Singapore Changi Airport today (November 5, 2013) broke ground for the construction of Terminal 4 (T4), that will come with design and process innovations to redefine passengers’ travel experience, raise operational efficiency and manpower productivity for airlines and airport agencies.
At the groundbreaking ceremony graced by Mr Lui Tuck Yew, Minister for Transport, guests were given the first glimpse of the design of Changi Airport’s newest terminal – lush and comfortable, yet intimate, with touches of Singapore culture.
Changi Airport Terminal 4 presents a new passenger travel experience through its unique terminal design and innovative use of technology.
Self-service check-in kiosks and bag-drops
T4 will be a game changer for Changi Airport with the introduction of self-service options on a large scale for check-in and bag-drop. In addition, the use of biometric technology will facilitate a faster and more seamless travel experience.
Walk-through retail in Departure Transit Lounge
T4 will boast a walk-through retail concept – a first in Changi Airport. Passengers will be guided on a spacious walkway immediately after immigration clearance for tax free buys on popular items such as perfumes and cosmetics, liquor and tobacco, and chocolates.
Retail zone in Departure Transit Lounge
T4 will feature more variety in its retail offerings for an enhanced shopping experience.
Unique cultural shop fronts in Departure Transit Lounge
Singapore’s heritage is showcased in retail stores featuring facades of old Peranakan houses
Departure Boarding Pier
Relaxing seating areas set along a charming boulevard of trees at the Departure Boarding Pier
A centralized double-volume Arrival Hall gives passengers a sense of space in natural light, providing a warm Singapore welcome
About Changi Airport Group
Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CAG) (www.changiairportgroup.com) was formed on 16 June 2009 and the corporatisation of Singapore Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO: WSSS) followed on 1 July 2009. As the company managing Changi Airport, CAG undertakes key functions focusing on airport operations and management, air hub development, commercial activities and airport emergency services. CAG also manages Seletar Airport (IATA: XSP, ICAO: WSSL) and through its subsidiary Changi Airports International, invests in and manages foreign airports.
Changi Airport (www.changiairport.com) is the world’s most awarded airport with more than 440 accolades received since it opened in 1981. To serve passengers and visitors from the world over, there are over 350 retail stores and 120 F&B outlets across the airport's three terminals. Changi handled more than 51 million passenger movements in 2012, an annual record. Today, it serves some 110 airlines flying to over 250 cities in about 60 countries and territories worldwide. A flight takes off or lands at Changi roughly once every 100 seconds.