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Tiger Airways 9V-TAP TR2103 Bangkok - Singapore | 2012 Photos and Videos

Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:58 pm

Tiger Airways 9V-TAP TR2103 Bangkok - Singapore

Flight details:
Airlines: Tiger Airways
Aircraft: Airbus A320-200
Reg: 9V-TAP
Departure Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport: 8.50 AM
Arrival Singapore Budget Terminal: 12.10 PM

Trip video: Tiger Airways 9V-TAP TR2103 Bangkok - Singapore

Do watch to experience flight.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLYOm3V62PE

Introduction

This trip report is from a flight in Sept 2012. After arriving from Phuket, we had a 1 night stay in Bangkok. Read trip report by click here: Bangkok Airways HS-PGW PG276 Phuket - Bangkok

View from Hotel

After arriving to the hotel by Metro , We got rooms organised and went out for lunch.

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Hotel Lobby

Later we headed to Chatuchak Weekend Market as my friends wanted to buy gifts. As it was weekend the market was open.

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Street view

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BTS station

We took the BTS to Chatuchak Market

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View from bridge

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Chatuchak Market

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Clock in Garden near the market

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After returning from the market, we rested and went out to party in the evening.

Arriving at Airport

Next morning with great difficulty, my friends woke up. As I had returned early and slept, I was fresh and had to wake everyone.

We had to catch a early morning flight to Singapore, we got everything organised and took taxi to airport around 5.45 am

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Flight information

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Check-in area

We had limited baggage within limit, check-in was quick even though the service was poor. As one of my friends had purchased painting, we had to wait till he had sorted the fragile item

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Immigration and Security

After completing check-in we headed to immigration which had a long queue. Security queue was long but quicker. We had no issues with either and soon were in the departure area.

Samudra manthan [Churning of the Milk Ocean] sculpture

We took some photos at the Samudra Manthan [Churning of the Milk Ocean] sculpture in the departure area.

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Both ends of the sculpture.

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Heading towards the duty free area

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Duty Free area

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Flight Schedule

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Shopping

As we had some spare Thai Bahts, we spent them on souvenirs, even though it was expensive.

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Terminal view

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We checked the flight schedule and realised the boarding had commenced.

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Shopping area

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Dash to gate

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We had to head down the escalator to reach gate

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Etihad B777 to Abu Dhabi

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Temple sculpture near gate

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Gate area

Tiger airways docket to airbridge. Other passengers had already boarded, still few minutes left for boarding to close.

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Boarding gate E5

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Boarding was still open in the final stages. View of aircraft. as we rushed to board,

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Passport and boarding card was checked before being allowed to proceed.

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View of engine

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Window view

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Thai airways Boeing 737-400 taxing

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Pushback

After boarding was completed, Pushback commenced after Etihad had completed its pushback and taxied towards runway.

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Air Austral

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Taxi

Taxi was long towards runway , view of Thai Airways A330 in star alliance livery

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Airbus A300s

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Boeing 747-400

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Departing Bangkok

After a long taxi, waited in the holding area before rolling on runway 19L

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Departing South towards Singapore

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Seat pocket content

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Reading material and menu

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Safety card

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inside the card

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Seat pocket view

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Leather seats

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Window view

As my friends didn't have enough sleep, they snoozed throughout the flight.

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Cabin view

Cabin crew distributed Singapore arrival forms.

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Buy on Board service

Buy on Board service commenced as I was returning from toilet. As we had eaten earlier, we skipped the BOB service

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Approaching Singapore

Time flew quickly, from Cloudy Bangkok to Sunny Singapore. Soon it was time for landing. Captain made announcements with arrival details and cabin crew began checks for landing.

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Arriving at the Low Budget Terminal

Landed on runway 02L.

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Taxi was short to the Low Budget Terminal

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Budget terminal was used by Tiger Airways and other low cost carriers to Singapore

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Disembarkation

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We were among the last to deboard. Crew were at the door to see off passengers.

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Disembarkation was via stairs and walking to terminal.

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Tiger Airways 9V-TAP

As we walked to terminal, had a good view of the aircraft.

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Immigration and Customs

As was following other passengers, walked the ramp to immigration. I had no issues with immigration and was stamped 90 days tourist visa.
As two of my friends had Indian passport, they had taken visa for Singapore, their passport was stamped with 15 day visa. The lady immigration officer asked to button up his shirt.
After clearing immigration,, we collect bags from the carousal. Custom didn't stop us as we walked through the Green channel- nothing to declare.

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Bus to Terminal 2

We had a 2.am flight next day departing to Sydney from Terminal 2. We decided to leave our bags in luggage hold and head to city. We took shuttle bus to Terminal 2 from Budget Terminal.

Dropped out bags in the arrival area. After leaving the bags we took MRT to Little India.

Little India

We had lunch at Little India.

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Shopping at Mustapha's

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Liitle India street view as we shopped till late evening.

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Hope you enjoyed the report. Thanks for reading.

End of trip.

:)

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Re: Tiger Airways 9V-TAP TR2103 Bangkok - Singapore | 2012 Photos and Videos

Wed Jan 29, 2020 5:12 pm

Great report and pics, thanks.

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