07/25/2016

easyJet: Ibiza to Geneva via Lyon

Yet again, on 24 July, an easyJet Switzerland flight could not return to Geneva before the closure hour, so was diverted to Lyon. Why?

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07/24/2016

This Summer, try a staycation

A headline in the Daily Telegraph suggested that many Brits are deciding to take their summer holiday in the UK, giving a boost to the economy.

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07/19/2016

Long-haul (night?) flights

Now that OFAC has opened the door for airport expansion, what will be the next destinations and at what time.

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07/12/2016

The airport gives us our morning wake-up call

Via the Skyguide air traffic controllers we are almost sure to get our early morning wake-up call soon after 6am. Is the Federal Council also hearing a wake-up call?

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02/15/2016

2-SEXY an aircraft!

On 11 February, just a few days before St Valentine's day, an aircraft registered in the UK as "2-SEXY", called in at Geneva.

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12/20/2015

Global warming: real or just a myth?

Yesterday, 19 December, the low fog/mist over Geneva caused chaos at the airport. Other places report highly abnormal weather!

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12/02/2015

From Berne to Le Bourget via Geneva

An Air Glaciers Beechcraft 200 Super King came to Geneva from Berne, then continued to Paris Le Bourget (to COP21?).

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11/24/2015

Islamists back from Larnaca to Basel

As reported on this web site and elsewhere, but not in the paper, suspected islamists were being returned from Larnaca to Basel

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11/17/2015

On Friday November 13, another easyJet Switzerland aircraft

It will unfortunately be "easy" to remember when easyJet Switzerland added yet another Airbus A319 to its fleet.

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11/10/2015

A new easyJet route?

An easyJet Switzerland aircraft flew empty to Cambridge UK. Might this be a planned new UK destination?

 

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11/03/2015

Tout va bien à notre aéroport

It seems that despite all sorts of problems involving the airport, any negative things seem to be only rarely reported in Geneva: why?

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10/09/2015

Bomb alert in a plane over Geneva

The flight AH2063, Air Algerie from Brussels to Algier had just flown over Geneva when it was diverted to Lyon.

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09/30/2015

A Swiss flight between Emmen and Pristina?

Yesterday, 29 September, it seems that an Airbus of Swiss flew from Emmen military airport to Pristina and back again!

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09/22/2015

Alternatiba, VW, diesel and Kerosene

On the Saturday at Alternatiba two interesting sessions related to the current VW diesel car emissions scandal.

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09/18/2015

easyJet profits and losses

While easyJet forecasts pre-tax profits of over a billion Swiss Francs, passengers lose out and empty planes fly all over Europe.

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