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Changi Airport handles record-breaking 46.5m passengers

Changi Airport handles record-breaking 46.5m passengers

It was a record-breaking year for Changi Airport, which handled 46.5 million passengers in 2011. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN By Karamjit Kaur, Aviation Correspondent It was a record-breaking year for Changi Airport, which handled 46.5 million passengers in 2011. This was 10.7 per cent more than the total throughput in 2010, Changi Airport Group (CAG) said on Friday. Low-cost carriers like Jetstar, Tiger Airways and AirAsia accounted for a quarter of the total passenger traffic and about 30 per cent of all aircraft movements. December 2011 was the airport's busiest month ever, with 4.53 million passengers handled - 11.4 per cent more than a year ago. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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