Singapore Changi Airport handles 183,300 tonnes of cargo in July
Aug 28, 2018: One of the major Asian hubs Singapore Changi Airport has recorded 2.1 percent year-on-year growth in air cargo traffic in July. The airport has handled 183,300 tonnes of cargo volume compared to the same period last year.
The airport has registered 5.72 million passenger movements in July 2018, a 5.7 percent year-on-year increase. Aircraft movements rose 2.5 percent to 32,710 landings and takeoffs.
The airport in its press release highlights that passenger traffic for the reporting month was boosted by growth across all regions, with traffic to and from Europe rising 19 percent compared to the same period last year.
With the launch of Scoot’s Berlin service and the resumption of Lufthansa’s Munich service earlier this year, traffic to and from Germany grew 30 percent. Among Changi’s top 10 destinations, London and Denpasar led the gainers, registering double digit growth.