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Operating Indicators for July 2019

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Operating Indicators for July 2019

SINGAPORE, 23 Aug 2019 – Singapore Changi Airport registered 5.91 million passenger movements in July 2019, 3.3% higher than the same period last year. Aircraft movements dipped 1% to 32,400 landings and takeoffs, while airfreight throughput declined 7.2% to 170,000 tonnes for the month.

For the month of July, all regions except for South Asia recorded growth. Germany, Korea, New Zealand and the United States of America were among top markets that registered double digit growth, while traffic to India and the United Kingdom declined. Among Changi’s top routes, Shanghai (+12%) and Brisbane (+12%) were the fastest growing.

As at 1 August 2019, more than 120 airlines operate at Changi Airport, connecting Singapore to some 380 cities in about 100 countries and territories worldwide. With more than 7,400 weekly scheduled flights, an aircraft takes off or lands at Changi roughly once every 80 seconds.

Changi Airport’s traffic statistics are available at

Other highlights at Changi*

New Services – Vistara, a new carrier at Changi Airport, launched its first international flight to Singapore on 6 August[1]. The airline operates daily services to Delhi and Mumbai.

New Restaurants & Stores – In the public areas, three new stores have commenced operations at T3 B2. They are fashion accessories shop Mixshop, massage chair operator Rest N Go Exclusive Lounge and homegrown wine retailer 8 by Bottles & Bottles.

In the transit areas, a host of fashion brands – Bottega Veneta (T3), Longchamp (T3), MCM (T3), and Prada (T1) have opened new stores. Irvins Salted Egg, renowned for its salted egg yolk snacks, has also opened its third airport outlet at T3.

*For the period 16 July to 15 August 2019

[1] India local time. The inaugural UK115 arrived in SIN on 7 August.



About Changi Airport Group

Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CAG) ( was formed on 16 June 2009 and the corporatisation of Singapore Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO: WSSS) followed on 1 July 2009. As the company managing Changi Airport, CAG undertakes key functions focusing on airport operations and management, air hub development, commercial activities and airport emergency services. CAG also manages Seletar Airport (IATA: XSP, ICAO: WSSL) and through its subsidiary Changi Airports International, invests in and manages foreign airports.

The world's seventh busiest airport for international traffic, Changi Airport managed a record 65.6 million passenger movements in 2018. The airport’s latest gem, Jewel Changi Airport, opened in April 2019 and now attracts millions of visitors every month. Including Jewel, Changi Airport’s retail and dining offerings total more than 500 stores and over 260 F&B outlets. With over 100 airlines connecting Singapore to 380 cities worldwide, Changi Airport handles about 7,400 flights every week, or about one every 80 seconds.

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