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The airports that never sleep

Increasingly, travellers are milling about hubs and spokes at all times of day and airports have responded by providing all sorts of facilities.

Changi Airport with its new Terminal 4 (above) is upping the ante for transit passengers.Think gaming stations, complimentary movies, unblemished interiors and mini hotels with rooms by the hour, a fitness centre and an outdoor pool with a Jacuzzi.

UNLIKE the celebrated Iranian refugee Mehran Nasseri whose botched Paris transit in 1988 resulted in an 18-year residence at Charles De Gaulle airport, most air passengers would be quite happy if they never had to deal with airports at all - whether it be lumpen security officials, overpriced...

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