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. 
Sanctions applied against Nicaraguan officials over human rights issues

Sanctions applied against Nicaraguan officials over human rights issues

June 25, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Switzerland is applying sanctions against six Nicaraguan government officials and urges the authorities in the centra...
Canton Geneva to pay CHF 315m to neighbouring France this year

Canton Geneva to pay CHF 315m to neighbouring France this year

June 25, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
Canton Geneva will pay CHF 315m this year to the two neighboring French départments as part of an internationa...
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...
Working from home may spark rethink for cross-border worker tax

Working from home may spark rethink for cross-border worker tax

June 8, 2020, 11:54 a.m.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says if home working becomes more common after the pandemic...
Tourist industry set for bleak summer season

Tourist industry set for bleak summer season

May 29, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Despite efforts to get all of us to take our summer breaks in Switzerland – it will be a bleak season for the t...
Hopes for International Geneva to gradually restart economic activities

Hopes for International Geneva to gradually restart economic activities

May 25, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
The Covid-19 shutdown has brought an end to International Geneva’s economy – but there is light at the of...
Food bank needs exacerbated by loss of cleaning jobs

Food bank needs exacerbated by loss of cleaning jobs

May 19, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Only 20% of people who employ cleaners or home help have continued to pay their workers during the lockdown – e...
Schengen Zone discusses when to lift internal border controls

Schengen Zone discusses when to lift internal border controls

April 29, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
The Swiss government is in discussions with other members of the Schengen passport free zone on when to lift the inte...
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. 
Government to reassess how it distributes international aid

Government to reassess how it distributes international aid

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
The government is looking to reassess the amount of money it spends on development aid – and how it spends it.&...
Covid-19 causes Geneva International Inventions Fair to change date

Covid-19 causes Geneva International Inventions Fair to change date

Feb. 18, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
The Geneva International Inventions Fair has been pushed back to September due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Domino's Pizza to move out of Switzerland

Domino's Pizza to move out of Switzerland

Oct. 18, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
Domino’s Pizza is pulling the plug on Switzerland. 
Glimmer of hope for free trade agreement between Switzerland and the US

Glimmer of hope for free trade agreement between Switzerland and the US

May 21, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
Talks on a free trade agreement between Switzerland and the United States could be a step closer following the signin...
Amherd: Switzerland should prepare for international threats

Amherd: Switzerland should prepare for international threats

Feb. 18, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
The new defence minister, Viola Amherd, says Switzerland needs to be ready to face international threats, such as cyb...
New York Times questions Swiss Councillor's English

New York Times questions Swiss Councillor's English

Dec. 20, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Swiss Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin is being talked about in the New York Times – but maybe not for the right...
Swiss links with Saudi Arabia to be reevaluated

Swiss links with Saudi Arabia to be reevaluated

Oct. 25, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
The Swiss foreign minister, Ignazio Cassis, says there will be a reevaluation of Swiss links with Saudi Arabia follow...
Geneva international sector increasingly on the rise

Geneva international sector increasingly on the rise

Oct. 5, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
International Geneva is booming.
Switzerland signs international tax deal

Switzerland signs international tax deal

June 8, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
Switzerland has signed a deal to crack down on multinational companies who use tax rates in different countries to cu...
Swiss plane makes emergency landing in Canada

Swiss plane makes emergency landing in Canada

Feb. 3, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Passengers on a Swiss International Airlines flight from Zurich to Los Angeles found themselves freezing in minus 23 ...
Police investigate possible aircraft sabotage at Geneva airport

Police investigate possible aircraft sabotage at Geneva airport

Feb. 2, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Police are investigating a possible case of sabotage on a Swiss International Airlines aircraft as it was due to leav...
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