Record passenger haul for Changi Airport in 2018 but global uncertainties loom

Total traffic in 2018 likely to have exceeded 65 million, but global uncertainties loom

In 2018, January to November traffic hit 59.5 million, Changi Airport Group (CAG) reported last month, with the annual numbers expected soon. PHOTO: ST FILE
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Changi Airport, the world's sixth busiest for international traffic, had another record haul last year, with total passenger traffic believed to have exceeded 65 million, The Straits Times has learnt.

Airport staff had their hands full with the annual number translating to about 180,000 passenger movements a day.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 28, 2019, with the headline Record passenger haul for Changi Airport in 2018 but global uncertainties loom. Subscribe