SWISS reacts to the flagging economy

15 April 2003

SARS and the war in the Middle East are having a direct impact on passenger demand. For this reason, SWISS is temporarily reducing its capacity. These measures affect both Europe and the long-haul network

In the long-haul sector some flights to the following destinations will be suspended during the period April 21 and May 31:

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In Europe, temporary capacity reduction will be achieved by the selective use of smaller aircraft. For the month of May, the following routes will be affected by this change:

Basel: London-HeathrowZürich: Athens, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Berlin, Paris, Rome, Belgrade, London Heathrow, Vienna, Brussels, London City, Geneva, Pristina, Istanbul und Milan.

In the period from May 1 to May 31, 2003 the following midday flights will be cancelled:

Basel – Düsseldorf
Basel –München

In addition, during the period May 1 to May 31, 2003, the following midday flights will be partially cancelled.:

Basel – Manchester
Basel – London-City
Basel – Barcelona