Operating Indicators for November 2015
Singapore Changi Airport handled 4.64 million passenger movements in November 2015, an increase of 5.0% year-on-year. Aircraft movements were also 2.5% higher with 28,730 landings and takeoffs. Cargo shipments improved 2.5% to 160,500 tonnes, compared to the same period last year.
Operating Indicators for October 2015
Passenger traffic at Singapore Changi Airport grew 2.5% year-on-year in October 2015, with 4.60 million passengers travelling through the airport. There was an increase of 1.8% in airfreight movements, with 162,500 tonnes of cargo handled during the month. Aircraft landings and takeoffs increased by 4.3% to 29,610, the highest mark thus far this year.
Changi Airport celebrates its 500th Best Airport award with free cuppas
Changi Airport recently received its 500th Best Airport award and in celebration of this milestone, it is serving complimentary cups of artisan coffee to passengers and airport staff in the mornings of 24 and 25 November 2015.
Star Wars X-wing and TIE fighter land at Singapore Changi Airport
Look no further, Star Wars fans. To kick start its annual year-end festive celebrations, Changi Airport is bringing a part of the galaxy far, far away to fans, travellers and visitors alike, with two of the film series’ iconic starfighters landing in Singapore for the very first time.
From April, non-stop flights from Singapore to Fiji
In a dream-come-true for many travellers, Singapore will soon be directly connected to Fiji and the romantic paradise of tropical islands in the South Pacific. Changi Airport and Fiji Airways marked a new milestone today with the announcement of non-stop passenger services between Singapore and Fiji, representing Changi Airport’s first direct air link to the South Pacific Islands.
Operating Indicators for September 2015
Singapore Changi Airport handled 4.42 million passengers in September 2015, an increase of 3.9% year-on-year. Aircraft landings and takeoffs also grew by 5.3% to 28,460. On the cargo front, 155,100 tonnes of airfreight were processed last month, 4.9% higher than a year before.
Changi Airport extends online shopping to arriving passengers
Shopping for wines and spirits, and cosmetics and perfumes at Changi Airport has become even more convenient with the introduction of iShopChangi’s collection-on-arrival service.
Changi Airport Group appoints main construction contractor for first package of works to effect three-runway operations
SINGAPORE, 22 October 2015 – Changi Airport Group (CAG) announced today that it has awarded a S$1.12 billion contract to a joint venture formed by Samsung C&T Corporation and Koh Brothers (“the JV”), for the first package of works relating to the development of a three-runway system at Singapore Changi Airport. The award follows a competitive tender which saw participation from 10 tenderers.
Singapore Changi Airport to welcome world’s first Star Wars™ themed plane by ANA
Hold your breath, Star Wars fans! The first-ever commercial aircraft in the world to be decorated with Star Wars livery is coming to Changi Airport, and fans in Singapore now stand a chance to get on board this iconic jet without the need to buy a ticket. Come 12 November 2015, Changi Airport will be the first Asian airport outside of Japan to welcome the R2-D2TM ANA jet.
Operating Indicators for August 2015
Passenger traffic at Singapore Changi Airport grew 6.6% year-on-year in August 2015, with 4.96 million passengers passing through the airport. Air traffic movements also grew, with a total of 29,610 landings and take-offs recorded during the month, or 4.4% more compared to a year ago.
AirBridgeCargo Airlines debuts at Singapore Changi Airport with direct freighter flights from Moscow
Changi Airport Group (CAG) welcomes AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) to Singapore Changi Airport, with its inaugural flight from Moscow, Russia. The international freighter carrier, which is part of Russia-based Volga-Dnepr Group, is launching twice-weekly Moscow-Singapore-Hong Kong-Moscow services with a Boeing 747-8F aircraft.
Operating Indicators for July 2015
Singapore Changi Airport handled some 4.89 million passenger movements in July 2015, an uplift of 6.8% from last year, registering the highest year-on-year growth in monthly passenger traffic so far this year. In tandem, flight movements rose 4.3% to 29,400. During the month, 147,500 tonnes of airfreight were processed at Changi, a 4.8% decrease on-year.