Moderate growth for Changi Airport in May

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Singapore Changi Airport experienced moderate growth in airfreight in May, with a 1.8 per cent year-on-year increase to 180,490 tonnes.

So far in 2018 airfreight has grown by 3.4 per cent, handling 872,000 tonnes in the first five months of the year.

The year started off strongly with 10.7 per cent growth in January, followed by a 1.4 per cent increase in February, before dipping by 0.6 per cent in March and growing again in April with a 4.5 per cent increase.

On 16 May, Changi welcomed LOT Polish Airlines’ inaugural flight from Warsaw, Poland operating on a Boeing 787-8.

The airline is operating three flights a week between Warsaw and Singapore, with an additional flight between July and October.