Published on : Thursday, February 14, 2013
1,703,400 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport during January 2013, a loss of 0.5% versus January 2012.
O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) decreased by 1.2% to 1,068,162 compared to previous January. Transfer passengers increased by 0.8% to 627,734 in January. The transfer rate which was at 36.5% last January is currently at 37.0%.
Air traffic movements (ATM’s) decreased by 3.1% to 20,922 in January versus previous year. The decrease divides into a decrease of 2.4% for airlines and a decrease of 7.1% for general aviation.
The average passenger per movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 95.1 (93.3 previous year). The average seat load factor saw an increase of 0.1 percentage points to 67.1%.