passenger movements last month, 8.3% more than the corresponding period last year.
At the same time, Changi handled 26,270 aircraft movements, surpassing the 26,000
mark for the first time and registering a new monthly record in terms of aircraft
The growth in passenger traffic was driven by an increase in travel to and from Northeast
Asia and South Asia with both markets registering double-digit growth. Demand for
budget travel continued to improve with low cost airlines carrying 24.8% more passengers
during the month. Passenger traffic on full service carriers grew 3.2% on-year.
Changi Airport handled 163,100 tonnes of cargo in October, an increase of 0.4% year-onyear.
While overall cargo handled at Changi remained relatively unchanged compared to
a year ago, transhipment cargo increased 11.3% during the month.
As at 1 November 2011, Changi Airport is connected to some 210 cities in 60 countries
and territories, and serves 100 airlines operating more than 6,100 weekly flights.
Source: Changi Airport