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Air Transport Competitiveness in Switzerland

Air ​transport is a key enabler of economic activity in Switzerland.

It supports 207,000 jobs and CHF 27.7 billion to the GDP, which accounts for 4.1% of Swiss GDP

Main Industry Priorities

  • Industry Competitiveness
  • Aviation Security
  • Infrastructure Capacity Development (ground and air)

Main Industry Priorities 

  •  Environment and Sustainability
  • Operational Costs (airport and ANSP charges)
  • Industry Events

Policy Recommendations

  • Ensure that further infrastructure investments, both on the ground and in the air, are cost-efficient and developed in consultation with users
  • Limit any night time restrictions that affect airports and sirlines' operating hours to increase consumer choice
  • Avoid introducing any additional environmental taxes that implement the Carbon Offsetting Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) as an effective tool to reduce aviation's carbon footprint on the environment

AIR TRANSPORT REGULATORY COMPETITIVENESS INDICATORS 2019

Read the full report for Switzerland (pdf)​​​​​​​​​​​​

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