Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport ready for its coming-out party

April 11, 2019 – Singapore’s Straits Times reported today that its USD 1.7 billion-dollar, 135,700 sq. m airport complex opens next Wednesday.

New Singapore Airport

Jewel Changi features a 10-storey complex with shops, restaurants, leisure attractions and facilities for travelers. Other highlights include a 40m-tall indoor waterfall and a five-story garden with 2,500 trees and 100,000 shrubs.

There are more than 280 shops and food and beverage outlets, including famous New York burger chain Shake Shack (to open next Wednesday) and American fast-food chain A&W, which will re-enter the Singapore market after more than 10 years.

Jewel will also house the first YotelAir property in Asia, with 130 cabins that can be booked for a minimum of four hours; for short daytime layovers or overnight stays.

Additional attractions include a 50m-long suspended bridge, with a glass floor that will allow visitors to look down at the greenery below; a 250m-long bouncing net, which at its highest point will be suspended 8m or three stories above the ground; and other highlights such as mazes and slides.

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