SWITZERLAND. Zürich Airport turnover from retail and food & beverage climbed by a healthy +11.6% year-on-year in March, hitting CHF48.6 million (US$50.4 million). Within this, airside sales surged by +13.2%, with landside sales up by +9.4%. The figures were aided by a +9% leap in passenger traffic to almost 2.4 million. Within this, intercontinental (long haul) traffic climbed by +16.5%.
Turnover per departing passenger in the month rose by +2.4%% to CHF40.60 (US$42.15), and in airside areas this rose by +3.8% (+0.4% landside).
In the first quarter of the year, commercial turnover increased by +6.4% to CHF130.5 million (US$135.5 million). Turnover per departing passenger was CHF40.90 (US$42.47), up by +0.8% on the same period last year.April 13th, 2018