Swiss civil aviation (scheduled and charter flights and general aviation) recorded a total of 1.2 million aircraft movements (take-offs and landings) in 2021. This is 13% more than in 2020, but still 14% less than in 2019, the year before the COVID-19 pandemic began. The number of passengers reached around 20.2 million in 2021, 20% more than in 2020 but 66% less than in 2019.
While general aviation with mostly small aircraft accounted for around 84% of aircraft movements in 2021, scheduled and charter traffic dominated passenger traffic with a share of 97% (corresponding to 19.7 million passengers).
Timely evaluations of scheduled and charter traffic (annual and quarterly data) can be found here: