Changi numbers down across the board in Sept

Singapore Changi Airport registered 147,800 tonnes of airfreight in September, 2.7 per cent lower than a year before.


Changi numbers down across the board in Sept


Singapore Changi Airport registered 147,800 tonnes of airfreight in September, 2.7 per cent lower than a year before. At the same time the Singapore hub handled 4.25 million passenger movements in the month, a decline of 0.5 per cent yearon- year. Aircraft landings and takeoff s decreased by five per cent to 27,020.

During the month, traffic to South Asia and Northeast Asia grew by 11 and 2 per cent respectively, but other regions, including Southeast Asia, Africa and the Americas, saw lower passenger movements. Among Changi Airport’s top 10 country markets, India registered double-digit growth, while China and Th ailand traffic dipped, down six and nine per cent respectively year-on-year.

In the first three quarters of this year, cargo shipments totalled 1.37 million tonnes, a growth of 0.3 per cent while 40.09 million passengers travelled through Changi Airport, 0.9 per cent more than the corresponding period in 2013. Aircraft movements moved in tandem, growing by 0.6 per cent to 255,260.