Sep 20, 2012 11:32 SGT Singapore Changi Airport handled some 4.28 million passenger movements in August 2012, an increase of 10.9% compared to a year ago. Air traffic movements for the month also grew by 6.5% to 27,400 flights.
Operating indicators for February 2012Mar 21, 2012 12:37 SGT
Passenger traffic at Singapore Changi Airport increased 11.2% to 3.77 million in February 2012, which this year had 29 days. There was strong travel demand across all regions with traffic between Singapore and the Middle East growing by more than 20%. Other regions – the Americas, Europe, South Asia and Southeast Asia – also grew by double digits. Aircraft landings and take-offs increased 13.1% to 24,900 flights, corresponding with the growth in passenger traffic.
Cargo movements, which decreased 7.1% in January 2012 due to the Lunar New Year holidays, rebounded in February 2012 with Changi Airport handling 143,900 tonnes of cargo, an increase of 12.4% over the same month last year. Disregarding the impact of the Lunar New Year holidays, airfreight movements grew 2.0% year-on-year during the January-February 2012 period.
As at 1 March 2012, Changi Airport serves some 100 airlines operating more than 6,100 weekly flights connecting Singapore to over 220 cities in 60 countries and territories.
Changi Airport’s traffic statistics are available at http://www.changiairportgroup.com/cag/html/the-group/air_traffic_statistics.html.
Other highlights at Changi
New Outlets – Travellers and airport visitors can now enjoy more shopping options with the opening of Lacoste and DFS Fashion Avenue in the Departure Transit Malls of Terminals 2 and 3 respectively. The first phase opening of DFS Fashion Avenue features brands such as Tumi, Chloe and Michael Kors. Over in the public areas, Changi Airport welcomed the launch of health and reflexology outlet Wan Yang at Terminal 3’s Basement 2 and eatery Heavenly Wang at Terminal 2’s Departure Hall.