazine - Tiger Tales.


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Departure


As the aircraft was positioned to taxi on its own. Cabin crew closed the doors after all passengers had boarded. Safety demonstration was conducted manually. Pilot welcomed passengers and engine were started. Taxi commenced towards runway. Flight departed towards North and continued climb.


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Safety CARD


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Video: Cabin view



SEAT view


Seat made of cloth.


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VIDEO: CaBIN VIEW



CABIN SERVICE


Cabin service was buy on board, As I had my meai earlier, meal tray was not used.


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Side seat view


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Window view


Cruising  somewhere over NSW


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Light cloud, flight was uneventful. Relaxed till descent was announced.


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ARRIVAL


Pilot announced descent will commence soon. Landing was from South on runway 34L Landed smoothly and continued taxi towards remote bay.


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Rex Saab 340's parked in remote bay.


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DISEMBARKATION


Stairs used for disembarkation


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Bus would be carrying passengers to terminal.


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Sydney Airport Bus Ride


View of Sydney airport from bus.


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VIDEO: Sydney Airport Bus ride



EXIT AIRPort


After disembarking bus, walked towards the exit to catch train home.

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Verdict

Tiger Airways Australia

5.9/10
Cabin7.0
Cabin crew6.5
Entertainment/wifi5.0
Buy-on-board menu5.0

Melbourne - MEL

6.5/10
Efficiency7.0
Access7.0
Services6.0
Cleanliness6.0

Sydney - SYD

7.0/10
Efficiency7.0
Access7.0
Services7.0
Cleanliness7.0

Conclusion

Tiger Airways was chosen for the fare and convenient flight time. The trip was uneventful and satisfactory flight.

Information on the route Melbourne (MEL) Sydney (SYD)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 29 reviews of 4 airlines on the route Melbourne (MEL) → Sydney (SYD).


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