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Singapore Changi Airport expects over 50 million passengers for 2012

31-Dec-2012 11:31 AM

Singapore Changi Airport announced (28-Dec-2012) it will report over 50 million passengers p/a for the first time in 2012. Passenger traffic at the airport increased 12.2% to 4.37 million in Nov-2012 and increased 10.1% to 46.3 million for the 11 months to Nov-2012. The airport attributed the results to double-digit growth in travel from Northeast and South Asia and healthy growth in the traditionally strong strong markets of Southeast Asia, Southwest Pacific and Europe. Indonesia remains the airport's largest country market, accounting for 13.4% of total traffic handled at the airport for the eleven months to Nov-2012. Indonesian passenger traffic grew 8.6% year-on-year to 6.2 million over the same period. [more - original PR]