Zurich Airport News Flash No. 4 / Zurich Airport Key Figures - February 2011
During February 2011 1’623’274 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport, a gain of 5.0% versus February 2010. The year to date passenger growth stands at +5.1%. O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 6.5% to 1’048’141 compared to previous February (YTD +6.8%). Transfer passengers are up by 2.3% to 568’558 in February (YTD +2.0%). The transfer rate which was at 36.0% last February is currently at 35.1% (YTD 35.7%).
The current low cost passenger market share is at 10.8% (YTD 10.0%), showing an increase in passenger figures of 9.1% (YTD +8.7%) versus previous year.
Air Traffic Movements (atm’s) increased by 7.1% to 20,479 in February versus previous year (YTD +7.5%). The increase divides into a gain of 4.9% for airlines (YTD +5.5%) and a gain of 21.3% for general aviation and others (YTD +19.9%). The average Passenger per movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 93.0 (92.9 previous year) or 91.6 YTD (92.0 previous year). The average seat load factor saw a decrease of 0.9 percentage points to 67.3% (YTD 66.3%).
Total turnover (net sales to consumers) during February was CHF 33.9m (-1.9% versus previous year). Turnover per departing passenger in February was CHF 41.8, which is 6.6 percent lower than last year. Year to date February, total turnover saw a decrease of 2.2% (CHF 71.0m) and turnover per departing passenger decreased by 6.9% (CHF 42.8).