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SWISS to host the latest Flying Film Festival

From the beginning of November to the end of December, SWISS will be supplementing its regular inflight entertainment programme with the ‘Flying Film Festival’ aboard its long-haul flights. The Festival will feature 13 varied short documentaries by young filmmakers from all over the world and the best two will each earn a special jury prize. […]

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SWISS strikes gold in the 2019 World Travel Awards

SWISS has earned first place in this year’s World Travel Awards in the ‘Europe’s Leading Airline – Economy Class’ category. The prestigious annual distinctions are based on polls of both travellers and travel industry specialists all over the globe. Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has earned first place in the 2019 World Travel Awards in […]

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SWISS reports higher May 2017 passenger volumes

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is serving over 100 destinations in 43 countries from Zurich and Geneva and carrying some 16.5 million passengers a year with its 91-aircraft fleet. SWISS transported 1,434,678 passengers in May 2017 which results in a 0.4% increase on the same month last year. A total of 12,201 flights were operated […]

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SWISS reports record in 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 system wide in 2016, some 0.5% more than the previous year. Of these, 127,055 (up 0.3%) were within Europe and 18,813 (up […]

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SWISS offering new codeshare services to Australia and New Zealand

Customers of SWISS can now travel to Canberra on a new codeshare service operated by Singapore Airlines, which is also offering onward connections from the Australian capital to Wellington in New Zealand. Additionally, frequencies are to be increased on the existing codeshare routes to Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, which were introduced last April. […]

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SWISS to add five new destinations in summer 2017

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is set to add five new seasonal destinations to its network in its 2017 summer schedules. SWISS customers, for the first time, would be able to fly from Zurich to Bergen, Norway’s second-biggest city and the starting point of the Hurtigruten shipping service along the Norwegian coast. Additionally, travellers can […]

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SWISS launches new Made of Switzerland brand identity

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) launched a new brand identity with a new ‘Made of Switzerland’ claim and a new ‘The little big differences’ creative concept. The new brand identity will put a stronger focus on customer wishes and needs, on SWISSness and on a more emotional visual language. The new identity launched with an […]

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SWISS carries more passengers in June

Swiss International Airlines operated 71,827 flights in the first half of 2016, recording a 1.4% increase on the prior-year period. The total first-half capacity was increased by four percent in available seat-kilometre terms. The total traffic volume on the other hand was up by 0.5% for the period. With 1,422,950 passengers conveyed in June 2016, […]

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Dufry buys full control in HDF from Folli Follie Group

Swiss travel retailer, Dufry announced that it was buying the remaining 49% stake in Hellenic Duty Free (HDF) from Folli Follie Group for about $452 million. “The deal reflects Dufry’s confidence in Greek tourism and the company itself, which is a high quality asset that produces revenues,” Eurobank Equities analyst Stamatis Draziotis said. HDF has […]

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