Review of Tiger Airways Australia flight Melbourne Sydney in Economy

Flight TT572
Class Economy
Seat 23E
Aircraft Airbus A320
Flight time 01:30
Take-off 22 Apr 13, 16:10
Arrival at 22 Apr 13, 17:40
TT 26 reviews
By GOLD 136
Published on 2nd January 2022

Trip Report : Tiger Airways TT572 Melbourne - Sydney

Flight Details:
Airline: Tiger Airways
Flight No. TT572
Reg : VH-VNP
Aircraft: Airbus 320-232
Departure Melbourne: 16:10
Arrival Sydney : 17:40
Time : 01h 35m
Distance : 713 km or 443 miles


This report is from 2013 trip from Melbourne.Tiger Airways was chosen as if offered the best price. Read from provided link: Sydney to Melbourne trip report

Arriving at Airport

Arrived at Southern Cross station to catch Skybus. Took about 40 mins to reach airport.

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Upon reaching terminal, headed for meal at the domestic terminal. View from restaurant.

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I waited at the restaurant for sometime after meal.

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View of Virgin Australia taxing to gate.

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Melbourne control tower in view below. Construction was on to expand the terminal.

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Video: Air-side Action

Airside action

Check-in and Security

I walked to Tiger Terminal which is few meters from the Virgin Domestic terminal. Completed check-in, then security. Formalities completed, boarding had began. Walk to aircraft.


Waited for boarding call, queue was formed to walk towards the aircraft.

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Tiger Airways stripes

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Boarding was conducted from both doors.

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Crew checked the boarding pass of every passenger entering the aircraft as other flights were also boarding.

Video: Cabin view

View of cabin


I did not select seat and got middle seat of starboard side.

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Flight was full.

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Doors were closed soon after passengers had boarded. Crew demonstrated safety instructions manually.  Pushback commenced and after a long taxi, Departed towards the West and then turned north.

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Seat Pocket material [SPM]

Seat pocked contained safety card, Buy on Board [BOB] menu  and inflight magazine - Tiger tales.

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View of seat number

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Most passengers were resting, as the crew conduced BOB service.

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Arrival in Sydney

Soon it was arrival time, Pilot came on speaker and announced descend. Approach was from South landing on runway 34L. After a short taxi arrived at the gate.

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Exiting Airport

View of Virgin Australia in old livery.

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As I was not having check-in bags, I walked out towards the train station.

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Tiger Airways Australia

Cabin crew7.5
Buy-on-board menu5.0

Melbourne - MEL


Sydney - SYD



Tiger Airways was chosen as it offered the best price fare. Being a short flight, service on board was quick. Tiger Terminal was busy as other flights were departing at similar time. Sydney Airport was a quick exit to train station. Overall a satisfactory flight.

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

The contributors of Flight-Report published 30 reviews of 4 airlines on the route Melbourne (MEL) → Sydney (SYD).


The airline with the best average rating is Qantas with 7.8/10.

The average flight time is 1 hours and 47 minutes.

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