Zurich Airport March Passenger and Cargo Statistics

Flughafen Zurich AG, which operates Switzerland’s busiest airport, said passenger traffic rose 1.6 percent in March from a year earlier.

Freight traffic decreased 4.4 percent last month to 37,720 tons.

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                           March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                            2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                        -------------------------YoY%--------------------------
Total Passengers            1.6%    4.4%   -0.5%   -0.8%   -0.6%   -1.1%    2.8%
Air Traffic Movements      -8.1%   -2.0%   -3.1%   -4.4%   -4.0%   -3.9%   -4.0%
Avg. Max. Takeoff Weight    2.4%    3.8%    1.4%    2.3%    2.0%    2.9%    3.8%
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Freight                    -4.4%    4.1%    1.3%   -0.1%    5.0%   -0.7%    4.0%
 Air Frieght               -3.3%    5.5%    2.5%    3.4%    6.8%   -1.1%    4.8%
 Trucked                   -6.9%    1.1%   -1.8%   -7.3%    1.0%    0.1%    2.2%
                        -------------------------Levels------------------------
Total Passengers (mlns)    1.998   1.694   1.703   1.789   1.788   2.255   2.288
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                           March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                            2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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Seat Load Factor (%)        75.1    68.9    67.1    70.8    70.8    76.8    78.4
Air Traffic Movements     21,143  20,064  20,922  19,994  20,382  23,399  23,577
Avg. Max. Takeoff Weight    85.2    83.9    84.8    85.5    83.5    83.7    83.5
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Freight (in tons)         37,720  34,942  31,195  35,849  34,923  34,861  34,185
 Air Frieght              26,287  24,103  22,223  25,049  24,457  24,007  24,109
 Trucked                  11,433  10,839   8,972  10,800  10,466  10,854  10,076
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Source: Zurich Flughafen, AG

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