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. 
Travellers warned to check destination rules ahead of time

Travellers warned to check destination rules ahead of time

June 16, 2020, 8:57 a.m.
Although many border controls have been lifted, would-be travellers are being warned to check ahead of time on where ...
New guidelines set for federal government workers' official trips

New guidelines set for federal government workers' official trips

June 12, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Workers for the federal government will have to take the train more often for official trips following the publicatio...
Many European borders to open Monday

Many European borders to open Monday

June 12, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Borders in many European countries will be easier to cross from Monday, but it doesn’t mean you’re free t...
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...
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. 
SWISS plans to rebuild normal flight schedule from next month

SWISS plans to rebuild normal flight schedule from next month

May 15, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
SWISS International Airlines says they will start building up to a more normal schedule from next month. 
Geneva and Annemasse officials meet at border in 'cold war' like scene

Geneva and Annemasse officials meet at border in 'cold war' like scene

May 8, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
In a scene which the press likened to a cold war prisoner swap, officials from canton Geneva and the neighbouring Fre...
Ticino police praise lack of tourism over Easter weekend

Ticino police praise lack of tourism over Easter weekend

April 14, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
 The Ticino police have praised the behaviour of Swiss people who’ve not traveled south for the Easter bre...
Authorities call on people to refrain from travelling over Easter

Authorities call on people to refrain from travelling over Easter

April 9, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
National and cantonal authorities are calling for people to still obey the rules over Easter and only travel if absol...
Government prepares to enforce lockdown over Easter

Government prepares to enforce lockdown over Easter

April 8, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
The Swiss government and cantonal officials are preparing to enforce lockdown rules over the sunny Easter weekend. 
Police forces prepare for Easter weekend as many Swiss already caught vacationing

Police forces prepare for Easter weekend as many Swiss already caught vacationing

April 7, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
Cantonal police forces around the country are gearing up for the Easter weekend as they continue to warn people again...
Swiss tourism feeling the effects of Covid-19

Swiss tourism feeling the effects of Covid-19

March 13, 2020, 8:15 a.m.
The head of Swiss Tourism says the effects of covid-19 will cost the industry more than half a billion francs and man...
More than half of cocaine smugglers on flight from Sao Paulo to Zurich

More than half of cocaine smugglers on flight from Sao Paulo to Zurich

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
Figures from the Federal Customs Office show more cocaine is being seized at Zurich airport than ever before.
Geneva finally installs automatic immigration gates

Geneva finally installs automatic immigration gates

Dec. 11, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
Geneva airport has installed automatic immigration gates for the first time.
Escalade celebrations to disrupt Geneva travel

Escalade celebrations to disrupt Geneva travel

Dec. 6, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Public transport in Geneva will be disrupted today due to Escalade celebrations.
Léman Express to launch in under 2 weeks

Léman Express to launch in under 2 weeks

Dec. 3, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
The launch of the new rail network is less than two weeks away.
Thomas Cook triggers historical bankruptcy

Thomas Cook triggers historical bankruptcy

Nov. 11, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
The collapse of the British travel firm Thomas Cook has triggered one of the biggest bankruptcies in Swiss history.
Eurobus blames restrictive regulations for service suspensions

Eurobus blames restrictive regulations for service suspensions

Oct. 31, 2019, 8:40 a.m.
A long-distance bus service is blaming restrictive regulations for its decision to suspend 6 services within the coun...
UN running out of money

UN running out of money

Oct. 9, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Staff at the United Nations have been told to cut back on conferences, only take essential travel and put off purchas...
Turkish nationals passports confiscated across Europe for social media activity

Turkish nationals passports confiscated across Europe for social media activity

Sept. 30, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Turkish nationals living in Switzerland are having their passports confiscated by the country’s diplomatic miss...
Thomas Cook collapse to affect thousands of Swiss holiday makers

Thomas Cook collapse to affect thousands of Swiss holiday makers

Sept. 23, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
It’s expected thousands of Swiss holiday makers will be affected by the collapse of the British travel firm Tho...
Visitors from across Europe swarm to CERN Open Days

Visitors from across Europe swarm to CERN Open Days

Sept. 16, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Thousands took the opportunity over the weekend to explore the mysteries of physics as part of CERN Open Days.
Swiss airport traffic to significantly increase over next 20 years

Swiss airport traffic to significantly increase over next 20 years

Aug. 28, 2019, 8:40 a.m.
All Swiss airports need to be expanded to cope with rising passenger numbers. 
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