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Swiss International Air Lines

Swiss International Air Lines Info

Swiss International Air Lines - Address

Swiss International Air Lines Ltd.
P.O. Box CH-4002
Basel
Switzerland

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Swiss International Air Lines is based in Switzerland and operates flights from its main hubs located in Zurich, Geneva and Basel. The carrier is also known as Swiss and is the principal airline of Switzerland. It operates scheduled flights to many destinations in Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Asia. Swiss was founded in 2001 after Switzerland's for­mer flag carrier Swissair's ban­kruptcy.

Swiss is a subsidiary of German Lufthansa and a Star Alliance member. It offers membership in its frequent-flyer program Miles & More and enables its passengers to check in online.

Swiss International Air Lines - Basic info

Airline name Swiss International Air Lines
IATA / ICAO code LX / SWR
Airline hubs Zurich
Destinations 139 across the World
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Frequent flyer programs Miles & More
Fleet Airbus A340
Airbus A330-300
Airbus A320-200
Airbus A319-100
Airbus A321-100
Airbus A321-200
Avro RJ 100
Airline Awards
  • World Airline Awards 2012: Best Business Class Onboard Catering
  • World Airline Awards 2011: Best Airline Western Europe
Onboard refreshments included in the ticket price
Main competitors British Airways, Lufthansa
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Swiss International Air Lines - Check-in, Baggage Allowance & Fees

Payment options VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, AirPlus, JCB, UATP, Post Finance
Booking fees €5-€7,50 payment by credit card
Cabin baggage weight: 8 kg, dimensions: 55x40x23 cm
Checked baggage weight: 23 kg, dimensions: height + length + width = max. 158 cm , flights to and from USA, Canada, Japan, Africa and Brazil: 2 bags, 23 kg each.
Excess baggage €75 - €250 / bag (according to the destination)
Online check in Yes

Swiss International Air Lines - Latest News

Swiss Airlines' check-in options

Oct 11, 2012

Are you about to fly with Swiss Airlines and wonder how to check in? No worries, we'll help you out. Just read on. Swiss Airlines: online check-in and mobile check-in
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New routes: bmi to Basel, Skyways expands, Ryanair to Greece

Jan 31, 2011

We are starting this week with the announcement of new routes across Europe.…
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Dec 14, 2010

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Swiss International Air Lines - Competitors

Airline Competitors Notes
British Airways strong 78 shared routes (22%)
Air Canada weak 70 shared routes (19%)
Delta Air Lines weak 69 shared routes (19%)
United Airlines weak 65 shared routes (18%)
Lufthansa strong 64 shared routes (18%), 110 shared destinations (30%)
Qatar Airways weak 55 shared routes (15%)
Etihad Airways weak 55 shared routes (15%)
Korean Air weak 49 shared routes (14%)
easyJet weak 37 shared routes (10%)
Saudi Arabian Airlines weak 37 shared routes (10%)

Swiss International Air Lines - Routes

Airline hubs

Africa (destinations: 6)

Kenya: Nairobi (NBO)
Morocco: Marrakech
South Africa: Johannesburg (JNB)
Tanzania: Dar Es Salaam


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