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SWISS sets new passenger record for 2018

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 set a new record last year for its annual passenger volumes. The airline carried a total of 17,937,391 travellers in...

SWISS will serve five new summer destinations from Geneva

From 22 June, SWISS will expand its route network from Geneva by offering its passengers five new popular destinations for the summer season. The...

Monthly traffic results: SWISS carries 4.7% more passengers in November

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,284,640 passengers in November 2018, a 4.7% increase on the same month last year. The airline operated 11,227 flights...

Wolfgang Mayrhuber, former Chairman and CEO of Lufthansa, passed away

Wolfgang Mayrhuber, former Chairman and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, passed away last Saturday, 1 December 2018, at the age of 71, due...

SWISS and Helvetic Airways expand their collaboration

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is to expand its partnership with Helvetic Airways, and will deploy up to eight Helvetic Airways Embraer E190-E2 aircraft...

SWISS carries 6.2% more passengers in October

Monthly traffic results Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,619,931 passengers in October, a 6.2% increase on the same month last year. SWISS operated 13,001 flights in the month, 5.9%...
Swiss Bombardier BD-500 CSeries CS100

SWISS to offer attractive new summer destinations; Gdansk and Heringsdorf from Zurich

SWISS is to further expand its Zurich-based network. The airline will offer new non-stop services to Gdansk (Poland) and Heringsdorf (Germany) in its 2019...

SWISS pilot in Zurich: “Ich habe die Schnauze voll von diesem Drecksplatz.”

A nice morning at Zurich Airport. A SWISS aircraft is ready for departure and asks the tower for start-up clearance. The pilots, however, are...

Quarterly traffic results: SWISS carries 6.5% more passengers in the first nine months of 2018, +1.8% in September

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 13,686,440 passengers in the first nine months of 2018 – an increase of 6.5% on the same period last...

Lufthansa Group buys 27 more Airbus A320neo family aircraft; ten of them are intended for SWISS

On 28 September, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG approved the purchase of 27 short- and medium-haul aircraft. Purchase options for 24 Airbus...

Lufthansa Group optimises hub management of the network airlines and prepares for moderate growth in summer 2019

Lufthansa Group continues to consistently optimise the management of its hubs in Munich, Frankfurt, Zürich and Vienna. The main focus is on the flexible...

SWISS carries 7.6% more passengers in August

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,753,933 passengers in August 2018, an increase of 7.6% on the same month last year. The airline also operated...

SWISS introduces “Doctor on Board” programme

SWISS adopted the Lufthansa Group’s special “Doctor on Board” programme yesterday (Wednesday 1 August). Under the programme, registered doctors can be easily identified by...

SWISS reports 7.6% passenger growth in July

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,791,301 passengers in July, 7.6% more than in the same period last year. The 13,291 flights operated for...

SWISS to offer tomato juice on European flights longer than 50 minutes

SWISS is to offer tomato juice in Economy Class on its European services departing from Zurich from 1 August. The airline will also be...

SWISS sees growth in passenger volumes, both in June (+8.9%) and in first half of 2018 (+5.9%)

Half-yearly traffic results of 2018 Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 8,520,186 passengers in the first six months of 2018 – some 5.9% more than...

SWISS will be adding attractive new routes to its European network (Winter 2018/2019)

SWISS is to expand its European network from Zurich in the coming 2018/19 winter timetables. A new service will be introduced to Bremen in...

SWISS to fly Swiss squad to Russia for soccer World Cup

As the official airline of the Swiss Football Association, SWISS will be flying the men’s Swiss national soccer squad to the coming World Cup...

SWISS carries 10.6% more passengers in May

Monthly traffic results Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,586,914 passengers in May, 10.6% more than the same month last year. SWISS also operated more flights...

Wingtip/elevator damage during pushback/towing procedure for Aer Lingus Airbus A330 and SWISS Boeing 777

Both an Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 (EI-GAJ) and a SWISS Boeing 777-300 (HB-JND) got damaged during a pushback/towing procedure. On Wednesday 23 May the...