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  • 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.
  • Association for the Promotion of Aéronautical Activities (APRA) established in the three-country region (Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg) and South Alsace
  • Pegasus Airlines to operate new Istanbul service from EuroAirport
  • 2009/2010 Winter flight schedule at EuroAirport: More than 40 scheduled flight destinations, improved off-peak connections for business travellers, four new destinations
  • Air Arabia Maroc launches Casablanca as a new destination from EuroAirport. As of 25 October, Air Arabia Maroc will be flying from EuroAirport to Morocco’s largest city.
  • Thomas Mahrer is the new head of EuroAirport’s Environmental Department. Jürg W. Tschopp retires.
  • Düsseldorf now included in the easyJet network from EuroAirport: as of 2 November, easyJet will be offering a new service between EuroAirport and the capital of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.