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Nine Years Ago Today Switzerland Lost & Gained A National Airline

March 31st 2002 was an unusual day; Switzerland lost its 71-year-old national flag carrier and at the same time gained a new national flag carrier. Swissair was established on the 26th of March 1931 with the merger of Balair and Ad Astra Aero. While the airline had a rocky start, only flying during the summer…

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Swiss International Air Lines Unveils The “Hippie Express”

As Swiss International Air Lines prepares to launch its non-stop service from Zurich to San Francisco the airline has unveiled a new special aircraft livery to commemorate the route. As much as I enjoy special airline liveries being introduced by airlines, I have to wonder if the new paint scheme chosen by Swiss International Air…

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Alitala Tops Among European Airlines For On-Time Performance

Alitalia, Italy’s National Flag Carrier, has been called many things over the years, but ‘On Time‘ has never been one of those things. Alitala is well known for labour disputes, strikes, customer dissatisfaction and an on-time performance record that generally rivals my attempts to wake my kids up most mornings … so imagine my surprise…

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