23-Nov-2011 3:58 PM

Singapore Changi Airport announces Oct-2011 traffic surge

Singapore's Singapore Changi Airport announced the following traffic highlights in Oct-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 3,878,788, +8.3%;
  • Cargo volume: 163,114, +0.4%;
  • Aircraft movements: 26,270, +16.8%;

Changi Airport: "Aircraft movements surpassed the 26,000 mark for the first time, registering a new monthly record. The growth in passenger traffic was driven by an increase in travel to and from Northeast Asia and South Asia with both markets registering double-digit growth. Demand for budget travel continued to improve with low cost airlines carrying 24.8% more passengers during the month. Passenger traffic on full service carriers grew 3.2% on-year." Source: Company statement, 23-Nov-2011.