The Circle at Zurich Airport presented with the Minergie and LEED Platinum certificates

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2022-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Circle at Zurich Airport has been officially certified for its sustainability. Both the Minergie and LEED Platinum certificates were presented at an event. The Circle is not only the largest Minergie certified building in Switzerland, but also the LEED Platinum certified building with the highest number… Read the full press release

The Negishi Sushi Bar to open at the Circle in January 2023

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2022-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Negishi Sushi Bar, a concept by Familie Wiesner Gastronomie AG, is already represented at various locations throughout Switzerland and will in future also ideally complement the gastronomy offer at the Circle. In addition to a show kitchen where sushi will be freshly prepared, the modern concept… Read the full press release

Menswear brand TBô to open a three-month concept store at the Circle at Zurich Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2022-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The community-led menswear brand TBô is opening a three-month concept store at the Circle at Zurich Airport starting in June. In a collaboration with Flughafen Zürich AG, visitors can discover the TBô collection in-store and design a four-piece travel collection. The final collection will be produced in… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport unveils Easter programme

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2022-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Between 15 – 18 April 2022, visitors to Zurich Airport can look forward to an Easter programme with entertainment for all ages. There’s so much to discover: from Easter handicrafts to adventures in the park and Easter surprises from our Rolli rolling suitcase mascot and the Easter… Read the full press release

Flughafen Zürich AG becomes United Nations Global Compact member

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Flughafen Zürich AG is becoming a member of the United Nations Global Compact, the global network for corporate responsibility. By doing so, it is undertaking to uphold the ten Global Compact principles in the areas of human rights, labour standards, environmental protection and anti-corruption. For many years… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport expands coronavirus testing capacity

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — As of tomorrow (Thursday), coronavirus testing capacity at the Zurich Airport testing centre is to be expanded through the addition of provider Ender Diagnostics. The COVID tests offered by this service will be carried out via saliva samples rather than nasal swabs. Test results will be available… Read the full press release

Checkport Schweiz AG to operate PCR testing facility at Zurich Airport

Starting tomorrow, 7 January 2021, Swissport subsidiary Checkport Schweiz AG will be operating a PCR testing facility at Zurich Airport. The novelty: Enders Diagnostics’ PCR tests are carried out by saliva sample and not by nasal swab and the test result is available within only 5 hours, instead of 24 to 48 hours as with… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport named best airport in Europe for 17 consecutive years by World Travel Awards

Zurich Airport has received the prestigious World Travel Award for the best airport in Europe for the 17th time in succession. Zurich, Switzerland, 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In addition to customer satisfaction, the award reflects the quality standards achieved by products and services at and around Zurich Airport. Stephan Widrig, CEO of Flughafen… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport welcomes the opening of MSD’s new office at THE CIRCLE

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The global biopharmaceutical company MSD is expanding in Switzerland and is opening a new office for around 250 employees at THE CIRCLE. Also, SAP advisory company itelligence AG Switzerland is moving its head office to THE CIRCLE. Key factors in the decision were the campus, on-site synergies… Read the full press release

A business jet refuelled with sustainable aviation fuel at Zurich Airport for the first time

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (20.01.2020), a business aircraft was refuelled with a blend of sustainable and conventional fuel at Zurich Airport for the first time. Thanks to the close collaboration between Jet Aviation, Zurich Airport and Finnish renewable jet fuel producer Neste “Sustainable Aviation Fuel” (SAF) will be made available… Read the full press release

THE CIRCLE to open in September 2020

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The new destination for Zurich will be ready for occupancy in stages as of mid-2020. On 1 September 2020 a large part of the brand houses and restaurants plus the Hotel Hyatt Regency Zurich Airport The Circle and the convention centre will open. Several new rental agreements… Read the full press release

British company Pret A Manger opens four locations at Zurich Airport

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British company Pret A Manger (“Pret”) opens at four locations landside and airside shops at Zurich Airport this week. The offer includes freshly prepared food as well as hot and cold drinks, which can be consumed on the spot or ordered to take away. Yesterday, the first of… Read the full press release

Swissport wins easyJet business at Zurich Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport wins easyJet business at Zurich Airport as of 1 September 2019. The five-year contract complements Swissport’s existing business with the airline in Geneva and at Basel‘s EuroAirport. Swissport will service some 120 daily easyJet flights at the three Swiss airports combined. On a global level easyJet relies… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport served 2,421,744 million passengers in March, an increase of 1.2% compared to last year

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In March, 2,421,744 million passengers passed through Zurich Airport, corresponding to an increase of 1.2% compared to last year. The number of local passengers was 1,666,351 in March 2019, which is no change compared to March 2018. The transfer rate is at 31.0% in the month under review… Read the full press release

THE CIRCLE at Zurich Airport received the Minergie certification

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — THE CIRCLE sets new standards in sustainability: The new buildings at Zurich Airport are certified to the highest LEED® PLATINUM standard. It has recently become clear that THE CIRCLE will also receive Minergie certification. At the beginning of April, Beat Pahud, Project Manager of THE CIRCLE and representative… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport to start new summer timetable on 31 March 2019

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The new summer timetable at Zurich Airport will take effect with the switch to summer time on Sunday, 31 March 2019. It will remain in force until Saturday, 26 October 2019. Tour operating hours and observation deck opening hours have also been updated for the upcoming season. Swiss… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport among winners of the 2018 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards

Zurich Airport is among the winners of the 2018 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards in the category 25-40 million passengers in Europe. ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The ASQ Awards are presented annually by Airports Council International (ACI) World, the international umbrella organisation for airport operators. This year Zurich Airport, together with Dublin… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport’s take-off and landing procedures to be switched to modern satellite-based navigation methods

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the coming months, the take-off and landing procedures at Zurich Airport are to be switched to modern satellite-based navigation methods. As a result, the conventional “VOR Trasadingen” navigation system will be gradually decommissioned until February 2020. The conventional aviation navigation system VOR (Very High Frequency Omni-Directional Range)… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Zurich Airport set to debut in Switzerland by 2020

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The IntercityHotel Zurich Airport will become the brand’s first venture into Switzerland when building works are completed in 2020. Construction is now beginning on schedule, and a number of characteristic features are already emerging. As with all IntercityHotels, the USP will be easy accessibility. The… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport 2018/19 winter timetable: fly from Zurich directly to 151 destinations in 66 countries around the world

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Countries around the world. There are a number of new additions to the winter timetable. SWISS is increasing the number of flights in its European route network. It will also offer twelve direct flights a week to Bremen. Edelweiss Air, also part of the Lufthansa Group, will… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport August 2018: number of passengers up by 5.5% compared to last year

In August, 3’099’820 passengers passed through Zurich Airport, corresponding to an increase of 5.5% compared to last year. ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Local passengers increased by 4.9% to 2’171’082 in August 2018. The transfer rate is at 29.8% in the month under review (+0.3 percentage points vs. previous year) and transfer passengers… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport honoured with World Travel Award for customer-friendliness and consistent high quality for the 15th consecutive year

For the 15th time in succession, Zurich Airport has received the prestigious World Travel Award for its customer-friendliness and consistent high quality. ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The evaluation criteria included customer-friendliness and the general quality standards of products and services. In its category, Zurich Airport won out against nine competitors: Amsterdam,… Read the full press release

dnata extends its full ground and cargo handling services at Zurich Airport for another seven years

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has been re-awarded the license to provide full ground and cargo handling services at Zurich Airport for another seven years from December 2018 till 2025. This allows the company to seamlessly transition from its current licence to the new one, with no interruption to operations. dnata’s… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport switches to summer time on 25 March 2018

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The summer timetable takes effect again at Zurich Airport with the switch to summer time on 25 March 2018. It will remain in force until Saturday, 27 October 2018. Different opening hours also apply to the observation decks. SWISS is adding two new destinations in France to… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport commences expansion and refurbishment of its baggage handling system

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today’s (19.03.2018) groundbreaking ceremony marked the official start for the expansion and refurbishment of Zurich Airport’s baggage handling system. The construction project will be implemented during ongoing operations until the end of 2025 and upon completion will ensure greater baggage handling capacity. Instead of the traditional spade, shortly… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport hosted 29.4 million passengers in 2017, a YoY increase of 6.3%

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2017, 29.4 million passengers passed through Zurich Airport, corresponding to an increase of 6.3%. The number of flight movements was 0.5% higher than in 2016. Despite an increase in seat capacity and due to the use of larger aircraft, the seat load factor went up by… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport announces the start of the new winter timetable

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2017-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The switch to winter time on October 29, 2017 also marks the start of the new winter timetable at Zurich Airport. The timetable will run up to and including March 24, 2018. In addition, winter opening hours will apply for the observation decks and public bus tours. This… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport named Europe’s leading airport for the 14th time in succession

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2017-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Zurich Airport has won the renowned World Travel Award for its customer friendliness and fulfilment of general quality standards for the 14th consecutive time. The annual World Travel Awards has honoured impressive performance in the travel and tourism sector since 1993. This year sees Zurich Airport win… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport wins third place in Best Airport in Europe category of the 2016 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Zurich Airport took third place in the Europe category of the 2016 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards. These awards are presented annually by the leading international umbrella association of airport operators. The association carries out around 600,000 individual passenger surveys to measure customer satisfaction at more than… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport honored with the Air Cargo Excellence Award 2015 in the “European airports up to 399’999 tons of air cargo” category

Zurich Airport wins the Air Cargo Excellence Award for its services in the cargo business for a third time in a row. ZURICH, 2015-3-16 — /Travel PR News/ — For its performance in cargo handling, Zurich Airport was honored with the Air Cargo Excellence Award 2015. In the category “European airports up to 399’999 tons… Read the full press release