Singapore: World’s most awesome airport gets awesomer
(Credit: Changi Airport Group)
Last time I was at Singapore’s Changi Airport, I was waiting for my flight by relaxing at the swimming pool and sipping a Singapore Sling. I really didn’t want to leave.
Brimming with gorgeous tropical plants and stress-busting recliners, with an easy rail link to downtown, Changi is the most heavenly airport I’ve ever been to. It’s almost a vacation unto itself, and makes some world air hubs feel like, well, hell.
And though it often tops lists like the World Airport Awards, it’s now adding a futuristic pleasure dome to ensure its global dominance: Project Jewel.
Slated to open in 2018, the mixed-use bubble will be designed by a consortium led by Moshe Safdie, who also did Singapore’s opulent Marina Bay Sands resort complex, and will feature a bubble-like structure of glass and steel.
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