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Swiss CS300 in special livery

Swiss International Air Lines (Swiss) has painted its first Bombardier CSeries CS300 aircraft in a special livery designed by Romand artist Mathias Forbach, also known as Fichtre. The intention of the livery is to express Swiss’ commitment to Swiss Romandy, the French-speaking part of western Switzerland, and its airport, Geneva Cointrin, where the aircraft will […]

P&W delays hit CSeries deliveries

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft will deliver only 7 CSeries aircraft this year instead of the planned 15. This is a result of engine delivery delays by Pratt & Whitney. Two aircraft are currently in service now with Swiss and a third is to be delivered next month. According to Fred Cromer, president of Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, […]

Bombardier delivers first CSeries

Bombardier has delivered the first CSeries aircraft to launch operator Swiss International Air Lines. The handover took place during a special event in Montreal. Bombardier is proud to present the first new aircraft in the 100- to 150-seat market segment in nearly 30 years. Swiss will put the aircraft into scheduled service on 15 July […]

Swiss receives its first 777-300ER

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has taken delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range). The 777-300ER is the new flagship of the airline’s long-haul fleet. It seats 340 passengers: eight in first class, 62 in business class and 270 in economy. The aircraft features a totally redesigned cabin interior. It will be initially deployed […]

Bombardier: ‘CSeries is quietest’

Bombardier claims that its CSeries aircraft is the quietest commercial jet in its class. The aircraft manufacturer says this after noise tests, which are part of the certification programme of the new airliner. This week a CS100 aircraft visited Toronto and performed demonstration flights for employees, local government representatives, business leaders, media and Porter Airlines. […]

Swiss will be first CSeries operator

Swiss International Airlines (Swiss) will be the first airline to receive and operate the Bombardier CSeries in the first half of 2016, the Canadian aircraft manufacturer announced today. Bombardier is targeting year-end 2015 for the CS100’s type certification. The CSeries aircraft is also slated to make its world debut at the International Paris Air Show […]

Three extra 777-300ERs for Swiss

Lufthansa Group has finalised an order for three Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on behalf of Swiss International Air Lines. The order, previously listed by Boeing as placed by an ‘unidentified’ customer follows an earlier order for six 777-300ERs by Swiss. The Triple Sevens will become the backbone of Swiss’ long-haul fleet and replace current Airbus A330 […]