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. Here’s an overview of the main figures for 2012.
easyJet, one of the most punctual airlines in Switzerland
• 87% of flights on time in 2012, making easyJet the most punctual airline in Switzerland
11 new destinations in 2012 and 4 more already announced for 2013
• 4 new routes launched from Geneva: Athens, Catania, London Southend, Venice
• 2 new routes announced from Geneva: Lille, Seville
easyJet, one of Switzerland’s biggest employers
In 2012, easyJet created 60 new jobs for a total, at 31 December 2012, of 718 people, including 451 in Geneva and 267 in Bale-Mulhouse, making the airline one of the county’s biggest employers.
60 million passengers carried since 1997
• 45 million from Geneva
• 15 million from Bale-Mulhouse
The most popular route is London Gatwick, with 630,635 passengers, followed by Nice (334,097) and Barcelona (315,056).
Other 2012 news
June: launch of the easyJet.com dedicated Swiss site (www.easyjet.com/ch-fr and www.easyJet.com/ch-de)
September: launch of fast-track security in Bale-Mulhouse and Geneva for business travellers with a Flexi ticket
October: renewal of the partnership with Genève Servette Hockey Club
November: introduction of assigned seats on easyJet’s entire European network, a first in the company’s history