Tag: Changi Airport

Elderly baggage handler gets jail for swapping hundreds of tags at Changi Airport

A baggage handler at Changi Airport Terminal 2 deliberately swapped the tags of 286 bags which were then sent off to the wrong destinations. Tay Boon Keh (66) was tasked with moving luggage bags to the conveyor belt to be X-rayed. The machine reportedly kept breaking...

Australian man goes on a shoplifting spree at Changi Airport, gets 12 days jail

Singapore — An Australian man managed to steal S$10,000 worth of items from shops at Changi Airport within a span of three hours on Monday (Aug 12). Bailey Chad Phillip (45) stayed at Changi Airport for a layover during his flight from Germany to Melbourne. While...

Grab driver ruins a family’s vacation, runs off with stolen passports and money

Singapore - A Grab driver ran off with the passports, luggage, and possessions of a Malaysian family, costing them thousands of dollars and weeks of unnecessary stress. A Malaysian family went on holiday in Singapore last January 2019. They were scheduled to return to New...

Rogue drone sightings at Changi Airport cause 37 flights to be delayed

Singapore – On June 18 and 19, within a ten-hour period, about 37 scheduled flights were delayed due to unauthorised drones flying within the vicinity of Changi Airport. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), there were “confirmed sightings of unauthorised drone flying”...

Robocops in action at Changi Airport as traffic wardens

Automation may just be the way of the future as robots are now being used to help traffic flow at Changi Airport. At the departure and arrival pick-up points at the airport, traffic flow is a constant problem because of cars parking, idling for...

Jewel Changi Airport, ‘nerve and social centre’ for all food aficionados

Following several months of anticipation, Jewel Changi Airport finally opened its doors on April 17 to the world’s curious, local and foreign tourists, bon vivants, selfie addicts, kids and ageing Singaporeans alike, and to all who want to see what Singapore’s newest attraction is like. Surprisingly, the...

Singapore airport nature dome unveiled in fight for flights

A 40-metre indoor waterfall cascading through a steel and glass dome is at the heart of a vast complex in Singapore's main airport unveiled Thursday, part of the city-state's fight for global flights. Reportedly built for a cool Sg$1.7 billion ($1.25 billion), the "Jewel" centre...

Don’t leave your luggage unattended at airports – bag with baby toiletries triggers bomb scare in Changi

There are many things for travellers to keep in mind while taking a trip, but one of the most important is not to leave any luggage unattended, especially at airports. To airport security, this looks extremely suspicious and can trigger a bomb scare. London-based...

Why Changi East is a sign that bigger is better in Singapore

Construction on Terminal 5, Singapore’s new passenger terminal, will begin in 2020 and is the country’s biggest and most far-reaching yet. Featuring the following innovations that the Changi Airport Group (CAG) has rolled out over the last few months, Changi East, which includes Terminal...

Cabby publicly calls out rude taxi ushers at Changi Airport who humiliated her

Cabby Tiffennie Low took to Facebook to call out taxi ushers at Changi Airport who discouraged patrons from boarding her taxi alleging that she did not accept cashless forms of payment, and who humiliated her by screaming at her. In her Facebook post on Monday,...