Scoot 9V-OTA TZ1 SYD - SIN Flight Details:
Flight No: TZ1
Aircraft: Boeing 777-200/ER
Registration Number: 9V-OTA "Barry"
Departure Sydney: 13:00 pm
Arrival Singapore: 18:45 pm
Total time : 7hr 41minTrip Report: Scoot 9V-OTA TZ1 Sydney - Singapore
Do watch the video to experience the flight. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4x0U7MraOgIntroduction
This report is of a flight in Sept 2012. This trip was planned holiday with friends. We decided to cover Thailand and Singapore as some of my friends hadn't.
As ticket and seats were booked by friends, I didn't know the details before the flight.Check-in
Check-in for this flight was done online, On the day flight, we arrived early by taxi. As this being a holiday we were travelling light.
Baggage was underweight. Our passport was checked and boarding pass printed till Singapore.Spotting
Sydney airport used to have a open viewing deck above the terminal in 2012.
Some plane spotting before heading for immigrationQantas B747-400Qantas B767-300 FreighterCathay Pacific Cargo Boeing 747-8Singapore Airlines A380-800 departure to SingaporeScoot TZ2 arrives from Singapore
As we were at the viewing deck, Runway 34L was used for arrivals, Scoot TZ2 from Singapore taxis to gate.
Scoot names its aircraft. This was their first plane - 9V-OTA "Barry"Air Calin push-backImmigration and Security
On watching the plane dock at the gate, we decided to head for immigration.
Immigration and security was quick being mid-day, not many international flights were scheduled.Boarding
We didn't get much time in the terminal as boarding had commenced by the time we had completed security. We rushed to gate area.Preparing for departureSeating
Seating for the economy was 3-4-3. Seats with more spacing are yellow coloured, Blue seats had narrow space.
I wasn't happy with the seats as it felt tight. Cabin View
As I was seated in the aisle seat, got up few times to stretch as the seats were uncomfortable/Window ViewMiddle cabin areaRear cabin areaWing viewSafety card storageExit Seats blockedDoors lockedWindow viewCabin viewSeat pocket materialInflight magazineSeat view
Seats have different reclining position, making it very uncomfortable for someone seating behind the paid yellow seat.Seat pocketSafety cardCabin service - Duty free sales
We purchased lunch and drinks. For lunch, we got nasi goreng and chicken biryani. Drinks
Singapore Sling didn't taste the same as on SQ.Cabin viewComfort seat in middle section
Disadvantage lack of section dividerScoot storyScooTV magazineScootalogue - Duty free itemSafety cardEat menuCabin call button
Cabin crew call button was silenced, light turns on slight touchWindow ViewRear section viewEntertainment - looking out of the windowCleanup on arrival
Crew on board was friendly. They provided adequate service on this flight.At the gateTZ1 upon arrivalTerminal 2 view
Walk to immigrationFlight scheduleImmigration
Immigration was quick as there was hardly any queue when we arrived and got visa on arrival.Baggage collection
Baggage was to arrive on belt no 36. To city
After collecting the bags, we exited through the green channel as we had nothing to declare.
Headed for the taxi queue which moved fast and on to the hotel.
Hope you enjoyed the report. Thanks for reading.
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