Key Figures March 2016
2,064,221 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport in March (+3.8% vs. previous year). Local passengers increased by 7.5% and transfer passengers decreased by 4.3%. The transfer rate which was at 31.6% last March is at 29.2% in the month under review.
Air traffic movements
In March, air traffic movements increased to 21,214 (+0.7% vs. previous year).
The average seat load factor is at 74.1% (-0.3 percentage points vs. previous year) and the average passenger per movement figure increased to 111.5 (108.3 previous year).
Total turnover in March was CHF 43.5m (+4.7% vs. previous year). The increase divides into +2.6% for airside and +7.5% for landside.
Year-to-date, total turnover saw an increase of +3.6% compared to last year (airside +3.0%, landside +4.4%). The spend per departing passenger is currently at CHF 42.3 (-0.4% vs. previous year).
There is a base effect as Easter holiday was earlier this year (March 2016 vs. April 2015).
For a detailed overview we refer to the attached document.