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A Flight Like SQ218 From Sydney  
User currently offlineCtang From Australia, joined Jul 2001, 139 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1278 times:

Could SIA have a flight from Sydney like SQ218 (MEL-SIN) which arrives into Singapore early in the morning so that people can go to places like Hong Kong in the morning instead of the evening.

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User currently offlineSixStarAnsett From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days ago) and read 1252 times:

Ctang,

I have often wondered this, and I would like a flight option ex Sydney to rival SQ218. But SQ218 leaves MEL at {according to www.singaporeair.com.au} 0050 hours...nearly 1am Melbourne time. Because of the close proximity of SYD KSA to the residential areas of SYD and also the city I think restrictions would be placed on ops at this hour- Melbourne is quite a distance from the city etc {more than SYD anyway} and that is why flights have more freedom to leave from MEL at this hour.

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Hope this answers your query,
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User currently offlineDynkrisolo From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1866 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (12 years 8 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1220 times:

SixStarAnsett is correct. There is a curfew enforced at the Sydney airport. As a result, it's not possible to have a midnight departure in Sydney.

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