SINGAPORE, 28 November 2019 – Singapore Changi Airport handled 5.65 million passenger movements in October 2019, an increase of 5.0% compared to the same period last year. Aircraft movements fell 2.4% to 32,000 landings and takeoffs, while airfreight throughput declined 10.6% to 170,000 tonnes for the month.
In October, passenger traffic growth was recorded for all regions. Among Changi’s top 10 markets, Japan and Vietnam both gained 10%. The fastest growing routes for the month included Brisbane, Shanghai and Taipei, all registering double-digit growth.
As at 1 November 2019, more than 100 airlines operate at Changi Airport, connecting Singapore to some 380 cities in about 100 countries and territories worldwide. With more than 7,400 weekly scheduled flights, an aircraft takes off or lands at Changi roughly once every 80 seconds.
Changi Airport’s traffic statistics are available at
Other highlights at Changi*
New Restaurants & Stores –In the transit areas, Hugo Boss commenced operations of its third airport outlet at T3. In T4, Calvin Klein Performance opened its first airport outlet. The new store offers products from Calvin Klein Underwear as well as a range of athletic and performance wear for men and women.
*For the period 16 Oct to 15 Nov 2019
About Changi Airport Group
Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CAG) (www.changiairportgroup.com) was formed on 16 June 2009 and the corporatisation of Singapore Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO: WSSS) followed on 1 July 2009. As the company managing Changi Airport, CAG undertakes key functions focusing on airport operations and management, air hub development, commercial activities and airport emergency services. CAG also manages Seletar Airport (IATA: XSP, ICAO: WSSL) and through its subsidiary Changi Airports International, invests in and manages foreign airports.
The world's seventh busiest airport for international traffic, Changi Airport managed a record 65.6 million passenger movements in 2018. The airport’s latest gem, Jewel Changi Airport, opened in April 2019 and now attracts millions of visitors every month. Including Jewel, Changi Airport’s retail and dining offerings total more than 500 stores and over 260 F&B outlets. With over 100 airlines connecting Singapore to 380 cities worldwide, Changi Airport handles about 7,400 flights every week, or about one every 80 seconds.