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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
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.
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.
At entrance, ticket and passport was checked.
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.
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.
I wasn't purchasing anything from duty free. As it was still early, had a breakfast and coffee from the food court.
After breakfast, walked towards the departure area.
Air side view
Departure flight schedule
View of airside from departure area.
Yemenia Airbus A310 - During those days, Yemen was having war.
Walkators towards gate
View of waiting area.
Singapore Airlines 9V-SRQ would be operating to Singapore.
Departure gate was 73 for this flight. SQ Crew arrives to operate flight.
There was still boarding time, passengers had gathered around seating area.
View of waiting area.
Indigo with Air India Boeing 787 taxing
Emirates arrives from Dubai
Boarding call was made, passengers getting boarding card scanned. Boarding was called by seat numbers.
Joined the queue for boarding.
Walking towards aircraft.
View before boarding. Crew was checking the boarding pass and directing passengers.
Reached assigned seat and settle for departure.
KrisWorld was off.
Window view of Indigo parked in adjacent gate.
Pushback commenced on time. Crew handed cold towel and menu. Safety demonstration was conduced through personal screen.
Saudia Boeing 777.
Jetconnect - operating as LCC from domestic section.
Air India Boeing 777 and 787
Jet Airways in domestic section.
Departure took time as waited for arrivals, Departure was from runway 27 flying towards the West. Check above trip video to experience flight.
Over the Arabian sea.
Southern tip of Mumbai from air
Colaba on the Island of Mumbai - South most point separated by Thane creek from mainland India.
After attaining cruising altitude, Crew distributed water and drinks. I had picked newspaper for reading at the aerobridge while boarding
Menu was distributed upon boarding
Breakfast would be provided on this flight. Veg and Non-veg options below.
Veg breakfast packaging
Below is the non-veg breakfast - Lamb Kheema [minced] mutter [green peas] with paratha
Veg option with masala tea
Matar [Green peas] Upma [dry-roasted semolina] , Aloo [potato] bonda [ deep fried stuffing], Sambar and coconut chutney
SQ Boeing 777-200 safety card
Time for arrival
Distance to Singapore
Flight view in direction of travel.
Passing the Coast of India to enter the Bay of Bengal.
Got up to stretch after breakfast.
Over the Bay of Bengal.
Flight reached half-way point. I was resting most of the time. I did not check the inflight entertainment.
Flying over Nicobar islands - India's East most islands.
Cabin light was off and windows shades were down to allow passengers to rest. Crew provided water and orange juice at regular intervals.
Closer to arrival
Flight reached Malacca straits
Flying over the Malacca strait - one of the busiest sea lanes.
Short distance to arrival.
Connecting flight information
View of aircraft in direction of travel.
Pilot announced commencement of descent, crew conducted rubbish collection. Check seat upright, window shades drawn up. foot rest .
Flight approached from East coast park. watch arrival video above.
Few seconds from touchdown.
Landing was smooth, Crew announced arrival in Singapore with date, temp and other details.
Emirates A380 pushback
Passing terminal 2.
Singapore Airlines Boeing 777
Airport hotel and control tower in view
SQ Boeing 777-300ER
SQ Boeing 777
Terminal 2 with Singapore Airlines aircraft as operations distributed between Terminal 2 and 3.
SQ Airbus A330
Shanghai Airlines A330
Singapore Airlines A330
Saudia in special livery.
Arriving at gate.
Disembarkation was orderly as I was exiting the airport. I took time to de board.
view of aircraft after arrival.
Aerobridge to arrival area. Aircraft had docked at Terminal 3.
Terminal 3- walking towards immigration.
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.
Hope you enjoyed this trip report. Thanks for reading.
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.