Swiss renews CEIV Pharma status

Swiss WorldCargo has been recertified under IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma). It follows an audit by independent auditors. The carrier gained CEIV Pharma certification in 2018, and was recertified again in 2021. [+]

Swiss carriers gain environment accolade

SWISS and Swiss WorldCargo have secured their first-ever validation under Europe’s EMAS environmental management system. They have also earned the international ISO 14001 certification for environmental management systems. As a result, SWISS will now be publishing an annual environmental report. EMAS is a voluntary-membership framework, established by the European Union to ... [+]

Stoll leaves Swiss Cargo

Swiss International Air Lines head of cargo, Lorenzo Stoll, is to leave the company after 11 years. He will be taking on a new professional challenge as the chief executive of a Swiss-based healthcare company. Stoll has guided Swiss’ airfreight division through highly challenging times over the past three years – ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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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