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Changi Airport Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Passenger Traffic For The First Time

Singapore’s Changi Airport has reached a significant milestone, surpassing its pre-pandemic passenger levels for the first time since the global health crisis began. In February 2024, the airport recorded an impressive 5.35 million passenger movements, achieving 104.3% of the traffic numbers from February 2019 12.


The aviation industry faced unprecedented challenges during the pandemic, with travel restrictions, lockdowns, and reduced flight schedules. Changi Airport, a major international hub, was no exception. However, the recent surge in passenger numbers signals a remarkable recovery for the airport.


With 5.35 million passengers in February 2024, Changi Airport has not only rebounded but also exceeded its pre-pandemic levels. Travelers from around the world are returning to the skies, eager to explore new destinations and reunite with loved ones.


The airport also witnessed a boost in airfreight movements, with 156,000 tons of cargo transported in January 2024. This reflects increased trade and economic activity, as businesses adapt to the changing landscape.


In the same month, Changi Airport handled 30,100 commercial aircraft movements. Airlines are gradually restoring routes and frequencies, connecting Singapore to over 100 cities across the globe.


As vaccination rates rise and travel restrictions ease, Changi Airport is poised for further growth. The commitment to safety, hygiene, and seamless travel experiences remains paramount. Passengers can expect enhanced health protocols, digital innovations, and efficient processes as they pass through the terminals.


Changi Airport’s success extends beyond Singapore’s borders. It serves as a vital link, connecting more than 100 airlines to 400 cities in over 100 countries and territories worldwide. Whether you’re jetting off on a business trip, embarking on a family vacation, or simply exploring the world, Changi Airport welcomes you with open runways and warm hospitality.



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