Changi Airport Posts 12.6% Passenger Rise

24 May 2010 (Last Updated May 24th, 2010 18:30)

Singapore's Changi Airport has recorded a 12.6% rise in passenger traffic with more than 3.28 million passengers passing through its gates in April this year. In the first quarter, the airport's traffic increased by 15.5% compared with the same period in 2009 to 13.2 million.

Singapore's Changi Airport has recorded a 12.6% rise in passenger traffic with more than 3.28 million passengers passing through its gates in April this year.

In the first quarter, the airport's traffic increased by 15.5% compared with the same period in 2009 to 13.2 million.

Domestic traffic rose by 21% year-on-year, while international traffic increased by 22%.

Cargo traffic rose by 16.3% to 146,849t. Overall, first quarter growth for cargo was 18%, amounting to 575,697t.

Aircraft movements rose 8.6% to 21,303 during the month, bringing the total number of aircraft movements in the January-April period to 84,026, up 8.9%.