Discover The Story - Changi Airport
Inducted in 2002
Consecutive Award Won: Best Airport of The Year
Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CAG) was formed on 16 June 2009 and the corporatisation of Changi Airport followed on 1 July 2009. As the company managing Changi Airport, CAG undertakes key functions focusing on airport operations and management, air hub development, commercial activities and airport emergency services.
Over the past three decades, CAG has successfully established Changi Airport as the world's most awarded airport. With more than 540 accolades under its belt, Changi has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1981, when Terminal 1 first opened.
One of the world’s busiest international airports today, Changi Airport is a major air hub in Asia. It handled close to 59 million passenger movements in 2016, serving about 100 airlines flying to more than 380 cities worldwide. With more than 360 retail stores and 140 F&B outlets across its three terminals, Changi Airport is also one of Singapore’s best places for shopping and dining.
To spread the success of Changi Airport far and wide, CAG invests in and manages foreign airports through its subsidiary Changi Airports International (CAI). CAI’s objective is to build a quality portfolio of airport investments worldwide with strong markets and significant development potential. Its key business activities include investments in airports, as well as the provision of consultancy and airport management services. Today, CAI’s presence covers major economies including China, India, the Middle East and South America.
At Changi Airport, there is immense pride in providing impeccable service and unrivalled capabilities to deliver the iconic Changi Experience. More than just a model of functionality, the Changi Experience is about connecting passengers and engaging them, in ways that enhance their lives. Every journey through Changi Airport is an opportunity to bring people together and to help them realise their aspirations.