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Airline: Tiger Airways
Flight No. TT271
Reg : VH-VNB
Aircraft: Airbus 320-232
Departure Sydney: 06:10 pm
Arrival Melbourne: 07:45 pm
Time : 01h 35m
Distance : 713 km or 443 miles
This report is from 2014 trip report. I was visiting Melbourne for a short visit.
Arrived at airport by train after work. Got off at domestic terminal and then proceeded to departure area.
I had printed the boarding paper while checkin for the flight. Headed for security check. Had some food before proceeding to gate.
Boarding was not opened for the flight. Waited close to gate.
View of Jetstar A320 boarding to Perth, Western Australia
Flight details of JQ
Boarding complete, Ready for pushback to Perth.
Boarding call was made, boarding paper was scanned and was allowed to continue on the aircraft.
Crew checked boarding pass details and continued towards seat.
Seating view - I had selected window view
It was a full flight. Cabin filling with passengers,
Seat pocket stocked with safety card
Crew assisting passengers with bags
More passengers boarding.
Window view - Jetstar airways in special livery.
Pushback commenced few minutes late as passengers were boarding late.
Safety demonstration was manually conducted by crew.
Cabin made ready for departure
Crew conducted safety check and then took seats for departure.
Departure for this flight was from runway 16L. It took almost 15 mins to reach the runway. Departure was towards South and then cruise altitude and onward to Melbourne.
Seat pocket contained Tigertales, Tigerbites and safety card
Tiger Airways A320 safety card
Crew conducted buy on board service, I did not require any things. Used tray to support the reading material.
Leg space was enough for me.
Tiger Airways A320, 3-3 seating in single aisle
Time passed resting, Pilot announced descent to commence, crew collect cabin rubbish and then safety check. Landing was smooth.
Arrive at parking bay
Disembarkation was through stair and then walk to baggage collection. As I wasn't carrying check-in bag, exited terminal 4 without delay.
Walked towards the Virgin Terminal to buy SkyBus ticket. After reaching Southern Cross station, caught train to destination.
Hope you enjoyed this trip report. Thanks for reading.
Tiger Airways was chosen for the price, Departure and arrival was ontime. On Board service was buy-on-board. Being flown domestically these aircraft do not have any inflight entertainment. Inflight magazine was provided for reading. Overall a satisfactory flight.