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  • New: Vueling Airlines to fly to its Barcelona hub as of 29 March 2015. Passengers benefit from connections to destinations on the Iberian Peninsula, in North Africa, the Middle East and Europe
  • EuroAirport staff supported 2014 Telethon raising funds of 7838 euro
  • 9 December 2014, 9 am to12.30 pm – engine run on a Boeing 747-800 aircraft at EuroAirport
  • EuroAirport welcomes its six millionth passenger marking an all-time high in passenger traffic
  • Inauguration of the new EuroAirport Cargo Terminal: 21,000 m2 of temperature-controlled space, with an investment of 40 million euros
  • New: Wizz Air's first flight to Bucharest from EuroAirport
  • 2014-2015 Winter timetable at EuroAirport: - 10 new destinations - Christmas flights to Barcelona, Rome and Lamezia Terme - Around 550 scheduled flights per week to more than 70 airports with 25 airlines
  • Cofely Services and EuroAirport officially inaugurate the renovated CHP plant at EuroAirport: positive energy results for the first year of operation with two new engines
  • LAN CARGO to start weekly cargo flight from EuroAirport as of winter timetable
  • AirBridgeCargo Airlines to launch cargo flights from EuroAirport
  • Emirates SkyCargo to launch weekly cargo flight to Dubai
  • Barbara Horlacher is EuroAirport’s new Head of Environment
  • EuroAirport in 2013: Another increase in turnover, net debt at an all-time low
  • EuroAirport Skyview Lounge awarded “Priority Pass European Lounge of the Year”
  • More holiday flights with airberlin from EuroAirport
    Additional departures to Palma, Antalya, Heraklion and Malta, flights to a total of 14 destinations in seven Mediterranean countries
  • Turkish Airlines expands its services from EuroAirport to Istanbul from seven to eleven flights weekly as of 2014 summer schedule
  • Sunday, 23 March 2014, from 10 am to 5 pm: 11th EuroAirport Aviation Collectors Swap Market
  • Summer flight programme 2014 at EuroAirport - Around 650 scheduled departures each week to around 90 airports operated by 25 airlines Three new destinations and more frequent flights
  • PAUL and WECKMANN – ELIOR opens two new restaurants at EuroAirport
  • New free EuroAirport app for Smartphones
  • 2013: another record year for passenger traffic, progress with major projects and more jobs
  • EuroAirport signs an agreement with SDIS 68
  • Winter timetable 2013-2014 from EuroAirport
    Six new destinations, more flights, around 550 departures per week to 60 different airports
  • EuroAirport to launch a completely new catering concept
    As of 1 October 2013: a variety of different brands, regional specialities, “3 Länder restaurant” and “Food Court”
  • IBA Basel 2020 – Growing Together across Borders
    New giant poster on the EuroAirport Control Tower
  • Andreas Büttiker to follow Christoph Brutschin as Vice-President of Basel-Mulhouse Airport as of 1 August 2013
  • Samsic security staff strike ends at EuroAirport
  • An exceptional guest at EuroAirport- the Antonov 225, the world's largest aircraft
  • 2012: Record turnover and a further reduction in net debt for EuroAirport
  • Development of EuroAirport’s Zone 4
    First stone laid for the new Cargo Terminal
  • Inauguration of the EuroAirport Business Center
    10 high-tech modular conference rooms on a surface area of 200 m2 bookable via a real-time reservation system
  • Emergency rescue exercise on Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 2 - 5 p.m.
  • EuroAirport-Tuzla in Bosnia-Herzegovina with Wizz Air
    New to the route network of Wizz Air as of 15 June
  • EuroAirport to implement tougher noise protection measures at night-time
  • Opening of the EuroAirport Skyview Lounge
    An oasis of relaxation in the heart of the boarding area, now open to all passengers
  • Summer flight programme 2013 at EuroAirport
    Around 650 scheduled departures each week to around 80 airports, six new destinations, more frequent flights and greater seating capacity
  • 10th EuroAirport Aviation Collectors Swap Market
    Sunday, 10 March 2013 : 10th EuroAirport Aviation Collectors Swap Market.
  • 2012: another record year for passenger traffic, a year rich in projects
  • EuroAirport to build new Cargo Terminal
  • Successful inaugural flight by Wizz Air - departures from EuroAirport to Skopje, the capital of Macedonia
  • Winter timetable 2012/2013 from EuroAirport
  • Gian Carlo Alessi is appointed Head of Cargo at EuroAirport
  • Wizz Air announces second Basel-Mulhouse route
  • A Cargolux Boeing 747-8F at EuroAirport – a charter flight carrying goods produced in Switzerland
  • Complete re-opening of Airport Halls 2 and 3 - The new "cross-border passageway" provides more light and improved passenger accessibility
  • EuroAirport - Macedonia, new to the route network of Wizz Air
  • Successful inaugural flight by WOW air – departures from EuroAirport to Reykjavik every Saturday
  • EuroAirport records very satisfactory results in 2011 and further reduction of its net debt
  • Publication of the rail link project for EuroAirport in France
  • Felix Hartmann to head EuroAirport's Environmental Department
  • 2012 Summer flight programme from EuroAirport: around 570 weekly scheduled departures, 11 new destinations, more frequent flights and greater seating capacity
  • Sunday, 12 February 2012, from 10am to 5pm: 9th EuroAirport Aviation Collectors Swap Market
  • 2011: A record year for passenger traffic
  • EuroAirport welcomes its 5 millionth passenger marking an all-time high in passenger traffic
  • The EAP EXPRESS Association opens its exhibition at the airport: "Learn about the EuroAirport rail link project ... and give us your opinion!"
  • Winter timetable 2011/2012 from EuroAirport
  • Jean Tinguely's "Luminator" returns to a public space - thanks to EuroAirport
  • Re-opening of Airport Hall 2 – end of the first two phases of refurbishment work
  • Mid-2011, EuroAirport registers 29% more passengers and 7% more freight
  • Launch of the first scheduled flight from EuroAirport to Djerba
  • EuroAirport records satisfactory results in 2010 nd further reduction of its net debt
  • Dufry opens first arrival shop at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
  • Launch of first airberlin flight from EuroAirport to Malta
  • Repair work on the main North-South (15/33) runway: non-stop day and night between 3 May and 9 July 2011 – no effect on passenger traffic
  • Official inauguration ceremony for the first flights with bmi from EuroAirport to Great Britain
  • 2011 Summer flight plan from EuroAirport:
    - More than 80 scheduled flight destinations
    - Offers from more than 60 tour operators
    - Further improvements for business passengers
    - New destinations
  • 10 millionth easyJet passenger at EuroAirport
  • Saturday, 12 February 2011, from 10.00 a.m. to 5 p.m.: 8th EuroAirport Aviation Collectors Swap Market
  • 2010: A year of recovery, numerous projects and initiatives
  • VIM Airlines launches new connection from EuroAirport to Moscow. Starting 2 January 2011 VIM Airlines will offer this new service from EuroAirport to Russia for the first time.
  • Official inaugural ceremony for the first flight EuroAirport – Edinburgh with easyJet
  • Christoph Brutschin takes over from Eduard Belser as Vice-president of Basel-Mulhouse Airport
  • EuroAirport steps up its noise protection programme and asserts its socio-economic value
  • Julian Würtenberger elected Chairman of the Trinational Advisory Board at Basel-Mulhouse Airport
  • Basel-Mulhouse Airport: two changes on the Board of Directors
  • Winter timetable 2010/2011 from EuroAirport: regular services to around 60 destinations, greater frequency, more charter flights, 12 new destinations
  • Thursday, 28 October, 2010: national strike in France - impact on traffic at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
  • Tuesday, 19 October, 2010: national strike in France - impact on traffic at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
  • Foundation of the Association for the Promotion of the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Rail Link
  • New: daily flights with airberlin to Berlin Tegel and booking starts today
    Passengers also benefit from connecting flights to Scandinavia, Russia and the USA
  • Tuesday, 12 October, 2010: national strike in France - impact on traffic at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
  • Thursday, 23 September, 2010: national strike in France - impact on traffic at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
  • Tuesday, 7 September, 2010: national strike in France - impact on traffic at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
  • Strike by French civil aviation authority staff: impact on flights at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
  • Air Berlin reservations now open for winter 2010/2011
  • 2009 EuroAirport job survey: a mixed outcome with overall employment up 1.4%
  • New giant poster on the EuroAirport control tower:
    Freiburg, the Green City, Gateway to the Black Forest
  • 2009 Solid financial results, reduction of net debt
  • Air Méditerranée to launch a new service to Jijel in Algeria
  • Air Arabia expands its services from EuroAirport to Casablanca Now flying three times weekly by including an additional flight in the 2010 summer schedule.
  • More flights from EuroAirport to Greece this summer with six airlines offering 17 services to five different destinations.
  • Aigle Azur launches a new service to Oran in Algeria
  • 2010 Summer flight programme from EuroAirport:
    - More than 70 scheduled flight destinations
    - Offers from more than 60 tour operators
    - Further improvements for business passengers
    - New destinations
  • Saturday, 27 February 2010, from 10.00 a.m. to 5 p.m.: 7th EuroAirport Aviation Collectors Swap Market
  • Fly to the European Capital of Culture RUHR.2010 -Lufthansa and easyJet offer 24 weekly connections from EuroAirport to Düsseldorf.
  • Jean-Pierre Lavielle elected President of the Board of Directors at Basel-Mulhouse Airport
  • Significant increase in scheduled flights from EuroAirport to Turkey in summer 2010:
    Six airlines offer 28 services to five destinations in Turkey.
  • 2009: a difficult year for the air transport sector
    EuroAirport registers -9.6% in passenger traffic, -16% in freight activity and -7.6% in air traffic movements
    The outlook for 2010: upturn in traffic, 10 new destinations
  • La Romana (Dominican Republic) and Porlamar/Isla Margarita (Venezuela) are back in the EuroAirport scheduled flight network.
  • From June 2010, four new destinations to be launched by easyJet.