Jewel Changi Airport opens to the public with an array retail and F&B experiences. The lifestyle complex, opening to the general public from 17 April 2019, welcomes its first set of visitors today to preview its wide range of offerings. By Kumar Shree
Designed by world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, Singapore Jewel Changi airport is one stunning marvel of modern architecture. The 135,700 sqm complex packs everything that a traveller would love to find at an airport. A bevvy of unique in-house attractions such as the world’s largest indoor waterfall, shopping centres, concept dining hubs and world-class accommodation facilities will be at your disposal while flying in and out of the Lion City.
The airport will further strengthen the status of Singapore as Asia’s most connected city to India. The same will make the travel experience for Indian travellers truly memorable with the exciting mix of offerings and facilities. The airport will house a gamut of familiar and new-to-market retail options like Emack & Bolio’s, JW360˚, Lavender, OYSHO, In Good Company, Supermama and Tiger Street Lab.
The Singapore Jewel Changi Airport also houses a majestic 40-metre HSBC Rain Vortex, the world’s tallest indoor waterfall. Surrounding the waterfall are manicured grounds of the Shiseido Forest Valley. Other play attractions such as the Manulife Sky Nets, Hedge Maze, Mirror Maze and Discovery Slides are also there at the airport for you to explore. These will be open to people from June 10 onward.
Ms Hung Jean, Chief Executive Officer, Jewel Changi Airport Devt, said, “The vision for Jewel Changi Airport is to be a destination where ‘the world meets Singapore, and Singapore meets the world’. The unique proposition of world-class shopping and dining, seamlessly integrated with lush greenery, fulfills the needs of increasingly discerning travellers for a meaningful and experiential journey, even for brief layovers.”
In order to ensure world-class passenger convenience, multiple airport facilities have also been added in the Singapore Jewel Changi Airport. These are early check-in counters and kiosks, a baggage storage service and the Changi Lounge, a 150-seat lounge with shower facilities. The airport will also house the first YOTELAIR property in Asia with 130 smartly-designed cabins that optimise space in its premium, accessible and family cabins.
Mr Lee Seow Hiang, Chairman of Jewel Changi Airport Devt. Pte. Ltd., and Chief Executive Officer of Changi Airport Group said, “We are delighted to see the completion of Changi Airport’s new jewel, which we hope will contribute to many more memorable Changi experiences for our passengers. Jewel Changi Airport is a valuable addition to Singapore’s world-class tourism attractions and aviation facilities. We look forward to welcoming the world to Jewel, whether they are travelling to or through Singapore.”