Singapore Changi Airport has handled 4.37 million passengers in May, marking an increase of 2% when compared with the same period last year.
During the month, the airport reported a 1.7% year-on-year rise in air traffic to 28,930 flight movements, while the airport handled 3.5% more cargo that reached 157,500t.
Among the top ten country markets of the Changi Airport, Hong Kong and Vietnam recorded double-digit increases.
Due to the political situation, traffic to and from Thailand decreased by 17%, while Bangkok and Phuket traffic dropped by 24% and 7% respectively.
During the first five months of the year, the airport handled 21.95 million passengers, a 1.8% rise against the corresponding period in 2013.
The airport reported a 3.6% increase in aircraft movements between January and May, while the airport’s cargo shipments went up by 0.8%.
By 1 June, the airport operated over 100 airlines connecting Singapore to 290 cities across 75 countries and territories worldwide, it also has more than 6,600 weekly scheduled flights.