SINGAPORE: Singapore Changi Airport handled 4.28 million passengers in August, an increase of nearly 11 per cent compared to a year ago.
In a statement, Changi Airport Group (CAG) said air traffic movements for the month also grew by 6.5 per cent to 27,400 flights.
CAG added that demand for air travel to and from Southeast Asia, South Asia, Southwest Pacific, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas was strong, with double—digit growth registered for each of those regions.
Meanwhile, airfreight movements fell by 4.4 per cent on—year, with 146,400 tonnes of cargo passing through Changi Airport in August.
For the first eight months of 2012, CAG said Changi Airport registered 33.6 million passenger movements, up 10.5 per cent on—year, while flight movements rose by 9 per cent to 214,000.
As at 1 September 2012, more than 100 airlines operate at Changi Airport, connecting Singapore to over 230 cities, with over 6,200 weekly scheduled flights.
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