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Change to the OPC from 31 May 2016

With effect from 31 May 2016 (date of ticket issue), Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS are changing the way the OPC is calculated. The previously fixed OPC amounts will be replaced by a percentage value equivalent to 1.65% of the ticket price. The maximum charge will be €25 (CHF 30/GBP 20) per ticket and thereby limit the customers’ share of credit card costs. The OPC will apply uniformly to all routes and booking classes and will continue to be levied automatically in the reservation systems (GDS) on all tickets paid for by credit card.

> Operational guideline on the new OPC calculation

Please note: up to and including 30 May 2016, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS bookings will still be issued on the basis of the old OPC. If a pricing/repricing is made from 31 May 2016, the OPC will be levied on the basis of the new calculation.

Americas Special

e.g. New York from CHF 589

New York

It’s time to discover the Americas! Book by 25MAY16 to benefit from our special fares to some of the most beautiful destinations!
Intercontinental Specials:

From Switzerland e.g.:

Boston from CHF 599
New York from CHF 589
Las Vegas from CHF 1109
Los Angeles from CHF 999
Montréal from CHF 649
San Francisco from CHF 999

Fare conditions Details
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Sales Period
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until 25MAY16
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Travel Period
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until 30JUN16 // 24OCT16-30NOV16
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FBC
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KLXNCPSR
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Min. stay
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6D
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Apex
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14D

From Switzerland e.g.:

Curitiba from CHF 1199
Florianopolis from CHF 1249
Porto Alegre from CHF 1249
Rio de Janeiro from CHF 699
Sao Paulo from CHF 699

Fare conditions Details
Fare conditions
Sales Period
Details
until 30JUN16
Fare conditions
Travel Period
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01JUN16-31MAR17
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Travel Completion Date
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01MAY17
Fare conditions
FBC
Details
KNCZ18SR
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Min. stay
Details
7D

Valid for travel from ZRH, ZDH, GVA or LUG. Prices may vary depending on point of departure. Prices shown include fares, airport taxes and international surcharges. A distribution charge of CHF 16.- will apply. Optional payment charges may apply. Seats are limited. Special conditions apply. Subject to change.

Reminder

Other Airline Schedule Changes on LX/724-Document

Schedule Changes LX/724

Please note that in case of an OAL schedule change on a LX/724-document, the involuntary reissue/revalidation must be done by any LX office (Agency Support/Service Center).
Travel agents are never allowed to reissue such tickets without any prior authorization. Disregarding this rule may cause huge ADMs; in order to avoid these contacting SWISS to handle the change is essential in every case.