Singapore Changi Airport handled 4.38 million passenger movements in April 2014, a growth of 3.4% compared to the same period in 2013. Flight movements increased by 3.0% to 28,400. During the month, 151,100 tonnes of airfreight were processed at Changi, a 0.6% increase year-on-year.
The growth in passenger traffic was supported by an increase in air travel between Singapore and all regions except the Americas. Among Changi Airport’s top 10 country markets, passenger movements to and from Hong Kong, India, Indonesia and Japan registered double-digit increases. However, Thailand and China traffic registered declines of 15% and 8% respectively.
On a rolling 12-month basis, passenger traffic at Changi Airport crossed the 54-million mark for the first time in history with 54.02 million passenger movements recorded for the year ended 30 April 2014.
As at 1 May 2014, more than 100 airlines operate at Changi Airport, connecting Singapore to 270 cities in some 60 countries and territories worldwide. With more than 6,600 weekly scheduled flights, an aircraft takes off or lands at Changi roughly once every 90 seconds.
Source / Author: Changi Airport
Photo: Changi Airport