01/31/2012

Despite the airport spin, snow causes problems

teletext_20120131.JPGAnother few inches of snow causes many flights to be delayed. Apparently, however, this is unknown to the airport spokesman, who claims that flights are mostly on-time.

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01/04/2012

Is Basel more important than Geneva?

Yet again the lack of a genuine spare aircraft causes some easyJet Switzerland passengers to suffer long delays. Yesterday, two flights to Gatwick left with almost 5 hours delay!

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12/28/2010

Is Geneva airport not responsible for de-icing?

After reading an article on the TV teletext yesterday, 27 December 2010, repeated in part in this newspaper today, you might think that there were very few flight cancellations and delays. You might also believe that de-icing of aircraft is purely the responsibility of the airlines. Would you be right?

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12/18/2010

Your flight is delayed or cancelled: what next

You are booked on a flight which is cancelled, or delayed with the real likelihood of being cancelled: what now? Simple question, complicated answer. If you were affected, then WHAT DID YOU DO?

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10/09/2010

Taggers put graffiti on easyJet publicity posters

Last weekend, 2/3 October, the press reported that easyJet were employing taggers to write graffiti, relative to their terrible summer performance, on their publicity posters. Here is one they forgot!

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08/16/2010

easyJet (Suisse) annulations, delays and diverted flights : ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

This last week has been absolutely awful for many passengers of easyJet Switzerland: flights cancelled, diverted late at night or operating hours behind schedule. It is high time that the Swiss Civil Aviation Office OFAC read the riot act.

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08/04/2010

easyJet to Gatwick: the delayed truth!

Contrary to the reported explanation of easyJet, the aircraft used for a the flight which left for London Gatwick 8 hours late last Sunday was already in the airport at the start of the day!

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08/02/2010

When August 1 falls on a weekend.

Sumer weekend air travel is always liable to be a problem, especially when the weekend includes the Swiss national day.

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