• SWISS to keep Switzerland connected with the world in Winter 2020/21 despite strict quarantine provisions

    Published on : Wednesday, September 30, 2020

    SWISS will be restoring several more destinations to its flight schedules from Zurich and Geneva in the coming 2020/21 winter timetable period. As a result, some 85 per cent of the airline’s previous route network will now receive SWISS service. …

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  • SWISS commits to EASA standards for safe air travel under pandemic conditions

    Published on : Friday, August 21, 2020

    Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is firmly committed to maintaining the most rigorous standards of protection against infection worldwide. The Lufthansa Group has now signed the European Union Aviation Safety Agency’s COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol to ensure safe air …

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  • SWISS to further expand its flight schedules

    Published on : Friday, June 5, 2020

    SWISS will be gradually expanding its route network over the coming weeks and months. In accordance with the entry requirements of the countries concerned, around one third of the present flight volume and around 85% of all destinations served before …

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  • SWISS extends free rebooking period

    Published on : Wednesday, May 20, 2020

    SWISS is even more responsive to their customers when it comes to rebooking. Anyone booking a flight in the next few weeks can do so without any worries. Passengers who wish to change their travel date can make a one-time, …

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  • SWISS publishes June timetable

    Published on : Friday, May 15, 2020

    SWISS will partially restart its flight operations in June and plans to operate up to 190 flights from Zurich and Geneva to 41 European destinations. The ramp-up will follow in stages, and the range of flights available will gradually be …

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  • SWISS posts earnings of CHF 578 million for 2019

    Published on : Thursday, March 19, 2020

    Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. (SWISS) delivered another strong business performance in 2019, despite challenging economic parameters. The Airline of Switzerland posted an Adjusted EBIT margin of just under 11 per cent, and thus again achieved its objective of a …

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  • SWISS takes further action to safeguard liquidity

    Published on : Saturday, March 14, 2020

    Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has had to make substantial reductions to its flight schedules due to the worldwide impact of the coronavirus crisis. Around half of the aircraft making up the short-haul and long-haul fleets have been provisionally taken …

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  • SWISS to switch Berlin services to new Brandenburg Airport

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    SWISS From 31 October 2020 onwards, flight operations in Berlin will relocate from the present Tegel Airport to the city’s new Brandenburg Airport (BER). The migration should be completed within the following week. Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will commence …

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  • SWISS Takes Culinary Specialities from Canton Zug Aloft

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    SWISS is currently offering meal creations from the 16-GaultMillau-point WART restaurant in Hünenberg, Canton Zug to its First and Business Class guests on long-haul services from Switzerland. The modern dishes by the restaurant’s chef de cuisine Sebastian Rabe are introduced …

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  • Christina Trelle appointed Head of Human Resources at SWISS

    Published on : Friday, February 21, 2020

    Christina Trelle (51) has been named the new Head of Human Resources at SWISS with effect from 1 March 2020. She takes over from Christoph Ulrich, who will oversee strategic HR projects. Thomas Klühr, CEO SWISS: “On behalf of the …

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  • SWISS Brings Classic Swiss Films Aboard

    Published on : Tuesday, February 4, 2020

    SWISS is now showing selected classic Swiss movies as part of its regular inflight entertainment. The additional selection, which was introduced on 1 February in a partnership with online Swiss film catalogue filmo, currently offers six culturally and historically outstanding …

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  • SWISS to Serve New Daxing International Airport With its Beijing Flights

    Published on : Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    SWISS will be switching its services between Zurich and Beijing to the Chinese capital’s new Beijing Daxing International Airport in March. The move will also provide more attractive departure and arrival times for travellers on the route.     Swiss …

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  • SWISS Now Flying with a Fully-Refurbished Airbus A340 Fleet

    Published on : Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    SWISS concluded the cabin refurbishment programme for its Airbus A340 aircraft fleet in mid-January. All five fleet members have now been provided with a totally new cabin and a new inflight entertainment system. As a result, SWISS now offers its …

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  • SWISS sets another passenger record in 2019

    Published on : Monday, January 13, 2020

    Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 18,781,440 passengers in 2019, a 4.7% increase on the previous (record) year. A total of 150,957 flights were operated systemwide, 4.1% more than in 2018. Of these, 132,561 (up 4.6%) were performed within Europe …

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  • SWISS CFO Michael Niggemann appointed to the Lufthansa Group Executive Board

    Published on : Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    Michael Niggemann, Chief Financial Officer of SWISS, has been appointed to the Executive Board of the Lufthansa Group, on which he will succeed Bettina Volkens as Chief Officer Corporate Human Resources & Legal Affairs. He takes up his new duties …

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  • SWISS Customers Can Now Purchase Alternative Fuel

    Published on : Thursday, November 14, 2019

    SWISS is expanding its customers’ carbon offset options for their air travel activities by integrating the Lufthansa Innovation Hub’s “Compensaid” platform into its reservations portal. As a result, SWISS travellers can now reduce their carbon emissions by purchasing sustainable alternative …

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  • SWISS to Create Over 300 New Jobs by the end of March 2020

    Published on : Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    SWISS will continue to create jobs in 2019 and 2020, and will be recruiting some 700 new personnel between now and the end of next March. The two further Boeing 777-300ERs which are set to join the SWISS aircraft fleet …

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  • SWISS to introduce new routes to Osaka and Washington, D.C.

    Published on : Monday, August 5, 2019

    SWISS will add two new routes – Osaka (Japan) and Washington, D.C. (USA) to its long-haul network. Tokyo will receive daily Boeing 777-300ER service from February 2020. It will be deployed on Zurich-Miami flights from Summer 2020, providing the route …

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  • SWISS Reports First-Half Earnings Decline

    Published on : Tuesday, July 30, 2019

    SWISS achieved adjusted earnings before interest and taxes of CHF 245 million for the first six months of 2019 (prior-year period: CHF 322 million1)). The Adjusted EBIT result is a 24-per-cent decline from the record year of 2018. Total revenues for the period were …

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  • SWISS strikes gold in the 2019 World Travel Awards

    Published on : Monday, June 10, 2019

    Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has earned first place in the 2019 World Travel Awards in the “Europe’s Leading Airline – Economy Class” category, retaining the title which it won last year. The prestigious annual distinctions are based on polls …

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