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Changi Airport :+7.9% passenger traffic increase in August

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Singapore Changi Airport recorded a +7.9% year-on-year increase in passenger traffic in August, to 5.68 million.

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Operator Changi Airport Group said there was growth across all regions. Traffic to and from Oceania was up+10%, the first double-digit increase of the year. Europe (+22%) and South Asia (+13%) also posted robust growth.

Among Changi’s top ten markets, nine recorded higher traffic. Melbourne (+16%), Sydney (+13%) and Manila (+12%) were among the cities to register double-digit growth.

Changi Airport Group also announced the opening of an E-Gadget Mini by Sprint-Cass electronics retail unit in the Terminal 2 departures hall. Seafood restaurant Fish & Co has also opened in T2.

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T3 saw two recent openings. Restaurant A-One Signature serves claypot-cooked cuisine while Seven Stop is a 24-hour vending machine concept store offering gifts, lifestyle products and has claw machines for play.

 

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