Zurich Airport News Flash No. 13 / Zurich Airport Key Figures - July 2011
2,451,404 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport during July 2011, a gain of 8.6% versus July 2010. The year to date passenger growth stands at +8.9%. O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 9.6% to 1,663,006 compared to previous July (YTD +10.0%). Transfer passengers are up by 6.5% to 780,490 in July (YTD +6.9%). The transfer rate which was at 32.5% last July is currently at 31.9% (YTD 33.9%).
The current low cost passenger market share is at 11.5% (YTD 11.1%), showing an increase in passenger figures of 11.5% (YTD +13.9%) versus previous year.
Air Traffic Movements (ATMs) increased by 0.4% to 24,941 in July versus previous year (YTD +6.0%). The increase divides into a gain of 3.5% for airlines (YTD +6.4%) and a loss of 16.1% for general aviation and others (YTD +4.1%).
The average Passenger per Movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 113.4 (108.2 previous year) or 100.7 YTD (98.3 previous year). The average seat load factor saw an increase of 2.1 percentage points to 79.7% (YTD 72.0%).
Total turnover (net sales to consumers) during July was CHF 46.0m (+4.6% versus previous year). Turnover per departing passenger in July was CHF 37.5, which is 3.7 percent lower than last year. Year to date July, total turnover saw an increase of 0.3% to CHF 276.6m and turnover per departing passenger decreased by 7.9% to CHF 39.8.