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Changi Airport racks up double-digit growth in passenger traffic in February

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 14:58

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Changi Airport saw double-digit growth in passengers for the second straight month in February as traffic rose nearly 12 per cent year on year to 4.6 million.

CHANGI Airport saw double-digit growth in passengers for the second straight month in February as traffic rose nearly 12 per cent year on year to 4.6 million.

Meanwhile, aircraft take-offs and landings increased 7.7 per cent to 28,520 landings and take-offs, while cargo shipments were flat at 135,900 tonnes.

"Passenger traffic growth for the month was broad-based with traffic to South East Asia, North East Asia, the Middle East and Europe all increasing by at least 10 per cent," said airport operator Changi Airport Group. "Following the addition of more flights to and from Chinese cities for the Lunar New Year holidays, passenger traffic between Singapore and China rose 13 per cent in February to more than half a million passengers."

After Indonesia, China was the airport's second largest source market for the month, ahead of Malaysia, Thailand and Australia.

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