Published on : Thursday, November 21, 2013
Aircraft landings and takeoffs rose by 6.7% to 29,500. In terms of airfreight movements,
Changi Airport handled 157,400 tonnes of cargo, an increase of 1.8% compared to a
Passenger traffic to Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia and the Middle East grew in the 10
months ending October 2013. Among Changi Airport’s top ten country markets,
Indonesia, Japan and Malaysia registered double-digit traffic growth for the month.
On a rolling year basis, passenger and aircraft movements grew to 53.4 million (+6.2%
on-year) and 339,900 (+5.6%) respectively. Airfreight movements were stable at 1.85
million tonnes for the 12-month period.
As at 1 November 2013, more than 100 airlines operate at Changi Airport, connecting
Singapore to 270 cities in some 60 countries and territories worldwide. With more than
6,800 weekly scheduled flights, an aircraft takes off or lands at Changi roughly once
every 90 seconds.
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