Swissair

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Swissair
IATA ICAO Callsign
SR SWR SWISSAIR
Foondit 26 Mairch 1931
Ceased operations 31 Mairch 2002 (operation transferred tae Crossair which became Swiss International Air Lines)
Hubs Zurich Airport
Geneva Cointrin
EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
Frequent-fleer program Qualiflyer
Fleet size 76 (2002) [1]
Destinations 157
Parent company SAirGroup
Heidquarters Zurich Airport
Kloten, Swisserland
Key fowk Mario Corti, (CEO)
Wabsteid swissair.com

Swissair, S.A./AG wis the naitional airline o Swisserland.

It wis formit frae a merger atween Balair an Ad Astra Aero (To the Stars), in 1931.[2] For maist o its 71 years, Swissair wis ane o the major internaitional airlines an kent as the "Fleeing Bank" due tae the financial stability o the airline, causin it tae be regardit as a Swiss naitional seembol an icon. The airline thrived into the 1980s, when it wis ane o the "big four" Wastren European airlines. It wis heidquairtered at Zurich Airport an in Kloten.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Fleet - Overview. Sr692.com. Retrieved on 2013-08-20.
  2. "About Swissair Facts and Figures:". Swissair. 1999. Archived frae the oreeginal on 1999-02-19. Retrieved 2008-08-30. 

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