Singapore Changi traffic grows 4% in February

posted on 22nd March 2019 by Justin Burns

Singapore Changi Airport managed 5.13 million passenger movements in February – a four per cent year-on-year (YOY) increase on the same month in 2018 and aircraft movements remained stable with 29,900 landings and takeoffs.

For the month of February, passenger traffic growth was seen across all regions, with Europe and North America recording double-digit growth. With the Lunar New Year holidays falling in the month of February, traffic between Singapore and China grew six per cent.

As at 1 March 2019, more than 100 airlines operate at Changi Airport, connecting Singapore to some 400 cities in about 100 countries and territories worldwide. With more than 7,400 weekly scheduled flights, an aircraft takes off or lands at Changi roughly once every 80 seconds.

Singapore Changi Airport handled 5.62 million passenger movements in January 2019, a six per cent YOY increase.

Changi Airport is the world’s seventh busiest airport for international traffic, managing a record 65.6 million passenger movements in 2018.