O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 3.9% to 1’453,651 compared to previous May (YTD +3.3%). Transfer passengers decreased by -4.2% to 667,816 in May (YTD +2.9%). The transfer rate which was at 33.2% last May is currently at 31.4% (YTD 34.7%).
The current low cost carrier market share is at 11.4% (YTD 10.6%), showing a passenger decrease of -0.4% (YTD +1.2%) versus previous year.
Air traffic movements (ATM’s) decreased by -4.8% to 23’571 in May versus previous year (YTD -3.2%). The decrease divides into a decrease of -3.5% for airlines (YTD -1.8%) and a decrease of -12.1% for general aviation (YTD -10.5%).
The average passenger per movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 105.8 (100.9 previous year) or 101.8 YTD (96.9 previous year). The average seat load factor saw an increase of 1.3 percentage points to 73.4% (YTD 71.8%).
Traffic Figures May 2012 (pdf, 0,40 MB)
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Total turnover (net sales to consumers) during May was CHF 44.0m (+11.9% versus previous year). Turnover per departing passenger in May was CHF 41.4, which is 10.6 percent higher than last year. Year to date May, total turnover saw an increase of 7.4% to CHF 202.9m and turnover per departing passenger increased by 4.1 percent to CHF 42.2.
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Updated Traffic Figures May 2012
The passenger figures for May 2012 had to be slightly adjusted. Whilst the gain of 1.2% of total passengers versus May 2011 remains unchanged, the split between transfer and local passengers had to be adjusted. Please find attached the updated Traffic Figures for May 2012 and May 2012 year to date.
Updated Traffic Figures May 2012 (pdf, 0,40 MB)
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