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Changi Airport Surpasses 60 Mln Passengers In 2017

by December 18, 2017 General

SINGAPORE, Dec 18 (Bernama) — Changi Airport Group (CAG) today celebrated the crossing of yet another milestone in Changi Airport’s history, recording 60 million passenger movements in 2017, a first in a calendar year.

“It is a proud moment for all of us in the airport community and is the result of years of hard work and dedication to grow the Changi air hub to what it is today,” its Chief Executive Officer, Lee Seow Hiang said in a statement today.

“It was only in 2012 that we marked our 50 million milestone. Five years on, we have increased annual traffic by 20 per cent or 10 million,” he said.

Lee noted that with the new Terminal 4, and an upcoming development projects such as the expansion of Terminal 1, the Changi East project as well as a new passenger terminal at Seletar Airport, CAG would ensure that the country’s airports continue to have sufficient capacity to meet the region’s demand for air travel in the decades ahead, and contribute to Singapore’s economic success in the long run.

CAG said with more than 60 million passengers now passing through Changi Airport yearly, the aviation sector would continue to be a key contributor to Singapore’s economy…..