Switzerland

Swiss Airlines to downsize fleet by 15 aircraft

Swiss Airlines will reduce its fleet by five A330s or A340s and ten short-haul aircraft to better meet the post-COVID future....


Switzerland to let vaccinated Americans and Canadians in

The Swiss government is going to allow vaccinated US and Canadian citizens to enter Switzerland starting from June 28, 2021. ...


Dassault Rafale in good position to win Switzerland tender?

As Switzerland is about to pick a new fighter jet for its air force, local media reports that the Dassault Rafale could be in a good position to win the tender....


Swiss F-5 fighter jet crashes, pilot safely ejected

Swiss Air Force announced that the pilot ejected and was unhurt after its F-5 Tiger fighter jet crashed in the Alps during training....


No more office hours for Swiss air policing missions

Until now, pilots of the Swiss Air Force were only available during working hours. From 2021, they will be at the ready full time....


Despite skeptic Swiss lawmakers, US moves forward with F-35 offer

The U.S. government and Lockheed Martin submitted the F-35 stealth fighter jet to the New Fighter Aircraft (NFA) competition organized by the Swiss government....


Switzerland receives offer to buy Eurofighter jets

Airbus and Germany offered Switzerland to renew its current air force fleet with Eurofighter.  ...


50.1% of Swiss voters approve the acquisition of new fighter jets

On September 27, 2020, Switzerland held a referendum on whether it should acquire or not new fighter jets. 50.1% of voters have voted “yes” to the procurement of new aircraft for the Swiss Air Force....


easyJet Switzerland flies near full capacity through summer 2020

easyJet Switzerland, easyJet subsidiary, retained 80% of its network while flying at near full capacity between July and August 2020, the company's CEO revealed....


58% of Swiss voters support buying new fighter jets, poll shows

On September 27, 2020, five bills will be put to the vote of Swiss citizens through a referendum. Among the questions, one will concern the acquisition of new fighter jets for the Swiss Air Force. A new poll reveals that 58% of voters are in favor of procurement....