With the 2008-2009 Winter timetable, which starts on Sunday 26 October, there are 108 destinations served by direct flights from Geneva International Airport - 81 in Europe and 27 on the other continents.
When it comes to new destinations compared with the previous Winter timetable, of particular note is the opening by the Geneva airline Baboo of two routes to Sofia (3 flights a week) and Zagreb (2 flights a week); Baboo will also be flying to Toulouse (6 times a week), Bordeaux (5 times), Athens (5 times), and Bucharest (3 times), and will operate additional flights to Vienna (twice a day).
easyJet is expanding its offer with services to Stockholm-Arlanda (5 times a week) and Manchester (daily flight). All in all, easyJet will be flying to 30 destinations from GVA.
Swiss will offer flights to three new destinations not on the 2007-2008 Winter timetable - Istanbul (7 times a week), Budapest (4 times) and Bucharest (3 times).
Still on the subject of new destinations, Aer Lingus will be flying to Cork, in south-eastern Ireland, twice a week, while Jet2.com will connect to Blackpool once a week. Similarly, Air Malta will fly twice a week to Catania and once a week to Malta. Subject to agreements with government authorities, Uzbekistan Airlines should be flying once a week to Tashkent.
Compared with the 2007-2008 Winter timetable, MyAir.com will fly three times a week to Brindisi, Blue Islands will connect to Southampton and is increasing the number of its flights to Jersey; more flights also for Royal Air Maroc to Casablanca (10 flights a week), Turkish Airlines to Istanbul (10 flights), EgyptAir to Cairo, with the flight now becoming daily, Middle East Airlines to Beirut (4 flights), and Royal Jordanian to Amman (4 flights).
In total, 49 airlines will fly to GVA this Winter, including 31 European airlines.
Full details of schedules and charter services can be found at: www.gva.ch/network