2009 summer timetable: going further, more often!
The summer timetable of flights from Geneva International Airport comes into effect on 29 March 2009. Several new destinations have been added. At the same time, the number of flights on some existing routes has risen. Overall, there are direct flights from Geneva International Airport to 104 airports - 81 in Europe and 23 on other continents - by 48 scheduled airlines. In addition, 28 charter flight "holiday" destinations are offered by some fifteen tour operators.
Two new long-haul flights to North America
Starting 20 April, United Airlines will be flying five times a week to Washington; from 1 June, the service will become a daily one.
From 1 June, Air Canada will offer a daily flight to Montreal/Toronto.
New routes to Corsica, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, and Uzbekistan
Other airlines are unveiling new destinations. EasyJet will fly twice a week to Bastia (Corsica) and Dubrovnik (Croatia). Uzbekistan Airways will fly once a week to Tashkent (Uzbekistan). MyAir offers a weekly connection to Foggia (in Puglia, Italy). Baboo has included in its range a Geneva-Larnaca (Cyprus) flight once a week. SWISS is starting a new route to Budapest (Hungary) four times a week. Jet4you flies to Casablanca (Morocco) three times a week. EasyJet is expanding its range with four flights a week to Stockholm (Sweden).
Number of flights on the rise
Geneva International Airport’s summer timetable shows the number of flights on existing routes is set to rise. The ones to watch: an extra flight each day to Bristol, Brussels, and Porto (EasyJet), Vienna (Baboo), Istanbul (Turkish Airlines); an extra flight each week to Abu Dhabi (Etihad Airways), Amman (Royal Jordanian), Catania (Air Malta ), Djerba (Tunisair), Oslo (Norwegian), Valencia (Baboo); two additional flights a week to Biarritz (Baboo); three additional flights a week to Beirut (MEA); and five more flights a week to Casablanca (Royal Air Maroc).