From May 1st, operations at terminal two will be suspended for 18 months, with airlines to be relocated to the remaining terminals. The move will enable Changi and its partners to save on running costs, such as utilities and cleaning, as well as to optimise resources across the remaining terminals.
Singapore Airlines will be investing more than SGD50 million (£30 million) in a major revamp of its SilverKris and KrisFlyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport Terminal 3. Renovations are due to commence in August and are expected to be completed by mid-2021.
The final phases of Jewel Changi Airport, its Canopy Park and the Changi Experience Studio, have opened to the public. The park also contains the 250 metre-long, three storey-high, suspended Manulife Sky Nets which allow visitors to bounce their way through Jewel’s Canopy level.
Officially opening to the public next Wednesday, more than four years after ground was broken on the development in 2014, Jewel will offer travellers and visitors unique attractions, extensive shopping and dining experiences, as well as airport and accommodation facilities.
Jewel will house aviation, travel-related and lifestyle facilities for international visitors to Singapore, as well as an extensive retail offering and unique play attractions.
All operations have been transferred from the old terminal, situated at the west of the Seletar aerodrome, to the new one at the east.
Taking the title of Asia’s Leading Airport, Damian Tan, general manager of airport operations management at Singapore Changi Airport, tells Breaking Travel News how the trophy and title will help develop the brand.
Changi Airport Group has announced the launch of its Changi Stopovers programme, aimed at enticing passengers travelling through Singapore to stop and explore the Lion City.
Seletar Airport’s new passenger terminal has received its temporary occupation permit and preparations are on track for the terminal to begin operations by the end of this year.
Changi Airport is home to the world’s first butterfly-garden-in-an-airport, and it also houses Singapore’s national butterfly, which few know about.