Review of Singapore Airlines flight Singapore Sydney in Economy

Airline Singapore Airlines
Flight SQ231
Class Economy
Seat 52A
Aircraft Boeing 777-300ER
Flight time 07:30
Take-off 12 Apr 10, 00:25
Arrival at 12 Apr 10, 09:55
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By GOLD 908
Published on 6th November 2021

Trip Report: Singapore Airlines SQ231 Singapore- Sydney

Flight Details:
Airlines: Singapore Airlines
Flight :SQ231 SIN-SYD
Reg : 9V-SWS
Aircraft: Boeing 777-312/ER
Dep - SIN(T3) : 12:25 AM
Arr - SYD : 9:55 AM
Flight time : 7h 05m
Distance : 6,305 kilometers or 3,404 nautical miles.


This trip report is the return journey in 2010. To read flight to Singapore, check here: Singapore Airlines SQ220 Sydney - Singapore


I had dinner in city and arrived 3 hours before flight. Reached Changi airport by train, collected bag from left luggage in arrival area in Terminal 2.

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 View of Terminal 2 before heading towards Terminal 3.

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Terminal 3

Check-in counter was not busy, I had less than 10 kgs. Got the boarding pass. I was free to walk around till departure time

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Terminal 3 departure entry.

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Jet Airways crew heading towards immigration.

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Walking towards viewing gallery.

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View of departure area

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Restaurants near viewing gallery

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Flight Schedule

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Walking back

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Check-in area

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Short queue for Sydney flight.

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Completed the immigration without any issues and entered in the departure area.

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Decided to have some food before boarding.

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view from food court.

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After food, it was time for planespotting . Terminal 3 was mostly Singapore Airlines [SQ].

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SQ Boeing 777-200

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Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800

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Front view of SQ B777

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Departure Gate at Terminal 3

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Terminal 1 - Terminal 3 connection

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Terminal 1

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moving walkway to gate

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Airside view from Terminal 1

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Serveral airlines operating, more variety at Terminal 1

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Terminal 1 undergoing renovation

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Terminal 1 signage

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Airline information at Skytrain stop to the way to Terminal 2,

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Terminal 3

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Terminal 2

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More shopping options in Terminal 2.

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Silkair [MI]

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ANA Boeing 767-300 in Star alliance livery

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Mix of SQ and MI

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Front view of SQ

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Returned back to Terminal 3 close to departure time.

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Security and Boarding

Walked towards the security check area. Passed security. Passport and boarding pass was checked. Waited in gate area for boarding call.

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Boarding call was made, walked towards aircraft to be greeted by crew and directed towards seat.


Heavy rain outside. China Eastern parked next to the SQ.  Window view was blurred due to rain.

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Waiting for Pushback

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Passengers seated.

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Crew ready to distribute towels.

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Pushback commenced after captain announced doors closed. Safety demonstration conducted on personal screen.
Couldn't see outside due to heavy rain.

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Flight Path

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Flight Information

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Flight details

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Just after departure, heading South.

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Crew distributed amenity pouch

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Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER Safety card

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Orange juice supplied after departure

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Back of card

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Inflight Magazine

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Being a red-eye flight. Snack was supplied after departure.

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Window View

Slept after snacks.Woke while flying over Northern Territory. 

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Morning light

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Flight location

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Flight Information

Could smell breakfast getting ready.

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Flight information

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Flight path

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Breakfast was served 1.30 hrs before arrival. Scrambled egg for breakfast with hashbrown.

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Arrival in Sydney

Flying over the Blue mountains

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South West Sydney

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Approaching from South heading North

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Approaching runway 16R from North

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Sydney city view

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Landed smoothly and exiting runway.

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Virgin Blue departing parallel runway 34R

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Old control tower and plane spotting area

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Taxi to gate.

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Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600

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International Terminal View

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United in Tulip blue

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Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-200

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British Airways Boeing 777-200

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British Airways Boeing 747-400

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United Airlines Boeing 747-400

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SQ towed to gate for midday departure

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Air New Zealand Boeing 767-300ER to Auckland

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Thai Airways Boeing 777-200

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Disembarkation commenced in few minutes after arriving at the gate. View while exiting the aircraft.

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Singapore Airlines 9V-SWS Boeing 777-300ER

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Immigration and QuarAntine

Passed immigration without any issues, collected bag, as I was traveling light was allowed to exit without any question.

Exited terminal and got in a taxi.

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Singapore service was good on ground and onboard, my reason for choosing to fly. Satisfactory flight.

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