SINGAPORE, 26 February 2018 – Singapore Changi Airport registered 5.30 million passenger movements in January, a 0.9% year-on-year increase. Aircraft movements were 2.8% higher with 32,490 landings and takeoffs, while airfreight throughput rose 10.7% to reach 175,590 tonnes, compared to the same period last year.

Passenger traffic for the month remained stable compared to a year ago, which saw travel boosted by the Lunar New Year holidays[1] in January 2017. Among Changi’s top 10 country markets, Japan (+11%), India (+9%) and Thailand (+9%) led the gainers. Major city routes that recorded strong traffic growth of at least 8% included Bangkok, Chennai and London.

As at 1 February 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