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Singapores Changi Airport Registers Highest Passenger Traffic in 2012

by on March 22, 2013


Singapore (PRWEB) February 04, 2013

Singapores Changi Airport, the worlds most awarded airport, has reached an all-time passenger traffic substantial in 2012.

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For the first time in its 31-yr background, Changi crossed the 50 million passenger mark last year, welcoming a complete of 51.two million transit passengers from all areas across the globe.

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According to Singapore company registration consultancy AsiaBiz Providers, this milestone aligns with the governments strategic thrust to bolster the tourism business, a key sector in the city-states economy.

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Commenting even more, AsiaBizs Head of Taxation Mr James Nuben mentioned, From a tourism standpoint, a occupied Changi Airport is indicative of large visitor demand. If this upswing is sustained, we can look forward to a powerful showing from the tourism sector this 12 months.

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2012, THE BUSIEST Year FOR CHANGI

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Total passenger targeted traffic for 2012 increased by ten% in contrast to the preceding yr. In December 2012 alone, the airport registered 4.92 million passengers, recording a 12 months-on-12 months development of eight.6%. On 22 December, Changi registered its highest passenger motion to date, with a total of 180,400 passengers within a 24-hour period.

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Total, targeted traffic from all areas enhanced significantly. In spite of a weak Eurozone market place, travel demand from Europe increased by seven.5%. The airport also appreciated continued visitor development from neighbouring Asia Pacific regions, namely South Asia (12.four%), Northeast Asia (9.9%), Southeast Asia (9.seven%), and Southwest Pacific (9.4%).

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Meanwhile, Changis busiest routes consist of Jakarta, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Manila. Amongst the best five, Bangkok and Tokyo registered the highest increase in passenger volume, with a 10% development vis-

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