Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CAG) was formed on 16 June 2009 and the corporatisation of Singapore Changi Airport followed on 1 July 2009. As the company managing Changi Airport, the world's most awarded 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, previously as part of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, has successfully established Changi Airport as the world's most awarded ‘Best Airport’. With more than 420 awards/accolades under its belt, Changi has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1981, when Terminal 1 first opened.
The seventh busiest international airport today, Changi Airport is a major air hub in Asia. It handled more than 51 million passenger movements in 2012 and registered a monthly record of 4.92 million in December 2012. Presently, Changi Airport serves some 110 airlines flying to over 240 cities in about 60 countries and territories worldwide. A flight takes off or lands at Changi Airport roughly once every 100 seconds.
With over 70,000 square metres of commercial space across its four terminals, Changi Airport is also one of Singapore’s best places for shopping and dining. Increasingly, the airport has become a favourite haunt for Singapore residents, especially families.
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 Europe.
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 will enhance their lives. Every journey through Changi Airport is an opportunity to bring people together and to help them realise their aspirations.