Hello (airline)

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Hello AG
Hello AG (logo).gif
IATA
HW
ICAO
FHE
Callsign
FLYHELLO
Founded 2003
Commenced operations 6 August 2004
Ceased operations 21 October 2012
Operating bases EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
Zurich Airport
Fleet size 5
Destinations 26
Parent company Hello AG
Headquarters EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
Saint-Louis, Haut-Rhin, France
Key people Moritz Suter (Founder)
Robert Somers (CEO) [1]
Website www.hello.ch

Hello AG, operating as Hello, was a Swiss charter airline, offering holiday flights to destinations around the Mediterranean Sea out of EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Geneva International Airport and Zürich Airport.[2] The airline's head office is located at the General Aviation site in EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg in Saint-Louis, Haut-Rhin, France, near Basel.[3]

History[edit]

The airline was established in 2003 in Basel by Moritz Suter (Founded Crossair Which Became Swiss International Airlines In 2002 First Called Swiss Air Lines Ltd) and launched operations on 6 August 2004. Originally being intended as a regional scheduled carrier, it was relaunched on 1 May 2005 as a charter airline.[4] In December 2011, the company had 140 employees.[5]

The airline suspended all-flight operations on 21 October 2012.

Destinations[edit]

Main article: Hello destinations

Fleet[edit]

Fleet at closure[edit]

The Hello fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of April 2012):[6]

Hello Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Passengers
Airbus A320-214 4 0 174
Airbus A320-232 1 0 180
Total 5 0

Previously retired fleet[edit]

Retired Fleet[7]
Aircraft Total Introduced Retired Notes
McDonnell Douglas MD-90 6 2004 2011 Replaced by: Airbus A320

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hello Management Staff
  2. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 90. 
  3. ^ "Hello Location." (Direct image link) Hello. Retrieved on 1 July 2010.
  4. ^ Hello History
  5. ^ Hello History (bottom of page)
  6. ^ Hello Fleet
  7. ^ Hello Retired Fleet

External links[edit]