During August 2010 2'230'147 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport, a gain of 5.0% versus August 2009. The year to date passenger growth stands at +3.7%. O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 9.5% to 1'443'936 compared to previous August (YTD +6.4%). Transfer passengers are down by 2.2% to 779'856 in August (YTD -1.0%). The transfer rate which was at 37.6% last August is currently at 35.0% (YTD 34.6%).
The current low cost passenger market share is at 11.7% (YTD 10.8%), showing an increase in passenger figures of 13.2% (YTD +10.0%) versus previous year.
Air Traffic Movements (ATM’s) increased by 2.9% to 24'377 in August versus previous year (YTD +2.0%). The increase divides into a gain of 4.2% for airlines (YTD +1.5%) and a loss of -3.7% for general aviation and others (YTD +5.1%). The average Passenger per movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 107.6 (106.9 previous year) or 99.6 YTD (97.6 previous year). The average seat load factor saw an increase of 0.3 percentage points to 77.2% (YTD 72.5%).
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Document Traffic Figures August 2010
Total turnover (net sales to consumers) during August was CHF 40.2m (3.4% versus previous year). Turnover per departing passenger in August was CHF 36.1, which is 1.5 percent lower than last year.
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Document Commercial Figures August 2010