Bombardier CSeries Enters Service With SWISS

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) became the world’s first airline to operate the new Bombardier CSeries this week. Kanton Zurich, the Star Alliance member’s first CS100 jet, left Zurich shortly after noon for Paris (Charles de Gaulle) operating flight LX 638.   The historic first flight was celebrated with an inaugural ceremony at the departure gate … Continue reading

SWISS Showcases New Cabins Ahead Of B777 Arrival

SWISS is set for exciting times as the airline gears up for the arrival of its new Boeing 777-300ER fleet. Featuring cabins shaped by leading design house PriestmanGoode, the jets’ will retain a distinctive Swiss image with a more sophisticated colour palette creating a residential feel. Completing the product is the lineup of next-generation long-haul … Continue reading

London (Heathrow) Terminal 2 Open For Operations

London’s Heathrow International Airport, one of the busiest air hubs in the world, marked a milestone in its revitalization today with the opening of the newly-rebuilt Terminal 2. Passengers onboard United Airlines flight UA 958, arriving from Chicago at 0543 hrs this morning, were the first to utilize the facility, dubbed The Queen’s Terminal in … Continue reading

Cathay Pacific Announces Zurich Flights

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific has announced the launch of direct service to Zurich in 2015, confirming industry speculation it is to serve the Swiss city as part of an ongoing European expansion.   Scheduled to begin on 29 March 2015 subject to government approval, flight CX 383 will depart Hong Kong at 0015 hrs daily, … Continue reading

SWISS Returning To Singapore With Nonstop Flight

Swiss International Airlines has announced it will return to Singapore in May 2013, 4 years after it terminated services operated via Bangkok after 40 years of service. The new flight will be a welcome addition to travellers flying between Asia and Europe, complementing fellow Star Alliance member Singapore Airlines’ Airbus A380 service.   The carrier … Continue reading