Winner of Skytrax Best Airport Rankings in 2015 and one of the largest airports in Asia is Singapore Changi Airport. It is located 11 miles away from the heart of the city and can be accessed easily through taxis as well as the MRT. In 2012, the airport crossed the 50 million mark in passenger traffic and has been popular among all visitors for its outstanding facilities and ostentatious architecture for many years now. It has three terminals connected by a free shuttle service. Travellers as well as visitors to Changi can use two different shuttle lines for travelling between the terminals.
Changi airport was opened in 1955 with one small passenger terminal. With the overall growth in global travel and aviation industry and with increasing popularity of tourism in Singapore, the airport slowly and steadily grew to admiration. Today, Changi is considered as a benchmark of excellence in customer service across the world.
The airport is the home base to Singapore Airlines, Tiger Airways as well as Silk Air. Apart from this there are more than 50 airlines serving passengers through this airport. Changi conducts passengers to more than 80 countries across the globe and its major market is Indonesia with more than 7 million passengers travelling in and out of Singapore every year.
There is no dearth for comfort when you are at Changi. There are number lounges such as Plaza Premium, Skyview, and Rainforest Lounge and so on for passengers to relax and unwind with great food and wine. If you are planning to spend a night at the airport, you may choose to check into the Ambassador Transit Hotel, accessible from all terminals of Changi. Then there is Crowne Plaza located closest to Terminal 3.
Changi airport offers unlimited free wireless connectivity to passengers in all terminals. Additionally there are more than 500 internet stations spread across all three terminals.
Singapore Changi is a paradise for food lovers and shopaholics. There are several restaurants, bars and food stalls that are open 24/7. The airport is home to all top brands in fashion and the duty free stores attract travellers of all kinds with outstanding offers and discounts.
Changi has all facilities that one may need to access as a traveller. There are ATMs, currency exchange kiosks, prayer rooms, information desks, mobile charging docks, showers, rest rooms and sleeping areas. There are special play areas and gardens in the airport for young children.
Very few airports in the world can match Changi when it comes to entertainment inside the airport. There is an Aviation Gallery, 3D Experience Zone, Movie Theatres, Spas and Social tree to keep passengers amused during their stay at Changi.