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  • 1. Swiss International Air Lines BENEDICT GOMBOCZ
  • 2. Swiss International Air Lines: Overview Previously Swiss Air Lines Ltd (Swiss for short). Switzerlands flag carrier airline; operates scheduled services in Europe and to North America, South America, Africa, and Asia. Its home base is Zurich (Zrich) Airport (ZRH). Founded in 2002 after Swissair, Switzerlands former flag carrier, went bankrupt. Subsidiary airline of the German airline Lufthansa (with which Swiss International Air Lines is a Star Alliance member). Its headquarters are at EuroAirport Basel-MulhouseFreiburg (one of its two focus cities, with Geneva International Airport) near Basel, Switzerland; also has an office at Zurich Airport in Kloten, Switzerland. Its registered office is in Basel. Uses the IATA Code LX that it took over from the Swiss regional airline Crossair (SR was Swissairs code). Its ICAO code is SWR, which it took over from Swissair (Crossairs ICAO code was CRX) so as to maintain international traffic rights.
  • 3. Swiss International Air Lines: Hubs and Subsidiaries Hubs: Zurich Airport Subsidiaries: Edelweiss Air Swiss AviationSoftware Swiss Aviation Training Swiss European Air Lines Swiss PrivateAction Swiss WorldCargo
  • 4. Swiss International Air Lines: Head office Headquartered at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg near Basel, Switzerland. A French-Swiss binational airport, EuroAirport is physically in France with direct access to Switzerland. The Swiss head office, located in the Swiss sector of the airport, is only accessible via Switzerland. The current Swiss International Air Lines head office was once the head office of Crossair. In 2002, when Swiss International Air Lines was founded, the name Crossair was replaced with Swiss International Air Lines on the main office building. Since 2004, the Basel area offices had almost 1,000 employees, whereas the Zurich area offices had roughly 850 employees. Approximately 1,400-1,500 worked at the Basel office when Swiss began as a company.
  • 5. Swiss International Air Lines : Codeshare agreements Swiss International has codeshare agreements with the following airlines: Adria Airways Air Canada Air France Air Malta Austrian Airlines Brussels Airlines Croatia Airlines Darwin Airline Edelweiss Air Edelweiss Air EgyptAir El Al Helvetic Airways Lufthansa LOT Polish Airlines Scandinavian Airlines Singapore Airlines South African Airways TAM Airlines TAP Portugal Thai Airways International Turkish Airlines Ukraine International Airlines United Airlines
  • 6. Swiss International Air Lines: Onboard Services On all economy class flights in Europe, Swiss offers beverage services. Depending on the flights time and length, Swiss might also offer snack services. Swiss offers cold snacks on shorter flights and hot snacks on longer flights. The Europe economy class services include sandwiches from a Swiss bakery. Additionally, Swiss provides Swiss chocolate near the end of all Swiss flights (Switzerland is one of ten leading producers of chocolate).
  • 7. Swiss International Airlines chocolate
  • 8. Swiss International RJ-100, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
  • 9. Swiss International Air Lines Airbus A330-200 departing from Zurich, June 2007
  • 10. Swiss International Airbus A340-300
  • 11. Swiss International Airbus A380
  • 12. Swiss International Airbus A319-100
  • 13. Swiss International Airbus A321-111
  • 14. Swiss International 747-8
  • 15. Swiss International McDonnell Douglas MD-11
  • 16. The End YouTube links: Swiss International Air Lines Safety Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2WFBIifhhY SWISS TV Commercial for Switzerland 2013: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uGdPmPGbdE