Changi traffic down in 2015

Changi traffic down in 2015

Traffic only rises slightly in February, despite Chinese New Year

Traffic only rises slightly in February, despite Chinese New Year

Changi welcomed 8.54 million passengers in January and February 2015
Changi welcomed 8.54 million passengers in January and February 2015

Passenger traffic at Singapore’s Changi Airport has declined in the first two months of 2015.

In total, the airport handled 8.54 million passengers in January and February 2015, 1.9% fewer than the 8.71m registered in the same period last year. Traffic edged up 0.3% in February, largely due to the impact of Chinese New Year, but this was not enough to offset the 3.8% drop experienced in January.

And the number of take-offs and landings at Changi have also declined 3.2% in the first two months of 2015, including a 5.2% drop in January and a 1.0% decline in February.

Despite these declines, Changi is still one of the Asia’s busiest airports, handling more than 100 airlines, with approximately one take-off or landing every 90 seconds.

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