Published on : Monday, August 28, 2017
Singapore Changi Airport registered 5.42 million passenger movements in July, a 4.5% year-on-year increase. Aircraft movements rose 3.6% to 31,910 landings and takeoffs, while airfreight throughput grew 11.2% to reach 179,550 tonnes, compared to the same period last year.
For the month of July, all regions recorded growth in passenger traffic. India, Changi’s sixth largest country market year-to-date, saw passenger traffic grow 16%, registering double digit growth for the seventh consecutive month this year. Among Changi’s top 20 country markets, Germany, United Arab Emirates and United States also achieved double-digit growth in July.
As at 1 August 2017, more than 100 airlines operate at Changi Airport, connecting Singapore to some 380 cities in about 90 countries and territories worldwide. With more than 7,000 weekly scheduled flights, an aircraft takes off or lands at Changi roughly once every 90 seconds.
Other highlights at Changi*
New Services – Singapore Airlines increased its Melbourne and Dhaka weekly services by three each, bringing the total number of weekly services to 31x and 10x respectively.
New Restaurants & Stores – In the public areas, Cards n Such and See’s Candies, a dual concept store which sells gifts, chocolates and treats, has opened at Terminal 2’s Departure Check-in Hall. For the tech geeks, e-Gadget (Basement 2, Terminal 3) and Gadget-Plus (Departure Check-in Hall, Terminal 2), offer a variety of electronics ranging from cameras, sound systems to tablets.
In the transit areas, fashion retailer Giordano has opened its fourth airport store in Terminal 3. Local brand Bee Cheng Hiang, which sells traditional barbecued meat, has commenced operations at Terminal 1.
Source:- Changi Airport
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