ASL Airlines Switzerland

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ASL Airlines Switzerland AG
ASLS logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1984
Hubs EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
Secondary hubs Cologne Bonn Airport
Fleet size 14
Company slogan Committed to Quality
Parent company ASL Aviation Group
Headquarters Allschwil, Basel-Landschaft

ASL Airlines 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.


The airline was established and started operations in 1984.[citation needed]

Since December 2014 it is part of the Ireland based ASL Aviation Group.

On 4 June 2015, ASL Aviation Group announced that Farnair Switzerland will be rebranded as ASL Airlines Switzerland.[2]

Corporate affairs[edit]

The head office is located in the Villa Guggenheim in Allschwil, Basel-Landschaft.[3] The head office moved to its current location, in proximity to EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, on 1 October 2011.[4]

The airline's head office was on the Swiss side of EuroAirport Basel,[5]


Aircraft In Fleet Notes
ATR 42-320[6] 1
ATR 72-200[7] 13 3 operating for DHL Aviation
Total 14


  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 81. 
  2. ^ "Ireland based ASL Aviation Group is to launch a new European airline brand, ASL Airlines, as part of its strategy for continued growth in passenger and cargo operations.". ASL Aviation Group. 4 June 2015. Retrieved 8 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "How to find us." (Archive) Farnair Switzerland. Retrieved on 19 February 2012. "Baslerstrasse 101, 4123 Allschwil"
  4. ^ "Contact Us." (Archive) Farnair Switzerland. Retrieved on 19 February 2012.
  5. ^ "Contacts." Farnair Europe. Retrieved on 8 December 2010.
  6. ^ "ASL Airlines Switzerland Fleet Details and History". Retrieved 12 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "ASL Airlines Switzerland Fleet Details and History". Retrieved 12 August 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • Farnair Switzerland
  • FARNAIR Image Video [1]
  • Article on the 30-year history of the FARNAIR Group [2]
  • Link to Image Film [3]
  • Link to Film B737-400 Cargo [4]