Singapore Airport announces closure of Terminal 2

Published on : Tuesday, April 7, 2020

For 18 months the Singapore Airport also known as  Changi, has announced it will close one of its terminals.



Being one of the world’s biggest air hubs it sees a bleak near future for the global aviation.


On 1 May 2020, Terminal 2, the second-busiest of the airport’s four terminals will remain shut and is not expected to re-open until November 2021.


It is expected that the move will save cash and enable the airport “to better match the low travel demand and airlines’ flight operations”.


Currently no short-term visitors from anywhere in the world are currently able to enter Singapore while the transit passengers are banned from using Changi Airport at present.


Tan Lye Teck, Changi’s executive vice president of airport management stated that with airlines suspending flights in response to the sharply reduced travel demand, the consolidation efforts seek to help their  airport partners during this difficult time.


In the near term the scale of our operations will be reduced in the near term but Changi airport will remain open to serve the air freight and passenger flights that continue to operate.


They will be ready to ramp up operations quickly once the recovery takes place.


Terminal 2 has an airside hotel, three gardens and five executive lounges which includes an exclusive one for the first-class passengers on Singapore Airlines.


It opened 30 years ago and is normally busier than many entire airports.



Carriers including Etihad, Malaysia Airlines and the Singapore Airlines subsidiaries SilkAir and Scoot will be re-located and  move to Terminal 1.

The current expansion work for Terminal 2 is  scheduled for completion in 2024 and can be brought forward, possibly by up to one year.

The airport might also consider suspending operations at Terminal 4.

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