Review of Singapore Airlines flight Mumbai Singapore in Economy

Airline Singapore Airlines
Flight SQ425
Class Economy
Seat 48A
Aircraft Boeing 777-200ER
Flight time 05:15
Take-off 08 Apr 16, 08:35
Arrival at 08 Apr 16, 16:20
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By GOLD 353
Published on 28th February 2022

Trip Report: Singapore Airlines SQ425 Mumbai to Singapore


Flight details:
Airlines: Singapore Airlines (SQ)
Flight : SQ425 BOM - SIN
Reg : 9V-SRQ
Aircraft: Boeing 777-200/ER
Departure (BOM Terminal 2) : 08:35
Arrival (SIN Terminal 3) : 04:20
Flight time : 4 hours 45 minutes
Distance : 3,899 kilometers


TRIP VIDEO: Singapore Airlines 9V-SRQ SQ425 Mumbai to Singapore



Introduction


This return trip report is from 2016. You can read the inbound flight trip report: Singapore Airlines SQ426 Singapore - Mumbai

After spending some days in Mumbai, it was time to return.


Arriving at AirPORT


Being an early morning flight reached couple of hours before departure around 5 am. Busy mornings as flight to Arabia depart around 6 to 9 am.


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At entrance, ticket and passport was checked.


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Check-In


Upon entering the departure area, checked the check-in details and joined the queue to drop bag. Singapore Airlines did not have online check-in for flights from Mumbai. Bag was checked till Singapore, received boarding card and immigration form.


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Security and ImmiGration


At Mumbai airport, security check is conducted before the immigration. Security queue was fast moving. Upon entering immigration, queue was long and took about half and hour even thought many counters operating. There is separate queue for Indian nationals and foreigners.


After competing the immigration, entered the duty free area.


Duty Free Area and FOOD Court


I wasn't purchasing anything from duty free. As it was still early, had a breakfast and coffee from the food court.


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After breakfast, walked towards the departure area.


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DEPARTURE AREA


Air side view


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Departure flight schedule


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View of airside from departure area.


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Yemenia Airbus A310 - During those days, Yemen was having war.


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Walkators towards gate


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Flight Schedule


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View of waiting area.


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Waiting Area


Singapore Airlines 9V-SRQ would be operating to Singapore.


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Departure gate was 73 for this flight. SQ Crew arrives to operate flight.


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There was still boarding time, passengers had gathered around seating area.


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View of waiting area.


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Indigo with Air India Boeing 787 taxing


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Emirates arrives from Dubai


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Boarding


Boarding call was made, passengers getting boarding card scanned. Boarding was called by seat numbers.


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Joined the queue for boarding.


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Walking towards aircraft.


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View before boarding. Crew was checking the boarding pass and directing passengers.


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OnBoard


Reached assigned seat and settle for departure.


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KrisWorld was off.


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Window view of Indigo parked in adjacent gate.


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Departure


Pushback commenced on time. Crew handed cold towel and menu. Safety demonstration was conduced through personal screen.


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Saudia Boeing 777.


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Jetconnect - operating as LCC from domestic section.


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Air India Boeing 777 and 787


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Jet Airways in domestic section.


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Departure took time as waited for arrivals, Departure was from runway 27 flying towards the West. Check above trip video to experience flight.


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Over the Arabian sea.


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Turning South


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Southern tip of Mumbai from air


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Colaba on the Island of Mumbai - South most point separated by Thane creek from mainland India.


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OnBoard Service


After attaining cruising altitude, Crew distributed water and drinks. I had picked newspaper for reading at the aerobridge while boarding


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Flight details


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Flight details


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Flight map


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Cruising


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Menu was distributed upon boarding


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Breakfast would be provided on this flight. Veg and Non-veg options below.


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Breakfast Service


Veg breakfast packaging


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Below is the non-veg breakfast - Lamb Kheema [minced] mutter [green peas] with paratha


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Veg option with masala tea


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Matar [Green peas] Upma [dry-roasted semolina] , Aloo [potato] bonda [ deep fried stuffing], Sambar and coconut chutney


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SEAT Pocket MAterial


Safety card


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SQ Boeing 777-200 safety card


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Inflight magazine


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Flight details


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Flight location


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Time for arrival


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Distance to Singapore


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Ground speed


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Flight view in direction of travel.


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Passing the Coast of India to enter the Bay of Bengal.


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Flight view


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Map


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Got up to stretch after breakfast.


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Over the Bay of Bengal.


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Close view


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Flight reached half-way point. I was resting most of the time. I did not check the inflight entertainment.


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Flying over Nicobar islands - India's East most islands.


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Map view


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Cabin light was off and windows shades were down to allow passengers to rest. Crew provided water and orange juice at regular intervals.


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Closer to arrival


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Flight reached Malacca straits


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Cabin view


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Flying over the Malacca strait - one of the busiest sea lanes.


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Short distance to arrival.


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Connecting flight information


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View of aircraft in direction of travel.


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Arrival in Singapore


Pilot announced commencement of descent, crew conducted rubbish collection. Check seat upright, window shades drawn up. foot rest .


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Flight approached from East coast park. watch arrival video above.


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Few seconds from touchdown.


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Landing was smooth, Crew announced arrival in Singapore with date, temp and other details.


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Emirates A380 pushback


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Passing terminal 2.


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Singapore Airlines Boeing 777


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Airport hotel and control tower in view


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SQ Boeing 777-300ER


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SQ Boeing 777


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Terminal 2 with Singapore Airlines aircraft as operations distributed between Terminal 2 and 3.


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SQ Airbus A330


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SQ lineup


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Shanghai Airlines A330


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Singapore Airlines A330


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Saudia in special livery.


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Aircraft lineup


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Arriving at gate.


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Disembarkation


Disembarkation was orderly as I was exiting the airport. I took time to de board.


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Economy Seating


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view of aircraft after arrival.


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Aerobridge to arrival area. Aircraft had docked at Terminal 3.


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Terminal 3- walking towards immigration.


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Immigration and Exiting airport


Terminal 3 immigration was quick. Collected bag and exited the arrival area. It was past closer to 5 walked towards the MRT station to catch train to city.


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Hope you enjoyed this trip report. Thanks for reading.

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Verdict

Singapore Airlines

7.5/10
Cabin7.5
Cabin crew7.5
Entertainment/wifi7.5
Meal/catering7.5

Mumbai - BOM

7.5/10
Efficiency7.5
Access7.5
Services7.5
Cleanliness7.5

Singapore - SIN

8.0/10
Efficiency8.0
Access8.0
Services8.0
Cleanliness8.0

Conclusion

Singapore Airlines service was good, The flight departed and arrived on time. Mumbai Airport was clean and service was good. Singapore immigration was very quick and easy. Overall a satisfactory flight.

Information on the route Mumbai (BOM) Singapore (SIN)

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