hkore
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Singapore Airlines 9V-SYD SQ421 BOM-SIN

Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:54 am

Singapore Airlines 9V-SYD SQ421 BOM-SIN

Flight Details :

Airlines: Singapore Airlines
Flight: SQ421 BOM-SIN
Reg: 9V-SYD
Aircraft: Boeing 777-312
Dep BOM : 11.45
Arr SIN : 19.35
Distance : 3,899 kilometers
Flight time : 4 hours 55 minutes

Introduction

Singapore Airlines 9V-SYD SQ421 BOM-SIN in 2006.

This trip report covers the flight when Mumbai had Terminal 2C operating, Air India had hub in Mumbai. Since last two years, Mumbai has a new terminal building and Air India has moved hub to Delhi. Singapore Airlines was flying Boeing 777-300 for the daytime service. The iphone was not released. :)

Video Link to photo album

For easy viewing, photo album is converted to video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Od-QgUb3Jog

Arrival

Travelling from Eastern suburbs on Mumbai, passed the busy Andheri Kurla Link road.

Arriving at the Airport

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Check-In, Immigration and Security

I had arrived on time for the trip, completed the check-in, Immigration did not take long as the international terminal was not busy during noon time, After completing security, waited for the boarding call.

Flight Schedule

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Boarding

Soon boarding was called by seat numbers, I had chosen the seat in the tailend as it is 2 seater, unlike the other seats in economy cabin.

Airside view

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Service vehicles

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Air India hub

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Soon was time for pushback and taxi.

View of Terminal 2C

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Air India A310

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Taxi to runway 27

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Ethiopian Airlines

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Construction of remote bays

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Taxiway

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Lining up on runway

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View of Mumbai Airport Terminal 2

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Overflying Western Railway

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Juhu Airport

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Juhu Beach

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Turning South and then East, flew over South Mumbai

Worli

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View of South Mumbai

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Distant view of Mumbai

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Over Navi Mumbai

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Cabin view

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Cruising

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Inflight Service

Soon lunch was served, forgot to take photo. I had chosen non-veg option - Chicken with rice.

In an hours flight was flying over the Bay of Bengal.

View of Andhra Pradesh coastline

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Had a turbulence as always in this region, had rest for the next few hours.

Cabin view

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Flight information

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Flying over the Malacca Straits.

Flight map

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Evening time as the flight had reached Malacca Straits

Sun setting behind

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Window view

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Flight path

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Somewhere over Johar Baru

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Approaching Singapore from the West

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Crossing the road

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Taxi to Terminal 2.

Singapore Airlines 9V-SRP

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Immigration and Customs

On arrival in Terminal 2, headed for immigration and custom. I had visa on arrival status, Immigration didn't take long as there were not many people in the queue. Got my passport stamped, was soon out to collect my bag.

Terminal 2 Arrival waiting area

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Heading to MRT to Bugis

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Changi MRT Station

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I hope you enjoyed the report. Thanks for reading.
 
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UnitedIsBae
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Re: Singapore Airlines 9V-SYD SQ421 BOM-SIN

Sun Nov 20, 2016 1:12 am

when was this?
If it ain't Boeing I ain't going PERIOD
 
sumantra
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Re: Singapore Airlines 9V-SYD SQ421 BOM-SIN

Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:04 pm

What a superb report from a decade-old trip, Hridaynath! I can relate to much of what you have written about, and shown in pictures, since I was a Mumbaikar back then, and have visited your final destination around that time, as well.
You may consider posting a link on airliners-india as well: this is a very vibrant group, dedicated to Indian aviation.
www.airliners-india.net
Cheers, Sumantra.
 
hkore
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Re: Singapore Airlines 9V-SYD SQ421 BOM-SIN

Sat Nov 26, 2016 7:14 am

sumantra wrote:
What a superb report from a decade-old trip, Hridaynath! I can relate to much of what you have written about, and shown in pictures, since I was a Mumbaikar back then, and have visited your final destination around that time, as well.
You may consider posting a link on airliners-india as well: this is a very vibrant group, dedicated to Indian aviation.
http://www.airliners-india.net
Cheers, Sumantra.


Will check the site. Thanks, Sumantra.

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