Zurich, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Passenger traffic at Zurich Airport was up 9.7 percent in March over the same period a year earlier, the airport announced late Wednesday. Local traffic was up 10.1 percent and transit traffic rose by 9 percent. In total, the airport serviced 1.82 million passengers.
The occupancy rate, a key figure for airlines’ profitability, rose by 4.4 percent to 71.6 percent overall.
Figures for the first three months of the year show travel rebounding, with passengers up by 8.4 percent and the movements of planes up 2.8 percent.