The new terminal 4 of Changi airport of Singapore, supposed to be launched by the end of this year, is only half the size of Terminal 3, but will handle 16 million passengers annually and increase the total capacity of the Airport to 82 million annually.
Nine airlines, including AirAsia Group, moving their operations there.
Besides AirAsia Group, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, Korean Air, Spring Airlines and Vietnam Airlines will also move to T4.
The terminal 4 will have seven check in rows out of which four would be dedicated to automated check-in. Other three rows will have conventional counters, but could be converted to automated kiosks in future.
The new terminal will have 21 contact gates of which four are for wide body aircrafts.
There is an expectation the Changi Airports new terminal will showcase elements of local heritage and culture of Singapore. There will be a sculpture that move to classical music composed by award-winning composer; orchid petal could be seen throughout the architecture and the interior design of the terminal, and many more is the store.
The terminal 4 is going to be a mixture of art and technology.