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Rebranded from Crossair (1975-2002)


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Zurich Kloten (ZRH)
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50 Countries served
106 Destinations served
139 Routes served




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Switzerland's Darwin Airline to cut 20% of workforce

Darwin Airline (F7, Lugano) is planning to retrench almost 20% of its workforce as it moves to focus its attention away from the scheduled market and more towards the ACMI/charter sector.

In a letter to its workforce seen by the Corriere del Ticino newspaper, the Etihad Airways (EY, Abu Dhabi Int'l) affiliate said that out of its total 320 employees, 60 would be laid off including 30 from the flight crew and 30 from ground operations. The move is in stark contrast to earlier expectations for ...

Swiss European renamed Swiss Global Air Lines

Swiss European Air Lines (SWU, Zurich) has been renamed Swiss Global Air Lines (SWU, Zurich) ahead of the delivery of its first B777-300(ER)s, due later next year. According to parent Swiss International Air Lines, both it and Swiss Global Air Lines will operate under the SWISS brand.

Swiss says that once the corresponding commercial and operating licences have been duly amended by the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA), the byline “Operated by Swiss European Air Lines” will be ...

Etihad boss reaffirms commitment to Darwin despite troubles

Etihad Airways (EY, Abu Dhabi Int'l) president and CEO James Hogan has reiterated his airline's commitment to partnering Darwin Airline (F7, Lugano) in the wake of the Swiss carrier's official announcement of a dramatic restructuring of its operations yesterday. Despite making a series of concessions to satisfy both Swiss and European regulatory concerns, Darwin has yet to secure the official greenlight to sell a 33.3% stake to Etihad Airways. The persistent delays in implementing the ...

Darwin Airline / Etihad Regional cancels Bolzano PSO contract

Darwin Airline (F7, Lugano) doing business as Etihad Regional has canceled its public service obligation contract for flights from Bolzano to Rome Fiumicino. Due to contract terms the airline has to maintain flights until July 2015.

Darwin won the PSO tender in 2013 and currently operates four daily flights on weekdays. Currently flights are operated with a Saab 2000.

According to statements made by state governor Arno Kompatscher to local news portal, the state government of ...

Switzerland's Edelweiss to end Swiss' New York operations

Edelweiss Air (WK, Zurich) has confirmed it will return A330-300 HB-JHM (cn 1355) to parent Swiss (LX, Zurich) in April next year once a two-year long contract to operate flights from Zurich to New York JFK and Newark ends on March 31, 2015.

Using Edelweiss' Air Operators Certificate (AOC), the twinjet currently plies 6 of 14 weekly flights to New York JFK and 1 of 7 weekly flights to Newark service. Once the contract expires, Swiss will resume operating all flights using its own aircraft and ...


Fleet show complete list

Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
A319-1005 5hiddenhiddenhidden
A320-200 (sl)1 1hiddenhiddenhidden
A321-100/-2008 8hiddenhiddenhidden
A330-30015 15hiddenhiddenhidden
A340-30015 15hiddenhiddenhidden
ARJ-10018 18hiddenhiddenhidden
Dash 8-400213hiddenhiddenhidden
Fokker 1006 6hiddenhiddenhidden
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.


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