Changi Airport’s Q1 Passenger Traffic up by 16.5%

29 April 2010 (Last Updated April 29th, 2010 18:30)

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 t

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%.