My recent trip to Singapore allowed me to take a few photos of the departure area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3. This is the same terminal that had a blackout recently that drew a lot of flak from a lot of people, and for which the airport manager was supposed to have attributed to bad luck (malas). I don’t agree as many of the problems of the NAIA terminals are the outcomes of poor management that, in other airports in other countries, would result in the manager’s firing.
Directional signs and spaces reserved for future shops greet the traveler as he/she enters the area after the final security check.
A view of the international departure wing’s expanse with an electric cart for passengers requiring transport assistance
There are now more duty free shops at this wing unlike a few years ago when I was traveling frequently between Manila and Singapore.
Passengers walking past the shops
There are more choices now for duty free shopping and those returning to Manila may want to take advantage of the ‘travel light’ promo of Duty Free Philippines, which gives returning passengers 5% discount on their purchases. Items will be collected upon their return to Manila.
Seats for one of the gates at NAIA T3’s international departure wing
There are still TVs there and all of them were showing replays of NBA games