A holiday in Asia’s Lion City begins at Singapore Changi Airport. Stylish and brimming with over 300 shops, travellers are encouraged to “enjoy the experience!” Acclaimed for having the World’s Best Duty Free Shopping, visitors will find everything from luxury cars to premium cameras. For a taste of local cuisine, Changi recommends Prima Taste Kitchen, offering classic dishes like Crispy Soft-Shelled Chilli Crab and Hainanese Chicken Rice in a modern setting. Changi airport handles flights from Birmingham, East Midlands, London, and Manchester.
Wing in to Singapore aboard James Bond’s favourite airline, Virgin Atlantic. Featured in Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace, passengers can have a Vesper cocktail just as the super spy did in the 2008 release. Customers can avail of the Business Pack to power their laptops while onboard, or the Gaming Pack for their PSPs and iPods.
Singapore Airlines, Asia’s leading airline, invites passengers to "rediscover the romance of flying." Setting new standards of comfort, space, and service, its personal suites are like “bedroom[s] in the sky,” private, with seats that can be reclined at any angle.
Singapore flights are also provided by Jet Airways, cited for the Best Overall in In-flight Entertainment at the World Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA) Avion Awards in 2006 and 2007. Their touch-screen audio and video on-demand offers over 70 CDs and 100 hours of TV shows.
With China Airlines’ entertainment programme, passengers will be flexing their limbs and doing yoga in no time. Noise-Block earphones, reading lights, and first aid kits are supplied too.
British Airways also has Singapore flights. With its “Well Being in the Air Programme,” passengers are instructed on sleep and exercise for a restful journey. In collaboration with “spa and skincare experts” Elemis, therapy is also offered on board.