Changi Airport gears up for holiday peak

As the holiday season approaches, Changi Airport is expecting more flights and passengers. Learn how the airport minimises flight disruptions during this busy period.
At the Singapore Air Traffic Control Centre near Changi Village, air traffic controllers work round the clock to direct flights moving in and out of Singapore-managed airspace. With high traffic coinciding with the monsoon season, travellers should b
At the Singapore Air Traffic Control Centre near Changi Village, air traffic controllers work round the clock to direct flights moving in and out of Singapore-managed airspace. With high traffic coinciding with the monsoon season, travellers should be prepared for flights being delayed and, in some cases, being diverted to nearby airports.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

It works with partners like ICA and ground handlers to manage the higher Dec traffic

The holidays are coming, which means it is going to get busy at Changi Airport, especially with flight and traveller numbers increasing every year.

Add the annual north-east monsoon and travellers should be prepared for flights being delayed and, in some cases, diverted to nearby airports.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 22, 2018, with the headline 'Changi Airport gears up for holiday peak'. Print Edition | Subscribe