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Company Watch - Swiss International.

Oct 30, 2006

Swiss International is installing new lighter seats from Recaro on its four A321s and seven A319s. A321 capacity will increase to 200 from 186 and A319 capacity will go to 138 from 126. It already has put the seats on its 14 A320s. Oct 26, 2006

The situation concerning pilots flying for Swiss European Air Lines, the carrier's Regional subsidiary, remains unclear. The Swiss spokesperson said the two sides are talking about relaunching negotiations. Swiss has had to cancel flights operated by both carriers because of pilot walkouts over the past month. Oct 23, 2006

Swiss International Air Lines will increase its service from Geneva starting Dec. 15. It will launch a daily service to Prague and boost frequencies to London City to six-times-daily from four. Both services will be aboard Avro RJs. Oct 26, 2006

As a result of its recent resizing, Swiss is now recording black-ink operating results for its Geneva-based network. The company is now building on this foundation, and taking advantage of an increase in the availability of its regional aircraft fleet, to open the new Prague route and raise its Geneva-London City capacity by a further 33%. Oct 25, 2006

Swiss International to expand its Geneva-based network Swiss is to introduce a new daily service between Geneva and Prague on December 15. Services between Geneva and London City Airport will also be increased to six daily frequencies from the same date. The main innovation here will be a late-evening Geneva-London frequency which will return the following morning, enabling UK-based travellers to arrive in Geneva as early as 09:30. Swiss offers direct service to 21 destinations from Geneva. Oct 25, 2006

Swiss International will be joining in the celebrations - of EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg's sixtieth birthday party on Saturday, October 28 by operating two sightseeing flights whose proceeds will be donated to the Theodora and Rote Nasen charities. Swiss will also be taking the opportunity to present its new Basel-based network. Oct 25, 2006

Swiss International's new daily Geneva-Prague service will depart from Geneva at 11:40 on weekdays, arriving in the Czech capital at 13:25. The westbound flight will leave Prague at 13:55 and arrive in Geneva at 15:35. Services at the weekend will operate to different schedules. All flights will be operated using Avro RJ100 equipment. Oct 25, 2006

Swiss International Air Lines announced that an agreement has been reached with Aeropers, the union of the company's Airbus pilots. Union members have approved the three-year accord, which will enter into effect Nov. 1. Swiss said the deal acknowledged both the airline's ongoing restructuring and the increasingly competitive environment. "We can't give more details about the new agreement, but it will go, of course, to more productivity [from cockpit crews]," a Swiss spokesperson told this website. Oct 23, 2006

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Date:Oct 30, 2006
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