Cargo volumes remain steady at Changi

Yangtze River Express is the latest carrier to start flights to Singapore

153000 tonnes A332F Bangkok Changi Airport Chongqing minimal decline Shanghai Pudong Singapore Yangtze River Express

Cargo movement at Singapore’s Changi airport remained steady in June 2012, with 153,300 tonnes of airfreight shipped, a change of 0.1 per cent year -on-year.  For the half-year, however, cargo volumes saw a minimal decline of 1.0 per cent compared to the same period in 2011.

Changi also saw the start of airfreight services by Yangtze River Express in July.  The Chinese all-cargo carrier operates eight flights a week using an A332F connecting Shanghai Pudong to Singapore with stopovers in Bangkok and Chongqing.