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Rebranded from Crossair (1975-2002)

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Zurich Kloten (ZRH)
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50 Countries served
105 Destinations served
138 Routes served

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Bombardier confirms Swiss as CSeries launch operator

Bombardier (BBA, Montréal Trudeau) has confirmed that Swiss (LX, Zurich) will be the launch operator of its CSeries line of twinjets. The announcement follows months of negotiations between Bombardier and the Lufthansa (LH, Frankfurt Int'l) subsidiary where the latter sought guarantees concerning the type's reliability and performance. As such, the first CS100 is slated to enter revenue service with the carrier during the first half of next year.

The CS100's original launch operator, Sweden's ...

Swiss finalizes order for three more B777s

Swiss (LX, Zurich) has finalized an order with Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) for three more B777-300(ER)s valued at USD990 million at current list prices. Overall, the Lufthansa (LH, Frankfurt Int'l) subsidiary now has nine of the type on firm order from the US manufacturer.

The first of the aircraft, HB-JNA (msn 44582), is slated to arrive in January of next year and, regulatory requirements aside, will be operated under wet-lease by Swiss Global Air Lines (SWU, Zurich) on the ...

Swiss Global applies for US traffic rights

Swiss Global Air Lines (SWU, Zurich) has applied to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for a Foreign Air Carrier Permit and Route Exemption to allow it to offer scheduled and charter flights of passengers, cargo, and mail from any point or points behind Switzerland, via any point or points in Switzerland and any intermediate points, to any point or points in the United States and beyond.

The carrier says the application is pursuant to a wet-lease agreement in which it will operate ...

Swiss regulator okays Darwin/Etihad tie-up

Darwin Airline (F7, Lugano) says the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) has approved Etihad Airways' plans to acquire a 33% stake in the Lugano-based carrier. The move follows a lengthy investigation into the deal, announced during the first quarter of last year, which involved close scrutinization of the Emiratis overall say in the running of Darwin, also known as Etihad Regional.

"Since announcing our partnership with Etihad Airways, we focused all our efforts on cost reduction ...

Swiss set to be CS100 launch operator; eyes more B777s

Swiss (LX, Zurich) is in talks with Bombardier (BBA, Montréal Trudeau) over the possibility of it becoming the launch operator of the CS100. The Wall Street Journal quotes sources close to the negotiations as saying that once guarantees concerning the type's reliability and performance are put in place, a deal could be finalized as early as this week.

The CS100's original launch operator, Sweden's Malmö Aviation (TF, Malmö), announced in September of last year it would not be taking on the ...

Fleet

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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
A319-1005 5hiddenhiddenhidden
A320-100/-20022 22hiddenhiddenhidden
A320-200 (sl)1 1hiddenhiddenhidden
A321-100/-2008 8hiddenhiddenhidden
A330-30015 15hiddenhiddenhidden
A340-30015 15hiddenhiddenhidden
ARJ-10018 18hiddenhiddenhidden
B777-300(ER)   hiddenhiddenhidden
Dash 8-4004 4hiddenhiddenhidden
EMB-1904 4hiddenhiddenhidden
Fokker 1005 5hiddenhiddenhidden
Total97097hiddenhiddenhidden  
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.

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