In May 2012, 4.09 million travellers passed
through Singapore Changi Airport, an increase of 8.4% compared to
a year ago.
Flight movements at Changi increased 8.0%,
corresponding with the growth in passenger movements.
Asia continued to be a key growth driver for
Changi Airport with double-digit increases registered for
traffic to and from Northeast Asia, South Asia and the Middle East
during the month.
Year-to-date, passenger movements at Changi
grew 12.0% to 20.6 million with Asian routes accounting for 80%
of all traffic.
On the cargo front, Changi Airport registered
152,900 tonnes of cargo last month, down 2.8% year-on-year. For
the first five months of this year, airfreight tonnage at Changi
Airport decreased 1.3% to 745,000 tonnes.
welcomed the launch of new low-cost carrier Scoot on 4 June 2012.
The airline currently operates daily flights to Sydney and
five-weekly services to Gold Coast, a new city link for Changi.
Singapore Changi Airport serves 100 airlines operating more than
6,200 weekly flights connecting Singapore to 220 destinations
in 60 countries.
New Outlets @ Changi
transit area of Terminal 1, popular women’s lingerie and
accessories retailer Victoria’s Secret opened its second outlet
Other new shops in Terminal 1’s Transit Hall
include the Braun Buffel and Goldheart jewellery stores.
Terminal 2, Japanese snack provider Umeya and eatery Central Thai
opened outlets on Level 2 and 3 of the Departure Hall
Over in the transit area of Terminal 2, new store
openings include Cotton On, McDonald’s, Wang Café, Delifrance,
Cocoa & Co and Sakae Sushi.
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