EasyJet Switzerland

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EasyJet Switzerland
EasyJet logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
DS[1] EZS TOPSWISS
Founded 18 May 1988 (as TEA Basel)
Commenced operations 23 March 1989
Operating bases
Fleet size 23
Destinations 81
Headquarters Meyrin, Switzerland
Key people Jean-Marc Thévenaz (Managing Director)
Website easyjet.com

EasyJet Switzerland SA (styled as easyJet) is a Swiss low-cost airline based in Meyrin, Geneva.[2][3][4] It operates scheduled flights as an EasyJet franchise out of Geneva Cointrin International Airport[5] and EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg.

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.[6]

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

Current fleet[edit]

easyJet Switzerland Airbus A319-100

As of July 2016, the EasyJet Switzerland fleet consists of the following aircraft:[7]

EasyJet Switzerland fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A319-100 11 156
Airbus A320-200 12 180
Total 23

Fleet development[edit]

A former easyJet Switzerland Boeing 737–300

Over the years, the former TEA Basel and later EasyJet Switzerland operated the following aircraft types:[8][9]

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. ^ "IATA - Airline and Airport Code Search". iata.org. Retrieved 11 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 23–29 March 2004. 66. "88 Avenue Louis Casai, 1216 Cointrin, Switzerland"
  3. ^ "Plan de commune." Meyrin. Retrieved on 29 September 2009.
  4. ^ "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"
  5. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 76. 
  6. ^ http://www.pnc-contact.com/2013/12/03/easyjet-en-pleine-forme-a-geneve-97236
  7. ^ Swiss Aircraft Register FOCA
  8. ^ TEA Basel historic fleet at airfleets.net
  9. ^ EasyJet Switzerland fleet list at airfleets.net

External links[edit]

Media related to EasyJet Switzerland at Wikimedia Commons