Around 2021 routes are planned from Basel Airport in the current summer period of 90. The focus this year is on tourist hot water destinations. The airport was also able to attract new airlines.
In addition to the ten or so cities and islands in Spain that are already among the most popular destinations from Basel-Mulhouse, this summer there will be a new city known for its futuristic architecture: Valencia. Easyjet plans to fly to the port city two to three times a week. Palermo is also included in the 2021 flight schedule: Easyjet and WizzAir now serve the Sicilian capital five times a week from Basel-Mulhouse. In addition, a larger city in the Balkans has been included in the flight plan: From May 21, Sarajevo can be reached three times a week with Wizz Air in just over an hour and a half from the tri-border region.
The new destinations also include cities that were already planned last summer but could not be maintained due to the situation: The capitals of Moldova and Albania - Chisinau and Tirana - are offered by WizzAir. Just like the airline Pegasus, the airline Turkish Airlines also offers a regular flight connection to Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen International Airport.
In addition to the Balearic and Canary Islands - EuroAirport's top destinations that are on the flight schedule all year round - from EuroAirport you can also go to wonderful destinations in Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Turkey and almost the entire Adriatic coast to fly. Egypt in particular is offered all year round. The sun destination Hurghada is served by four airlines: Easyjet, Corendon Airlines, Air Cairo and Fly Egypt.
Corendon, ASL and Smartlynx start from Basel
From spring 2021, three airlines will be offering new flights from Basel-Mulhouse and some will also open a base. ASL Airlines, the French subsidiary of an Irish ASL group, will fly to two cities in Algeria: Algiers and Constantine. Corendon Airlines, also newly represented in Basel-Mulhouse, is an airline with more than 165 destinations on offer. The parent company was founded in the Netherlands in 2005 and is now opening its sixth base at EuroAirport, where it offers a total of fifteen destinations.
The European charter airline Smartlynx, founded in Riga in 1992, has also decided to open a base at Basel-Mulhouse Airport: The first flight is planned for May 20, 2021 on behalf of the international travel and tourism company TUI. There are six destinations on the program.