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Rebranded from Crossair (1975-2002)

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

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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 ...

Schenker AG settles with 3 carriers in US cargo cartel case

NCA - Nippon Cargo Airlines (KZ, Tokyo Narita) along with SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SK, Copenhagen Kastrup) and Cargolux (CV, Luxembourg) have reached a settlement with German logistics firm, Schenker, in its antitrust lawsuit brought against them for their alleged involvement in air cargo cartel activities.

In a statement, the Deutsche Bahn subsidiary said it had dismissed its claims against the three carriers in its lawsuit brought in the Eastern District of New York. Though it did not ...

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 ...

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 1006 6hiddenhiddenhidden
Total98098hiddenhiddenhidden  
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.

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