Farnair Switzerland

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Farnair Switzerland AG
Farnair Europe logo.png
IATA
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ICAO
FAT
Callsign
FARNER
Founded 1984
Hubs EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
Secondary hubs Cologne Bonn Airport
Fleet size 15
Destinations Europe, Middle East, South East Asia, India, Oceania
Company slogan Committed to Quality
Headquarters Allschwil, Basel-Landschaft
Website http://www.farnair.com/

Farnair Switzerland AG is a Swiss airline. It operates regular express parcel services from Switzerland and Germany to the main hubs in Europe. It also specialises in operations for humanitarian organisations, the oil industry and other special operations. Its main base is EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg.[1] Its head office is in the Villa Guggenheim in Allschwil, Basel-Landschaft. The airline is part of the FARNAIR Group, which comprises four airlines, FARNAIR Switzerland and FARNAIR Hungary, Quikjet India and a share of 45% in K-Mile Air Company Ltd. plus FARNAIR Handling and FARNAIR Training operating under the widely-recognised "FARNAIR Europe" trademark. FARNAIR's main freighter activities include operating European network feeder services for the integrator and third party logistics industries and ad-hoc charters for manufacturers and freight forwarders where immediate launch is required. The main passenger activities include supplying aircraft to governmental and relief agencies, ACMI services for regional airlines and ad-hoc flights for the events industry with an ATR72, 46 seats turboprop aircraft. In December 2014 the FARNAIR Group was acquired by Ireland based ASL Aviation Group [1].

For 30 years FARNAIR Switzerland (formerly FARNER Air Transport / FAT) has been at the forefront in the field of European express air cargo transport and logistics. FARNAIR has also acquired a well-deserved reputation for high quality individualised passenger services and was IOSA-certified in 2013. With operations in Europe, West Africa, the Middle East, India, Southeast Asia and Oceania, its cargo aircraft support the global logistics service providers and perform world-wide charter activity.

History[edit]

The airline was established and started operations in 1984. Since December 2014 it is part of the Ireland based ASL Aviation Group.

Article on the 30 year history of the FARNAIR Group [2]

Link to Image Film [3]

Link to Film B737-400 Cargo [4]

Corporate affairs[edit]

The head office is located in the Villa Guggenheim in Allschwil, Basel-Landschaft.[2] The head office moved to its current location, in proximity to EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, on 1 October 2011.[3]

The airline's head office was on the Swiss side of EuroAirport Basel,[4]

Fleet[edit]

The Farnair Group fleet consists of the following aircraft As of January 2015:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 81. 
  2. ^ "How to find us." (Archive) Farnair Switzerland. Retrieved on 19 February 2012. "Baslerstrasse 101, 4123 Allschwil"
  3. ^ "Contact Us." (Archive) Farnair Switzerland. Retrieved on 19 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Contacts." Farnair Europe. Retrieved on 8 December 2010.

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