Changi Airport takes off with DIY for Fast-er boarding

Do-it-yourself is fast catching on at Changi Airport, which has about 180 self-service check-in kiosks and 130 bag-drop machines. Here is a guide on checking in at the automated machines.
A cluster of check-in and bag-drop counters has been created for Scoot passengers at Terminal 2, in the latest roll-out. Above: A self-service machine for passengers at Changi Airport. Right: So far, 16 airlines have adopted Changi's Fast and Seamles
So far, 16 airlines have adopted Changi's Fast and Seamless Travel (Fast) initiatives.ST PHOTO: SONG TAO
A cluster of check-in and bag-drop counters has been created for Scoot passengers at Terminal 2, in the latest roll-out. Above: A self-service machine for passengers at Changi Airport. Right: So far, 16 airlines have adopted Changi's Fast and Seamles
A cluster of check-in and bag-drop counters has been created for Scoot passengers at Terminal 2, in the latest roll-out. ST PHOTO: SONG TAO
A cluster of check-in and bag-drop counters has been created for Scoot passengers at Terminal 2, in the latest roll-out. Above: A self-service machine for passengers at Changi Airport. Right: So far, 16 airlines have adopted Changi's Fast and Seamles
A self-service machine for passengers at Changi Airport. ST PHOTO: SONG TAO

From check-in to bag-tagging, DIY (do-it-yourself) is the way to go at Changi Airport.

From an almost 100 per cent manned system just three to five years ago, there are now 180 self-service check-in kiosks and another 130 machines for travellers to deposit their self-tagged bags, across all four terminals.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 02, 2018, with the headline 'Changi takes off with DIY for Fast-er boarding'. Print Edition | Subscribe