Swiss News

Swiss to welcome new Boeing 777-300ERs to fleet in January

Swiss to welcome new Boeing 777-300ERs to fleet in January

16th Jul 2015 Airline News

Swiss is entering a new era in its long-haul aircraft fleet with the arrival of the first of its nine new Boeing 777-300ERs next January. The new twinjets will seat 340 passengers in Swiss configuration. They will also offer a new state-of-the-art cabin in all three classes, which will include Wi-Fi.

Swiss to offer new Dublin-Geneva service

Swiss to offer new Dublin-Geneva service

9th Mar 2015 Airline News

Swiss International Air Lines will be offering a new service connection between Dublin and Geneva from the June 26th 2015 onwards. Swiss will operate four weekly flights to Geneva, with the flights marking a further step in the airline’s steady development of its services to western Switzerland.

SWISS carries over 16 million passengers in 2014

SWISS carries over 16 million passengers in 2014

20th Jan 2015 Airline News

Swiss International Air Lines’ annual passenger numbers exceeded 16 million for the first time last year. All in all, some 16,169,411 passengers were transported, a 1.3 per cent increase on the 15,968,833 of 2013. The result was achieved with 1.6 per cent fewer flights, too: 144,116, compared to the 146,436 of the previous year.

SWISS moves into Terminal 2 at London Heathrow Airport

SWISS moves into Terminal 2 at London Heathrow Airport

20th Oct 2014 Airline News

SWISS formally moved into the recently reopened Terminal 2 at London’s Heathrow Airport earlier. In doing so, the carrier joins its 22 fellow Star Alliance member airlines in the totally rebuilt facility, which is also known as The Queen’s Terminal in honour of Queen Elizabeth II.

Swiss takes care of business at World Travel Awards

Swiss takes care of business at World Travel Awards

4th Aug 2014 Airline News

At the 2014 World Travel Awards, Swiss was selected as winner of the Europe’s Leading Airline -Business Class accolade for the fourth consecutive time. The award is voted for by travel and tourism industry experts from all over the globe. Swiss has now claimed top spot in this category six times since 2005.

Swiss signs on for Amadeus Altéa Suite

Swiss signs on for Amadeus Altéa Suite

Amadeus and Swiss International Air Lines, Switzerland’s flag carrier, today announce a long-term strategic agreement that will see the airline adopt the core modules of the Amadeus Altéa Suite, in order to enhance its reservation, inventory and departure control processes. By migrating to Amadeus’ fully integrated PSS solution, SWISS will also benefit from more streamlined access to accurate passenger and flight data, as other Group member carriers Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines have already implemented Amadeus’ Altéa technology.

Swiss - Passenger volumes remain high for 2013

Swiss - Passenger volumes remain high for 2013

16th Jan 2014 Press Release Airline News

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) transported 15,968,833 passengers systemwide in 2013 – a 0.9% increase on the previous year (2012: 15,819,558). Total available-seat-kilometre (ASK) capacity for the year was raised 3.7%; and the increase was fully absorbed by the growth in traffic volume, which was up 4.7% in revenue-passenger-kilometre (RPK) terms

Boeing signs six plane deal with SWISS

Boeing signs six plane deal with SWISS

14th Mar 2013 Airline News

Boeing, the Lufthansa Group and Swiss International Air Lines have announced a commitment today for six 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The airplanes, valued at $1.9 billion at list prices, were selected for the airline’s long-haul fleet renewal.