Changi International Airport’s new terminal could serve as a model for other global airports to prepare for events that are out of their control after the pandemic decimated the travel industry. Photo: AFP
Changi International Airport’s new terminal could serve as a model for other global airports to prepare for events that are out of their control after the pandemic decimated the travel industry. Photo: AFP
Singapore

Move over Hong Kong, Singapore’s ‘pandemic-proof’ automated airport terminal plans are ready for take off

  • A gigantic fifth passenger terminal at Changi could handle 50 million travellers a year and will be one of the largest and most automated in the world
  • Plans include cameras and technology to bypass the traditional flight control tower, a laser-guided passenger bridge, and automated baggage unloading

Changi International Airport’s new terminal could serve as a model for other global airports to prepare for events that are out of their control after the pandemic decimated the travel industry. Photo: AFP
Changi International Airport’s new terminal could serve as a model for other global airports to prepare for events that are out of their control after the pandemic decimated the travel industry. Photo: AFP
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