Cosy nests for swifts

09.07.2019

Forty-four baby swifts, which fell from their nests during the recent heatwave, were housed in Genève Aéroport nesting boxes last Saturday. The orphaned chicks are being looked after by adoptive families before they take flight to Africa.

Cosy nests for swifts

Genève Aéroport makes progress in implementing measures against noise pollution

04.07.2019

Genève Aéroport has submitted a dossier to FOCA for the implementation of measures, with the aim of stabilising, and then reducing, noise pollution. In addition, the figures for the measurement of noise emitted by aircraft movements in 2018 are now known and show a positive development for local residents.

Genève Aéroport makes progress in implementing measures against noise pollution

Heat pumps are being installed next to the aeroplanes

02.07.2019

From mid-June, Genève Aéroport is installing seventeen autonomous heat pumps on its tarmac. The goal: to heat or cool the aeroplanes before take-off. This new system will bring significant energy savings.

Heat pumps are being installed next to the aeroplanes

An area filled with local plants is open to passengers this summer

01.07.2019

This Thursday, Genève Aéroport opened a pop-up relaxation space outside Terminal 1. Throughout the summer, passengers will be able to enjoy the space filled with flowers and plants native to Geneva before setting off on their holidays.

An area filled with local plants is open to passengers this summer

Summer holidays: advice for travellers

28.06.2019

During the summer holidays there is a significant rise in passenger numbers at Genève Aéroport. In addition to traffic jams at the car parks, there may also be long queues at the check-in desks or at security. Here is some advice you can follow to ensure your journey is stress-free.

Summer holidays: advice for travellers

Genève Aéroport will host the next ACI meeting

27.06.2019

Genève Aéroport is delighted to host the next Airport Council International (ACI) general meeting from the 16 to 18 June 2020. At the 2019 meeting in Cyprus, a historic agreement was signed by 194 airports to meet the goal of Net Zero Carbon emissions by 2050.

Genève Aéroport will host the next ACI meeting

Exemplary in energy: Genève Aéroport, a pioneer in solar panels

20.06.2019

Since 2016, Genève Aéroport has participated in the Confederation’s Exemplary in Energy initiative. By the end of 2018, the players in this action plan had already exceeded the 2020 efficiency target, with an increase in energy efficiency of 30,2% on average.

Exemplary in energy: Genève Aéroport, a pioneer in solar panels

The feminist movement supported by the Chief Human Resources Officer

14.06.2019

Interview with Jessica Silberman Dunant, Chief Human Resources Officer at Genève Aéroport

The feminist movement supported by the Chief Human Resources Officer

Genève Aéroport, skyguide, SWISS, easyJet and Swissport prepare for summer 2019

11.06.2019

Transporting passengers to their destinations, on time and in complete safety: this is the main mission of Genève Aéroport. To be prepared for what promises to be a complex summer, all platform partners have worked closely together and have developed action plans.

Genève Aéroport, skyguide, SWISS, easyJet and Swissport prepare for summer 2019

Success of the second bond issue of Genève Aéroport

04.06.2019

Building on the success of its first 2017 bond issue Genève Aéroport launches a new ten-year CHF 100 million bond issue with a coupon of 0.310%. The maturity date will be 27 June 202

Success of the second bond issue of Genève Aéroport

At Genève Aéroport, we even recycle the rubble

31.05.2019

A few days ago, the P48 aircraft parking lot welcomed its first aircraft after eleven months of work. 6000m3 of materials were recycled as part of its rehabilitation. A very concrete example of a sustainable construction site at Genève Aéroport.

At Genève Aéroport, we even recycle the rubble

The Objectives Agreement between the Canton of Geneva and Genève Aéroport sets the milestones for five years

29.05.2019

The Council of State presented on Wednesday the Objectives Agreement, which binds the canton of Geneva to Genève Aéroport.

The Objectives Agreement between the Canton of Geneva and Genève Aéroport sets the milestones for five years

Genève Aéroport vous aide à compenser les émissions de CO2 de votre vol

24.05.2019

L’aéroport participe pour la troisième fois à la Semaine européenne du développement durable du 30 mai au 5 juin. Cette année, diverses actions sont proposées aux passagers pour notamment les inciter à « voyager responsable ».

Genève Aéroport vous aide à compenser les émissions de CO2 de votre vol

The Board of Directors of Genève Aéroport confirms the decisions of the Committee of the Board

22.05.2019

During an extraordinary meeting held this morning, the Board of Directors confirmed the decisions made by the Committee of the Board on 16 May.

The Board of Directors of Genève Aéroport confirms the decisions of the Committee of the Board

Genève Aéroport captures its pollutants on the runway

20.05.2019

The Vengeron pond has successfully passed its first winter. For several months, it intercepted the icing residues projected onto the planes, preventing them from being released into the nearby creek.

Genève Aéroport captures its pollutants on the runway

The Board of Directors of the Genève Aéroport actively supports the recommendations of the Court of Auditors

16.05.2019

The Board of Directors of the Genève Aéroport took note of the summary examination of the tendering procedure regarding Genève Aéroport’s security services, issued this morning by the Court of Auditors. Genève Aéroport considers itself wronged in this case and files a complaint.

The Board of Directors of the Genève Aéroport actively supports the recommendations of the Court of Auditors

Management confirms the investigation of the Office of the Attorney General and reassures its partners.

15.05.2019

​Genève Aéroport confirms that a seizure of documents took place on Wednesday, 15 May, in some offices of the Airport, carried out by the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic and Canton of Geneva, due to two criminal proceedings for suspicions of various offences.

Management confirms the investigation of the Office of the Attorney General and reassures its partners.

Discover the Airport Job Fair on 22 May 2019

29.04.2019

Genève Aéroport means 1076 employees and more than 200 different professions. Do you want to work in the fascinating world of aviation? Come and get information at the Airport Job Fair on 22 May!

Discover the Airport Job Fair on 22 May 2019

Décollage vertical et tubulaire: le pari de l’innovation au service du développement durable, un poisson d'avril.

01.04.2019

Genève Aéroport soutient un projet destiné à encourager la recherche qui concerne les avions à décollage vertical. Par ailleurs, imaginer de tels envols dans une structure tubulaire permettrait de mieux contenir les nuisances sonores, tout en piégeant les émissions de CO2.

Décollage vertical et tubulaire: le pari de l’innovation au service du développement durable, un poisson d'avril.

Night flights to calibrate the instrument landing system approaches (ILS)

29.03.2019

Based on FOCA’s permission, Genève Aéroport has planned series of night flights to calibrate and verify the radio navigation installations of the instrument landing system (ILS).

Night flights to calibrate the instrument landing system approaches (ILS)

Réfection du parking P26: un an de travaux pour consolider la structure en béton armé

29.03.2019

Le parking P26 sera renforcé et assaini d’avril 2019 à juin 2020. Toutefois, le parking restera accessible durant les travaux, mais disposera d'une centaine de places en moins. L’inauguration du nouveau P26 est planifiée pour juillet 2020.

Réfection du parking P26: un an de travaux pour consolider la structure en béton armé

Rising results in a constantly changing environment

27.03.2019

Genève Aéroport ended the 2018 financial year with a net profit of CHF 85.1 million, a 7.9% increase compared to 2017 (CHF 78.9 million). Turnover amounted to CHF 490.2 million, a 5.1% increase compared to 2017. Investments reached a historical record of CHF 151.3 million and are fully self-financed.

Rising results in a constantly changing environment

Launch of the 2019 Summer Destinations

26.03.2019

From 31 March 2019 on, Genève Aéroport will publish on its new website the summer servicing with some novelties, including Kenya, Croatia and Poland. Forty-nine airlines will connect Geneva to 120 destinations.

Launch of the 2019 Summer Destinations

Genève Aéroport unveils its new website as part of the digitalisation of its services

21.02.2019

Genève Aéroport published on 19 February its entirely redesigned and more user-friendly website. This is part of the airport’s reflection on the digitalisation of its services and adds to other digital channels.

Genève Aéroport unveils its new website as part of the digitalisation of its services

Moderate increase in the number of passengers and decrease in aircraft movement in 2018

14.01.2019

In 2018, passenger traffic rose by 1.9% and the number of aircraft movements decreased by 1.9%. Freight activity increased by 7% compared to 2017.

Moderate increase in the number of passengers and decrease in aircraft movement in 2018

Adoption of the Sectoral Aviation Infrastructure Plan sheet (SAIP): a milestone in the history of Genève Aéroport

14.11.2018

Genève Aéroport welcomes the adoption this morning by the Federal Council of the sheet of the Sectoral Aviation Infrastructure Plan (SAIP) for Geneva.

Adoption of the Sectoral Aviation Infrastructure Plan sheet (SAIP): a milestone in the history of Genève Aéroport

Genève Aéroport reacts to a consultation phase organised for the purpose of revising the Ordinance on Airport Charges

12.11.2018

Genève Aéroport found out today about the opening, by the Federal Office of Civil Aviation, of the consultation regarding the revision of the Ordinance on Airport Charges

Genève Aéroport reacts to a consultation phase organised for the purpose of revising the Ordinance on Airport Charges

Le Conseil d’administration de Genève Aéroport veut faire cesser les suspicions qui mettent en cause ses collaborateurs

10.10.2018

Le Conseil d’administration et la Direction générale de Genève Aéroport veillent en tout temps à ce que la plateforme aéroportuaire soit gérée de façon professionnelle et en conformité avec les standards suisses et internationaux

Le Conseil d’administration de Genève Aéroport veut faire cesser les suspicions qui mettent en cause ses collaborateurs

Sustainability Report 2018: Ambitious Goals and Successful Efforts

09.10.2018

Genève Aéroport today released its 3rd Sustainability Report. Covering the 2016-2018 period, it demonstrates the performance of the airport in terms of environmental issues, but also in terms of economic and social aspects

Sustainability Report 2018: Ambitious Goals and Successful Efforts

Genève Aéroport obtains the approval of the Court of Auditors

08.10.2018

The important work accomplished by the Board of Directors, the new Management of Genève Aéroport and its teams is paying off.

Genève Aéroport obtains the approval of the Court of Auditors

A redefined strategy, the passenger at the heart of priorities

20.03.2018

In addition to intense strategic discussions with the Canton and the Confederation, Genève Aéroport closes the 2017 financial year with a turnover of CHF 466.4 million, which generated a net profit of 78.9 million.

A redefined strategy, the passenger at the heart of priorities

Genève Aéroport received the ACA 3+ Accreditation: a Benchmark in terms of Carbon emissions offset

26.01.2018

With the ACA 3+ accreditation issued by the Airports Council International (ACI), Genève Aéroport shows its level of exemplarity in offsetting its CO2 emissions.

Genève Aéroport received the ACA 3+ Accreditation: a Benchmark in terms of Carbon emissions offset

Pushing the walls for the comfort of passengers

22.12.2017

Terminal 1 is expanded and adapted to expedite the security checks and reduce wait times.

Pushing the walls for the comfort of passengers

Maps and indoor geolocation from Apple Maps

19.12.2017

Since 15 December 2017, passengers of Genève Aéroport can locate the different places inside the airport, in relation to where they are, thanks to Apple’s native “Maps” application.

Maps and indoor geolocation from Apple Maps

Vacuum 2017 emergency exercise has accomplished all its missions

11.12.2017

During the night of 8-9 December 2017, a full-scale exercise was held within the airport

Vacuum 2017 emergency exercise has accomplished all its missions

Genève Aéroport has participated in the Digital Day

21.11.2017

Strongly involved in the economic development of the region, Genève Aéroport participated in the first Swiss Digital Day

Genève Aéroport has participated in the Digital Day

Genève Aéroport participates in the Digital Day

20.11.2017

On 21 November 2017, Genève Aéroport participates in the first Swiss Digital Day in the main hall of Cornavin train station in Geneva.

Genève Aéroport participates in the Digital Day

Genève Aéroport participates in the Global Entrepreneurship Week

07.11.2017

The Global Entrepreneurship Week is a global event that gathers more than 160 countries each year in November to focus on business creation.

Genève Aéroport participates in the Global Entrepreneurship Week

Runaway girl to board without a ticket

31.10.2017

Sunday, 29 October 2017, the airport’s management centre was alerted by the police at 2.52 pm of the presence of a runaway 7-year-old girl on the airport’s site.

Runaway girl to board without a ticket

Genève Aéroport and the Services Industriels de Genève become solar power producers

12.10.2017

Genève Aéroport (GA) and the Services Industriels de Genève (SIG) are committed to the environment and to sustainable development and wish to produce solar energy together

Genève Aéroport and the Services Industriels de Genève become solar power producers

Neste collaborates with Genève Aéroport to offer sustainable and renewable solutions for aviation

13.09.2017

Neste and Genève Aéroport are pioneering together to make flying more sustainable by starting to decarbonize aviation towards fossil neutral growth.

Neste collaborates with Genève Aéroport to offer sustainable and renewable solutions for aviation

The first bond of Genève Aéroport enjoys great success among investors

31.08.2017

Genève Aéroport launched Wednesday, 30 August 2017 a CHF 175 million bond with a 0.400% coupon and 10-year term (maturity on 20 September 2027).

The first bond of Genève Aéroport enjoys great success among investors

New Director of Human Resources at Genève Aéroport

22.08.2017

Hired as of 1 November 2017, Ms Jessica Silberman Dunant will officially take office as Director of Human Resources at Genève Aéroport on 1 December 2017. She replaces Mr Olivier Delétraz, who will leave at the end of November having asserted his rights to retirement.

New Director of Human Resources at Genève Aéroport

The Confederation: exemplary in energy group in-creases its energy efficiency by 27% and takes Geneva Airport on board

30.06.2017

Much energy and large sums of money can be saved by implementing a consequent efficiency strategy. This has been proven by the group The Confederation: exemplary in energy.

The Confederation: exemplary in energy group in-creases its energy efficiency by 27% and takes Geneva Airport on board

Geneva Airport is taking part in a hackathon involving six other international airports

16.06.2017

{Re}coding aviation hackathon challenges developers to improve travel experience

Geneva Airport is taking part in a hackathon involving six other international airports

Appointment of two new officers

06.06.2017

Mr Giovanni Russo was appointed Chief Operating Officer and Mr Philippe Moraga was appointed Director of Infrastructures. They will take up their duties on 1 November and 1 September, respectively.

Appointment of two new officers

Sustainable development: a long-lasting source of projects at Genève Aéroport

02.06.2017

From 30 May to 5 June, Genève Aéroport is dedicated to sustainable development and informs its passengers about its commitments and its actions.

Sustainable development: a long-lasting source of projects at Genève Aéroport

European Sustainable Development Week: We're in!

28.05.2017

From 30 May to 5 June, Genève Aéroport is dedicated to sustainable development and informs its passengers about its commitments and its actions.

European Sustainable Development Week: We're in!

Non-Schengen area: systematic border controls

26.05.2017

Since 17 April all travellers coming from or going to the non-Schengen area will be controlled at the border.

Non-Schengen area: systematic border controls

The financial year 2016 allowed Genève Aéroport to achieve good results in a changing context

04.04.2017

The 2016 balance sheet closes with a turnover of 445.3 million Swiss francs, allowing the company to report a net profit of 80.8 million Swiss francs. The company has invested CHF 162 million.

The financial year 2016 allowed Genève Aéroport to achieve good results in a changing context

Transformation of the check-in hall

15.02.2017

Started 27 June 2016, the expansion of the check-in hall of Genève Aéroport now presents its first new facilities.

Transformation of the check-in hall

Almost 16.5 million passengers arrived at Genève Aéroport in 2016

17.01.2017

Passenger traffic grew by 4.8% in 2016, while the number of movements remained virtually stable. Freight activity saw a 6.5% positive development.

Almost 16.5 million passengers arrived at Genève Aéroport in 2016

Logistics optimisation at the heart of a 2nd workshop on industrial ecology

28.11.2016

30 companies of the airport site and representatives of Genève Aéroport met on 15 November within the industrial ecology project of Genève Aéroport.

Logistics optimisation at the heart of a 2nd workshop on industrial ecology

Early shoe detection carpet

24.11.2016

Genève Aéroport and SEDECT company have developed and installed an innovative tool to help passengers cross, without delay, the security control passage towards the boarding gates.

Early shoe detection carpet

Genève Aéroport unveils itself at the Automnales

07.11.2016

With its 150'000 visitors, the Automnales fair is the perfect opportunity to unveil and explain the East Wing project to the public.

Genève Aéroport unveils itself at the Automnales

CHF 64'000 for the Geneva Red Cross

21.10.2016

The night race attended by the employees of Genève Aéroport on the night of 15 to 16 last September helped raise more than CHF 64'000 for the Geneva Red Cross.

CHF 64'000 for the Geneva Red Cross

End of works in front of the terminal

18.10.2016

The works on the platforms in front of the terminal, started in July 2010, are officially over and got their approval from the FOCA.

End of works in front of the terminal

Genève Aéroport reached 50,000 fans on Facebook!

03.10.2016

Contest to visit the airport! The virtual community of Genève Aéroport consists today of 50,000 fans with whom we have a close relationship.

Genève Aéroport reached 50,000 fans on Facebook!

Norbert and Genève Aéroport's employees offer you breakfast!

29.09.2016

Norbert, the famous chef of Top Chef, and his kitchen brigade composed of employees from the airport, Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Norbert and Genève Aéroport's employees offer you breakfast!

Genève Aéroport ran 8'400 km for the Geneva Red Cross

16.09.2016

On the night of 15 to 16 September, Genève Aéroport opened its track and its tarmac to the employees of the platform in order to participate in a sport event.

Genève Aéroport ran 8'400 km for the Geneva Red Cross

Robert Deillon has handed the keys of Genève Aéroport to André Schneider

01.09.2016

Robert Deillon, General Manager of Genève Aéroport since 2006, has symbolically passed this morning the keys of the airport to André Schneider, his successor.

Robert Deillon has handed the keys of Genève Aéroport to André Schneider

_L__D S_VES LIVES

16.08.2016

Only in emergency situations we see that it’s missing. Blood is a precious commodity - it saves lives. All blood groups are not suitable for all patients.

_L__D S_VES LIVES

Genève Aéroport obtains the ISO 55001 Certification

10.08.2016

Genève Aéroport becomes the first airport on continental Europe to obtain the ISO 5500 Certification.

Genève Aéroport obtains the ISO 55001 Certification

Modification of passenger flows during the Check-in hall transformation works

15.07.2016

The glass façade of the main terminal will be renovated. The usual path of our passengers and visitors is thus modified.

Modification of passenger flows during the Check-in hall transformation works

Employees of Genève Aéroport did 14,563 km by bike

11.07.2016

Record of participants for the 10th participation of Genève Aéroport to Bike to work. This action is organised every year in June.

Employees of Genève Aéroport did 14,563 km by bike

Calibration of noise absorber

28.06.2016

The noise absorber calibration campaign will take place during the night of 28-29 June

Calibration of noise absorber

Genève Aéroport makes various improvements for the benefit of its users

27.06.2016

The glass façade of the main terminal at the check-in level will be renovated and advanced several metres in front of the terminal to give more space to the check-in hall.

Genève Aéroport makes various improvements for the benefit of its users

Genève Aéroport launches its first business workshop on industrial ecology

27.06.2016

Genève Aéroport launches its first business workshop on industrial ecology.

Genève Aéroport launches its first business workshop on industrial ecology

Genève Aéroport is committed to the training of young people

30.05.2016

Genève Aéroport partnered with Espace Entreprise to offer 300 young apprentices the possibility to perform a one-week traineeship within its company.

Genève Aéroport is committed to the training of young people

Léo, the new luggage robot of Genève Aéroport

20.05.2016

Since the arrival of its first robot, Robbi in 2013, Genève Aéroport has been expanding its fleet

Léo, the new luggage robot of Genève Aéroport

Start of construction of the East Wing

19.05.2016

Mr Pierre Maudet, Councillor of State, Mrs Corine Moinat, Chair of the Board of Directors of Genève Aéroport and airport authorities laid a symbolic first stone...

Start of construction of the East Wing

The Olympic flame will leave this 2nd of May from Genève Aéroport

02.05.2016

It will begin its journey throughout Brazil where it will make a triumphant entry into the Maracanã Stadium

The Olympic flame will leave this 2nd of May from Genève Aéroport

2015 FY confirms the good economic performance of Genève Aéroport

06.04.2016

Genève Aéroport closes the 2015 financial year with a turnover of 423.7 million Swiss francs, allowing the company to report a profit of 74.6 million Swiss francs.

2015 FY confirms the good economic performance of Genève Aéroport

André Schneider appointed head of Genève Aéroport

06.04.2016

The State Council has ratified this morning the candidature of Dr. André Schneider, proposed by the Board of Directors, to the position of CEO of Genève Aéroport.

André Schneider appointed head of Genève Aéroport

Golf Echo: a natural wine produced at Genève Aéroport

01.04.2016

Genève Aéroport thanks all those who enjoyed its April fools...

Golf Echo: a natural wine produced at Genève Aéroport

Ground handling support to airlines at Genève Aéroport

29.03.2016

The award of the two aviation concession agreements for ground handling services was confirmed to the companies Swissport and Dnata.

Ground handling support to airlines at Genève Aéroport

Genève Aéroport modernises its aircraft noise measurement system

26.02.2016

The company CASPER, winner of the tender, accompanies Genève Aéroport in this modernisation. 4 microphones were replaced late 2015. The implementation of the new system continues in 2016.

Genève Aéroport modernises its aircraft noise measurement system

Genève Aéroport's carbon certification level 3 renewed

20.01.2016

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

Genève Aéroport's carbon certification level 3 renewed

Almost 15.8 million Passengers Arrived at Genève Aéroport in 2015

11.01.2016

Passenger traffic grew by 4.1% in 2015 while the number of movements has changed little. Freight activity declined by 10.3%.

Almost 15.8 million Passengers Arrived at Genève Aéroport in 2015