New service between Basel and Venice

4 May 2010

Swiss International Air Lines will be adding a new seasonal Basel-Venice service to its schedules on 1 July. The new four-times-weekly flights will provide convenient non-stop service between the city (and the surrounding Veneto region in Northern Italy, which is very popular with vacationers) and EuroAirport Basel. Venice brings to ten the destinations served bySWISS from Basel with its own equipment.

“Bella Italia” will be coming to EuroAirport Basel in time for the summer season. From 1 July to 22 August, SWISS will offer four weekly flights to Venice, with its unique ambience and its centuries of cultural heritage. The new service will also provide convenient access to the famous Veneto holiday region, with its fascinating lagoons and its extensive sandy beaches. With the Dolomites and picturesque vineyards also within easy reach, the new route offers a gateway to the most varied of vacations in this intriguing part of Northern Italy.

SWISS is also offering Italy-lovers special introductory fares of as little as CHF 129* on its new Basel-Venice route. The introductory offer can be booked between 4 and 23 May for travel between 1 July and 22 August.

The new schedules:

1 July – 22 August 2010:
Basel-Venice LX 1654 Thursdays and Fridays 06:10 - 07:30
Venice-Basel LX 1655 Thursdays and Fridays 08:00 - 09:20Basel-Venice LX 1658 Mondays and Sundays 19:55 - 21:15
Venice-Basel LX 1659 Mondays and Sundays 21:45 - 23:05

In combination with SWISS’s services from and to Zurich, travellers from EuroAirport Basel can now choose between 25 weekly services to Venice.Basel-based travellers can reach Zurich Airport conveniently with the hourly “Flugzug” train or daily by air. Tickets for the new Basel-Venice service can alsobe combined with via-Zurich routings.

* Price is for a round-trip flight per person from EuroAirport Basel, booked on swiss.com. Minimum stay: one night. Seat numbers limited. Offer also subjectto change.