Passenger traffic at Changi International Airport in Singapore rose by 16.5% to 9.94 million passengers in the first quarter of 2010, compared with the same period in 2009.
In March, the airport handled 3.45 million passengers, a growth of 18.8% compared with March 2009, according to the moodiereport.com.
Full service carriers (FSC) have accounted for more than 50% of the growth, while passengers carried on low-cost carriers rose by 48.9% and FSCs by 12.4%.
Cargo traffic also increased 18.8% by tonnage in March, compared with the same period in the previous year.
Aircraft movements also rose by 9% to 62,723 in the first quarter with a total of 21,604 aircraft movements registered in March, an increase of 10.5%.