Trip Report : SYDNEY (SYD) - NADI (NAN) on Air Pacific (FJ)Flight Details:
Airline: Air Pacific
Flight No. FJ 914
Reg : DQ-FJH "Island of Gau"
Aircraft: BOEING 737-800
Departure Sydney ( SYD ) : 0630 AM
Arrival Nadi ( NAN ) : 1125 AM
Time : 03h 55m
Distance : 3170 km or 1970 milesFull Trip Video: Air Pacific DQ-FJH FJ914 SYD-NAN
Do watch and experience the trip. For those wanting to watch in parts, available in the report.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2myNL0Sk04Introduction
I was visiting friend's family in Fiji. Was going to travelling extensively, hence left the DSLR home and took along Canon SX50HS. All photos taken with that camera.Parramatta Night view
Flight was very early, asked a friend to drop at the airport. Check-In and Immigration
I could not select seat while booking. At the check-in, I request a window seat. Had no issues with immigration and security headed towards the boarding area.Seating area for restaurants.
Since this was my first trip to Fiji, was advised by friends that to have meal before boarding. Car on display Departure Schedule
Second departure for the day after the curfew is lifted.
Start of busy day at the airport.Heading towards the gatePreparing for flight back to FijiBoarding
Boarding was called on time, Passport and Boarding pass was checked. Passengers mostly leisure travellers and Fijian nationalsWaiting for pushback [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vNWEZcgXCcPushbackDeparture [video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPoa8JbfiCIWindow ViewView after Departure [video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlgBEtuhXHASunrise colours
The crew was friendly.. Check the below videoSunrise [video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jE8ZPUhUTZcSunrise over the PacificSeat pocket contentAir Pacific LogoInflight reading materialMagazineHeadphone
Entertainment was limited to the drop-panel display. Headphones weren't of much use as I'm not into music. I didn't check the entertainment on board.Air Pacific Safety Card - Boeing 737-800Safety CardWindow shade up due to strong light
Flying North early morning sun was very bright in March.Cabin viewInflight View [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xo1ZelvohlMAir Pacific NetworkAir Pacific RoutesBreakfast boxBreakfastBreakfast contentReady for disposingCabin ViewMeal was ClearedWindow ViewBoeing 737-800 WingletDomestic route informationInflight View [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-55XW9IizMFJ fleet information
more details..Regional fleetCoastline of Island of Viti Levu, Fiji
Nadi town is on the main island of Fiji - Viti LevuApproaching NadiArriving in Nadi [video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6AGykx9RO4At the TerminalDomestic FlightPassengers ready to disembarkSeatingIFE panelPacific Voyage [Economy] ClassDisembarkationTabua [Business] ClassAt the GateWay to TerminalImmigration and Custom
After entering the immigration area, there was a group playing music. Immigration queue was short. I was asked by immigration officer purpose of visit in a friendly way. I answered his question in Hindi. Had my passport was stamped and said to enjoy the trip. I thanked him, headed to collect baggage. Since I had nothing to declare. Walked out of terminal to be picked by friends.Drive to Nadi TownEnd of Trip
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