Zurich Airport News Flash No. 11 / Zurich Airport Key Figures - May 2011
2,104,190 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport during May 2011, a gain of 6.4% versus May 2010. The year to date passenger growth stands at +9.6%. O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 5.8% to 1,398,653 compared to previous May (YTD +10.3%). Transfer passengers are up by 7.6% to 697,412 in May (YTD +8.3%). The transfer rate which was at 32.9% last May is currently at 33.2% (YTD 34.8%).
The current low cost passenger market share is at 11.6% (YTD 10.8%), showing an increase in passenger figures of 10.3% (YTD +14.7%) versus previous year.
Air Traffic Movements (ATMs) increased by 5.4% to 24,769 in May versus previous year (YTD +8.4%). The increase divides into a gain of 4.7% for airlines (YTD +8.1%) and a gain of 9.3% for general aviation and others (YTD +10.1%).
The average Passenger per Movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 100.9 (99.2 previous year) or 96.9 YTD (95.5 previous year). The average seat load factor saw an decrease of 0.3 percentage points to 72.1% (YTD 69.8%).
Total turnover (net sales to consumers) during May was CHF 39.5m (-8.8% versus previous year). Turnover per departing passenger in May was CHF 37.5, which is 14.3 percent lower than last year. Year to date May, total turnover saw a decrease of -1.2% (CHF 189.1m) and turnover per departing passenger decreased by 9.8% (CHF 40.6).