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Changi Airport passenger volume sets record in November

Changi Airport’s November 2004 passenger traffic rose to 2.71 million…

Changi Airport’s November 2004 passenger traffic rose to 2.71 million. This is 12.8 per cent higher than November 2003, and a 15.5 per cent increase over November 2002. For the first time in Changi Airport’s history, the daily passenger traffic exceeded 100,000 passengers. This milestone was crossed 3 days in the month of November. The traditional peak season for air travel is the month of December. The last two highest daily figures were 98,213 passengers in December 2003 and 98,421 passengers in December 2002.

Taken as a whole, Changi Airport handled 27.4 million passengers in the first 11 months of this year, a 24.7 per cent improvement over the corresponding period last year, and a 4.5 per cent hike over 2002.

Meanwhile, Changi Airport’s airfreight volume also rose. Changi Airport processed 149,297 tonnes of air cargo in November 2004, which is a 3.8 per cent increase over November 2003, and 2.3 per cent stronger than November 2002.

Between January and November 2004, Changi Airport handled 1.62 million tonnes of airfreight. This is 10.3 per cent more than the same period last year, and an 8 per cent jump over 2002.

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