Hello (airline)

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Hello AG
Hello (airline) logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
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]


The airline was established in 2003 in Basel by Moritz Suter (Founded Crossair Which Became Swiss International Air Lines 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.


Main article: Hello destinations


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


  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

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