In This Issue
Getting ready for Changi’s record-breaking busiest day of 2016
A behind-the-scenes look at preparations for the busiest day in the year.
The busiest day of the year for Changi Airport is historically the last Saturday before Christmas Day. Last year, the busiest day was 19 December 2015, where as many as 192,000 passengers passed through Changi Airport. With more travellers expected this year going by air traffic figures so far, Changi Airport looks set to break its own record this year. Changi Journeys finds out how various functions within the airport prepared for operations on that day.
Pikachu and friends warmly welcomed passengers and visitors to Changi Airport as part of the year-end celebrations in the airport. Taking centre stage at Terminal 3 is a huge seven-metre tall Pikachu, right next to a gigantic gingerbread house. As part of the activities, 10 life-sized Pikachu danced together to entertain those present for the launch on 18 November 2016.View Full Article
When you think about the design of an airport, chairs may not be something that come to mind. However, at Changi Airport, every passenger touch point is carefully thought through and designed for passengers’ comfort, down to the chairs in the terminals.
What may seem like a random spread of chairs at first glance is actually a well-curated selection of seats. Changi Journeys speaks to Kenneth Ho, Senior Manager of Changi Airport Group’s Facilities Management team to find out more.View Full Article
A new runway maintenance process is now in place, giving a big boost to Changi Airport’s ongoing productivity and safety drive. The enhanced approach includes a new way to cut the grooves across the runway, the use of a stronger asphalt mix for resurfacing, and the introduction of the latest runway maintenance machines – all of which have helped to increase operational efficiency.View Full Article