Throwback Thursday
A Baboo E190 aircraft (Photo: Peter Bakema - Photo page, GFDL 1.2,

TBT (Throwback Thursday) In Aviation History: Baboo

In 2003, SWISS decided to terminate its route between Geneva and Lugano. In response, businessman Julian Cook decided to begin an airline to operate the route. The airline would be called Baboo, which began its first flight on November 3rd, 2003, with aircraft operated by Cirrus Airlines. The airline was based in Geneva and would focus on regional flights across Europe to business destinations. In May of 2004, the airline received its own Air Operators Certificate from Swiss authorities. The…