Tag: Swiss

Bombardier C Series Aircraft Makes Its Dublin Debut

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the C Series aircraft liveried in first operator Swiss International Airlines’ (SWISS) colours will make its Irish debut in Dublin, Republic of Ireland ahead of the 72nd IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. The CS100 aircraft – flight test vehicle five (FTV5) – will be […]

Repainting Of Challenger 350 in Munich – a European First

Reading Time: 3 minutes RUAG Aviation is the first company in Europe to fully repaint a Bombardier Challenger 350 since the aircraft’s launch in 2013. The project, a significant milestone for the company, was completed in record time with maximum transparency, and focused on implementing minute and precise customisations, applying personalised artwork and harmonising finishing effects. The project was […]

Bombardier Signs SWISS as Launch Customer for C Series Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Swiss International Air Lines (“SWISS”) has selected Bombardier’s Smart Parts Program to provide component support for the airline’s fleet of 30 all-new C Series aircraft. The 10-year agreement positions SWISS as the launch customer for the C Series Smart Parts Program and provides the airline with comprehensive component maintenance, […]

Solar-Powered Plane Completes Journey Across Pacific Ocean

Reading Time: 2 minutes Solar Impulse 2, the Swiss solar-powered plane, landed in California on Saturday, completing a risky three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean as part of its journey around the world. Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard landed the Solar Impulse 2 in Mountain View, in the Silicon Valley south of San Francisco, at 11:44pm local time – 8:44am […]

SWISS To Start Bombardier CS100 Operations in Mid-July

Reading Time: 2 minutes Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is to put its first Bombardier C Series aircraft – a CS100 – into service on 15 July. In doing so, SWISS will be the first airline in the world to operate the new Bombardier C Series. The flights concerned are bookable on swiss.com from today. The innovative short- and […]

Bombardier Successfully Concludes C Series Aircraft’s European Route-proving Program

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced the successful completion of the CS100 aircraft’s European route-proving exercises. The program was conducted in the network of launch operator Swiss International Air Lines and included over 30 city-pair flights in European cities over a three-week long period. During an event in Zurich, on March 23rd, executive representatives from SWISS and […]

Lufthansa Group’s Summer Destinations

Reading Time: 4 minutes Group member airlines serve 316 points in 101 countries in 2016 summer schedules; numerous new and additional services for the benefit of air travelers The airlines of the Lufthansa Group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and SWISS – will be even more attractive this summer for business and leisure travellers alike. And, as […]

Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Near Completion

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first CSeries CS300 for launch operator airBaltic is on the final assembly line at Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s plant in Mirabel, near Montreal. At the same time, the first aircraft for CS100 launch operator Swiss International Air Lines is complete and has been powered up at Mirabel ahead of first flight. The CS100 is on […]

Bombardier C Series Aircraft Route-proving Takes Off in Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that it has commenced CS100 aircraft route-proving exercises in Europe. The month-long program is underway with a dedicated CS100 route-proving aircraft operated by Bombardier from launch operator Swiss International Air Lines’ (“SWISS”) base in Zurich, Switzerland. The route-proving exercises are scheduled to include main European cities such a Brussels, Vienna and […]

SWISS Receives First Boeing 777-300ER

Reading Time: 3 minutes Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) took delivery of the first of nine new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on 29th January. The day also saw the opening of new SWISS First Class, Business Class and Senator Lounge facilities in Zurich Airport’s Terminal E. The two events usher in a new era for SWISS, in the air and […]