Changi Airport - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Changi Airport


Singapore suspends construction of Changi Airport Terminal 5

Jun 16, 2020 - 9:40 PM

Singapore puts Changi Airport Terminal 5 on hold for two years, saying it will first study how the aviation industry will change after the coronavirus pandemic

Passengers queue at a check-in counter at Changi International Airport in Singapore on June 8, 2020, as Singapore prepares to reopen its borders after shutting them to curb the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / AFP)

Singapore baggage handler jailed for swapping luggage tags

Nov 12, 2019 - 3:23 PM

Tay Boon Keh, 66, pleads guilty to charges of swapping tags on 286 bags at Changi Airport between November 2016 and February 2017

IN PHOTOS: The newly unveiled 'Jewel' at Singapore's Changi Airport

Apr 11, 2019 - 7:46 PM

An indoor waterfall, lush gardens, and airport lounge facilities are just some of the features at Jewel Changi Airport

JEWEL CHANGI AIRPORT. The newest development at the Singapore's airport includes a 40-meter indoor waterfall. Photo courtesy of Changi Airport

Filinvest, JG Summit tap Changi as partner in Clark Airport bid

Nov 14, 2017 - 6:33 PM

The consortium of Gotianuy and Gokongwei groups appoints Changi Airports International as technical partner for its new P839 billion proposal to develop and operate Clark Airport

Singapore opens new, high-tech airport terminal

Oct 31, 2017 - 11:59 AM

Changi Airport's Terminal 4 is packed with new technology, meaning passengers should in theory be able to check in and board without having to talk to airport staff

AUTOMATED. Passengers scan their passports at automated immigration gates at the newly-opened Changi International Airport's Terminal 4 in Singapore on October 31, 2017. Roslan Rahman/AFP

Cayetano, Changi Airport Fire, Trump | Midday wRap

May 17, 2017 - 12:51 PM

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Fire triggers evacuation at Singapore's Changi airport

May 16, 2017 - 9:34 PM

3rd UPDATE The airport management tells passengers departing from Terminal 2 to expect significant flight delays

FIRE. Firemen inspect Changi International Airport terminal 2 in Singapore on May 16, 2017. Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from Singapore's Changi Airport on May 16 after a small fire erupted in a terminal that was quickly extinguished, authorities and witnesses said, delaying flights at the global hub. Photo by Toh Ting Wei/AFP

DOTC taps British firm NATS for NAIA runway optimization

Aug 31, 2015 - 11:47 AM

The group of British firm NATS will recommend improvements for Ninoy Aquino International Airport s airspace runway and terminal capacities which will soon be implemented by the Philippine government

WORLD-CLASS. British firm NATS Services Limited has also provided consultancy services for Hong Kong International Airport, Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport, and Singapore's Changi Airport

#SG50: What PH's NAIA should learn from SG's Changi Airport

Aug 10, 2015 - 12:26 PM

Ninoy Aquino International Airport should emulate Changi Airport s ways of providing comfort to passengers to improve also the gateway s revenue generating capacity

FAST FACTS: Singapore world records

Aug 04, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Here are some of the many accolades that Singapore has earned through the years

GATEWAY. Singapore is a gateway of European investors and tourists to ASEAN, which the Philippines is part of. File photo by Rappler

Banknotes or airport? Singapore mulls Lee Kuan Yew tribute

Apr 27, 2015 - 2:50 PM

Lee s death last month has sparked a vigorous debate in Singapore over how to honor its first prime minister who famously disdained personal monuments

A portrait of Singapore's late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is seen during his funeral service in Singapore on March 29, 2015. Roslan Rahman/AFP

Singapore PM urges pause in paying tribute to Lee Kuan Yew

Apr 13, 2015 - 8:38 PM

The prime minister who is also the late Lee s eldest son responds to a variety of suggestions in parliament including naming Singapore s famed Changi Airport after the patriarch

LATE PM. Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew speaks in Singapore on March 20, 2013. File photo by Stephen Morrison/EPA

Singapore petition asks airport be named after Lee Kuan Yew

Apr 08, 2015 - 8:52 PM

A senior political science lecturer at the National University of Singapore however cautions against the move: It dishonors one of his governing principles namely not to rule by populist pressures

epa03632819 Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew speaks in Singapore 20 March 2013. The Standard Chartered Singapore Forum brings political and business leaders together to discuss issues effecting Singapores future, the financial crisis and Asian economies. EPA/STEPHEN MORRISON

Singapore mourns Lee Kuan Yew with buns, dolls and exercise routines

Mar 26, 2015 - 11:53 PM

As Singaporeans mourn the death of their leader a mini industry inspired by Lee s death has sprouted

PH ready to help in AirAsia plane search

Dec 30, 2014 - 3:05 AM

Two C 130s two Fokker planes one Islander and the Navy vessel PF 16 are on standby for deployment

EPA file photo

AirAsia QZ8501: Emergency information

Dec 28, 2014 - 1:02 PM

UPDATED For relatives and friends of the passengers of missing AirAsia flight QZ 8501 here are details on where you can get information and updates

AirAsia aircraft. File photo by EPA

Singapore group wins bid for new Myanmar airport

Oct 29, 2014 - 8:39 PM

UPDATED Hanthawaddy International Airport is projected to handle around 12 million passengers a year

How Cebu airport bidders chose their foreign partners

Jun 03, 2013 - 9:19 AM

How did the Gotianun group clinch the partnership with Singapore s Changi and San Miguel with Korea s Incheon?

FOR BIDDING. The country's second biggest airport is up for expansion, rehabilitation. Photo by Mactan International Airport Authority