EasyJet Switzerland

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EasyJet Switzerland
Easyjet orange.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
DS[1] EZS TOPSWISS
Founded 18 May 1988 (as TEA Switzerland)
Commenced operations 23 March 1989
AOC # CH.AOC.1018[2]
Operating bases
Fleet size 26
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.[3][4][5] It operates scheduled flights as an EasyJet franchisee from Geneva Airport[6] and EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg.

History[edit]

The airline was established on 18 May 1988 as TEA Switzerland 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.[7]

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

easyJet Switzerland Airbus A320-200
An easyJet Switzerland Airbus A319 in the old livery
TEA Switzerland Boeing 737–300 at Zürich in 1995

As of August 2018 the easyJet Switzerland fleet consists of the following aircraft:[8]

easyJet Switzerland Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A319-111 10 156
Airbus A320-214 16 186 4 with sharklets
Total 26 0

Formerly operated[edit]

Over the years, the former TEA Switzerland and later EasyJet Switzerland operated the following:[9][10]

Historic fleet
Aircraft Introduced Retired Notes
Boeing 737–300 1989 2010 Replaced by A319s

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IATA - Airline and Airport Code Search". iata.org. Retrieved 11 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "List of AOC Holders with Complex Airplanes" (PDF). Federal Office of Civil Aviation. 28 March 2018. Retrieved 20 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 23–29 March 2004. 66. "88 Avenue Louis Casai, 1216 Cointrin, Switzerland"
  4. ^ "Plan de commune." Meyrin. Retrieved on 29 September 2009.
  5. ^ "NOTIFICATION DE CESSATION D’UNE ENQUETE Archived 2012-12-24 at the Wayback Machine.." Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau. 21 November 2003. Retrieved on 17 February 2012. "EasyJet Switzerland SA, Route de l’Aéroport 5, 1215 Genève"
  6. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 76. 
  7. ^ http://www.pnc-contact.com/2013/12/03/easyjet-en-pleine-forme-a-geneve-97236
  8. ^ Swiss Aircraft Register FOCA
  9. ^ TEA Basel historic fleet at airfleets.net
  10. ^ EasyJet Switzerland fleet list at airfleets.net

External links[edit]

Media related to EasyJet Switzerland at Wikimedia Commons