The first Swiss cantons are in the summer vacation. At Zurich Airport, normal operations are slowly returning.
the essentials in brief
- The summer holidays began in many Swiss cantons on Friday.
- Zurich Airport has a higher volume of travel.
- Pictures show how fond of traveling Mr and Mrs Swiss are after the forced break.
The summer holidays have started in the first Swiss cantons. And this year, many families are daring to go abroad again.
The number of passengers in the halls of Zurich Airport is high. The check-ins are fully occupied: If you want to drop off your luggage, you have to expect a long queue.
Images that make Swiss aviation positive. Because: “In April 2020 the passenger volume fell by up to 99 percent,” explains Manuela Staub, media spokeswoman for Zurich Airport.
Meanwhile, the volume is increasing again – especially on days like today. That required intensive planning and additional staff in advance, explains Staub.
Lia from Bern fly to Ibiza: “I had to do a corona test because I haven’t been vaccinated yet. I also had to fill out a form so that I could enter the country. “
For Lia it is the first vacation since the beginning of the crisis, for her colleague Michelle not: “I was in Ibiza last year before the situation got worse.”
Silvia flies to Mexico from Zurich. “I’m visiting my daughter, who is on a world tour.” There are no requirements for the outward journey, but there are for the return flight. «So that you don’t have to go into quarantine, a full vaccination is necessary.
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