The latest addition to the Swiss International Air Lines fleet touched down at Zurich Airport on January 29, following a non-stop delivery flight of 4,545 nautical miles from Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center at Paine Field in Everett, Washington.

Read more

Type certification from Transport Canada for the CS100 follows a comprehensive and rigorous testing program, which included more than 3,000 flight-test hours, validation of thousands of test results and authentication of extensive design and performance data.

Read more

Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa Group have signed a partnership agreement that will see the two airline groups operating routes between Singapore and Europe on a joint-venture basis, in addition to expanding codeshare ties significantly and deepening commercial cooperation.

Read more

Launch operator Swiss International Air Lines has converted its firm order for 30 Bombardier CS100 jets to specify that 10 of the aircraft be of the larger Bombardier CS300 version.

Read more

Accra, which Brussels Airlines will serve four times a week from its Brussels Airport hub with its fleet of Airbus A330s, will become the carrier’s 16th destination in West Africa. However, the carrier will stop serving Kenya’s capital Nairobi at the end of October.

Read more

At a press conference in Germany announcing its annual results for 2014, Lufthansa Group has revealed it is ordering three more Boeing 777-300ER widebodies for subsidiary carrier Swiss International Air Lines.

Read more

Swiss International Air Lines will begin operating a second daily Zurich-Chicago O’Hare round-trip at the end of May and will introduce a six-times-weekly second service between Zurich and San Francisco from July 5.

Read more

Swiss International Air Lines will replace its existing A320 fleet with a firm order for 15 A320neo aircraft and has secured commitments on 10 more. Lufthansa Group’s supervisory board has also approved an order for 10 Airbus A320ceo jets for group subsidiary Eurowings.

Read more

Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. has became the world’s first certified ‘allergy-friendly’ airline, by meeting the criteria of the European Center for Allergy Research Foundation. In May, SWISS will introduce ground and in-flight products designed to make air travel more comfortable for allergy sufferers.

Read more

Dr. Christoph Franz, Lufthansa Group’s executive board chairman and CEO, says the SCORE restructuring program the group’s supervisory board launched in 2012 “is on course, despite massive headwinds: We are very confident we will achieve our targets.”

Read more

A United Airlines service from Chicago landing early on the morning of June 4 will be the first flight to use London Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 2. United Airlines will be alone for two weeks as the first user of the new Terminal 2 main building.

Read more

Lufthansa Group’s supervisory board has approved orders for 100 Airbus A320-family aircraft and two A380s, as well as six Boeing 777-300ERs – the Boeing widebodies being destined for Lufthansa Group subsidiary Swiss International Air Lines.

Read more

To maximize passenger comfort, choice and productivity, Swiss International Air Lines has created a Business Class cabin configuration in which alternate seat rows have a 1-2-1 configuration and a 2-2-1 configuration. This means, importantly, that there are only five seats in the cabin which don’t have direct access to an aisle.

Read more

Swiss International Air Lines is set to complete a re-branding exercise. This is meant not only to emphasize its close association with Switzerland and the country’s core national values, but also to remove any lingering impressions of Swiss cliché associated with the branding of predecessor national carrier Swissair.

Read more

Lufthansa Group’s supervisory board has approved orders for 40 Airbus aircraft and eight Embraer 195s, with the Airbus aircraft destined for Lufthansa, group subsidiary airlines Swiss International Air Lines and Germanwings and the Embraer 195s to go to Lufthansa Regional.

Read more

Swiss International Air Lines is launching six-times-weekly service between San Francisco and Zurich on June 2, 2010.

Read more