• SWISS helps Zurich Airport mark its 75th anniversary

     Tuesday, August 29, 2023

    SWISS warmly congratulates its home hub of Zurich Airport on its 75 years of eventful aviation history. Switzerland’s largest airline is delighted to be part of the ‘Flughafenfest’ celebrations and help entertain its attendees with various activities and some unique …

  • SWISS transports 1.7 million travellers in 2023 summer holiday

     Saturday, August 19, 2023

    This year’s summer travel season posed sizeable challenges for SWISS and its employees. Strikes, thunderstorms and Europe-wide staffing shortages – of air traffic controllers in particular – all added to the task. SWISS is pleased to report that it transported …

  • SWISS may cancel and reschedule flights owing to strike action

     Friday, June 30, 2023

    Various personnel groups at Geneva Airport have announced strike action for Friday 30 June between 06:00 and 10:00. The strike action planned will extend to the airport’s Apron Control personnel, i.e. the air traffic controllers responsible for managing and monitoring …

  • SWISS launches wide range of short and medium haul air service for winter

     Monday, May 29, 2023

    SWISS will continue to offer its customers a wide range of short- and medium-haul air services in the coming winter schedules.

  • Martin Knuchel is the new SWISS’s new Head of Cabin Crew

     Monday, May 29, 2023

    Martin Knuchel has been appointed as SWISS’s new Head of Cabin Crew. Knuchel, who presently serves as Head of Crisis, Emergency & Business Continuity Management for the Lufthansa Group Airlines, will assume his new duties on 1 July 2023.

  • SWISS to trial passenger count using artificial intelligence

     Wednesday, April 5, 2023

    Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) plans to conduct a three-month trial together with an external partner of using artificial intelligence (AI) to conduct its passenger count during the flight boarding process. The digitalization of the passenger count procedure is intended …

  • SWISS to name 20 aircraft after Swiss tourist areas and resorts

     Tuesday, January 24, 2023

    Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is to conclude its current 20th anniversary celebrations with a very special action: twenty of its advanced Airbus A220-100 and A220-300 aircraft are to be named after Swiss tourist areas and resorts, to help publicize …

  • SWISS appoints Léa Wertheimer as its new Head of Corporate Communications

     Saturday, December 24, 2022

    Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has appointed Léa Wertheimer as its new Head of Corporate Communications. Together with her team, she will be responsible for all of SWISS’s external and internal communications from April 2023 onwards, reporting directly to CEO …

  • Seasonal surprises from SWISS

     Monday, December 5, 2022

    This year, too, Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is conducting its traditional ‘LXmas’ programme to help get both its travelling customers and those staying at home into a seasonally festive mood. Some SWISS flights will have familiar Christmas characters on …

  • SWISS offers its inflight guests gourmet dining from ‘After Seven’ in Canton Valais

     Wednesday, November 30, 2022

    Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is now serving its First and Business Class travellers culinary creations from the high-end After Seven restaurant in Canton Valais. The Michelin-starred establishment is part of the Backstage Hotel, which comprises 20 luxury chalets and …


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