EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse circa 2010 (Photo: DR) As the

third largest airport in Switzerland and the largest in eastern France, EuroAirport Basel/Mulhouse is once again offering more than 90 direct destinations in its timetable for the summer 2022 season

(valid until October 29). These include destinations in France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey and Canada.

The number of connecting flights has again increased significantly. Several airlines are offering attractive connections via their international hubs: Aegean Airlines (Athens), Air France

(Paris), Austrian Airlines (Vienna), British Airways (London), KLM (Amsterdam), Lufthansa (Frankfurt and Munich), Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines (Istanbul) and Vueling (Barcelona).

The EuroAirport will also welcome a new airline, the Albanian national carrier Air Albania, which will serve the city of Kukës in northeastern Albania with two flights per week

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After a hiatus due to the coronavirus, Air Transat is returning to Montreal

starting in May with Airbus A321 Neo Long-Range. The company will offer one flight per week. The EuroAirport welcomes back the Greek airline Aegean Airlines. The latter will serve Athens, where connections are possible to numerous destinations in Greece and the eastern Mediterranean basin.

Corendon Airlines, based at the EuroAirport, is extending its services to the port city of Chania in Crete, a first from the airport. On the low-cost side, Wizz Air is expanding its network with flights to Rome and Kukës. Ryanair is increasing the frequency of its flights to Zagreb from two to three weekly flights.

More environmentally friendly aircraft

With the introduction of the summer schedules, more and more new generation aircraft will be operating from EuroAirport. Air Cairo, British Airways, easyJet, Pegasus, Turkish Airlines and Vueling will operate more A320 Neo and A321 Neo aircraft. Corendon Airlines, Ryanair, SunExpress and Turkish Airlines are increasingly using Boeing 737 Max aircraft. These aircraft significantly reduce noise pollution and CO2 emissions.

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More than 60% of the flights transiting through the EuroAirport are also subject to carbon offsetting by the airlines easyJet and Air France. easyJet offsets the carbon emissions of all its flights and Air France those of its flights in metropolitan France. In collaboration with the myclimate foundation, the EuroAirport p

In addition, all passengers can voluntarily offset the carbon emissions of their flights.