Geneva Airport: FOCA authorizes night flights to calibrate instrument landing system

11.09.2015

The second series of flights will take place on 14-15 and 15-16 September

Geneva Airport: FOCA authorizes night flights to calibrate instrument landing system

Geneva rewarded with a second tourism Oscar!

07.09.2015

For the second year in succession, Geneva has been named "Europe’s Leading City Break Destination". This distinction consolidates its status as an ideal destination for a weekend break.

Geneva rewarded with a second tourism Oscar!

Genève Aéroport, fertile ground for natterjack toads to spawn

18.08.2015

This spring, Genève Aéroport's puddles allowed natterjack toads, a protected species in Switzerland, to spawn.

Genève Aéroport, fertile ground for natterjack toads to spawn

Almost 50'000 CHF collected in 2014 thanks to your donations!

28.07.2015

For some years now, Genève Aéroport has provided the Geneva Red Cross with free locations for the installation of large transparent collection boxes on its premises.

Almost 50'000 CHF collected in 2014 thanks to your donations!

Swiss Air Force exercise in Geneva

14.07.2015

A Swiss Air Force exercise will take place during the day on the airport in Geneva on Wednesday 15 July and Thursday 16 July.

Swiss Air Force exercise in Geneva

Genève Aéroport prepared to participate in the partial privatisation of Aéroports de Lyon

19.06.2015

Positive stance on the offer, which would associate Genève Aéroport with the filing to be submitted shortly in response to the partial privatisation of Lyons airport.

Genève Aéroport prepared to participate in the partial privatisation of Aéroports de Lyon

Movement of protected flora species

12.06.2015

A campaign to move protected flora species found on Genève Aéroport's is being run during May and June to replant them in areas that will encourage their growth.

Movement of protected flora species

The Buteo 2015 exercise shows the professionalism of the security actors in the canton of Geneva

27.05.2015

Some 750 people were involved in the joint management of a major crisis by the actors of Genève Aéroport's emergency plan and their colleagues from the OSIRIS cantonal device.

The Buteo 2015 exercise shows the professionalism of the security actors in the canton of Geneva

The congress of French-speaking airports opens in Geneva (27-30 May 2015)

27.05.2015

Today sees the start of the 24th annual congress of the Association of French-speaking airports associated with Airport Council International (ALFA-ACI), and will run until 30 May in Geneva.

The congress of French-speaking airports opens in Geneva (27-30 May 2015)

Emergency plan

21.05.2015

From 26 to 27 May 2015, Genève Aéroport and the Canton of Geneva are organizing a full-scale emergency exercise...

Emergency plan

Genève Aéroport is organizing the 2015 ALFA-ACI annual congress

12.05.2015

The annual congress of the Association of French-speaking Airports associated with Airport Council International (ALFA-ACI) will be held from 27 to 30 May 2015 at the Starling Hotel in Geneva.

Genève Aéroport is organizing the 2015 ALFA-ACI annual congress

Genève Aéroport is growing its presence on the social networks!

31.03.2015

Active since 2010 on Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube, Genève Aéroport, in a constant desire to be more accessible and closer to its audience, is now present on the Twitter, Google+ and Instagram networks!

Genève Aéroport is growing its presence on the social networks!

Genève Aéroport's 2014 balance sheet allows it to look to the future with confidence

30.03.2015

Genève Aéroport ended the 2014 financial year with a turnover of 403.8 million francs, enabling it to show a profit of 88.3 million francs.

Genève Aéroport's 2014 balance sheet allows it to look to the future with confidence

Genève Aéroport renews its label "1+ for All"

25.03.2015

Genève Aéroport has renewed earlier this year the label "1+ for All" which recognizes enterprises who hire long-term unemployed and who commit to promote employment and integration in Geneva.

Genève Aéroport renews its label "1+ for All"

Geneva Airport: FOCA authorizes night flights to calibrate instrument landing system

23.03.2015

In 2015 Geneva International Airport will be able to conduct two series of flights to calibrate the radio navigation facilities used for its instrument landing system and to check whether they are working correctly...

Geneva Airport: FOCA authorizes night flights to calibrate instrument landing system

Genève Aéroport reports

23.02.2015

A series of unforeseen events beyond the control of Genève Aéroport severely disrupted airport operations during the day of Saturday, 21 February 2015.

Genève Aéroport reports

Prevention campaign intended for British passengers

13.02.2015

The British Embassy in Berne launches a consular prevention campaign with Geneva Airport and Transport Police of SBB, the Swiss Federal Railways.

Prevention campaign intended for British passengers

Genève Aéroport welcomed more than 15 million passengers in 2014

12.01.2015

In 2014, passenger traffic at Geneva's airport passed the 15 million passengers mark for the first time and thus grew by 5% compared with 2013. At the same time, movements (take-offs and landings) were stable. Freight activity grew meanwhile by almost 7%.

Genève Aéroport welcomed more than 15 million passengers in 2014

Genève Aéroport welcomed its 15 millionth passenger for the year

23.12.2014

This passenger of the year means another important marker for Genève Aéroport, where passenger numbers continued to grow in 2014.

Genève Aéroport welcomed its 15 millionth passenger for the year

Genève Aéroport's carbon certification renewed

02.12.2014

Genève Aéroport has just had its level 3 "Airport Carbon Accreditation" certification for the fourth year in succession.

Genève Aéroport's carbon certification renewed

Genève Aéroport publishes its first sustainable development report

31.10.2014

It summarizes in one document the economic, social and environmental dimensions, the governance principles and relations with the stakeholders.

Genève Aéroport publishes its first sustainable development report

DETEC authorises the construction of Genève Aéroport’s East Wing

14.10.2014

The Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications approved the plans for the construction of Genève Aéroport’s East Wing. The building will replace the existing facilities built as a temporary measure in the second half of the 1970s.

DETEC authorises the construction of Genève Aéroport’s East Wing

Military exercise at Geneva Airport

23.09.2014

On September 23, 2014 at 02.00 p.m., the Swiss Air Force will conduct an exercise at Geneva international airport. Two F/A-18s will escort a propeller aircraft, a PC-7, until it is flying over the runway.

Military exercise at Geneva Airport

Geneva airport: FOCA authorizes night flights to calibrate instrument landing system

08.09.2014

The second series of flights will take place during the nights of 15 to 16 and 16 to 17 September 2014, weather permitting.

Geneva airport: FOCA authorizes night flights to calibrate instrument landing system

Geneva voted Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2014

05.09.2014

We congratulate Geneva Tourism on this distinction and look forward to working together to make Geneva an even more attractive destination.

Geneva voted Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2014

Flash mob to the sound of alphorns at Genève Aéroport!

12.05.2014

An unexpected event took place in the main terminal of Genève Aéroport on Friday 9 May 2014 at the stroke of 5 p.m. Some 20 musicians from the Alphorn Academy of Switzerland gave passengers a short 15 minute recital.

Flash mob to the sound of alphorns at Genève Aéroport!

2013 results confirm Genève Aéroport’s financial model is sound

17.03.2014

During the 2013 financial year, Genève Aéroport had a turnover of 376.3 million francs, thanks to which it posted a net operating profit of 72.3 million francs...

2013 results confirm Genève Aéroport’s financial model is sound

Geneva Airport: FOCA authorizes night flights to calibrate instrument landing system

11.03.2014

In 2014 Geneva International Airport will be able to conduct two series of flights to calibrate the radio navigation facilities used for its instrument landing system and to check whether they are working correctly...

Geneva Airport: FOCA authorizes night flights to calibrate instrument landing system

Rating of Genève Aéroport’s policy on reducing greenhouse gases

30.01.2014

Genève Aéroport has been confirmed for the third time as being at airport carbon accreditation level 3.

Rating of Genève Aéroport’s policy on reducing greenhouse gases

En 2013, Genève Aéroport a confirmé son importance régionale

13.01.2014

La plate-forme aéroportuaire genevoise a franchi en 2013 la barre des 14,4 millions de passagers. Cette augmentation de trafic de 3,9% par rapport à 2012 s’accompagne d’une baisse des mouvements de 2,2%.

En 2013, Genève Aéroport a confirmé son importance régionale

Genève Aéroport on FACEBOOK

09.12.2013

We have over 10'000 FANS!

Genève Aéroport on FACEBOOK

easyJet winds up a successful year in Geneva

26.11.2013

easyJet, number three in Europe in terms of passenger numbers and Switzerland’s second-largest carrier, has consolidated its lead position at Genève Aéroport with 9.91% growth, a new plane, 60 destinations, etc.

easyJet winds up a successful year in Geneva

Genève Aéroport confirmed once again as the 'most efficient airport in Europe'

01.07.2013

For the fourth year in a row, the Air Transport Research Society experts have awarded Genève Aéroport the title of the most efficient airport in its category...

Genève Aéroport confirmed once again as the 'most efficient airport in Europe'

Genève Aéroport inaugurates its solar installation

27.06.2013

On 23rd June 2013, representatives from the worlds of politics, science, industry, and the environment attended the inauguration at the airport of a heat-production installation using the energy from 282 UHV flat solar thermal panels installed on the roof...

Genève Aéroport inaugurates its solar installation

Engine tests to be moved

26.06.2013

Because of works essential to the continuing operation of the airport, the engine tests currently carried out at stand 19 will be done at other dedicated locations, including in the waiting bays on each side of the runway.

Engine tests to be moved

Genève Aéroport modernises its car parks

05.06.2013

A new technology is being applied to optimise the service to customers and improve facilities.

Genève Aéroport modernises its car parks

Excellent results in 2012 for Genève Aéroport

22.04.2013

Genève Aéroport’s financial year 2012 closed with a turnover of 364 million francs and profits of 66.5 million, confirming continuous growth served by the dynamism of the region and based on a solid model.

Excellent results in 2012 for Genève Aéroport

Wake turbulence: Geneva exception ends

28.03.2013

Air traffic control procedures at Genève Aéroport are due to change on 30 October 2013, with the introduction of wake turbulence provisions affecting the airport’s capacity for light aviation and helicopters.

Wake turbulence: Geneva exception ends

Genève Aéroport nominated Airport of the Year 2013

18.03.2013

Air Transport News (ATN) awards Genève Aéroport the title of Airport of the Year 2013 in the 10-30 million passengers category.

Genève Aéroport nominated Airport of the Year 2013

FOCA and Geneva start the preparatory work for Genève Aéroport’s SPAI specification

15.03.2013

The Federal Office for Civil Aviation (FOCA) launched the process yesterday of drawing up the Sectoral Plan for Aviation Infrastructure (SPIA) specification for Genève Aéroport.

FOCA and Geneva start the preparatory work for Genève Aéroport’s SPAI specification

1+ pour tous : Genève Aéroport joints the brand club

01.03.2013

Genève Aéroport ended 2012 by gaining “1+pour tous” branding. This program encourages corporate partners to give preference, for equal skills, to employing a long-term jobless person.

1+ pour tous : Genève Aéroport joints the brand club

easyJet in Switzerland: key 2012 figures

14.01.2013

With a 36% share of the Geneva market and 60 million passengers carried since its arrival in the country, easyJet confirms its commitment to the Swiss market by its many investments, in particular the arrival of a new aircraft in Geneva.

easyJet in Switzerland: key 2012 figures

Genève Aéroport renews its Airport Carbon Accreditation certificate

10.01.2013

Genève Aéroport is pleased to have obtained the renewal of its level- 3 (optimization) Airport Carbon Accreditation certificate, which it was awarded last year.

Genève Aéroport renews its Airport Carbon Accreditation certificate

Genève Aéroport welcomed 13.9 million passengers in 2012

10.01.2013

The number of passengers travelling via the Geneva airport platform totalled nearly 13.9 million in 2012, or 5.86% more than in 2011. At the same time, the number of movements (take-offs and landings) increased by only 2.02%, to about 193,000. Cargo activities increased by 2.77%.

Genève Aéroport welcomed 13.9 million passengers in 2012

Genève Aéroport inaugurates the 'Kiss and Fly' system

19.12.2012

A drop-off area will be inaugurated tomorrow at the Departures level, allowing passengers arriving by car to be dropped off as close as possible to the terminal building and to make their way inside quickly and safely.

Genève Aéroport inaugurates the 'Kiss and Fly' system

Drawing competition: 31 young winners rewarded

01.10.2012

About 1'500 children took part in the drawing competition organized this summer by Genève Aéroport...

Drawing competition: 31 young winners rewarded

Draw the airport of your dreams: vote for the most beautiful drawing!

05.09.2012

This summer, Genève Aéroport organized a drawing competition for young passengers. And now, net surfers can nominate their favourite illustration. Visit the airport’s Facebook page

Draw the airport of your dreams: vote for the most beautiful drawing!

Heatwave moves aircraft noise

24.08.2012

The high temperatures of the last few days altered the performance of aircraft during the take-off and climb phases, as a consequence of which the perimeter of the areas in which the local residents hear the noise shifted...

Heatwave moves aircraft noise

Drawing Competition: 'Draw the airport of your dreams'

26.07.2012

Our drawing competition is now closed.

Drawing Competition: 'Draw the airport of your dreams'

Six astronauts land in Geneva

20.07.2012

The astronauts who flew the latest mission of the Endeavour space shuttle landed in Geneva on Sunday, 22 July. They are making a scientific and tourist visit organized by CERN and supported by, among others, Genève Aéroport.

Six astronauts land in Geneva

Genève Aéroport once again takes the prize for its efficiency

11.07.2012

Geneva's airport has been named for the third consecutive year as the most efficient airport in its category.

Genève Aéroport once again takes the prize for its efficiency

Genève Aéroport had an excellent 2011

24.04.2012

Genève Aéroport ended the 2011 financial year on a turnover of more than 344 million francs, enabling it to generate a record profit of over 64 million francs, half of which goes to the State of Geneva.

Genève Aéroport had an excellent 2011

Photos des Montgolfiades à l'aéroport

16.04.2012

Vendredi 13 avril 2012, s'est tenu un "Night Glow" à Genève Aéroport. Cette performance a eu lieu dans le cadre des 6èmes Montgolfiades et du 30ème anniversaire du Groupe Aérostier de Genève...

Photos des Montgolfiades à l'aéroport

Two F/A-18s and a Super Puma at Geneva

26.03.2012

During the course of training exercises, the Swiss air force brought two F/A-18 fighters.

Two F/A-18s and a Super Puma at Geneva

Genève Aéroport invests in the largest solar roof in Europe

09.03.2012

Genève Aéroport has acquired 282 UHV flat thermal solar panels based on a technology developed at CERN and transferred to the company SRB Energy. Piggybacking on the Spanish industrial Grupo Segura, this start-up is marketing a Swiss-quality and 100% European high-tech product.

Genève Aéroport invests in the largest solar roof in Europe

Genève Aéroport welcomed more than thirteen million passengers in 2011

04.01.2012

Geneva’s airport welcomed 13 million passengers in 2011, or over 10% more than in 2010. At the same time, movements (take offs and landings) increased by less than 7%...

Genève Aéroport welcomed more than thirteen million passengers in 2011

SIAA - Press Release

22.11.2011

The Swiss International Airports Association (SIAA) opposes the authorities’ initiative "No to the construction of new and expansion of existing runways" and also the counter-proposal.

SIAA - Press Release

Genève Aéroport conducts emergency exercise “Sully”

13.09.2011

The Airport Security Service (SSA) simulated this evening a plane crashing into the lake off Port-Choiseul (in Versoix commune, GE) in order to exercise its emergency plan and put into practice its collaboration with its partners.

Genève Aéroport conducts emergency exercise “Sully”

Genève Aéroport confirmed as the most efficient airport in Europe

30.06.2011

Meeting today in Sydney for their annual conference, the experts of the ATRS awarded Genève Aéroport for the 2nd consecutive year the title of most efficient airport in its class.

Genève Aéroport confirmed as the most efficient airport in Europe

Genève Aéroport publishes its Environmental Report

21.06.2011

The airport authorities went public this morning with Genève Aéroport’s environmental report. The document details the actions in favour of the environment taken in recent years and sketches the roadmap until 2013...

Genève Aéroport publishes its Environmental Report

Genève Aéroport - a powerful new corporate identity

18.04.2011

With its new brand name, "Genève Aéroport" wishes to reflect the many changes now in progress, whether in terms of infrastructures, commercial strategy or aviation products...

Genève Aéroport - a powerful new corporate identity

Genève Aéroport closes its accounts for 2010 with a very good performance

18.04.2011

Genève Aéroport has closed its accounts for the financial year 2010 with a record sales figure of more than CHF 320 million, enabling it to achieve a profit of nearly CHF 49 million...

Genève Aéroport closes its accounts for 2010 with a very good performance

GVA has selected the agents to implementing the aile_EST project

21.03.2011

Le Collège d'experts a désigné le 23.02.2011 le groupement pluridisciplinaire de mandataires qui devra mener à bien le projet de construction aile_EST destiné notamment à l'accueil des gros porteurs...

GVA has selected the agents to implementing the aile_EST project

Geneva Airport’s environment area

07.02.2011

Since 1 January 2011, communication with those living around the Airport has been enhanced by the opening of a new information area...

Geneva Airport’s environment area

Geneva International Airport recognized as the most efficient in Europe

07.07.2010

Meeting today in Oporto for their annual conference, the experts of the ATRS designated GVA as the most efficient airport in its category...

Geneva International Airport recognized as the most efficient in Europe

Appointment of two new directors

04.05.2010

The Governing Board of GVA met on 30 April 2010 and confirmed the appointment of the two candidates proposed by the Board of Directors to fill the two new posts of director for which applications were invited at the end of last year...

Appointment of two new directors

Geneva International Airport publishes satisfactory results for 2009

03.05.2010

GVA ended the 2009 business year with a turnover of over 295 million francs, which enabled it to generate profits of nearly 40 million francs.

Geneva International Airport publishes satisfactory results for 2009

Geneva International Airport successfully absorbed the effects of the 2009 crisis

02.02.2010

In 2009, 11'324'141 passengers passed through GVA. The airport recorded 172'671 movements. The total volume of commercial cargo, at 52'279 tonnes, fell by 4.8%.

Geneva International Airport successfully absorbed the effects of the 2009 crisis

The Airport activates its anti-pandemic preventive measures

30.04.2009

WHO raised the global health alert yesterday to level 5 on a scale of 6. The change of the alert level activates a new phase of the "pandemic" component of the GVA Business Continuity Plan.

The Airport activates its anti-pandemic preventive measures