Some CHF1.275 billion will go directly for the two airlines, Swiss and Edelweiss, while up to CHF600 million will be allocated to other companies vital to the functioning of the sector.
Swiss International Air Lines has taken delivery of its first A320neo aircraft at a ceremony in Hamburg, Germany. It is the first of 25 A320neo planes ordered by the carrier.
Swiss International Air Lines will introduce a new premium economy class on its long-haul aircraft fleet in the spring of 2021.
The first Swiss Airbus A340 with a completely refurbished interior in all three seating cabins took off from Zurich earlier on its first revenue flight.
Swiss is to further expand its Zurich-based network, adding new non-stop services to Gdansk, Poland, and Heringsdorf, Germany, in its 2019 summer schedules.
Speaking at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony, Ioanna Tseliou, a marketing expert on Greece for Swiss International Air Lines, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won.
The new lounges, which will mainly host short-haul travellers, provide a new Business and Senator Lounge and boast a modern concept with a range of privacy options, a marketplace culinary area, elegant Swiss-made furniture and clear Swiss design lines.
The supervisory board of Deutsche Lufthansa has approved an order for up to 16 additional aircraft, valued at approximately €2.1 billion. Delivery is scheduled to take place in stages until 2022.
Etihad Airways and Swiss International Air Lines have launched a new codeshare partnership with bookings effective immediately. Under the agreement, Etihad Airways will have its EY flight code on Swiss services between Geneva and Zurich, two key gateway cities served in Switzerland from Abu Dhabi.