Swiss International Air Lines will be introducing a number of ground and inflight products from May onwards that are specifically designed to enhance the air travel experience for allergy sufferers. These innovations will include new alternative (lactose- and gluten-free) food and drinks, along with changes to the cabin interior.
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
Harry Hohmeister, chief executive, Swiss International Airlines, speaks to Breaking Travel News at the International Air Transport Association annual general meeting in Cape Town, South Africa.
Swiss International Air Lines has launched its new daily non-stop service between Singapore and Zurich, Switzerland. The new service, LX 179 will take off from Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2 today, operated by an Airbus A340-300 aircraft.
Expedia Affiliate Network, the private label arm of the world’s largest online travel company, today expands its share of the airline market thanks to a new partnership with Swiss International Air Lines. The deal will see one of Europe’s leading international airlines use EAN’s Chameleon hotel retailing platform alongside its Smart Cross Sell product to increase online revenues by offering travellers a targeted range of accommodation options alongside or after booking their flight.
The SWISS management board is complete once again, following the appointment of Markus Binkert and Roland Busch to the positions of chief commercial and chief operating officer respectively. Binkert moves up from the role of head of sales & marketing Switzerland, Germany & Austria with SWISS, while Busch is presently head of finance & information management at Lufthansa.
Swiss International Air Lines is to add Kiev to its European route network from the start of the 2013/14 winter schedules. The Ukrainian capital will receive daily service from Zurich from 27 October onwards. The flights will be operated with Airbus A320 equipment seating 152 passengers.
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.
Maria João Torres, product and marketing manager, Portugal, Swiss International Air Lines at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2012 at Conrad Algarve
Swiss International Air Lines has confirmed it will launch a new service between Singapore and Zurich next May. The new route will be operated using Airbus A340-300 aircraft offering 219 seats.
Swiss International Air Lines has announced it is adding another flight to its current Miami-Zurich route this fall offering passengers more choices to Switzerland and beyond. Starting November 29th, the new flight will offer service to Zurich an additional four times a week beyond the current daily schedule.
SWISS has further enhanced the scope of the customer services it provides via the Facebook and Twitter social media platforms enabling customers to contact the customer service centre with inquiries.