SWISS serves up St. Gallen gourmet specialities from the Neue Blumenau
SWISS is taking its Business and First Class guests on a gourmet trip to Canton St. Gallen in the latest phase of its ‘SWISS Taste of Switzerland’ inflight culinary programme, which began last week.
SWISS unveils new ‘SWISS Senses’ air travel experience with totally new cabin interiors
SWISS is to offer its customers a totally new and more personalized ‘SWISS Senses’ air travel experience from 2025 onwards. The centrepiece of the new customer product is a redesigned cabin for the airline’s long-haul aircraft fleet
Change on the SWISS Board of Directors
Ashwin Bhat, Chief Commercial Officer at Lufthansa Cargo, was newly elected to the SWISS Board of Directors at the company’s annual general meeting on 23 February 2023. He succeeds Christina Foerster, who remains a member of the Lufthansa Group Executive Board and also interim CEO of Brussels Airlines.
SWISS expands its ‘Green Fares’ Europewide
Following successful trials in Scandinavia, SWISS is expanding its ‘Green Fares’ programme throughout Europe together with the Lufthansa Group. With SWISS’s Green Fares, the offsetting of the carbon dioxide emissions generated by the customer’s air travel is included in the price. The new Green Fare option complements SWISS’s existing range of products in the sustainability field.
SWISS to resume passenger services to Shanghai
In view of the now-eased entry provisions for Mainland China, SWISS is to resume its passenger services between Zurich and Shanghai from 3 March. One weekly flight is currently planned on the route for the month of March, which will then be expanded to three weekly frequencies from April onwards.
SWISS to name 20 aircraft after Swiss tourist areas and resorts
SWISS is to conclude its 20th anniversary celebrations by naming twenty of its Airbus A220-100 and A220-300 aircraft after Swiss tourist areas and resorts in collaboration with Switzerland Tourism.
SWISS extends Premium Economy Class to its Airbus A340 fleet
Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) embarked on the Premium Economy Class installation programme for its Airbus A340-300 fleet in December 2022
SWISS transfers Swiss AviationSoftware to Lufthansa Technik
SWISS transferred its Swiss AviationSoftware subsidiary to Lufthansa Technik at the end of 2022. The action has been taken for strategic reasons: integrating Swiss AviationSoftware’s world-leading AMOS maintenance application into the Lufthansa Technik digital ecosystem will generate synergies throughout the Lufthansa Group and enable the further expansion and development of this still-autonomous Swiss company.
SWISS appoints Léa Wertheimer as its new Head of Corporate Communications
Léa Wertheimer has been named as SWISS’s new Head of Corporate Communications, with responsibility for setting and implementing the company’s communications strategy.
SWISS to recruit new pilots from 2023
SWISS is to resume the recruitment and training of new pilots from 2023 onwards. The training will be provided by the European Flight Academy, which is operated by Lufthansa Aviation Training. SWISS student pilots can also take advantage of financial training support.
SWISS promotes Swiss innovation and invests in Synhelion
SWISS has acquired a financial interest in Swiss-based technology company Synhelion in a further step to help bring solar fuels to market.
SWISS to fly the ‘new technology’ Airbus A350-900 from 2025
SWISS is to mark a new milestone in the modernization of its long-haul aircraft fleet: from 2025 onwards, the airline will gradually introduce five advanced, highly economical and carbon-efficient Airbus A350-900 twinjets to its intercontinental operations