|Infrastructure - Changi Airport Operating indicators for April 2012|
Singapore Changi Airport managed 4.21 million passenger movements in April 2012, 12.7% higher than the same month last year. Aircraft movements increased correspondingly by 8.8% to 26,400 movements.
During the month, passenger traffic improved on-year across all regions with routes to and from the Middle East, South Asia, Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia achieving strong results. Among Changi’s key markets, China, India and Japan registered the strongest growth. With connections to 26 Chinese cities and 11 Indian destinations, Changi Airport is the most connected point to China and India from Southeast Asia.
Reflecting the current downturn faced by most export markets around the world, Changi Airport handled 4.9% less cargo in April. 148,200 tonnes of cargo passed through Changi during the month underlined by a 9% decrease in exports. On a rolling 12-month basis, Changi moved 1.86 million tonnes of cargo, a growth of 1.3%.
Changi Airport serves 100 airlines operating some 6,200 weekly flights connecting Singapore to more than 220 destinations in 60 countries.
Source: Changi Airport, May 22, 2012