Swiss International Airlines or SWISS, which is also a subsidiary of Lufthansa the German air carrier, serves 90 destinations in more than 40 countries around the world.
Zurich is the hub of SWISS, together with the international airports of Basel and Geneva. The airline operates an 85-strong aircraft fleet, mainly comprised of aircraft in the Airbus family. Traditional Swiss values such as ‘personal service’, and ‘typical Swiss hospitality’ are embodied in the company culture of Swiss International Air Lines and they take great pride in providing a friendly and feel at home service.
Cheap flights from Swiss International Air Lines in the UK depart regularly from Birmingham, London City, London Heathrow, Manchester, and Dublin flying to European destinations such as Zurich, Rome, Basel, Geneva, Warsaw and Vienna.
In 2008, Swiss International Air Lines acquired Edelweiss Air, the popular holiday destination airline.
Phone and online check-in is available. Economy passengers flying from London Heathrow can check-in up to 45 minutes before the flight, 30 minutes for Business-Class passengers. Economy passengers departing from London City Airport can check in 30 minutes before take-off and Business-Class flyers 20 minutes.
Swiss International Air Lines’ information on baggage allowances permits one item of hand luggage weighing up to 8kg and two pieces weighing up to 8kg for Business and First-Class passengers- plus a handbag, laptop or camera. Checked baggage is 20kg for Economy Class and 30kg for Business Class.
The pitch or leg-room of seats on cheap flights from Swiss International Air Lines is 32 inches in Economy Class, 60 inches in Business Class and 83 inches in First Class.
Frequent Flyer Programme
Miles & More is the Swiss International Air Lines frequent flyer programme where passengers can redeem miles. As a member of Miles & More passengers enjoy exclusive offers matching their status and account balance.
Swiss International Airlines have been voted No.1 in the Which? Airline Satisfaction Survey of 2010. SWISS came out top in terms of customer satisfaction. Over 5,700 Which? members took part and SWISS achieved the highest rating on quality of cabin staff, cleanliness, seating arrangements, baggage allowance and overall value for money.