Zurich Airport News Flash No. 12 / Zurich Airport Key Figures - May 2015
2,297,316 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport in May 2015, a gain of 6.2% versus May 2014. O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 11.9% to 1,674,064 compared to previous May. Transfer passengers decreased by -6.5% to 617,610. The transfer rate which was at 30.6% last May is currently at 26.9%.
Air traffic movements (ATM’s) increased by 1.0% to 23,368 in May versus previous year. The increase divides into an increase of 0.9% for airlines and 1.7% for general aviation.
The average passenger per movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 113.2 (107.6 previous year). The average seat load factor saw an increase of 2.1 percentage points to 76.2%.
Total turnover (net sales to consumers) during May was CHF 48.1m (+4.0% versus previous year). Turnover per departing passenger in May was CHF 41.8, which is 2.1% lower than last year. Year to date May, total turnover saw a decrease of 1.4% to CHF 207.6 and turnover departing passenger decreased by 4.4% to CHF 42.0.
There is a base effect as Whitsun holiday (public holiday) was earlier this year (May 2015 vs. June 2014).