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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
Arrived at Southern Cross station to catch Skybus. Took about 40 mins to reach airport.
Upon reaching terminal, headed for meal at the domestic terminal. View from restaurant.
I waited at the restaurant for sometime after meal.
View of Virgin Australia taxing to gate.
Melbourne control tower in view below. Construction was on to expand the terminal.
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.
Tiger Airways stripes
Boarding was conducted from both doors.
Crew checked the boarding pass of every passenger entering the aircraft as other flights were also boarding.
View of cabin
I did not select seat and got middle seat of starboard side.
Flight was full.
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.
Seat pocked contained safety card, Buy on Board [BOB] menu and inflight magazine - Tiger tales.
View of seat number
Most passengers were resting, as the crew conduced BOB service.
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.
View of Virgin Australia in old livery.
As I was not having check-in bags, I walked out towards the train station.
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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.