Changi Airport saw record passenger numbers last year
Figure rises to 53.7 million, thanks to strong travel demand from Asia-Pacific
Published on Jan 29, 2014 7:50 AM
More passengers than ever passed through Changi Airport last year.
While the growth in passenger traffic may be slowing down compared to recent years, the airport still handled about 53.7 million passengers last year - a 5 per cent increase from 2012. The number of landings and take-offs also reached new heights, rising by 5.9 per cent to hit 343,800.
Changi Airport Group (CAG) put the growth down to strong travel demand within the Asia-Pacific region.
Traffic from South-east and North-east Asia markets went up by 8.2 per cent and 7 per cent respectively, accounting for nearly seven in 10 travellers at Changi.
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