Trip Report: Singapore - Sydney on Singapore Airlines
Airlines: Singapore Airlines
Flight: SQ233 SIN-SYD
Aircraft: Boeing 777-312/ER
Dep - SIN: 07:00
Arr - SYD: 16.05
Flight time: 7h 55m
Distance: 6,305 kilometers or 3,404 nautical miles.Introduction
This trip was undertaken in 2009. After returning from Shanghai, spending few days in Singapore and Malaysia . Not a fan of day-flights as can't sleep and feeling of exhaustion at the end of the trip. Chose this flight as it was the best option of the available flights.Trip Video: Singapore Airlines 9V-SWP SQ233 SIN-SYDDo watch.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwzTtDseXMQTerminal 3 Check-In area
Reached Changi at 4.30 a.m, counter was not open. Waited for a while before the counters opened. had the bags checked.Towards Immigration
After check-n, it was time for immigration, there was no queue. Completed the immigration formalities in a min.Outside view still dark
Surfed the internet and updated myself with the world. SQ 9V-SWP operating flight to Sydney
After spending time walking around, went to the boarding area to the common security check near the gate. Boarding had commenced.
After checking the boarding pass and passport. View of the aircraft: BoardingDay break view through the windowSQ 9V-SKH taxi
[b]View during taxi, Kingfisher Airlines A330 arriving from Mumbai[/b]After departing SingaporeFlight path after departing Singapore
Heading south after departureIFE controllerFlight DetailsSafety CardMeal TrayCabin ViewSeat spaceWindow View
Somewhere over Indonesia, breakfast service began.MenuBreakfast after Departure
Options: Scramble eggs or noodlesFlying past Indonesia
After breakfast, it was time for rest. Singapore Air has excellent in-flight entertainment product catering to its customer profile. I didn't watch any entertainment on the IFE. Had the flight information displayed throughout the flight.Boeing 777-300 ER Seating Flight pathLunch
Option: Teriyaki Chicken or LambOver Northern Territory
Flying over the red centre.
Had to keep window shades down for most of the flight as the sun is very harsh over Oz.Over South AustraliaDrinks and finger foodFlight pathOver NSW
As the flight entered NSW, cloudy below.Over Blue MountainsHeading eastHeading past the airport towards east to align with rwy 25Passing the Eastern SuburbsTurning over the Tasman sea
Experienced a roll-coaster ride with the aircraft performing a big nose dip to align with the runway. Was a bumpy approach. Didn't take video, wish i had. Clearing Rwy 25Passing SQ 222 to SingaporeHeading towards gateFlight InformationDisembarkationGate @ Syd
Completed immigration without any issue, baggage collection took about 10 mins, Quarantine about 10 mins 'cze of long queue.
Since had arrived without any declarable item, was allowed to head out. Took about 1/2 hr to exit airport.
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