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SWISS to name 20 aircraft after Swiss tourist areas and resorts

SWISS will conclude its 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 far and wide the sheer variety of Switzerland’s tourist landscape. To this end, SWISS and Switzerland Tourism co-ran a competition last December inviting Swiss tou...

Swiss WorldCargo celebrates the 1st SAF-compensated cargo shipment

Recently, the 1st SAF-compensated cargo shipment departed from Barcelona, heading to Zurich, with Narita as the final destination. The flight represents an important milestone for Swiss WorldCargo, as it brings the division a significant step closer to SAF leverage and, thus, to a greener future in aviation.Swiss WorldCargo’s 1st SAF-compensated cargo shipment left Barcelona, heading to Zuri...

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 will resume the recruitment and training of new pilots next year, after such activities were suspended in view of t...

Carbon-neutral air travel options directly in flight booking process - SWISS

SWISS has newly integrated the options it offers its customers to make their air travel carbon-neutral into the flight booking process. The new facility makes it much easier for the customer to purchase sustainable aviation fuel or to invest in the climate protection projects of the Swiss-based myclimate foundation. Further sustainability options are also being developed.  SWISS has s...

SWISS & SBB intensify their strategic partnership: Munich-Zurich Airport to be the first international ‘SWISS Air Rail’ route

The ‘Airtrain’ is going international: SWISS is expanding its collaboration with SBB Swiss Federal Railways on its intermodal transport service, which will in future be known as ‘SWISS Air Rail’. From July 2022 onwards, SWISS customers can take advantage of the first-ever international rail/air connection in the form of a new train service between Munich Hauptbahnhof and Zu...

SWISS equips entire Boeing 777-300ER fleet with AeroSHARK

SWISS has decided to equip its entire Boeing long-haul fleet with the fuel-saving AeroSHARK surface technology. Starting in the middle of the year, a total of twelve Boeing 777-300ERs will gradually be fitted with the riblet films developed jointly by Lufthansa Technik and BASF. The significantly reduced frictional resistance resulting from this modification will make the sub-fleet more than one p...

SWISS further raises travel comfort taking delivery of A320neo with Airspace Cabin

SWISS has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo featuring the new Airspace cabin configuration. SWISS is adopting the innovative ‘Airspace’ cabin concept for its aircraft of the Airbus A320neo family to offer its passengers a tangibly enhanced air travel experience on its short- and medium-haul routes. Key features of the new cabin concept include substantially larger overhea...

Best for Business Travellers in Europe & further distinction for its First Class product - SWISS

SWISS has earned a further top award – its 14th – from Business Traveller magazine. The latest such distinction for The Airline of Switzerland is another first place in the ‘Best Airline for Business Travellers in Europe’ category. The awards are based on a survey of over 3,000 individuals.  “We are very pleased to have earned this prestigi...