SWISS added another international service to its network on Tuesday 7 May by inaugurating flights between Zurich and Seoul ICN. The 8,765-kilometre journey will be maintained 3-weekly, departing Switzerland’s largest city on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, with the 215-seat A340-300 aircraft. It will compete directly against Korean Air’s 3-weekly rotations between the two cities. Flight […]


SWISS kicked off its network expansion on Wednesday 27 March by inaugurating flights between Zurich and Košice, marking its entry onto the Slovak market. The 955-kilometre journey will run 3-weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays with the A220-300 aircraft. The carrier faces no competition on the route. What they said Stefan Bednar, Director of Sales […]

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SWISS is a Star Alliance member and part of the Lufthansa Group. According to Planespotters.net, it has 87 aircraft, comprising of A220-100s/300s, A320ceos/neos, A321ceos/neos, A330-300s, A340-300s and 777-300ERs. A350-900s are on order to replace its A340s. It also uses the E190-E1s, E190-E2s and E195-E2s of Helvetic Airways. Based on Cirium data for S24, SWISS is […]

Cyprus Airways

The ‘new’ Cyprus Airways launched operations in 2017 and remains a small operator. According to Planespotters, it has five aircraft: three 180-seat A320s and two 133-seat A220-300s. The A220s joined its fleet in June 2023 and entered revenue service in August, although September is the month with much greater activity. Last year, Cyprus Airways said […]

Swiss airlines in Zurich

Despite passenger traffic growing by three-quarters between 2005 and 2019, few of Europe’s busier airports remain as affected by the pandemic as Zurich. It welcomed 22.6 million passengers last year, down by 28% versus 2019 and the lowest level (excluding 2020/2021) since 2009, according to the airport’s own figures. Zurich’s recovery has not been helped […]


Self-described as Switzerland’s leading holiday airline, you would think that Edelweiss is the nation’s second-biggest carrier by seat capacity after SWISS. But that is not the case, easyJet is. However, while easyJet serves Geneva, Basel and Zurich, Edelweiss focuses only on Zurich. The airline has 1.3 million departing seats from the airport this summer – […]