Changi Airport’s mega retail and lifestyle development Jewel Changi Airport will open on April 17, senior minister of state for transport Lam Pin Min has announced.
The 10-storey complex consisting of five storeys above ground and five basement floors will be home to more than 280 shops and food and beverage (F&B) outlets and an 11-screen cineplex. Fast-food chain A&W will mark its Singapore return at the new mall and Swiss chocolatier Laderach will open its first outlet there. Other retailers include include Norwegian casual-seafood restaurant Pink Fish and American fast-food chain Shake Shack.
The first overseas outlet of Pokemon Center is also ready to open.
Jewel Changi will also be home to a long list of local brands, including design retailer Naiise, gallery store Supermama and Tiger Beer which will be launching a first-in-the-world Tiger Street Lab omn level 5.
Local chef Violet Oon will open her largest restaurant – more than 350sqm in size – offering local delicacies, such as dry laksa.
Sneak peek for residents
Ahead of the opening, Singapore residents will get to have a sneak peek of the new development.
From April 11 to 16, 500,000 free tickets will be available for the public to visit Jewel Changi Airport, allocated in three-hour time blocks each day to avoid congestion.
Registration will open online at jewelpreview.com at 6am on March 12. Each member of the public can register for up to four participants.
“Visitors will be able to explore various points of interest in Jewel, such as the lush greenery of the four-storey Forest Valley with two walking trails and take in the magnificent 40m Rain Vortex, the world’s tallest indoor waterfall,” Changi Airport Group announced.
“They will also be able to shop or dine at more than 90 per cent of Jewel’s 280 shopping and dining outlets.”
Travel experience for tourists
On top of the retail offer, Jewel Changi Airport will feature aviation facilities that will improve the travel experience for passengers, such as early check-in facilities, integrated ticketing and baggage services for fly-cruise and fly-coach transfers.
The new T1/Jewel car park – spanning five underground levels B2M to B5 – will also be fully operational from April 11, following the development of Terminal 4.