Swiss Flight Information
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Compare the flight prices of your airline tickets with Swiss , among other airlines or low cost sold through travel agents that we are comparing. Find the best prices with Swiss to enjoy your stay. We offer a small listing of the company's history, alliances, customer services and on-board and list of destinations served by Swiss.

Swiss : Presentation

logo Swiss
  • IATA Code: LX
  • Website: www.swiss.com
  • Country : SwitzerlandSwitzerland
  • Telephone number : 0 892 232 501
  • Call sign : Swiss
  • Headquarters : Basel, Switzerland
  • Based at : 5833
  • Fleet size : 91
  • passenger(s) 0
  • Hand luggage size : 55 x 40 x 23 cm

History

Swiss is the flag carrier airline of Switzerland and was created out of a fusion of Swissair, following its bankruptcy, and Crossair. This airline is based at Zurich Airport in Kloten, Switzerland, but has its administrative headquarters at the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg. The airline is a subsidiary of the German airline group Lufthansa.

Swiss became a member of the Star Alliance in 2006. This alliance is the third largest airline alliance in the world and has 26 members. The Swiss route map serves 104 destinations in 48 countries. The majority of Swiss flights travel to European destinations; however the airline also serves 25 international countries. In 2014 the Swiss fleet comprised of 91 aircrafts.

Swiss : Information about the airline

Check-in

There are a number of ways to complete the Swiss check in process. The easiest method is using the Swiss online check in facilities which open 23 hours before the flight is due to depart and close 2 hours before take-off. Passengers can also register in person at the airport desk.

The Swiss Airlines baggage allowance guidelines vary depending on the flight ticket class. In Swiss Airlines Economy Class passengers are permitted to take one piece of hand luggage on board with them which must not exceed 8kg in weight or 55x40x23cm in size. Economy Class passengers can also place one bag weighing up to 23kg in the hold. Swiss Airlines Business and First Class passengers are permitted two items of hold luggage weighing up to 32kg each.

Customer and on Board Services

Onboard Your Flight

The Swiss Airlines inflight entertainment and refreshment facilities available onboard your flight differ depending on the departure time and flight duration. All Economy Class passengers are treated to free meals and a large number of films and television programmes to chose from.

After Your Flight

Swiss Airlines Miles and More is the loyalty programme offered by this airline. It is the same loyalty programme shared by all members of the Star Alliance which permits loyal flyers to cumulate travel miles which can then be exchanged for flight tickets or upgrades. It is also possible to use these flight miles to gain cheaper rates for partner hotels.