Page last updated at 17:35 GMT, Sunday, 20 December 2009

Airport's new service takes off

London Oxford Airport
The airport has been mainly running business flights to Jersey

London Oxford Airport has begun its international scheduled flight service to Switzerland.

The airport in Kidlington, Oxfordshire, has been mainly running business flights to Jersey until now.

Its first flight to Geneva, which took off 1405 GMT on Saturday to arrive at 1700 local time (1600 GMT), marked the start of the service.

Swiss airline, Baboo, which has a fleet including three Embraer 190s, is operating the route's flights.

Baboo will also run a Saturday service departing from Geneva at 1220 local time (1120 GMT) to arrive at Oxford 1320 GMT.

London Oxford Airport's managing director Steve Jones said: "We are delighted to introduce Geneva as our first international scheduled service and see this as a major turning point in the future of the airport."



Print Sponsor


SEE ALSO
'London' airport name change row
17 Aug 09 |  Oxfordshire

RELATED INTERNET LINKS
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

BBC navigation

BBC © 2013 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific