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Changi Airport's passenger traffic rises 11% in August

Published on Sep 20, 2012 12:47 PM
 
Singapore's Changi Airport handled 4.28 million passengers in August, an increase of 10.9 per cent from a year earlier, while air traffic movement for the month grew 6.5 per cent to 27,400 flights on the back of strong travel demand. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

(REUTERS) - Singapore's Changi Airport handled 4.28 million passengers in August, an increase of 10.9 per cent from a year earlier, while air traffic movement for the month grew 6.5 per cent to 27,400 flights on the back of strong travel demand.

South-east Asia, South Asia, Southwest Pacific, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas registered double-digit growth, the Changi Airport Group said in a statement.

But cargo movement fell 4.4 per cent to 146,400 tonnes in August from a year earlier.

More than 100 airlines operate out of Changi, one of Asia's busiest airports.

 
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