Zurich: record number of cargo flights
Due to the corona pandemic, Zurich airport (ZRH) suffered a historic drop in traffic last year: During 2020, a total of 291,163 t of freight passed through the Swiss air hub. Freight volumes fell significantly less (-35.6%) than the number of passengers (-73.5%) and the number of flight movements (-59.6%).
In addition, the number of pure cargo flights at ZRH increased by 2,130 flight movements compared to 2019.There have never been that many cargo flights in the history of the airport. In December 2020, a total of 27,402 t of freight were transported at ZRH. This corresponds to a decrease in freight volume of -28.8% compared to last year. (ah)