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Lufthansa and SWISS offer customers climate-neutral fuels

Lufthansa and SWISS offer customers climate-neutral fuels

After successfully completing the test phase, the "Compensaid" platform developed by the Lufthansa Innovation Hub will become the Lufthansa ... Read More

Lufthansa strike: Airline activates special flight schedule for Thursday and Friday

Lufthansa strike: Airline activates special flight schedule for Thursday and Friday

The Independent Flight Attendants Organization (Ufo) has called full-day strikes for Lufthansa on Thursday 7 November and Friday 8 ... Read More

Waldhotel becomes first Swiss hotel in Wellness Tourism Association

Waldhotel becomes first Swiss hotel in Wellness Tourism Association

Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence has become one of 90-plus Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) members and partners from 18 ... Read More

Lufthansa expands luggage-free Economy Light Fare to Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America

Lufthansa expands luggage-free Economy Light Fare to Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America

Lufthansa Group announced that the "Economy Light Fare" is successively available for further intercontinental routes operated by Austrian Airlines, ... Read More

Basel: A Crown Jewels of hotels and exhibitions

Basel: A Crown Jewels of hotels and exhibitions

Lying at the heart of Basel in Switzerland, Grand Hôtel Les Trois Rois is one of the oldest city ... Read More

UNWTO leads discussion on “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” in Geneva

UNWTO leads discussion on “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” in Geneva

Tourism’s unique potential as a tool for driving the global sustainable development agenda has taken center stage at a ... Read More

IATA statement on Boeing 737 MAX safety controversy

IATA statement on Boeing 737 MAX safety controversy

IATA is taking a stand in the Boeing MAX controversy and issued this statement today: The International Air Transport ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals ... Read More

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent ... Read More

ACJ319 is shown at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition

ACJ319 is shown at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is showing an ACJ319 at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, giving ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app

Lufthansa Group passengers often have similar questions: Is my flight on time? What gate does my plane leave from? ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

Air freight demand still spiraling down

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance ... Read More

IATA announces judges for Diversity and Inclusion Awards

IATA announces judges for Diversity and Inclusion Awards

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the members of the independent judging panel for the IATA Diversity and ... Read More

Hotel de Parc in Baden Switzerland rebranded as Swiss-Belhotel Du Parc

Hotel de Parc in Baden Switzerland rebranded as Swiss-Belhotel Du Parc

Hotel de Parc,  in the  Swiss city of Baden,  25km northwest of Zurich, will be rebranded as Swiss-Belhotel Du ... Read More

Qatar Executive now flies to Samedan, Chambery and Innsbruck

Qatar Executive now flies to Samedan, Chambery and Innsbruck

Qatar Executive (QE), the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, can now fly to Samedan, Switzerland; Chambery, ... Read More

InterContinental Genève: 6 years of Green Globe certification

InterContinental Genève: 6 years of Green Globe certification

Green Globe first certified the InterContinental Genève in 2014. Ideally located on an oasis of calm in the diplomatic ... Read More

Switzerland may cancel free-movement accord with EU as immigration rises

Switzerland may cancel free-movement accord with EU as immigration rises

Immigration into Switzerland rose again last year, taking the foreign population further above 2 million. Statistics released on Friday ... Read More

Swiss promise 3500 work permits to Brits in case of ‘no deal’ Brexit

Swiss promise 3500 work permits to Brits in case of ‘no deal’ Brexit

Switzerland will introduce a quota system allowing Britons to come and work in the country in the event Britain ... Read More

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

IATA Pay is an industry-supported initiative to develop a new payment option for consumers when purchasing a ticket directly ... Read More

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to ... Read More

One passenger killed, 44 injured in Zurich tour bus crash

One passenger killed, 44 injured in Zurich tour bus crash

At least one person was killed and 44 injured after a passenger bus swerved and hit a wall on ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 10.6 million passengers in November 2018

Lufthansa Group: 10.6 million passengers in November 2018

In November 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 10.6 million passengers. Despite a strong basis for ... Read More

Bankrupt: Lufthansa Partner PrivateAir

Bankrupt: Lufthansa Partner PrivateAir

It started with a Swiss court in October to declare bankrupcy proceeding against PrivateAIr after a vendor asked the ... Read More

Kids and smart technology shine at Mövenpick Hotel Zürich Regensdorf

Kids and smart technology shine at Mövenpick Hotel Zürich Regensdorf

Mövenpick Hotel Zürich Regensdorf is a family-friendly four-star hotel situated north of Zurich, home to leading financial, banking, and ... Read More

Air Cargo Cargo is a tough business

Air Cargo Cargo is a tough business

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ... Read More

Travel and Tourism: Time to end human trafficking, sexual exploitation of children

Travel and Tourism: Time to end human trafficking, sexual exploitation of children

Representatives of the travel and tourism industry are meeting at the UN in Geneva today to discuss the global ... Read More

Hertz Switzerland and Air Zermatt launch sightseeing helicopter tours

Hertz Switzerland and Air Zermatt launch sightseeing helicopter tours

Hertz Switzerland and leading Swiss helicopter company Air Zermatt have teamed to provide Hertz car rental customers the opportunity ... Read More

Amazing green efforts at Swiss Holiday Park

Amazing green efforts at Swiss Holiday Park

Green Globe member Swiss Holiday Park is the largest holiday and leisure resort in Switzerland. Above Lake Lucerne in ... Read More

Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented

Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented

Hahn Air has already integrated 20 new carriers into its global network of more than 350 air, rail and ... Read More

Agreement: Switzerland based AMAC Aerospace and UTC Aerospace Systems

Agreement: Switzerland based AMAC Aerospace and UTC Aerospace Systems

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)has been selected by AMAC Aerospace, a provider of ... Read More

Swiss leisure airline, Edelweiss Air adds its name as third non-stop European flight to serve Seychelles

Swiss leisure airline, Edelweiss Air adds its name as third non-stop European flight to serve Seychelles

The A340-300 airbus, Melchsee Frutt was welcomed by the customary water canon salute upon its arrival at the Pointe ... Read More

New: Shenzhen to Zurich on Hainan Airlines

New: Shenzhen to Zurich on Hainan Airlines

On August 27, Hainan Airlines announced the formal launch of service between Shenzhen and Zurich. The service is the ... Read More

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan dies at 80

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan dies at 80

Former UN Secretary General and famed diplomat Kofi Annan, 80, passed away in a Swiss hospital on Saturday. Read More

Air Traffic Management Policy Institute workshop cancelled: Cannot live up to high standards

Air Traffic Management Policy Institute workshop cancelled: Cannot live up to high standards

The ATM Policy Institute (Air Traffic Management) has announced that it has had to cancel its workshop scheduled for ... Read More