SINGAPORE, 29 November 2018 – Singapore Changi Airport handled 5.38 million passenger movements in October 2018, a 4.3% year-on-year increase. Aircraft movements were 3.2% higher at 32,800 landings and takeoffs, while airfreight throughput grew 2.1% to reach 190,000 tonnes for the month.

For the month of October, all regions registered growth, with European traffic increasing by 15%, boosted by travel to the United Kingdom and Germany. Traffic to and from the United States rose 28%, albeit from a smaller base. Among Changi’s top destinations, Denpasar, London and Melbourne recorded double digit growth.

As at 1 November 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