Changi Airport Group unveils SIN upgraded T3 Basement 2

By Andrew Pentol |

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The airport has refreshed the current offering of 50 retail, service and F&B stores at T3 B2, which attracts more than half of Changi Airport’s meeters and greeters.

Changi Airport Group has opened the airport’s upgraded Terminal 3 Basement 2 (T3 B2) this month.

As part of the revamp, the airport has refreshed the current offering of 50 retail, service and F&B stores at T3 B2, which attracts more than half of Changi Airport’s meeters and greeters, or about 17m people annually. 

A handful of new F&B joints have started to welcome diners —aviation-themed food hall concept Terminal M by MOF featuring Korean, Chinese and Japanese cuisines, Japanese two-in-one concept Ramen Champion & Hokkaido Paradise, Thai cuisine and dessert Saap Saap Thai and Saap Saap Thai Desserts, local coffee joint Mr Teh Tarik Express and multi-concept F&B outlet comprising Stuff’d, Crave and new brand Coffee Boy.

CHANGI-FIRST BRAND

Another Changi-first brand, Wain’s, will also launch its first outlet in Singapore. It will retail its traditional biscuits and signature snacks like Salted Egg Crisp with Seaweed and Salted Fish Crisp with Seaweed.

Japanese discount chain, Don Don Donki will also open its first airport outlet outside Japan. The 30sq m store at Terminal 3’s departure hall will offer baked sweet potato, bottled drinks, confectionery and a mobile food corner offering Japanese-style coffee and shakes.

Other new brands will be unveiled at T3 in the coming months. Famous for their crispy cookie-crust and sweet egg custard, Tai Cheong Bakery will open its second café in Singapore.

The newly upgraded area also comprises a community event space (ST3PS), an indoor garden and more than 10 new shops and restaurants. Equipped with an ultra high-definition screen measuring six metres wide and 3.5 metres high, the ST3PS space can accommodate over 200 people.

In addition to free daily movie screenings and activities during the school holidays, visitors can also enjoy live sports matches and performances each weekend. Aspiring artists and performance arts group can also showcase their talents at this atrium space. The event space will feature a full-height green wall, adorned with sparkling lights that shine as visitors walk up the steps.

INDOOR GARDEN

Adjacent to the atrium space is an art-themed indoor garden, where visitors will eventually be able to enjoy large-scale sculptural installations. The entire atrium and garden covers an area of 440sq m and features 15 varieties of plants.

James Fong, Vice President for Landside Concessions, Changi Airport Group said: “We are thrilled to unveil ST3PS, a communal space where we can bring family activities like free movie screenings and live performances to our airport visitors. With the redesign, we have opened up this entire area to bring in natural daylight, add greenery with a new themed garden and brighten up T3 B2.”

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The entire atrium and garden covers an area of 440sq m and features 15 varieties of plants.

He added: “The new T3 B2 reflects our continuous efforts to create exciting shopping and dining experiences at the public areas of the airport. We know that many fond memories are forged at Changi — families gathering for a meal before sending off loved ones on a flight, spotting planes and enjoying the play facilities—and we want to continue to make the airport a go-to destination for the whole family.”

Juniors can look forward to a refurbished Cartoon Network-themed indoor playground at KinderPLAY (previously known as Singkids Playground), which will be undergoing a Ben 10 and Powerpuff Girl themed makeover.

Members of the airport’s Changi Rewards loyalty programme, can enjoy an instant 7% saving with GST absorption at the airport’s public areas.

Meanwhile, the new Jewel Changi Airport multi-dimensional tourist destination will open on 17 April. Singapore residents will have a sneak preview of Jewel before the public opening from 11 to 16 April.

The retail offer will comprise the largest Nike store in Southeast Asia along with other outlets from brands such as Marks & Spencer, Muji, Zara and Uniqlo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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