hkore
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Singapore Airlines 9V-SWP SQ233 SIN-SYD

Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:23 am

Trip Report: Singapore - Sydney on Singapore Airlines

Airlines: Singapore Airlines
Flight: SQ233 SIN-SYD
Reg: 9V-SWP
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-SYD

Do watch.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwzTtDseXMQ

Terminal 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.

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Towards Immigration

After check-n, it was time for immigration, there was no queue. Completed the immigration formalities in a min.

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Outside view still dark

Surfed the internet and updated myself with the world.

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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:

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Boarding

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Day break view through the window

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SQ 9V-SKH taxi

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[b]View during taxi, Kingfisher Airlines A330 arriving from Mumbai[/b]

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After departing Singapore

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Flight path after departing Singapore

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Heading south after departure

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IFE controller

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Flight Details

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Safety Card

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Meal Tray

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Cabin View

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Seat space

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Window View

Somewhere over Indonesia, breakfast service began.

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Menu

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Breakfast after Departure

Options: Scramble eggs or noodles

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Flying 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.

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Boeing 777-300 ER Seating

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Flight path

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Lunch

Option: Teriyaki Chicken or Lamb

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Over Northern Territory

Flying over the red centre.

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Had to keep window shades down for most of the flight as the sun is very harsh over Oz.

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Over South Australia

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Drinks and finger food

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Flight path

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Over NSW

As the flight entered NSW, cloudy below.

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Over Blue Mountains

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Heading east

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Heading past the airport towards east to align with rwy 25

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Passing the Eastern Suburbs

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Turning over the Tasman sea

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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 25

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Passing SQ 222 to Singapore

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Heading towards gate

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Flight Information

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Disembarkation

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Gate @ Syd

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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.

Hope you enjoyed the report. Thanks for reading.

End of Trip

:)


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igtrader88
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Re: Singapore Airlines 9V-SWP SQ233 SIN-SYD

Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:04 pm

nice trip report, thanks!
 
345tas
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Re: Singapore Airlines 9V-SWP SQ233 SIN-SYD

Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:50 pm

Can't believe that was eight years ago. I would be v happy in 2017 to board an aircraft and see that IFE, USB etc
 
hkore
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Re: Singapore Airlines 9V-SWP SQ233 SIN-SYD

Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:55 pm

igtrader88 wrote:
nice trip report, thanks!


Thanks.

345tas wrote:
Can't believe that was eight years ago. I would be v happy in 2017 to board an aircraft and see that IFE, USB etc


Singapore Airlines has useful hardware even for economy class passengers, Word processing software was Star Office. It was slow to load but useful to write short documents.

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