Saturday, December 02, 2006

Changi airport achieves new record in flights` number

Singapore Changi Airport’s received a boost with improved connectivity in the Northern Winter Season 2006, which spans from 29 October 2006 to 24 March 2007. Changi Airport now handles a record number of more than 4,160 weekly scheduled flights, an increase of 168 flights compared to the same period last year.
The key regions that contributed to the growth included South East Asia, North Asia and South Asia.
Seven new airlines also joined the Changi family in 2006. They are Shanghai Airlines Cargo, Egypt Air, Cebu Pacific, South African Airways, Air India Express, Jetstar Airways and Air Madagascar.
Air India Express, the first Indian low-cost carrier to fly to Singapore, commenced operations on the Singapore-Chennai route on 29 October 2006. Air India Express has plans to grow its services to Singapore from Chennai, as well as to launch new flights from other Indian destinations.
01/12/06 Travel Daily News International, Greece
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