Singapore Changi Airport has experienced a 78% increase in airport movements, based on a seven-day rolling average provided by RadarBox.com.
Using data from the flight tracking company, we will have a look at how the airport is performing currently and what the Summer season could mean for Changi.
Without further ado, let’s get into the numbers…
For April 2-9, Singapore Changi Airport handled 851 movements, based on a seven-day rolling average provided by the flight tracking company.
This represents an increase of 78.41% compared to the same period last year, but the airport is around 241 movements short of pre-pandemic levels.
Below is how the airport has performed throughout 2023 so far:
|Date||2019 Numbers||2022 Numbers||2023 Numbers||Percentage Difference (2023 vs. 2022)|
|January 1-8||1021 movements||388 movements||816 movements||+110.31%|
|January 8-15||1036 movements||395 movements||819 movements||+107.34%|
|January 15-22||1034 movements||399 movements||823 movements||+106.27%|
|January 22-29||1057 movements||403 movements||800 movements||+98.51%|
|January 29-February 5||1029 movements||362 movements||816 movements||+125.41%|
|February 5-12||1063 movements||389 movements||818 movements||+110.28%|
|February 12-19||1051 movements||404 movements||811 movements||+100.74%|
|February 19-26||1023 movements||406 movements||820 movements||+101.97%|
|February 26-March 5||1038 movements||407 movements||834 movements||+104.91%|
|March 5-12||1038 movements||413 movements||836 movements||+102.42%|
|March 12-19||1030 movements||418 movements||837 movements||+100.24%|
|March 19-26||1043 movements||436 movements||836 movements||+91.74%|
|March 26-April 2||1088 movements||486 movements||863 movements||+77.57%|
What we can see from the data is that Singapore Changi Airport is performing much better than it did in the same periods for 2022.
The improvement has been major, especially with the airport achieving triple-digit growth in 10 of the 14 recorded weeks of 2023 thus far.
Singapore Changi Airport Voted World’s Best Airport 2023
Singapore Changi Airport was named the World’s Best Airport 2023 at the Skytrax World Airport Awards back in March.
It is the 12th time that Singapore’s international airport has taken out the coveted international award.
In addition to the major international accolade, Singapore Changi Airport also received the 2023 awards for the World’s Best Airport Dining, the Best Airport for Leisure Amenities, and the Best Airport in Asia.
Mr. Lee Seow Hiang, Chief Executive Officer of Changi Airport Group, said: “Changi Airport is honored to be named World’s Best Airport for the 12th time.”
“This recognition is a great encouragement to our airport community, who stood firmly together to battle the challenges of Covid-19 over the past two years.”
“We thank them for their dedication to serving Changi’s passengers and the perseverance to keep Singapore connected to the world. To our passengers, we are deeply grateful for your vote of confidence.”
“Our continued support encourages us to keep pursuing service excellence as we expand our offerings to redefine the Changi Experience. We look forward to welcoming everyone to Changi Airport as we rediscover the magic of travel again.”
It remains clear that Changi Airport is definitely having a much better year, and all eyes are on them to see when they will exceed pre-pandemic movement levels.