Changi Insight: Air Hub News

04 January 2018 | 08:54 AM


Changi Airport’s Terminal 4 (T4) commenced its first day of operations on 31 October 2017. Cathay Pacific flight CX659 from Hong Kong was the first flight to arrive at the new terminal at 5.40 am. The arriving passengers were warmly welcomed with orchids and goodie bags and greeted with a performance by local instrumental band Lorong Boys at the baggage belt. Passengers departing on the first departure flight CX650 at 6.50 am the same day were also treated to yummy local delights, games and activities at the boarding gate area. Mr Tan Lye Teck, CAG’s Executive Vice President for Airport Management said, “After five years in the making, we are very happy to commence operations at T4. The new terminal will increase Changi Airport’s capacity by another 16 million passenger movements per annum (mppa), bringing the total to 82 mppa. T4 is expected to handle about eight million passenger movements in its first year of operation. More importantly, we are now able to deliver an even better travel experience to Changi’s passengers.” To ensure a smooth transition of flight operations, airlines moving to T4 shifted their operations progressively over a period of one week on the following dates: 31 OCTOBER 2017 – Cathay Pacific Airways and Korean Air 2 NOVEMBER 2017 – Cebu Pacific Air and Spring Airlines 7 NOVEMBER 2017 – AirAsia Group and Vietnam Airlines.

To read more, click on the link > Changi Insight Newsletter Jan-Mar/2018 – Issue 32


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