SINGAPORE, 27 December 2019 – Singapore Changi Airport handled 5.72 million passenger movements in November 2019, an increase of 5.7% compared to the same period last year. Aircraft movements dipped 1.0% to 32,600 landings and takeoffs, while airfreight throughput declined 6.1% to 178,000 tonnes for the month.
For the month of November, all regions recorded passenger growth. Among Changi Airport’s top 10 markets, China, Japan and Vietnam traffic led the gainers, with double digit growth. Among the top 10 city routes, Denpasar (Bali) was the fastest growing, with Ho Chi Minh, Taipei and Tokyo registering traffic growth of more than 6%.
As at 1 December 2019, more than 100 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 http://www.changiairport.com/corporate/our-expertise/air-hub/traffic-statistics.html.
Other highlights at Changi*
New Services – On 28 November 2019, Jetstar Asia launched a thrice-weekly charter service to Hefei, Singapore’s first connection to the Chinese city.
On 1 December 2019, Air New Zealand commenced five seasonal weekly services to Christchurch, which will operate until 22 February 2020. Singapore Airlines has also launched daily seasonal services to Sapporo, from 30 November 2019 to 7 January 2020.
New Restaurants & Stores – In the transit areas, Chow Tai Fook (T1) and Ray-Ban (T2) have commenced operations.
In the public areas, Sift & Pick has opened at T3’s Basement 2. It offers a range of specially curated designer bags and accessories from around the globe, complementing its online presence.
Changi Luggage Delivery, which provides express same day or next day luggage delivery service, is now available at Terminals 1, 2 and 3.
*For the period 16 Nov to 15 Dec 2019
About Changi Airport Group
Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CAG) (www.changiairportgroup.com) 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.