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The new terminal 4 at Changi Airport (Photo: Khaw Boon Wan)

Singapore Changi Passenger Numbers Take off in October

According to Singapore Changi Airport, the vibrant Asian hub has handled 5.38 million passengers in October, a 4.3 percent increase compared to last year. Airfreight also grew 2.1 percent to reach 190,000 tonnes and the aircraft movement were 3.2 percent higher than the same period last year. In October, all regions around the globe recorded passenger growth. Passengers travelling to the U.S. rose by 28 percent. Although the numbers are smaller, European traffic also increased by 15 percent, mainly from…

Singapore’s President Urges Local Airlines to Continue Improving

Singapore Airlines can trace its origins back to 1947, when Malayan Airways Limited was incorporated by a Great Britain-based transportation company, along with a pair of southeast Asian steamship companies. What would eventually became Malaysian Airways began to grow and prosper. However, in 1972, Singapore Airlines officially split from from…

Changi Airport Inches Closer Towards Terminal 4 Launch

After reaching an all-time high of 58.7 million passenger movements in 2016, Singapore’s Changi Airport has its sights set even higher for 2017 with the introduction of a new terminal. Simply labeled as “Terminal 4,” this new area will allow for an additional capacity of 16 million passengers, funneled through a…