Changi airport, Singapore, the world’s seventh busiest airport as we speak, is an award winning airport because it has the most excellent facilities which will make your transit one of its kind. Year after year, Changi airport receive awards for its world-class and efficient services and facilities.
Why Changi Airport Wins Award For Being The Best Airport Year After Year
Year after year Changi airport has been named the best airport because of the following reasons:
- It serves more than 100 international airlines
- More than 6,200 flights either land or depart per week
- All its terminals – T1, T2, T3 and now T4 are fitted with essential traveler’s amenities that will make your travel easy and comfortable.
- More than 550 internet and WI-FI access points.
- A two hour Singapore city tour for passengers with more than 5 hours to the next flight
Food In The Airport
At the Changi airport, there are some cafes and restaurants e.g. “Ah Kun” which serves international cuisines as well as local delicacies at affordable prices. One of the favourite local dishes for breakfast is Kaya Toast (a type of bread) and coffee. Another very typical local dish is rice noodles which are served with a coconut milk soup known as “Laska.”
Service In The Airport
At the Changi airport, you can get the best hotel services at the Singapore Airport Transit hotel. At all the terminal points, you can get excellent services such as relaxation facilities as well as hotel rooms.
To enjoy the hotel’s services, ensure that you have booked your room at least four weeks before your arrival at Changi airport.
Facilities In The Airport
Some of the great amenities that you will find at Changi airport include the following:
Beautiful Indoor Garden
Changi airport stands out from the pack due to its green spaces that lead You through beautiful indoor gardens. The gardens are themed differently in each terminal. For example, T3 has the exotic and rare species of trees and butterflies while T2 has a sunflower garden with little pathways for you to wander around.
They have rooftop swimming pools with Jacuzzi from where you can watch the planes take off as you enjoy yourself.
At T3, you can enjoy the world’s tallest (12 M high) slide which rotates 6 M per second.
At T4, get yourself served at the biometric technology enabled kiosks.
Wireless Connection In The Airport
Once you get at Changi airport, if you have a personal laptop or smart phone and you would like to use the internet services, you can access the free wireless internet all the minutes you will be at the airport at all its internet terminals. You will only need to register your device and access the unlimited internet.
Entertainment In The Airport
Next to the restaurants at the Changi airport, there are movie screening and TV programmes shows with comfy leather seats. You can purchase your cup of coffee or cold beer from the restaurant and then go to the entrainment section and take a seat in your desired position sit back and enjoy your movie or free to air TV programme of your choice.
The New Terminal 4
The newly opened terminal 4 at the Changi airport is one of its kind. As soon as you check in at this terminal, all the services are automated for self-service thanks to the human-less technology. At various stations, there are face recognition points. At this terminal, you will only be served by someone at the security screening points. This is Singapore’s first terminal with multiple biometric stations.
The terminal has four major sections i.e. departure, arrivals, transit and boarding area. As you walk into the departure area, you will be welcomed with an empty space without any columns and a high ceiling that is fitted with skylights that are petal-shaped which allows natural light to come in. The arrival area, on the other hand, has a green theme with 16,000 plants on the facet of the exterior wall.
The terminal has more than eighty retails shops where you can eat any international cuisine or buy whatever global brand you would like.
Changi Airport is a tourist spot itself, deserves to spend a little more time before you board your plane back home.
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