Trip Report : Thai Smile HS-TXC "Nong Bua Lam Phu" WE335 BKK-BOM Flight Details:
Airlines: Thai Smile
Flight: WE335 BKK-BOM
Reg: HS-TXC "Nong Bua Lam Phu"
Aircraft: Airbus A320-232(WL)
Departure Bangkok Remote Gate 114R: 11.55 pm
Arrival Mumbai Terminal 2 : 03.10 am
Flight time: 4 hrs 25 mins
Distance: 3067 kilometersFull Trip Video: Thai Smile HS-TXC WE335 BKK-BOMDo watch the video to experience the flight.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoeV6m1amUEIntroduction
After arriving from Sydney. Had connection flight after 2 and half hours Checked the departure board.Checking Departure Gate
Had my passport and boarding pass checked to be allowed into the departure area. After passing security, found a charging socket and spent the next hour and half charging my phone.
Wifi connection was hard to connect even though there were 3 different WiFi addresses to connect to. Somehow got connect to the internet, informed of my arrival and expected departure time to be picked in Mumbai.Departure Schedule near charging areaLong walk to gate
After charging, time to head towards the gate. I was sitting in Section D, had a long walk to gate E2A.Gate E2A
Arriving at the gate notice, there was a escalator heading downstairs. Boarding would be through bus.
Boarding had commenced and last few passenges where being processed.Passport and Boarding pass checked
Had my passport, visa and boarding pass checked.Bus ride to Remote Gate: 114R [Video]
Long bus ride to remote gate, passing different sections of the airport.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJrA4JeHJdcThai Smile HS-TXC "Nong Bua Lam Phu" operating flight WE335 BKK-BOMRemote gate 114REngine viewCrew welcoming passengers on board
Crew checked the boarding pass and directed passengers to their seatsCabin view
Premium Economy was separated by curtainsWindow viewAll on Board
Once all passengers boarded, after a delay of few minutes it was time for pushback.Taxi and takeoff
Taxi was long passing different sections of the airport. Watch trip video
. Snacks, Immigration and Customs form
Snacks were provided and then immigration form was given to anyone requiring to fill.
Most passengers were holiday makers, few were transiting. Indian citizens don't require to fill the immigration form. Foreigners do. Customs form to be filled by all passengers.Seat pocketReading materialWe Smile - Inflight magazineDuty free magazineSafety CardThai Smile Airbus A320Curtains closed for Premium Economy passengersDinner packaging
Dinner was served soon after take offDinner
Dinner option was Fish or chicken. I chose fish. as I already had chicken in the previous flight. Drinks trolley came, non-alcoholic beverages and juice were being served. Chose coke.Cabin view
Soon after dinner cabin light were dimmed.
Outside was totally dark with no other entertainment, had slept till just before approaching Mumbai.Arrival in Mumbai
After a loop, began approaching Mumbai. Landed on runway 27. passed the domestic Terminal 1 and docked at terminal 2. Watch trip video for arrival.
Parked next to Sri Lankan A320.Immigration and customs
After disembarking, had a walk towards the immigration. The queues were long. Passengers divided into Priority, business and economy. Took about an 1 hr after landing to exit the immigration.
I didn't buy any alcohol at Bangkok as I didn't want to carry it around. Thai Smile didn't sell any on board in duty free. I like to carry some booze for collection. Rate wasn't much different from other airports.
Bag had already arrived at the carousal and had been taken off the belt. After collecting the bag, passed through customs without any issues.
Soon picked outside the terminal to head home.
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