SWISS marks two decades of flying

SWISS celebrated its 20th anniversary, marking its first-ever flight from Basel to Zurich on 31 March 2002. The Airline of Switzerland was formed from Crossair and of Swissair’s flight operations, after the former carriers went out of business in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. The carrier says that its early years were marked by rigorous restructuring and uncertainty over its continued viability. An initially oversized aircraft fleet had to be ... [+]

Swiss mulls seats removal

Swiss airline is considering removing economy seating from three of its twelve Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to meet the growing demand for air cargo. The carrier is offering regular cargo flights between Zurich and Shanghai, Chicago and Tokyo and Bangkok and Singapore with further destinations are expected to be added over ... [+]

Swiss gets system-wide CEIV standards

Swiss WorldCargo says it has obtained full IATA CEIV Pharma certification for it entire network, following a review by independent auditors. [+]

Lufthansa and Swiss take a fresh look at airfreight pricing

Lufthansa Cargo and Swiss WorldCargo’s and Lufthansa Cargo are to offer a new pricing concept, but have stopped short of rolling up fuel and other surcharges into the basic freight rate as a handful of other carriers have done in the last few months. The carriers' new structure will consist ... [+]

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