According to official data, in August 2018 the airport registered 5.68 million in passenger traffic, which is 7.9% more than in August last year. The number of aircraft landings and takeoffs increased by 3.6% and the airspace acceptance rate increased by 1.8%.
Previously the largest growth in passenger traffic was recorded in Europe, totalling 22%. In South Asia, the highest rate was 13%. For the first time this year, traffic between Singapore and the Oceania region grew by double digits (+ 10%) whereas more than 570,000 passenger carrying flights were executed.