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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 26.8 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 airlines' operating hours to increase consumer choice
  • Avoid introducing any additional environmental taxes and implement the Carbon Offsetting Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) as an effective tool to reduce aviation's carbon footprint on the environment
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AIR TRANSPORT REGULATORY COMPETITIVENESS INDICATORS 2019

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