Singapore Changi Airport sees 7.9 percent increase in cargo volume in February
Mar 29, 2017: Singapore Changi Airport has handled 146, 870 tonnes of cargo shipments in the month of February 2017. This represents an increase of 7.9 percent compared to the same period last year.
The gateway has handled 4.67 million passenger movements, an increase of 1.5 percent year-on-year,
Passenger traffic for the month remained stable compared to a year ago, which saw travel boosted by the Lunar New Year holidays in February 2016.
Among Changi’s top 10 country markets, India posted the strongest growth of 14 percent increase – with traffic to Bengaluru, Mumbai and New Delhi contributing to the growth. Traffic growth to Indonesia and Vietnam was also steady for the month, up 4 percent in both cases.
As at March 1, 2017, more than 100 airlines operate at Changi Airport, connecting Singapore to some 380 cities in about 90 countries and territories worldwide.