Zurich airport at centre of air-travel disputes over weekend

Zurich airport at centre of air-travel disputes over weekend

July 15, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
New take-off and landing rules being considered at Zurich airport could risk its status as a hub airport. 
Zurich airport hit by weekend of chaos

Zurich airport hit by weekend of chaos

July 8, 2019, 10 a.m.
Passengers will be hoping Zurich airport will be running more smoothly today after a weekend of chaos.
Hand grenade closes Zurich airport runway

Hand grenade closes Zurich airport runway

June 25, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
A runway at Zurich airport was closed briefly yesterday morning after a hand grenade was discovered.
Geneva airport security head arrested

Geneva airport security head arrested

May 16, 2019, 6:43 a.m.
The head of security at Geneva airport and another man have been arrested, suspected of corruption.
Teen fools security at Geneva airport and makes it to Africa.

Teen fools security at Geneva airport and makes it to Africa.

May 7, 2019, 6:14 a.m.
A teenager ran away from home over the weekend, tricked security at Geneva airport and managed to make it to Morocco.
Unattended luggage disrupts Geneva airport

Unattended luggage disrupts Geneva airport

Feb. 4, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
Geneva airport was seriously disrupted yesterday morning as police checked an unattended bag.
Swan cull permitted in canton Nidwalden

Swan cull permitted in canton Nidwalden

Jan. 22, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Federal wildlife authorities have given the green light to canton Nidwalden to kill swans.
Gatwick reopens after drone chaos

Gatwick reopens after drone chaos

Dec. 21, 2018, 9:39 a.m.
London’s Gatwick airport has reopened after being closed for more than 24 hours causing travel chaos.
Zurich welcomes 30 millionth passenger this year

Zurich welcomes 30 millionth passenger this year

Dec. 18, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Zurich airport passed a milestone yesterday when it welcomed its 30 millionth passenger. 
Privacy concerns hinder Geneva cable car plan

Privacy concerns hinder Geneva cable car plan

Dec. 7, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
It doesn’t look like Geneva will be getting a commuter cable car after all.
Bus companies compete for Zurich airport contract

Bus companies compete for Zurich airport contract

Dec. 3, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Several private bus companies are fighting for a licence to be able to serve Zurich airport.
Drone caught 20 metres from aircraft to be investigated

Drone caught 20 metres from aircraft to be investigated

Nov. 15, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Transport accident investigators are looking at an incident at Zurich airport when a drone came as close as 20 meters...
Geneva airport noise levels to decrease

Geneva airport noise levels to decrease

Nov. 15, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
The government has set new noise limits for Geneva airport which will determine its expansion over the next few years.
Geneva residents fight airport building plan

Geneva residents fight airport building plan

Oct. 29, 2018, 9 a.m.
Residents around Geneva airport are fighting plans for new 47-meter-tall building nearby.
A kilo of drugs found at Zurich Airport in toy truck

A kilo of drugs found at Zurich Airport in toy truck

Aug. 15, 2018, 10:11 a.m.
Customs officials at Zurich Airport have discovered a package of one kilogramme of marijuana in a children's push...
Nights flights to be reduced from Zurich Airport

Nights flights to be reduced from Zurich Airport

July 26, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Bosses at Zurich Airport say that they are disappointed with a decision to limit the number of late night flights fro...
Drug smuggler home after 18 years in Indonesian jail

Drug smuggler home after 18 years in Indonesian jail

July 24, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
A Frenchman who has been held in Indonesia for 18 years after trying to smuggle drugs into Bali has flown into Geneva...
Swiss air traffic controller threaten strike during busy summer schedule

Swiss air traffic controller threaten strike during busy summer schedule

July 11, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
Swiss air traffic controllers are threatening to strike at one of the busiest times of the year.
Security is quicker at Geneva airport due to new machines

Security is quicker at Geneva airport due to new machines

July 9, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
Geneva airport is leading the world with the use of new luggage scanners. The machines produce a 3D image of the bags...
Light plane crashes at Geneva airport

Light plane crashes at Geneva airport

June 27, 2018, 1:05 p.m.
Air traffic was disrupted for an hour this morning after a light aircraft crashed on the runway at Geneva airport.
Lone parents warned about travelling with children

Lone parents warned about travelling with children

June 26, 2018, 7:14 a.m.
Lone parents travelling with children are being warned they face delays at airport passport controls if they can&rsqu...
Pope in Geneva says we live at too fast a pace

Pope in Geneva says we live at too fast a pace

June 22, 2018, 7:14 a.m.
The Pope told the faithful in Geneva yesterday to reject the barrage of information we are subjected to and we all li...
Pope arriving in Geneva today

Pope arriving in Geneva today

June 21, 2018, 7:11 a.m.
A massive security operation is underway in Geneva as the city awaits the arrival of the Pope.  
Geneva gets ready for Pope visit.

Geneva gets ready for Pope visit.

June 18, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
Geneva authorities are gearing up for the Pope’s visit this week.
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