Swiss International Air Lines

Pilots of SWISS & Edelweiss Air to become train drivers?

 Pilots of Swiss International Air Lines and Edelweiss Air might be offered to convert into train drivers.  ...


Lufthansa to offer passengers to buy meals on short-haul flights

Taking out a page out of low-cost carriers book, Lufthansa Group airlines, including Austrian Airlines and SWISS will not provide a complementary snack to economy passengers on short and medium-haul flights....


Lufthansa tightens mask exemptions, requires negative Covid test

Lufthansa Group is tightening the exemptions from mask requirements onboard their flights to include a medical certificate and a negative Covid-19 test....


Lufthansa subsidiaries to get vital financial injection

The German Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) has approved financial support for German flag-carrier Lufthansa subsidiaries Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Swiss under the group's €9 billion rescue package from the government in Berlin....


Lufthansa shuts Germanwings off; fleet reduced by 100 aircraft

Despite various governments providing hefty sums to Lufthansa and its subsidiaries, the airline group has started a restructuring program that will see one of its subsidiaries closed and fleet significantly reduced....


Lufthansa secures $9.8 billion state aid for “successful future”

After much drama and no glamour, Lufthansa finally cleared the last hurdle before it can receive its state aid package, the company's shareholders....


Lufthansa settles on 22,000 full-time job cuts

Lufthansa, after meeting its unions last week, has concluded that it has a surplus of 22,000 employees at the group. The airline now hopes to conclude negotiations with unions by June 22....


SWISS begins repatriating A320 fleet from 10 km (6 mi) away

Swiss International Air Lines, like many carriers around the world, had to get creative as it looked for space where to park its aircraft. It got very creative when the airline stored some of its A320 family aircraft 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) from its main hub, Zurich Airport (ZRH)....


Lufthansa has 26,000 employees too many; pilots cut wages by 45%

Despite the fact that Lufthansa secured a $9.8 billion rescue package from the state, the airline aims to cut as many as 26,000 jobs from its group airlines, indicated one of its unions....


Cost of the crisis? Lufthansa burning $896 million per month

Despite its best efforts to reduce costs, Lufthansa is still on a pretty impressive cash-burning campaign, as it announced its latest results for Q1 2020....