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Air Pacific DQ-FJK FJ911 Nadi-Sydney | Photos and Videos

Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:23 am

Trip Report: Nadi (NAN) - Sydney (SYD) on Air Pacific

Flight Details:

Airline: Air Pacific
Flight Number: FJ911
Reg : DQ-FJK "Island of Vanua Levu"
Aircraft: BOEING 747- 412
Departure Nadi ( NAN ) : 0900 AM
Arrival Sydney ( SYD ) : 1225 PM
Time : 04h 25m
Distance : 3170 km or 1985 miles

Full Trip Report: Air Pacific DQ-FJK FJ911 NAN-SYD

Do watch the video to experience the flight.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-6INmshH7k

Introduction

I visited Fiji in 2013 to meet friends. After few days travelling around Fiji, this trip report of the return journey.

Alot has changed since 2013 - Air Pacific is called Fiji Airways, B747 is retired and the new service is on A330 or B737.

Few photos from the trip

Nadi Town

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Suva

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Port Denarau

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Photos of Fiji trip can be found in this video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYmny5anl-Q

Drop off at the airport

After a week in Fiji, it was time to return back to Sydney.

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Check-In area

Check-in queue was long as this was almost full flight. Having arrived early, I completed the formalities in no time.

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Had my meal at the restaurant, knowing well there wasn't much for meal during the flight.

Food court

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View from restaurant, as air-side action follows.

View from restaurant

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Air Pacific Pushback

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After completing the immigration and security, entering the duty free shopping.

Duty Free shopping

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Escalator towards departure area

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Departure Area

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXdnt9Dt7aE

More shops....

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Fiji Airways latest acquisition A330-200, DQ-FJT

Air Pacific was undergoing brand makeover. New aircraft and livery.

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Air Pacific flight to Auckland

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Flight Schedule

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Waiting Area

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Duty Free Shops

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Boarding started

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Air Pacific FJ 911 NADI - SYDNEY @ Gate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tcf__w1Xcy0

Air Pacific "Island of Vanua Levu"

B747 named after island in Fiji.

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Queen of the Skies

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Viewing and Boarding

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Air side action

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Air Pacific Boeing 737-800 to Auckland

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOx60huJDKs

Boarding

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Tabua Class (Business)

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Pacific Voyager (Economy) Class

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Waiting for pushback

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Side view

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In queue for Solomon Airlines to depart

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Approaching runway

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Departing Nadi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-isCihC5TP0

Airborne

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Windows

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Last view of Fiji

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Winglet

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Air Pacific Boeing 747 Safety Card

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Safety Card

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IFE controls

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Side view

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Cabin view

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IFE information

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Remote control

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Flight progress map

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Inflight magazine

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Window View

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Flight information



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Breakfast

Breakfast was Chicken wrap

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Cruising at 38000 ft

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Flight Information

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Windows View

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Nearing Sydney

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Inflight View

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36pTwJFDjTk

Landing

Landed from South on runway 34L.

Neighbour at the gate

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Pushback

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Disembarkation

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Immigration and Quarantine

After a quick walk to immigration, got the passport stamped. Bag was delivered quickly being a non-peak time. Quarantine was quick as I had nothing to declare.

Head home

Travelling light, took train to central and onwards to home.

Hope you enjoyed the trip. Thanks for reading.

End of Trip

:)

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Re: Air Pacific DQ-FJK FJ911 Nadi-Sydney | Photos and Videos

Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:30 am

Great photos...thanks for posting. And you were even using a Canon...I hope you still are.
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Re: Air Pacific DQ-FJK FJ911 Nadi-Sydney | Photos and Videos

Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:47 pm

Great post! Always wondered what AP had onboard their Queen back in the day

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