Frequently asked questions

Geneva Economy Light & Flex

Questions about Geneva Economy Light & Flex fares

  1. On which routes and airlines can I book the Geneva Econmy Light and the Geneva Economy Flex fare.
  2. Can I combine a Geneva Economy Light fare for the outbound flight with a Geneva Economy Flex fare for the inbound flight (or vice-versa?)
  3. Can I combine a Geneva Light fare with other SWISS fares or fares of other airlines (e.g. in Open jaw tickets).
  4. Can I book a flight for groups of 10 or more people with the Geneva Light fare?
  5. I have booked a Geneva Economy Light fare and need to rebook, what shall I do?
  6. I have booked a Geneva Flex fare and need to rebook, what shall I do?
  7. Until when can I rebook my Geneva Flex ticket?
  8. I have booked a Geneva Light fare and need to cancel my reservation.
  9. Will I receive confirmed seat assignment at the time of online check-in?
  10. I have booked a Geneva Light fare, what are my baggage allowances? Can I take sports equipment with me?
  11. I have booked a roundtrip ticket on a Geneva Light fare and would like to change my ticket for one direction to Geneva Flex in order to check-in baggage. Is this possible.
  12. I am a member of the Miles & More programme. Will I receive miles for my flights with GVA Flex and Light?
  1. On which routes and airlines can I book the Geneva Econmy Light and the Geneva Economy Flex fare.

    The Geneva Economy Light fare is available on all SWISS operated, non-stop flights from/to Geneva, except to/from Barcelona, Moscow, New York, St. Petersburg and Zurich. Further, all Edelweiss Air flights, Codeshare partner flights and and connecting flights on SWISS via Zurich are excluded.

    The Geneva Economy Flex fare is available on all SWISS operated flights from/to Geneva, also in connection with flights on SWISS via Zurich. The fare is not available to/from Barcelona, Moscow, New York, St. Petersburg and Zurich. Further, all Edelweiss Air flights, and Codeshare partner flights excluded.

  2. Can I combine a Geneva Economy Light fare for the outbound flight with a Geneva Economy Flex fare for the inbound flight (or vice-versa?)

    Geneva Economy Light and Flex fares are combinable for out- and inbound flights. Please mind the baggage allowance for each fare and route.

  3. Can I combine a Geneva Light fare with other SWISS fares or fares of other airlines (e.g. in Open jaw tickets).

    You can combine Geneva Economy Light fares with all other SWISS fares, but not with fares of other airlines. The Geneva Economy Flex fare can be combined with other airline fares (according to the fare conditions).

  4. Can I book a flight for groups of 10 or more people with the Geneva Light fare?

    The Geneva Economy Light fare is not available for Group bookings (more than 10 passengers). All group bookings need to be made on the Geneva Economy Flex fare.

  5. I have booked a Geneva Economy Light fare and need to rebook, what shall I do?

    The Geneva Economy Light fare is non-rebookable. Nevertheless, you can reissue your complete ticket to a Geneva Economy Flex fare for your booked flights, which provides you with more flexibility regarding rebooking and refunds.

  6. I have booked a Geneva Flex fare and need to rebook, what shall I do?

    The Geneva Economy Flex fare allows rebooking at now cost; in case your current booking class is not available on your new flight, you will have to pay the difference to the higher booking class fare.

  7. Until when can I rebook my Geneva Flex ticket?

    You can rebook and re-issue your ticket up to three hours before departure online, as long as you have not checked in yet. A rebooking can also be made at the airport until check-in closure against a fee of CHF 30 (or equivalent in local currency) per booking.

  8. I have booked a Geneva Light fare and need to cancel my reservation.

    The Geneva Economy Light fare is non-refundable. In case you need more flexibility, please chose a Geneva Economy Flex fare at the time of booking or re-issue your ticket online on swiss.com.

  9. Will I receive confirmed seat assignment at the time of online check-in?

    SWISS offers you a seat assignment at no charge, regardless of the fare booked. Choose your seat at check-in from 23 hours before departure (Online, mobile, Check-in machine).

  10. I have booked a Geneva Light fare, what are my baggage allowances? Can I take sports equipment with me?

    The Geneva Light fare does not include a checked baggage allowance; you will find further information on this topic under baggage.

  11. I have booked a roundtrip ticket on a Geneva Light fare and would like to change my ticket for one direction to Geneva Flex in order to check-in baggage. Is this possible.

    In case you have booked the Geneva Economy Light fare for both, in- and outbound flights, and would like to check in bags, you need to upgrade your full ticket (in-/outbound flight) from the Geneva Economy Light to a Flex fare and re-issue your ticket.

  12. I am a member of the Miles & More programme. Will I receive miles for my flights with GVA Flex and Light?

    The Geneva Economy Light and Flex fares allow mileage accrual depending on your booking class. You can calculate the number of miles with the milage calculator.