Cantons of Switzerland

August 4, 2008 - 11:05am

Crossair founder Moritz Suter announced on July 17 that he plans to launch a new regional airline. The airline’s first service would link Geneva with Lugano three times daily.

Although the project remains in its infancy, Suter has already submitted proposals for support to the township of Lugano and the local government of the canton of Ticino, as well as the Lugano Agno Airport for “symbolic” (low) landing fees.

May 22, 2008 - 7:51am

The eighth annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), held this week in Geneva, has shattered records for attendance, as well as orders announced at the show. At press time, EBACE was heading to fulfill projections that more than 14,000 visitors would pass through its doors to visit the record roster of 444 exhibitors. Last year’s edition drew 11,267 attendees.

May 19, 2008 - 6:50am

NetJets Europe is here at EBACE holding its first company-wide career fair tomorrow. It will start with a presentation at 11 a.m. in room D in Palexpo’s Hall 1. Attendees will then be given the opportunity to talk to NetJets Europe representatives. The company is looking for pilots and cabin crew and is also offering a variety of positions in marketing, flight operations and maintenance.

May 19, 2008 - 4:49am

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg recently spent their first 25 hours at the controls of a flight simulator that replicates the cockpit in the first Solar Impulse prototype HB-SIA. Piccard flew the prototype from Tuesday, May 13 at 7:27 a.m. to Wednesday, May 14 at 8:43 a.m., and Borschberg from Thursday, May 15 at 7:20 a.m. to Friday, May 16 at 8:38 a.m.

December 7, 2007 - 8:26am

The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) will take place in Geneva at least through 2009. The show’s joint organizers, NBAA and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), have decided to keep the event at Geneva’s Palexpo Convention Center for four years after this year’s event, which will take place from May 18 through 20.

October 9, 2007 - 12:15pm

As the curtains fell on the third edition of EBACE (the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition) in Geneva last month, the organizers could feel confident that the strong support for the event in this most difficult of years and most challenging of futures for aviation bodes well for its stature as a significant fixture in the world aerospace calendar.

March 28, 2007 - 1:05pm

Bombardier will hold its first Safety Standdown event in Europe following this year’s European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Geneva. The gathering

November 28, 2006 - 5:21am

In order to keep the annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) here in Geneva’s Palais d’Expositions, show organizers have shifted the indoor exhibits from Hall 7 to the larger Hall 6 because the event has outgrown its former home. Hall 7 is not large enough to accommodate this year’s record amount of exhibit space–1,183 standard three-square-meter booth spaces (a total area of more than 38,200 sq ft).

November 22, 2006 - 4:58am

Starting tomorrow through Friday, the sixth annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) will showcase hundreds of products from around the world, occupying nearly 237,000 sq ft of exhibit space at the Geneva Palexpo. At nearby Geneva International Airport, more than 50 business aircraft will be on static display.

October 11, 2006 - 4:36am

OEMs made a number of announcements at last month’s European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition, held once again at Palexpo Convention Center in Geneva. Raytheon Aircraft unveiled a derivative of the Premier I. The upgraded model, called the Premier IA, features an entirely redesigned interior as well as some avionics enhancements. For the big news at Europe’s biggest show.