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Bombardier Delivers the First CS300 Aircraft to C Series launch Operator SWISS

SWISS becomes the first airline to integrate both C Series aircraft models to its fleet CS300 aircraft to be operated from Geneva, Switzerland Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) took delivery of its first CS300 aircraft at Bombardier’s facility in Mirabel, Canada, where the C Series aircraft are manufactured. When the aircraft enters...

SWISS: Two-persons-in-the-cockpit rule to be abolished

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is to abolish its present two-persons-in-the-cockpit rule, with effect from 1 May. The action follows an extensive safety and security review which has concluded that the rule, which was introduced as a precautionary measure in 2015, does not enhance flight safety. SWISS also meets all the requirements demanded by the European Aviation Safety Agency...

Bombardier Delivers the Sixth CS100 Aircraft to SWISS

Bombardier delivered the sixth CS100 aircraft, the smaller variant game-changing C Series platform, to Swiss. Bombardier has now delivered a total of eight C Series aircraft; six CS100 to SWISS and two CS300 to airBaltic. “We are very proud to have delivered another C Series to Swiss today and to continue building on the strong momentum generated by the successful entry into service...

SWISS posts record passenger volume for 2016

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) transported 16,517,559 passengers in 2016, a 1.3% increase on 2015, which had itself been a record year in passenger volume terms. A total of 145,868 flights were operated systemwide in 2016, some 0.5% more than the previous year. Of these, 127,055 (up 0.3%) were within Europe and 18,813 (up 2.1%) were on intercontinental routes. Annual systemwide capacity...

Boeing, SWISS Confirm Additional Order for 777-300ER

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) today confirmed a new order for one 777-300ER (Extended Range), valued at $339.6 million at list prices. The Swiss airline had previously ordered nine 777s and taken delivery of six this year as it continues to establish the 777-300ER as its flagship.  "The 777-300ER will be the backbone of our long-haul fleet for m...

SWISS Launches Revenue Service with State-of-the-Art Bombardier C Series Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today congratulated launch operator Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) on the successful entry-into-service of the CS100 aircraft. The maiden commercial flight of the CS100 aircraft has departed Zurich for Paris Charles de Gaulle.   “We salute SWISS on the CS100 aircraft’s successful entry-into-service and thank the airline for its outstanding...

Bombardier Delivers First C Series Aircraft to Launch Operator SWISS

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today announced the delivery of the first   C Series aircraft. The historic handover to launch operator Swiss International Air Lines (“SWISS”) will be celebrated during a special event with SWISS and Bombardier’s employees alongside government representatives, suppliers and media. “SWISS is proud to be the first airline to take t...

SWISS to start Bombardier CS100 operations in mid-July

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is to put its first Bombardier C Series aircraft – a CS100 – into service on 15 July. In doing so, SWISS will be the first airline in the world to operate the new Bombardier C Series. The flights concerned are bookable on swiss.com from today. The innovative short- and medium-haul twinjet sets new benchmarks in inflight comfort, operating...