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Africa Special in SWISS Business and SWISS Economy

E.g. Johannesburg from CHF 849

Kruger National Park

Impressive landscapes and adventurous safari – our destinations in Africa will leave no wishes unfulfilled. Book before 30 March 2016 to benefit from our highly attractive prices.

From Switzerland in SWISS Economy e.g.:
Cairo from CHF 399
Dar es Salaam from CHF 899
Johannesburg 849
Nairobi from CHF 899

From Switzerland in SWISS Business e.g.:
Cairo from CHF 1999
Dar es Salaam from CHF 3899
Johannesburg from CHF 3699
Nairobi from CHF 3899

Fare conditions in SWISS Economy Details
Fare conditions in SWISS Economy
Sales Period
Details
until 30MAR16
Fare conditions in SWISS Economy
Travel Period
Details
until 10DEC16
Fare conditions in SWISS Economy
Travel Complete Date
Details
20DEC16
Fare conditions in SWISS Economy
FBC
Details
KNNZ09SR
Fare conditions in SWISS Economy
Min. stay
Details
SU/5
Fare conditions in SWISS Economy
Max. stay
Details
12M
Fare conditions in SWISS Business Details
Fare conditions in SWISS Business
Sales Period
Details
until 30MAR16
Fare conditions in SWISS Business
Travel Period
Details
until 10DEC16
Fare conditions in SWISS Business
Travel Complete Date
Details
20DEC16
Fare conditions in SWISS Business
FBC
Details
PNCZ09SR
Fare conditions in SWISS Business
Min. stay
Details
SU/5
Fare conditions in SWISS Business
Max. stay
Details
12M

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

Personnel news

Jürg Christen named Head of Sales Switzerland

Personnel News

Jürg Christen has been appointed Head of Sales Switzerland of SWISS and the Lufthansa Group, a newly-created function in which – in line with the new process alignment for Lufthansa Group Hub Airlines – he will be responsible for all the premium group airline brands (Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines) in the Swiss market. He will assume his new duties on 1 July. Dieter Vranckx, who is currently our SWISS Head of Sales for Switzerland, Germany & Austria, has been appointed Vice President Asia-Pacific for Lufthansa Group Airlines, based in Singapore, by the Lufthansa Group Executive Board.

Jürg Christen, who is 55 and a Swiss national, is currently serving as the Shanghai-based Regional Director for Greater China and Head of the Lufthansa Group Airlines (Lufthansa, SWISS & Austrian) Sales & Marketing Organization for China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, a position in which he has acquired a thorough familiarity with the brands, products and organizations of all three Hub Airlines. He can also draw on extensive further experience within the airline sector with both SWISS and our predecessor Swissair, and held a number of key SWISS management positions, culminating in General Manager Sales & Marketing Asia-Pacific, based in Zurich, between 2003 and 2011. He also speaks fluent French, having grown up near Biel.

In his new capacity Jürg Christen will be responsible for all sales, distribution management and distribution services in Switzerland for all Lufthansa Group Hub Airlines. His line superior will be our CCO Markus Binkert, and he will be a member of the Commercial Team; and in functional terms he will report to Jens Bischof, Process Owner Sales for the Lufthansa Group.

Gregor Koncilja, our Head of Global Key Accounts & Business Sales Switzerland, will serve as acting head of our SWISS Market Switzerland organization between now and the end of June.

“In Jürg Christen, we are delighted to have filled this new position with such a proven airline professional with international experience,” says Markus Binkert. “I am very pleased to see him returning to Switzerland, and I wish him every success and satisfaction with the new challenges ahead.”