SWISS

SWISS to introduce new ‘Airtrain’ services between Geneva’s Cornavin central station and Zurich Airport

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SWISS is to add the Geneva Cornavin to Zurich Airport route to the ‘Airtrain’ rail services which it offers in collaboration with the Swiss...

SWISS reports first-half operating loss

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The consequences of the coronavirus pandemic impacted severely on SWISS’s business results for the first six months of 2020. The Airline of Switzerland reported...

 SWISS publishes its schedules to 24 October

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SWISS today published its flight schedules up until 24 October, the end of the summer timetable period. The Airline of Switzerland will continue to...

Lufthansa Group: 50 percent of the fleet back in the air by October

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Lufthansa Group airlines publish flight schedules through the end of October, encompassing autumn holidays Demand for longer-term bookings increasing 380 aircraft back in service...

SWISS’s response to today’s decision of the Lufthansa Extraordinary General Meeting

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SWISS and Edelweiss welcome the decision by Lufthansa’s shareholders at today’s Extraordinary General Meeting to approve the corporate actions proposed and required. The company’s...

Lufthansa Group network airlines (except Brussels Airlines) offer customers return flight guarantee

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General return flight guarantee for all customers on European routes  Classic and Flex fares will be extended to include an “all-round carefree package”...

Lufthansa Group informs works councils about personnel situation : 22,000 jobs threatened

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Prospective of personnel surplus at Lufthansa Group companies totals 22,000 full-time positions, half of them in Germany Reduction of overcapacities due to redundancies...

SWISS reports first-quarter operating loss of CHF 84.1 million

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As a result of the coronavirus pandemic and its unprecedented impact on the air transport sector, SWISS incurred an operating loss of CHF 84.1...

Lufthansa Group significantly expands service with June flight schedule

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Over 1,800 weekly frequencies Over 106 German and European destinations and over 20 long-haul destinations soon to be available again Airlines' flight schedules...

SWISS to increase its capacity in June

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In the coming days and weeks, the entry requirements of various European countries will be gradually open. This leads to an increased demand for...

SWISS and Edelweiss welcome Swiss parliament’s support for a state guarantee on a loan of around CHF 1.5 billion

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Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) and Edelweiss are pleased and thankful that both chambers of the Swiss Federal Assembly – the National Council and...

[Coronavirus] Swiss Federal Council fleshes out support for airlines (SWISS, Edelweiss, easyJet Switzerland)

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During its meeting on 29 April 2020, the Federal Council decided to provide support to the airlines Swiss and Edelweiss to bridge liquidity shortfalls....

SWISS performs cargo flights for the Swiss Red Cross

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SWISS has conducted a total of seven charter cargo flights from Shanghai (China) to Switzerland on behalf of the Swiss Red Cross. The flights,...

SWISS to expand its cargo services and reconfigure three Boeing 777s into cargo aircraft

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SWISS and its Swiss WorldCargo division have performed more than 80 cargo-only flights since the end of March, transporting over 1,300 tonnes of airfreight...

Lufthansa Group first quarter results around -1.2 billion euros – Intensive negotiations with governments to secure solvency

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The travel restrictions implemented as a consequence of the global spread of the coronavirus had a significant impact on the Lufthansa Group's earnings development...

Lufthansa Group extends greatly reduced flight schedule until 17 May

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Due to the continuing national and international travel restrictions, the Lufthansa Group's return flight schedule will initially be extended until 17 May and then...

Christina Foerster and Dr Detlef Kayser join the SWISS Board of Directors

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SWISS Board of Directors members Harry Hohmeister and Ulrik Svensson stepped down from their positions at the beginning of April. While Ulrik Svensson has...

[Coronavirus] Lufthansa Group to retire 6 Airbus A380, 10 A340, 21 A320 and 5 Boeing 747 aircraft, and to close Germanwings

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Significant decline in air travel also expected for period after the Coronavirus crisis  Suspension of aircraft leads to the first permanent capacity reduction ...

Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines (and Brussels Airlines for North America) create even more flexibility for their customers

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All fares and prices worldwide now in principle rebookable Discount of 50 Euro for rebooking existing tickets Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines are changing...

[Coronavirus] Lufthansa Group extends returnee flight schedule until 3 May

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Due to the continuing travel restrictions, Lufthansa today decided to extend its returnee flight schedule, which was originally scheduled to run until 19 April,...