SWITZERLAND. Zurich Airport retail and dining turnover reached CHF61.1 million (US$69.7 million) in July, an increase of +12.6% year-on-year. Importantly, this represented a +4.7% increase on the CHF58.5 million figure recorded in July 2019.
The year-on-year rise was driven by a +17.8% leap in airside sales, with landside up by +5.5%.
Airside spend per departing passenger was CHF25.10 (US$28.63), up by +1.8% on July last year.
Passenger traffic in the month reached 2.9 million, up by +15.7% year-on-year. This was 92.6% of the number achieved in July 2019. For the first seven months, retail and dining turnover reached CHF343 million (US$391 million), up by +25.9% on the same period last year, with airside sales rising by +34.8%. Airside spend per passenger slipped by -2.1% to CHF23.80 (US$27.14). Passenger traffic leapt +37.7% year-on-year in the period to 16 million. ✈