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Cargo plays its part in Changi East plan

15 April 2019

Changi Airport Group (CAG) intends to boost annual cargo capacity at its main asset as part of the Changi East development programme.

Moves to develop air freight infrastructure at Changi show that CAG is mindful of more traditional aspects of the airport business, despite new developments such as Jewel indicating that the airport is aiming for a quantum leap in non-aeronautical revenue generation.

The Changi East project includes an emphasis on cargo development and e-commerce, as CAG attempts to raise annual capacity to 5.4 million tonnes by 2055 via the Changi East Industrial Zone.

Changi handled 2.15 million tonnes in 2018, placing it in the top 20 air freight hubs worldwide.

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