SWISS to return to 40% of pre-pandemic schedule by end of October

SWISS to return to 40% of pre-pandemic schedule by end of October

June 30, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
SWISS International Airlines says it plans to have 40% of its pre-pandemic services running by the end of October. 
Carbon tax to be added to flights in Switzerland

Carbon tax to be added to flights in Switzerland

June 11, 2020, 9:08 a.m.
A new carbon tax will be added to flights in Switzerland. Parliament passed the new section which will now be added t...
Geneva and Zurich airports prepare for return of passengers

Geneva and Zurich airports prepare for return of passengers

May 29, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
Geneva and Zurich airports are gearing up to restart.
easyJet to recommence flights from June 15th

easyJet to recommence flights from June 15th

May 28, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
The budget airline easyJet will restart operations from June 15th – almost at full capacity. 
Geneva airport predicts losses for the year

Geneva airport predicts losses for the year

May 13, 2020, 10:41 a.m.
Managers at Geneva airport are expecting to make a loss this year and air traffic volumes to fall 10%, taking it...
Philanthropist reducing face mask deficit talks to WRS

Philanthropist reducing face mask deficit talks to WRS

April 24, 2020, 10:05 a.m.
A Geneva-based philanthropist has been telling World Radio Switzerland about his huge investment in obtaining million...
Tourism industry looks set to suffer for long period

Tourism industry looks set to suffer for long period

April 7, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
The tourism industry looks set to be hit hard by the coronavirus crisis - and over a long period of time. 
Geneva Airport sees 97% fewer flights

Geneva Airport sees 97% fewer flights

March 25, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Passenger flights from Geneva Airport have slumped by 97 %. 
Investing in public transport makes economic sense

Investing in public transport makes economic sense

Nov. 15, 2019, 10:31 a.m.
A study is showing it's worthwhile to invest in public transport. Researchers at the EPFL Transport Centre in Lau...
Flight shaming boosts train services

Flight shaming boosts train services

Oct. 4, 2019, 5:51 a.m.
Flight shaming is already having an impact on train services. More people are taking the train instead of short haul ...
No-deal Brexit agreement outlined between UK and Switzerland

No-deal Brexit agreement outlined between UK and Switzerland

Dec. 17, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The Swiss government has agreed the outlines of a trade deal with the UK to make sure the two countries can continue ...
Strong winds cancelled flights and closed roads

Strong winds cancelled flights and closed roads

Sept. 24, 2018, 7:16 a.m.
High winds and heavy rains tore through the country last night – especially in the more northerly parts.
Swiss flight makes emergency landing in Munich

Swiss flight makes emergency landing in Munich

June 20, 2018, 6:25 a.m.
A Swiss Airbus on a flight from Zurich to Shanghai had to make an emergency landing in Munich after smoke appeared in...
Another plane makes emergency landing in Geneva

Another plane makes emergency landing in Geneva

March 6, 2017, 6:04 a.m.
Another aircraft had to make an emergency landing in Geneva due to passenger illness. Only last month a plane on rout...
Geneva airport claims success in busy weekend

Geneva airport claims success in busy weekend

Jan. 9, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva airport is hailing as a success special measure it put in place this weekend to make sure passengers were able...
Geneva remains popular with dictators

Geneva remains popular with dictators

Jan. 5, 2017, 5:09 a.m.
Geneva remains a favourite destination for the world’s dictators. Figures released by the Twitter feed, Dictato...
Fears of Geneva airport strike recede

Fears of Geneva airport strike recede

Dec. 23, 2016, 5:23 a.m.
Fears of a baggage handling strike at Geneva airport have receded for the time being.
Geneva airport night flight worries

Geneva airport night flight worries

Dec. 15, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
As traffic continues to grow at Geneva airport, the issue of night flights are a major concern to locals. The airport...
Greek flights re-commence after strike

Greek flights re-commence after strike

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Swiss flights to and from Greece should resume this evening after they were all cancelled on Saturday morning. Greek...
Swiss to axe its Geneva - Lugano service in October

Swiss to axe its Geneva - Lugano service in October

Sept. 1, 2016, 11:49 a.m.
Swiss will stop running its Geneva - Lugano service from this October. The national airline is facing pressure to in...
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