easyJet Switzerland

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EasyJet Switzerland
EasyJet logo.svg
IATA
DS
ICAO
EZS
Callsign
TOPSWISS
Founded 18 May 1988 (as TEA Basel)
Commenced operations 23 March 1989
Operating bases Basel
Geneva
Fleet size 23
Destinations 41
Headquarters Meyrin, Switzerland
Website www.easyjet.com

EasyJet Switzerland SA is a low-cost airline based in Meyrin, Switzerland in Greater Geneva,[1][2][3] operating scheduled flights as an easyJet franchise out of Geneva Cointrin International Airport[4] and Basel-Mulhouse International Airport.

History[edit]

The airline was established on 18 May 1988 as TEA Basel and started operations on 23 March 1989 as part of the TEA group of airlines which provided charter flights from various European destinations. In March 1998, easyJet took a 40% stake in the airline, which began franchise services on 1 April 1999. In 2013, the airline was owned by private investors (51%) and easyJet plc (49%) and had 770 employees.[5]

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

As of January 2014, the easyJet Switzerland fleet consists of the following aircraft:[6]

easyJet Switzerland fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Passengers
Airbus A319-100 15 156
Airbus A320-200 8 180
Total 23

Fleet development[edit]

Over the years, TEA Basel/easyJet Switzerland operated the following aircraft types:[7][8]

Fleet history
Aircraft Introduced Retired Notes
Airbus A319-100 2003 In service
Airbus A320-200 2009 In service
Boeing 737–300 1989 2003 Replaced by A319s

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 23–29 March 2004. 66. "88 Avenue Louis Casai, 1216 Cointrin, Switzerland"
  2. ^ "Plan de commune." Meyrin. Retrieved on 29 September 2009.
  3. ^ "NOTIFICATION DE CESSATION D’UNE ENQUETE." Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau. 21 November 2003. Retrieved on 17 February 2012. "EasyJet Switzerland SA, Route de l’Aéroport 5, 1215 Genève"
  4. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 76. 
  5. ^ http://www.pnc-contact.com/2013/12/03/easyjet-en-pleine-forme-a-geneve-97236
  6. ^ easyJet Switzerland Fleet Swiss Aircraft Registry
  7. ^ TEA Basel historic fleet at airfleets.net
  8. ^ easyJet Switzerland fleet list at airfleets.net

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