Changi handled 4.12m passengers in Feb, up 9.2 per cent from 2012

Changi Airport handled 4.12 million passengers in February, an increase of 9.2 per cent over the same month last year.

In a news release on Monday, Changi Airport Group (CAG) said travel demand was boosted by the Chinese New Year holidays which was in February this year compared to January last year.

Among Changi's top 10 country markets, traffic between Singapore and Australia, China, Hong Kong and Japan each grew by more than 10 per cent.

Aircraft movements for February grew by 4.2 per cent to 25,900 flights.

However, airfreight movements in February declined 12.1 per cent to 126,500 tonnes compared to February last year.

CAG said passenger movements rose 5.3 per cent to 8.44 million in the first two months of the year, while aircraft movements grew by 3.2 per cent to 54,100.

As at March 1, more than 100 airlines operate at Changi Airport - connecting Singapore to 240 cities in some 60 countries and territories worldwide.

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