[Singapore] The world’s best airport just unveiled a $1.25 billion glass dome mall with a rainforest, waterfalls, and bejeweled clouds

The waterfall in the centre of Jewel Changi Airport sits amid a landscaped forest valley. Rachey Tay/Business Insider Singapore’s Changi Airport isn’t famous for no reason. Having held the world number one title for six years running in the Skytrax awards, it’s clear that it’s earned its title — and it doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere…

[Singapore] Singapore to replace paper arrival cards for foreign visitors with electronic version

Travellers lining up at the immigration counters at Changi Airport.  SINGAPORE: Foreign visitors to Singapore will soon not have to fill up paper arrival cards, and can instead submit their information online before their trip. The disembarkation/embarkation cards, which foreigners entering Singapore are required to submit on arrival, contain information such as travellers’ flight numbers…

[Singapore] Changi Airport welcomes first Chinese express cargo airline

SF Airlines’ inaugural flight on a Boeing B767F aircraft landed in Changi Airport today. (Photo: CAG)  SINGAPORE: Changi Airport on Tuesday (Sep 4) welcomed its first ever Chinese express cargo airline, which will operate between Singapore and China. SF Airlines, which landed at Changi on its inaugural flight from Shenzhen, is the largest express airline in China by aircraft fleet,…

[Singapore] Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints-media

A passenger goes through an automated immigration gate at the newly-opened Changi International Airport’s Terminal 4 in Singapore on Oct. 31, 2017. (Agence France -Presse/Roslan Rahman) Singapore will scan travellers’ eyes at some of its border checkpoints, local media reported on Monday, in a trial of expensive technology that could one day replace fingerprint verification.…

[Singapore] Changi Airport unveils ‘chandelier-inspired’ playground at Terminal 4

Changi Airport’s Terminal 4 features a five-storey crimson red playground featuring sliding poles and climbing nets. (Photo: Jeremy Long) SINGAPORE: A five-storey crimson red playground featuring sliding poles and climbing nets was unveiled on Friday (Aug 3) at Changi Airport’s Terminal 4 official opening ceremony. The playground, Chandelier, is shaped in a double helix with a weaved…