SINGAPORE, 25 May 2018 – Singapore Changi Airport handled 5.43 million passenger movements in April, a 5.1% year-on-year increase. Aircraft movements were 4.6% higher at 31,990 landings and takeoffs, while cargo shipments grew 4.5% to 179,410 tonnes, compared to the same period last year.
In April, South Asia, underpinned by India (+18%) and Sri Lanka (+24%) traffic, registered strong growth. Among Changi’s top ten country markets, China (+11%), Vietnam (+10%) and Japan (+7%) also registered good growth. Passenger traffic to and from Europe increased by 13%, boosted by travel on new services to London and Munich.
As at 1 May 2018, more than 100 airlines operate at Changi Airport, connecting Singapore to some 400 cities in about 100 countries and territories worldwide. With more than 7,200 weekly scheduled flights, an aircraft takes off or lands at Changi roughly once every 80 seconds.
Changi Airport’s traffic statistics are available at http://www.changiairport.com/corporate/about-us/traffic-statistics.html.