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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05/06/2015

It's the Economy, stupid!

The airport admits to the communes that there will be progressively more noise as the traffic and the number of movements rises.

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01/18/2015

Geneva airport after the financial tsunami

The need for Geneva airport to handle 25 million passengers by 2030 is now doubtful after the floating of the Swiss Franc.

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01/12/2015

A late flight to Rennes

When football teams come to play against Evian, they often return late at night with Sun Air of Scandinavia.

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12/25/2014

A crisis for Father Christmas

T'was the night before Christmas, and Father Christmas had just one more house to visit near Geneva, but then a crisis!

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08/11/2014

Emirates increases capacity and noise to Dubai.

On the site of Geneva airport Emirates announces increased capacity to Dubai, using only the larger Boeing B777 aircraft.

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07/29/2014

Rome to Basel via Geneva and Bordeaux to Geneva via Lyon.

Passengers on the easyJet UK flight from Rome to Basel last night might have been surprised to come first to Geneva on an easyJet Switzerland aircraft.

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05/25/2014

Saturday night / Sunday morning

In the early hours of Sunday 25 May 2015 three early morning aircraft movements had different causes!

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04/11/2014

Sports start and their aircraft

Just before the Masters golf tournament started, a business jet flew over the Augusta course. In it was Tiger Woods, though not to play!

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03/18/2014

Geneva airport: more long haul flights expected.

Today, the president of the Geneva airport board of directors suggests that there will be more long-distance destinations.

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01/16/2014

A cargo flight to Egypt

Just after 11 pm on Wednesday 15 January a large and noisy Airbus A300 took off over Vernier. However, we should not complain!

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10/01/2013

Next week the TV programme T.T.C. will be at the airport

Next Monday, 7 October, the "money" programme T.T.C. will be at the airport to investigate its success.

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09/11/2013

Des(irable) Res(idence) a bit noisy!

A newly renovated house belonging to the CFF is for rent, but is finding no takers because it is in a noisy environment.

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08/25/2013

When Evian play at home Vernier loses!

When Evian Thonon Gaillard football team play at home, the visitors sometimes come by charter flight but leave late.

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