Toronto, Delhi, Doha and Ljubljana join the SWISS network

16 September 2005

Swiss International Air Lines is introducing further attractive codeshare destinations to expand its route network. As of October 1, Doha becomes accessible directly from Zurich with flights operated by Qatar Airways, as does Ljubljana with Adria Airways. And from October 30, passengers will be able to fly directly from Zurich to Delhi or Toronto thanks to a new codeshare service operated by Air Canada. SWISS is also expanding its range of codeshare flights with Lufthansa.

Four attractive new destinations in Canada, India, Qatar and Slovenia become available to SWISS customers in October. The network expansion is possible thanks to joint undertakings with partner airlines. The appeal of the new services is further enhanced by good connecting possibilities in Zurich, which allow them to dovetail smoothly within the SWISS route network.

Direct Toronto and Delhi services with Air Canada

SWISS is teaming up with Star Alliance member Air Canada on the Zurich-Toronto and Zurich-Delhi routes. Air Canada will connect the three cities daily using Boeing 767 equipment. Air Canada customers, meanwhile, can take advantage of a codeshare arrangement covering SWISS’s flights on the Zurich-Montreal and Zurich-Mumbai routes. The new codeshare agreement, which enters into effect with the start of the winter schedules on October 30, also extends to further destinations served from the partners’ Toronto, Montreal and Zurich hubs.

Doha with Qatar Airways

Doha will be incorporated into the SWISS route network through four weekly codeshare services operated by Qatar Airways. The capital of Qatar thus becomes the latest attractive Middle East destination available to SWISS customers. These joint flights become available on October 1.

Ljubljana with Adria Airways

The addition of Ljubljana expands SWISS’s route portfolio in Central Europe. The ten weekly codeshare flights operated by Adria Airways between Zurich and the Slovenian capital are available to SWISS customers as of October 1.

Further destinations with Lufthansa

The collaboration between Lufthansa and SWISS continues to expand. The partners’ services between Bremen, Leipzig and Cologne-Bonn and the Frankfurt and Munich hubs will all be operated as Lufthansa/SWISS codeshares from the start of the winter schedules, as will all the partners’ flights on the Zurich-Geneva, Zurich-Thessaloniki and Zurich-Alicante routes.