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Know About Various Airports – Changi International Airport, Singapore

The Singapore International Airport, also known as Changi International Airport is one of the finest International Airports one can find in Asia.

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The Changi International Airport is operated by Changi Airport Group and is the main hub for super cool airlines like Singapore Airlines, Silk Air, SCOOT Airlines, Singapore Airlines Cargo, Tiger Air, Jetstar Airlines, and Valuair.

Airport Facts & Figures:
  • Serves more than 100 Airlines
  • Operates more than 6,400 weekly flights connecting Singapore to 250 cities in about 60 Countries
  • It has three passenger terminals with a total handling capacity of 66 million passengers
  • Is regarded as the seventh busiest Indian Airport across Asia by International Passenger Traffic
  • The growth rate of this particular airport itself is 14%
Services & Facilities Offered:
  • Free Wi-Fi service is offered by all three Changi International Terminals. All you need to do is open your internet browser and type in any web address. This will then take you to a registration page where you need to add your information as a passenger like name, address, and flight number. Then you are good to go to surf net speeds of 5Mbps or even more.
  • Shopping at unlimited Stores across the entire airport, ranging from top brands like Armani, GUCCI, Nike, Reebok, Puma, Adidas, POLICE, D&G, and many more. These stores are open 24X7 a year.
  • Food & Drinks facility. At Changi International Airport, food and drinks are never a problem at any time of the year. There are food outlets suitable for all types of passengers ranging from Thai, Chinese, Cantonese, Malay, Indian, American, Mexican, Burmese, and much more. They also have food courts which have brands like McDonalds, Subway, Joe’s Chicken, Starbucks, and the like. Specifically for drinks, Changi Airport caters to the best Sports bars one can ever find with Glass based roof-top where you can enjoy your drink while watching the aircrafts land and take-off above your head.
  • Spas & Salons. Relax, rejuvenate and re-charge your senses before your flight or after you had a hectic flight. Both are available. They also have the facility for Foot Reflexology Chairs which is free of cost for all passengers. Just go for it!
  • The Flight Schedule, No matter where you stand on Changi airport, you will always find a Flight Schedule monitor that will show you the updates of latest flights on both Departure and Arrivals with all the 3 terminals.
  • Smoking Rooms are also available in ample in Changi Airport. The best part of these smoking rooms is that every room has Anti-Smoking advertisements placed on the walls in order to discourage the passenger who comes to smoke. These rooms are also fitted with state-of-the-art exhaust fans and Air-conditioners which prevent the smoke from going out of the smoking rooms. All smoking rooms are cleaned by the staff who themselves wear Anti-Smoking masks for their self protection against inhaling of the smoke.
  • Airline Lounges. Changi offers airline lounges for its passengers with enormous amount of facilities for its Business Class and, Economy Class passengers. The best of the very best Airline Lounge to visit is the Singapore Airlines Lounge for the Business Class Passengers.
  • The Kiosk Check-in counters. Across Changi Airport, irrespective of their terminals, you will always find Kiosk counters for almost all the International Airlines. Changi Airport makes a stand as to deliver fastest check-in services to all its passengers. This Kiosk machines also supports early-check in system of upto 18 hours.
  • Forex Services. The best in its class of service, Changi Airport offers best exchange rates with guaranteed currency notes.
  • Inter-Terminal Transfer. Imagine, your taxi driver accidentally dropped you off at Terminal-1 of Changi Airport, but you have to reach Terminal-3, What would you do? Don’t worry! Changi has super-fast terminal transfer service called the Skytrain. You will be at Terminal-3 within 3 minutes by using this super-fast service.
  • Special Needs Passengers: Free of cost services are provided to passengers who are in need of wheel-chair, or other assistance. All one needs to do is inform the airline official at the check-in counter (Before flight) or inform the Airline crew (Before landing) and this service will be availed.
  • Sun Flower Gardens and Orchid Gardens: If you are a nature lover and want to spend some quality time with mother-nature, then Sunflower gardens and Orchid gardens are the right place for you. They are open to air and you can breathe fresh air and rejuvenate yourselves
  • Free Gaming Zone: If you’re a die hard gaming geek on a PS2 or PS3 or XBox 360 or even Computer gaming, then the Gaming Zone is the best place to be. Its got loads of games ranging from shooting to arcade to street fighting to racing. You can spend hours playing these free games
  • Movie Theatre: Ever heard of a cinema hall on an Airport??? Well, Changi has it. With tons of different types of movies being displayed, you can easily pass your time with popcorn and drinks at this theatre.
  • Gymnasium & Swimming Pool: Some people like to relax, exercise, or cool off. For them, Changi Airport has amazing facilities like Hot Shower bath, Gym, Swimming Pool, Steam batch, Sauna, and much more. And all this for FREE to its passengers. All you need to show is you boarding card. And don’t forget to pack your swimming costumes.
  • Conference Rooms or Meeting Rooms: Seems that you just arrived from a flight and have a connecting flight after 3 hours and you need to do a quick meeting with your employees or colleagues??? Well Changi offers conference rooms with state-of-the-art technology including wi-fi, tea and beverages so that you and your colleagues can relax and finish off your meetings. THIS IS STRICTLY AVAILABLE TO THOSE PASSENGERS WHO HAVE PRE-BOOKED THEIR ROOMS.
  • Ambassador Transit Hotel: Ok so you have landed at Changi International Airport, and you don’t want to go out because you have a connecting flight after a couple of hours. What to do?? Simple… Visit the Ambassador Transit Hotel at Terminal-2 and book your room for just a few dollars and relax at their built-in rooms with extra amenities including bath, gym, and buffet. All rooms are subject to availability.
  • Duty Free Items: Changi airport boasts of selling duty-free items at very low prices. Duty-free items include Alcohol, chocolates, jewellery items, clothes, electronics and accessories, and much more.
Some Stunning Pictures of Changi International Airport

Do’s & Dont’s At the Changi International Airport
  • Do not litter anywhere inside the airport premises or you will be fined up to S$3,000/-
  • Do use the Airport Information Counter if you need any assistance
  • Do take photos inside the international terminal
  • Do make use of Airport Kiosk service to check in to your airline in case if there is a long queue at the airport
  • Do not leave your baggage unattended
  • Do keep a look out for Skytrain for inter-terminal transfers which goes every 2 minutes
Basic Information For First Time Air Travelers
  • Always arrive 3 hours prior to your flight time,
  • When you enter the airport premises, always check the Terminal Name and Number where your Airline is scheduled to arrive/depart. This information is also found in your Air-ticket print-out
  • At the main entrance of the airport, always check your flight schedule and timings to make sure it is on time or delayed
  • Always keep your air-tickets and Original Photo ID Proof ready for inspection at the main gate of the Airport Entrance
  • Once inside, find your Airline counter and complete the check-in procedure by sending your luggage screened to the luggage area and receiving your Boarding Pass
  • Next, on your boarding pass is mentioned the Gate Number where your Flight will arrive
  • Simply follow the Gate number procedure, or ask the Airline check-in crew to guide you to your gate
  • Next comes the immigration and security procedure before you enter your gate
  • Show your air-ticket and Passport/ID to the immigration and security counters and get it stamped
  • Finally you enter the boarding gate to board your flight to your destination

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Ace1World Group Tour To Malaysia & Singapore

It was 29th October 2013, and our Group of 13 odd people were ready to take their first International Trip to Malaysia & Singapore. The group was accompanied by our Tour Leader for this entire trip.

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Let’s begin with first displaying our day-to-day Tour itinerary for Malaysia & Singapore.

  • Day-1: Assemble at Mumbai International Airport to board the flight from Mumbai to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)
  • Day-2: Arrive at Kuala Lumpur and proceed to sight-seeing and Lunch via coach. Then board a one-way cable car to proceed towards Genting Highlands, Hotel Theme Park
  • Day-3: Free to move around Genting Highlands, followed by dinner and overnight at hotel
  • Day-4: After Breakfast proceed to Indoor Theme Park for fun rides. Then have lunch at Coffee Terrace Restaurant, Genting. Proceed for further enjoyment at Indoor Theme Park for the rest of the day. Finally proceed for dinner at First World Cafe. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day-5: After Breakfast, checkout and proceed for Kuala Lumpur half-day city tour and sight-seeing to places like KL Towers, Chocolate Outlets, Batu Caves, Petronas Towers (Photo-stop only). Then proceed for lunch. Continue sight-seeing of Kuala Lumpur and check-in to Grand Seasons Hotel for overnight stay with dinner.
  • Day-6: After early morning breakfast, checkout of the hotel and proceed to KLIA to board your flight for Singapore. After arrival at Singapore, transfer to hotel Parc Sovereign via coach. Overnight at hotel
  • Day-7: After early morning breakfast, proceed for half-day city tour of Singapore followed by Singapore Flyer and lunch. After lunch proceed for Sentosa Island via one-way cable car. Evening at Sentosa. Then while on the way back to hotel via coach, have dinner and overnight at hotel
  • Day-8: After early breakfast, proceed for Universal Studios Singapore via coach. Whole day at Universal Studios. In the evening dinner at indian restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day-9: Checkout of hotel and proceed to Singapore International Airport, Changi to board your flight back to Mumbai taking back wonderful memories of Malaysia and Singapore
What sight-seeing Ace1World offers for Malaysia:
  • Kuala Lumpur Communication Towers (KL Towers)
  • Batu Caves
  • Chocolate Outlet
  • Watch Outlet
  • Petronas Towers (Photo-stop only)
  • Putrajaya
  • Railway Administration Building
  • King’s Palace
  • Prime Minister’s Office
  • Government Office Buildings
What sight-seeing Ace1World offers for Singapore:
  • Singapore Flyer
  • Buddhist Temple
  • Chocolate Outlet
  • Sentosa Island
  • Cable Car ride
  • Merlion Park
  • Universal Studios Singapore
  • Little India tour
  • Masjid
  • Bank and Financial Buildings

Image Gallery with our Group in Malaysia and Singapore:

Know About Various Airports – The Mumbai International Airport, MIAL

TThe Mumbai International Airport Limited, also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is one of the finest Indian Airports one can find.

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Airport Facts & Figures:
  • Became the first ever Privatized Airport in India in the year 2006 led by GVK Infrastructure
  • Is awarded as the BEST DOMESTIC and INTERNATIONAL airport in 2011-2012
  • Caters to 30 million passengers (Both Domestic and International)
  • Is regarded as the second busiest Indian Airport across India in terms of passenger and cargo after New Delhi IGI Airport
  • The growth rate of this particular airport itself is 14%
Services & Facilities Offered:
  • Free Wi-Fi service is offered by CSIA Domestic and International Terminals. All you need to do is open your internet browser and type in any web address. This will then take you to a registration page where you need to add your information. Then you are good to go to surf net speeds upto 1Mbps or even more.
  • Shopping at 250 Stores across the entire airport, ranging from foreign brands to local brands that offer exciting offers and discounts. These stores are open 24X7 a year.
  • Food & Drinks facility. This is one facility every traveler wants on Airports. Well, CSIA domestic and international terminal is equipped with the best available food stalls and porsche restaurants and personalized Bars too. They have the KFC, Pizza Hut, Dominos, Sports Bar by Kingfisher, Signature Bar, Tandoori Nights Restaurant & Bar, Irish Coffee, Cafe Star Bucks, and many more. So the next time, your flight is late, be sure to visit these facilities
  • Spas & Salons. Relax, rejuvenate and re-charge your senses before your flight or after you had a hectic flight. Both are available. Just go for it!
  • The Flight Schedule, No matter where you stand on the CSIA airport, you will always find a Flight Schedule monitor that will show you the updates of latest flights on both Departure and Arrivals.
  • Smoking Rooms are also available on Domestic and International Terminals. Though smoking is injurious to health, CSIA has made this facility available for its Domestic and International passengers
  • Airline Lounges. This is dependent upon Airline to airline, but CSIA offers airline lounges for its passengers with enormous amount of facilities like Business Class Lounge, Economy Class Lounge, Separate meals for Business and Economy class passengers, and much more
  • The Kiosk Check-in counters. This was awarded the best facility in 2010 since it reduced passenger waiting time upto 50%. Hence CSIA made it mandatory on both its Domestic and International Terminals to place Kiosk counters.
  • Forex Services. The best in its class of service, CSIA offers best exchange rates with guaranteed currency notes. No fake business at all
  • Inter-Terminal Transfer. Have a connecting flight which is 2 terminals away from your arrival terminal ? No worries, CSIA provides inter-terminal transfers through special Air-conditioned Volvo Buses with luggage facility for its passengers every 5 minutes
  • Special Needs Passengers: Free of cost services are provided to passengers who are in need of wheel-chair, or other assistance. All one needs to do is inform the airline official at the check-in counter (Before flight) or inform the Airline crew (Before landing) and this service will be availed.
Do’s & Dont’s At the CSIA Airport
  • Do not litter anywhere inside the airport premises or you will be fined up to INR 5,000/-
  • Do use the Airport Information Counter if you need any assistance
  • Do not take photos inside the international terminal without prior permission of the Airport Authority. Taking pictures may be prohibited.
  • Do make use of Airport Kiosk service to check in to your airline in case if there is a long queue at the airport
  • Do not leave your baggage unattended
  • Do keep a look out for inter-terminal transfers which goes every 5 minutes
Basic Information For First Time Air Travelers
  • Always arrive 3 hours prior to your flight time, whether you are traveling within India or abroad
  • When you enter the airport premises, always check the Terminal Name and Number where your Airline is scheduled to arrive/depart. This information is also found in your Air-ticket print-out
  • At the main entrance of the airport, always check your flight schedule and timings to make sure it is on time or delayed
  • Always keep your air-tickets and Original Photo ID Proof ready for inspection at the main gate of the Airport Entrance
  • Once inside, find your Airline counter and complete the check-in procedure by sending your luggage screened to the luggage area and receiving your Boarding Pass
  • Next, on your boarding pass is mentioned the Gate Number where your Flight will arrive
  • Simply follow the Gate number procedure, or ask the Airline check-in crew to guide you to your gate
  • Next comes the immigration and security procedure before you enter your gate
  • Show your air-ticket and Passport/ID to the immigration and security counters and get it stamped
  • Finally you enter the boarding gate to board your flight to your destination

Ace Tours offers its Customers with exciting deals and packages to travel to this wondrous and lustrous destination in a very reasonable budget. Contact Ace Tours right now to avail the best offers according to your budget.

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Know About Various Airports – The Introduction

Airports play a major role in everyone’s lives. They are the connection bridge between a traveler and the destination.

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In the past, Airports were just a mere drop-off facility that only consisted of a runway, passenger lounge (only seats were offered), customs department, and luggage transfer facility.

But today, modern Airports offer more than anyone can expect. Today’s modern airports are a blend of the best facilities ranging from shopping to pampering to cinemas to in-built hotels. It has become a mini-city within a city.

But, before you travel to any Domestic or International destination, it is very important to know about what and how that Airport is and what type of facilities the Airport has to offer… You people must be wondering why?

Well, its simple, imagine you are returning back from your destination and your flight is late or you are dropped early at the airport, What would you do???… Where would you go???…

Or imagine you have a connecting flight from A to B to C, and you land at airport B with a time difference of 9 hours or so for your next flight to C, so what would you do at Airport B for 9 hours???

  • Sip a Coffee at Starbucks Cafe?
  • Go shopping at Duty Free?
  • Grab a beer or two at the Bar and watch football game and cheer with the crowd?
  • Go for a Spa and Massage session and rejuvenate your senses?
  • Go for a movie at the Airport’s cinema?
  • Loosen up at the Gym with a wonderful view of the runway?
  • Take a swim in the pool which is open to sky and planes flying above you?
  • Take a shower and pamper yourself?
  • Grab a bite at the Subway or KFC or Pizza Hut or taste their local delicacies to satisfy your taste buds?
  • What is your Airline Lounge offering you?
  • Get yourself connected to your business at various wi-fi lounges so you can know what you’ve missed?
  • Or, take a 3-hour City Tour?

Ace1world is about to tell you about different Airports across the Globe, their facilities offered, best place(s) to be, what and where to eat, do’s and dont’s and much much more… We are about to make your travel more easier, safer, relaxing, and convenient.

First let’s have a look at the list of Airports that we will show you:

  • Mumbai International Airport, Mumbai, India
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport IGI, New Delhi, India
  • Changi International Airport, Singapore
  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Bali International Airport, Bali, Indonesia
  • Jakarta International Airport, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Dubai International Airport, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, Maldives
  • Toronto International Airport, Toronto, Canada
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, USA
  • Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Seattle, USA
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, USA
  • Charles De’Gaulle International Airport, Paris, Europe
  • Heathrow International Airport, London, United Kingdom
  • Sydney International Airport, Sydney, Australia
  • Brisbane International Airport, Brisbane, Australia
  • Tokyo International Airport, Tokyo, Japan
  • and many more to come….

So let’s go! Keep watching our Blog and our Facebook Fan Page for the first edition of Airports.

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