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Information for flights to Cairns from Sydney Kingsford Smith

Avg. flight duration 3h 01m
Flights arrive in Cairns
Flights depart from Sydney Kingsford Smith
Flight price $191
Distance 1,971 km
Airlines Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways

Good to know

Low season:
May
Best time to beat the crowds
2%
expected price decrease
High season:
July
Most popular time to fly
0%
expected price increase
Average price:
$312
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good deal:
$261
or less (return)

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Morning departure is around 3% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
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FAQs for Booking Flights to Cairns from Sydney Kingsford Smith

How long does a flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns take?
An average non-stop flight takes 3h 00m, covering a distance of 1971 km.
How many flights are there between Sydney Kingsford Smith and Cairns?
There are 652 (non-stop) flights between Sydney Kingsford Smith and Cairns per week, averaging 92 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest return tickets were found on Tigerair Australia ($191), Jetstar ($254) and Virgin Australia ($283).
Which airlines fly most frequently between Sydney Kingsford Smith and Cairns?
Qantas Airways (12 times daily), Virgin Australia (8 times daily), Emirates (7 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns?
For Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns, Friday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Saturday is the most expensive. Flying from Cairns back to Sydney Kingsford Smith, the best deals are generally found on Tuesday, with Thursday being the most expensive.

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Airports
Origin
Sydney
$191
only
$191
Destination
Cairns
$191
only
$191
Fri., 15 Mar.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Sat., 30 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 16 days
Overall 5.4 OK
Based on 4 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
BNE
SYD
OK 4.0

Not much.

Boarding exceptionally slow due to intensive screening of each passengers hand luggage. Opportunististic for making an extra $36/bag if a gram over 7. Seat unable to recline. Literally not enough room for legs and needed to sit sideways and I’m not that tall!

MEL
OOL
Mediocre 2.0

This companies business model is high friction. I ended up with two tickets for my daughter on the same flights as one of their affiliates had problems with their website so it told me I wasn’t successful booking when i later found out the message was wrong. In the interim i booked the small flights on Tiger. I called both companies 4 times got the usual Asian call center responses and finally someone had the guts to tell me they would do nothing about it. Just insane and that’s what you will be if you ignore my advice. My daughter ended up with two flights she could never use and they would not do a single thing to help apart from go through their call center script to keep their jobs. You have been warned. Kayak should never refer people to gotogate.com. They offer similar customer service and would also do nothing.

MEL
CNS
Excellent 9.6

Easy, cheap and great for short-haul flight

cramped, but was on a new plane which was actually much better than other tiger flights i've taken!

ADL
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Very rude team. Never ever travel with tiger airlines again

SYD
BNE
Good 6.6

Having to put my own luggage tags on only to be told by a fit man “ they’re upside down!’l he should’ve put them On !!

Tue., 11 Dec.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Fri., 14 Dec.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 5.8 OK
Based on 92 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
SYD
CNS
Excellent 8.6

All staff on ground and in flight very pleasant and helpful

I,ve no complaints

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Pay extra $500 for my luggage. Still do not know why.

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Extreme difficulty in check in and bag drop process waited over an hour and combined with security almost missed the flight.

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Same as the previous review

SYD
CNS
Good 7.0

This was a simple no frills flight cost is low because extras are just that extra.

Seats are paper thin, so much so that i got pushed every time the gentleman behind me moved his knees.

Fri., 25 Jan.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Mon., 28 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
Trip: 4 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 51 reviews
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

Nice people but the seats are close so very tight fit for anyone over 5"5'

SYD
CNS
OK 4.0

Not much

Check in was terrible. The kiosks were not working and there was NO staff available to instruction or to ask questions. The check-in and bag drop off lines elevate terrible. I believe a big problem is they only allow one bag including carry-on and there were no signs indicating this!

SYD
CNS
OK 4.6

Boarding made half passengers drag their carryon luggage down stairs, then drag them up the plane. Not acceptable! Almost pulled my back out.

SYD
CNS
Excellent 9.0

Mostly everything

The seats were a bit cramped.

SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

I missed the connection in Sydney to get to Cairns… So, still waiting to board the last leg of the flight. The airport in Sydney was really busy and it just took a while to go through customs, and baggage claims etc..

Sat., 16 Feb.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Fri., 22 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 7 days
8.6ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.6 Excellent
Based on 13 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SYD
CNS
Excellent 10.0

Lunch served was good.

The flight was delayed a bit.

SYD
SFO
Excellent 9.6

The boarding was on time. The crews were great. Food were good.

I reserved for a window seat but I still end up in the aisle.

BNE
ZQN
OK 4.0

Flight crew is great

Didn’t like the the whole check in process. None of the system worked. Manual check in all the way and took so long. Not enough staff to service.

SYD
CHC
Good 7.3

Crew were really good. Had lactose allergy but no meals available for me onboard. Couldn't get to a resolution as we were unsure on ingredients but crew did everything they could. Were very friendly about whole thing

Delay but stuff happens eh.

SYD
CNS
Good 7.3

staff were very friendly

the entertainment equipment had a glitch and not function properly

Wed., 31 Oct.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Mon., 5 Nov.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 5.4 OK
Based on 4 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
MEL
BNE
Excellent 8.0

all ok.

nothing

BNE
SYD
OK 4.0

Not much.

Boarding exceptionally slow due to intensive screening of each passengers hand luggage. Opportunististic for making an extra $36/bag if a gram over 7. Seat unable to recline. Literally not enough room for legs and needed to sit sideways and I’m not that tall!

SYD
BNE
Good 6.6

Having to put my own luggage tags on only to be told by a fit man “ they’re upside down!’l he should’ve put them On !!

MEL
CNS
Excellent 9.6

Easy, cheap and great for short-haul flight

cramped, but was on a new plane which was actually much better than other tiger flights i've taken!

MEL
OOL
Mediocre 2.0

This companies business model is high friction. I ended up with two tickets for my daughter on the same flights as one of their affiliates had problems with their website so it told me I wasn’t successful booking when i later found out the message was wrong. In the interim i booked the small flights on Tiger. I called both companies 4 times got the usual Asian call center responses and finally someone had the guts to tell me they would do nothing about it. Just insane and that’s what you will be if you ignore my advice. My daughter ended up with two flights she could never use and they would not do a single thing to help apart from go through their call center script to keep their jobs. You have been warned. Kayak should never refer people to gotogate.com. They offer similar customer service and would also do nothing.

Tue., 6 Nov.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Fri., 9 Nov.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 5.4 OK
Based on 4 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing.

Flight time rescheduled meaning we had very little time for connecting flight. Then they checked our luggage in (weighed 8.5kg and only 7 allowed (charged $108). The booking in of the bags meant one of our party missed connecting flight. She arrived at gate while plane was still there and Capt said he would wait but ground staff over-ruled decision. Not happy.

MEL
CNS
Excellent 9.6

Easy, cheap and great for short-haul flight

cramped, but was on a new plane which was actually much better than other tiger flights i've taken!

ADL
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Very rude team. Never ever travel with tiger airlines again

MEL
ADL
Good 7.3

Helpful checkin staff and air stewards. Ran on time and would pick Tiger over Jetstar.

TSV
MEL
OK 4.6

No issues with the flight itself or crew however the flight was rescheduled after booking from 11.45am departure to 8.35pm (then urther delay of 30m on day).

Mon., 12 Nov.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Wed., 14 Nov.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 3 days
Overall 5.4 OK
Based on 4 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
TSV
MEL
OK 4.6

No issues with the flight itself or crew however the flight was rescheduled after booking from 11.45am departure to 8.35pm (then urther delay of 30m on day).

SYD
BNE
Good 6.6

Having to put my own luggage tags on only to be told by a fit man “ they’re upside down!’l he should’ve put them On !!

MEL
CBR
Excellent 10.0

Everything went smoothly as on earlier experiences. Friendly and helpful staff at airport.

The departure gate was not displayed on the electronic board at the airport until an announcement that boarding was 'commencing' which caused some unnecessary anxiety.

ADL
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Very rude team. Never ever travel with tiger airlines again

BNE
SYD
OK 4.0

Not much.

Boarding exceptionally slow due to intensive screening of each passengers hand luggage. Opportunististic for making an extra $36/bag if a gram over 7. Seat unable to recline. Literally not enough room for legs and needed to sit sideways and I’m not that tall!

Tue., 11 Dec.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Fri., 14 Dec.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 5.8 OK
Based on 92 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Same as the previous review

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Extreme difficulty in check in and bag drop process waited over an hour and combined with security almost missed the flight.

SYD
CNS
Excellent 8.6

All staff on ground and in flight very pleasant and helpful

I,ve no complaints

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Pay extra $500 for my luggage. Still do not know why.

SYD
CNS
OK 4.3

Crew friendly

Bag drop lineup ridiculously long. Flight late departing. Black tea $4. Missed our transfer to port Douglas and had to wait 2 hours to the next. Not happy.

Sun., 18 Nov.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Tue., 20 Nov.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 3 days
Overall 5.4 OK
Based on 4 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

On time

They nickel and dime you for every possible thing. $100 per suitcase to check in is ridiculous. On top of that, they charged $49 extra for hand luggage that was overweight, claiming that it's "dangerous" to other passengers if heavy luggage is overhead. They couldn't explain how $49 excess weight fee solves the problem if my hand luggage is still stowed overhead. Everything about this airline is a scam, and I will never fly them again. They made me livid.

TSV
MEL
OK 4.6

No issues with the flight itself or crew however the flight was rescheduled after booking from 11.45am departure to 8.35pm (then urther delay of 30m on day).

MEL
ADL
Good 7.3

Helpful checkin staff and air stewards. Ran on time and would pick Tiger over Jetstar.

MEL
CNS
Excellent 9.6

Easy, cheap and great for short-haul flight

cramped, but was on a new plane which was actually much better than other tiger flights i've taken!

MEL
CBR
Excellent 10.0

Everything went smoothly as on earlier experiences. Friendly and helpful staff at airport.

The departure gate was not displayed on the electronic board at the airport until an announcement that boarding was 'commencing' which caused some unnecessary anxiety.

Tue., 16 Oct.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Sat., 20 Oct.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 5.8 OK
Based on 92 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
SYD
CNS
Good 7.0

This was a simple no frills flight cost is low because extras are just that extra.

Seats are paper thin, so much so that i got pushed every time the gentleman behind me moved his knees.

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.8

The entire experience

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Over 1.5 hours to check our bags, delays, baggage fees

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Same as the previous review

SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

Boarding was a breeze! Staff was very friendly

No free snacks or beverages... only available to purchase

Sat., 29 Sep.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
5h 30m
Wed., 3 Oct.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue., 20 Nov.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Sat., 24 Nov.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 5.4 OK
Based on 4 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
ADL
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Very rude team. Never ever travel with tiger airlines again

TSV
MEL
OK 4.6

No issues with the flight itself or crew however the flight was rescheduled after booking from 11.45am departure to 8.35pm (then urther delay of 30m on day).

MEL
CNS
Excellent 9.6

Easy, cheap and great for short-haul flight

cramped, but was on a new plane which was actually much better than other tiger flights i've taken!

SYD
BNE
Good 6.6

Having to put my own luggage tags on only to be told by a fit man “ they’re upside down!’l he should’ve put them On !!

MEL
OOL
Mediocre 2.0

This companies business model is high friction. I ended up with two tickets for my daughter on the same flights as one of their affiliates had problems with their website so it told me I wasn’t successful booking when i later found out the message was wrong. In the interim i booked the small flights on Tiger. I called both companies 4 times got the usual Asian call center responses and finally someone had the guts to tell me they would do nothing about it. Just insane and that’s what you will be if you ignore my advice. My daughter ended up with two flights she could never use and they would not do a single thing to help apart from go through their call center script to keep their jobs. You have been warned. Kayak should never refer people to gotogate.com. They offer similar customer service and would also do nothing.

Fri., 16 Nov.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Tue., 20 Nov.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 5 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 51 reviews
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
SYD
CNS
OK 4.0

Not much

Check in was terrible. The kiosks were not working and there was NO staff available to instruction or to ask questions. The check-in and bag drop off lines elevate terrible. I believe a big problem is they only allow one bag including carry-on and there were no signs indicating this!

SYD
CNS
Good 6.3

There was an extremely long line at check-in with only a couple of Virgin Australia attendants working. Despite the line (of several hundred people), the staff appeared to have no urgency about moving customers through the check-in process, and at one point two of the the three workers quit working, packed up and left. Replacements arrived five minutes later and took another five to ten minutes to set-up before helping customers - leaving one agent for the overflowing line. Total wait time for check-in alone was over 1 hour.

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

NA

Despite multiple confirmation emails from Kayak (including this survey). But I found out last minute from the airline that the flight never actually got booked, so I needed to book a different flight last minute.

SYD
CNS
OK 4.3

Nice crew.

This flight was full with many families with small children. The parents exercised almost no control over their rambunctious children. A gentlemen in my row turned around to request that the children seated behind him not bang and bump the back of his seat. After 3 such requests a fight almost broke out between adults. I’ve never experienced anything quite like this on a flight. I myself got no rest on the 3 hr flight to Cairns.

SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

Nice people but the seats are close so very tight fit for anyone over 5"5'

Sun., 17 Feb.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Fri., 22 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 6 days
8.6ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.6 Excellent
Based on 13 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
BNE
ZQN
OK 4.0

Flight crew is great

Didn’t like the the whole check in process. None of the system worked. Manual check in all the way and took so long. Not enough staff to service.

LAX
BNE
Excellent 9.3

Excellent seat comfort & entertainment options. Food was average.

No vegetarian meal options

SYD
SIN
Mediocre 3.6

The view

Poor food and no choice, only given tofu noodles! The general appearance of the plane was dated and worn, needs a refit. It felt more like a cheap budget airline not ‘the spirit of australia’ as branded. The touch screen was so bad that you forced the persons head in front to move when you pressed the screen.

SYD
SFO
Excellent 9.6

The boarding was on time. The crews were great. Food were good.

I reserved for a window seat but I still end up in the aisle.

SYD
CNS
Excellent 10.0

Lunch served was good.

The flight was delayed a bit.

Tue., 22 Jan.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Tue., 29 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.8 OK
Based on 92 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
SYD
CNS
OK 4.3

Crew friendly

Bag drop lineup ridiculously long. Flight late departing. Black tea $4. Missed our transfer to port Douglas and had to wait 2 hours to the next. Not happy.

SYD
CNS
Good 7.0

This was a simple no frills flight cost is low because extras are just that extra.

Seats are paper thin, so much so that i got pushed every time the gentleman behind me moved his knees.

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Pay extra $500 for my luggage. Still do not know why.

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Over 1.5 hours to check our bags, delays, baggage fees

SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

Boarding was a breeze! Staff was very friendly

No free snacks or beverages... only available to purchase

Wed., 21 Nov.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Sat., 24 Nov.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 5.4 OK
Based on 4 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
MEL
CNS
Excellent 9.6

Easy, cheap and great for short-haul flight

cramped, but was on a new plane which was actually much better than other tiger flights i've taken!

ADL
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Very rude team. Never ever travel with tiger airlines again

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Delay

SYD
BNE
Good 6.6

Having to put my own luggage tags on only to be told by a fit man “ they’re upside down!’l he should’ve put them On !!

BNE
SYD
OK 4.0

Not much.

Boarding exceptionally slow due to intensive screening of each passengers hand luggage. Opportunististic for making an extra $36/bag if a gram over 7. Seat unable to recline. Literally not enough room for legs and needed to sit sideways and I’m not that tall!

Thu., 24 Jan.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Sat., 26 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
Trip: 3 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 51 reviews
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
SYD
CNS
Good 6.3

There was an extremely long line at check-in with only a couple of Virgin Australia attendants working. Despite the line (of several hundred people), the staff appeared to have no urgency about moving customers through the check-in process, and at one point two of the the three workers quit working, packed up and left. Replacements arrived five minutes later and took another five to ten minutes to set-up before helping customers - leaving one agent for the overflowing line. Total wait time for check-in alone was over 1 hour.

SYD
CNS
Excellent 9.0

Mostly everything

The seats were a bit cramped.

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

NA

Despite multiple confirmation emails from Kayak (including this survey). But I found out last minute from the airline that the flight never actually got booked, so I needed to book a different flight last minute.

SYD
CNS
OK 4.3

Nice crew.

This flight was full with many families with small children. The parents exercised almost no control over their rambunctious children. A gentlemen in my row turned around to request that the children seated behind him not bang and bump the back of his seat. After 3 such requests a fight almost broke out between adults. I’ve never experienced anything quite like this on a flight. I myself got no rest on the 3 hr flight to Cairns.

SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

Nice people but the seats are close so very tight fit for anyone over 5"5'

Mon., 18 Feb.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Fri., 22 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 5 days
8.6ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.6 Excellent
Based on 13 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SYD
CNS
Good 7.6

Crew on the plane was a group of wonderful ladies. Always smiling & pleasant, even when they had to move people around. Great service with a smile.

No info ahead of time about checking in. Once we got to the airport, I was told that I should have known better & checked in 24 hours prior. initially, the agent said that all seats are appropriated randomly. At the gate, I'm told different. I had to fight tooth & nail to get a seat next to my wife (who often gets airsick). It didn't feel good to have to argue & make a scene to accomplish this.

LAX
BNE
Excellent 9.3

Excellent seat comfort & entertainment options. Food was average.

No vegetarian meal options

SYD
CNS
OK 5.6

The flight itself was fine. Point a to point b with no hiccups.

The cabin crew was rude and had no self awareness. 2 times where I wasn't finished with my drink and they grabbed it right out of my hands. I was grabbing it so they could clear everything else but they took it as me trying to hand it to them. Both times I told them I was still drinking that and they disregarded it and threw it in the trash without hesitation. It's like they were robots on autopilot. Also, the male attendant in my row would always bump me pretty severely with his bum while grabbing things from the cart.

BNE
ZQN
OK 4.0

Flight crew is great

Didn’t like the the whole check in process. None of the system worked. Manual check in all the way and took so long. Not enough staff to service.

SYD
CNS
Excellent 10.0

Lunch served was good.

The flight was delayed a bit.

Mon., 3 Dec.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Wed., 5 Dec.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 3 days
Overall 5.4 OK
Based on 4 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
BNE
SYD
OK 4.0

Not much.

Boarding exceptionally slow due to intensive screening of each passengers hand luggage. Opportunististic for making an extra $36/bag if a gram over 7. Seat unable to recline. Literally not enough room for legs and needed to sit sideways and I’m not that tall!

MEL
CBR
Excellent 10.0

Everything went smoothly as on earlier experiences. Friendly and helpful staff at airport.

The departure gate was not displayed on the electronic board at the airport until an announcement that boarding was 'commencing' which caused some unnecessary anxiety.

MEL
ADL
Good 7.3

Helpful checkin staff and air stewards. Ran on time and would pick Tiger over Jetstar.

ADL
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Very rude team. Never ever travel with tiger airlines again

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Delay

Tue., 22 Jan.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Wed., 30 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 9 days
Overall 5.8 OK
Based on 92 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

Boarding was a breeze! Staff was very friendly

No free snacks or beverages... only available to purchase

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Extreme difficulty in check in and bag drop process waited over an hour and combined with security almost missed the flight.

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Same as the previous review

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

No food or entertainment. Seats do narrow and MINIMAL leg room

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Over 1.5 hours to check our bags, delays, baggage fees

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