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Zurich Airport pax up 3%, cargo up 8% in Aug-2012; LCC pax down 4%

13-Sep-2012 12:49 PM

Switzerland's Zurich Airport passenger numbers up 3% - traffic highlights for Aug-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 2.4 million, +3.2% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 36,575 tons, +7.9%;
  • Aircraft movements: 24,332, -2.3%;
    • Europe: 18,329, -2.2%;
    • Intercontinental: 2781, +7.1%;
      • North America: 1052, +6.3%;
      • Asia Pacific: 1227, +10.0%;
      • Africa: 421, +2.2%;
      • Latin America: 81, +1.3%. [more - original PR]

The airport also reported a 4.4% year-on-year decline in LCC passenger numbers to 264,321 while flights operated by LCCs fell 9.7% to 2022 in Aug-2012.