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Swiss International Air Lines

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
LX
SWR
724
 

Swiss International Air Lines Airbus A320-214

Swiss International Air Lines
PO Box
CH-8058 Zurich
SWITZERLAND

Tel.: +41 44 564 00 00
Fax: +41 61 582 33 33
Email: swiss-mcc@swiss.com
Website: www.swiss.com

Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: Lufthansa (100%)
Holdings: Swiss European (100%); Edelweiss (100%)
Employees: 6,026
Base: Zurich (ZRH)
Hubs: Geneva (GVA), Basle (BSL)
Start of ops: April 2002
Alliances: Adria, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Air Malta, ANA, Austrian, Blue1, Brussels Airlines, Cirrus, Croatia Airlines, Darwin, Edelweiss, EgyptAir, El Al, LOT, Lufthansa, Macedonian, Malaysia Airlines, PrivatAir, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SAA, Spanair, TAM, TAP Portugal, Thai Airways, UIA, United, US Airways
Swiss International Air Lines operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 7 x Airbus A319-100
  • 20 x Airbus A320-200(4 planned)
  • 6 x Airbus A321-100
  • Airbus A321-200 (2 planned)
  • 4 x Airbus A330-200
  • 8 x Airbus A330-300 X (8 planned)
  • 15 x Airbus A340-300E
  • Bombardier CS100 (30 planned)
Chairman:
CEO:
CFO:
Chief Commercial Officer:
MD Flight ops:
Bruno Gehrig
Harry Hohmeister
Marcel Klaus
Holger Hätty
Jean-Pierre Tappy

Swiss International Air Lines AG (short: Swiss) is the principal airline of Switzerland operating scheduled services in Europe and to North America, South America, Africa and Asia. Its main hub is Zürich Airport (ZRH). The airline was formed after the 2002 bankruptcy of Swissair, Switzerland's former flag carrier. Swiss is a subsidiary of the German airline Lufthansa. It is headquartered at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg near Basel, Switzerland. Swiss also has an office at Zürich Airport in Kloten, Switzerland.

Date
Aircraft
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
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10-Jul-02 Saab 2000 HB-IZY Werneuchen  Germany 
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24-Nov-01 Avro RJ.100 HB-IXM near Zürich-Kloten Switzerland
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10-Jan-00 Saab 340B HB-AKK near Nassenwil Switzerland
10
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21-Feb-90 Saab 340A HB-AHA Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) Switzerland
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