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Swiss International Air Lines


Latest News /// Swiss International Air Lines
SWISS Orders 10th Boeing 777-300ER, transferring A340's 2016/10/10
Swiss Takes Delivery of First Bombardier C Series 2016/06/30
Swiss Upgrades More CSeries Jet Orders 2016/06/06
First Swiss C Series to Fly Revenue Service on July 15 2016/04/22
Swiss to receive Bombardier CSeries in June, start flights in Q3 2016/03/24
Bombardier Launches C Series Route-proving in Europe 2016/03/07
SWISS Celebrate Delivery of Airline's First 777-300ER 2016/02/01
Boeing, SWISS Celebrate Delivery First B777-300ER 2016/01/29
General Info /// Swiss International Air Lines
Callsign 'Swiss'
CEO or MD Mr. Harry Hohmeister, CEO
Address Swiss International Air Lines AG
Flight Crew and Management Assessment Center
CH-8058 Zurich
Telephone +41 44 564 57 70
+41 44 564 57 61
Swiss website
Fleet Types 5 Boeing B777-300ER Widebody Airliners,
15 Airbus A340-300 Widebody Airliners,
14 Airbus A330-300 Widebody Airliners,
13 Airbus A330-200 Widebody Airliners,
7 Airbus A321-200 Airliners,
24 Airbus A320-200 Airliners,
5 Airbus A319-200 Airliners.

Swiss European Division:

20 Avro RJ100 Regional Airliners.
Aircraft Orders Undergoing fleet renewal - many new Airbus A320s and A330-300s coming to the airline to replace similar older aircraft.

4 additional Boeing B777-300ER Widebodies (to replace A340-300s over time).
15 Airbus A320-200neo Airliners (ordered SEP 2014).
Pilot Bases / Domiciles LSZH - Zurich Kloten International Airport / Kloten CH
LSGG - Geneva International Airport / Geneva CH

Established European and International Airline. Now owned by Lufthansa Group, Swiss is a major part of the Star Alliance from their Zurich Hub Airport.

Alliance Lufthansa, Star Alliance
Last Update 2016/06/23: 5th B777-300ER added.
Pilot Recruitment Info /// Swiss International Air Lines
Employer Notes

See Pilot Hiring Info Webpage below regarding Ab-Initio cadet-pilot opportunities on the A320.

Also see Swiss European Airlines in the RJ Operators / Western Europe Section for the Avro RJ First Officer requirements etc.

*Language Requirements - Must speak/write English AND German.


* Must hold valid EU Passport / Citizenship.
* Must have legal right to live and work in Europe.
* Must hold JAA/EASA Pilot Licence and Medical.

* Must be fluent in both English AND German.

Pilot Hiring
Pilot Career Info Link - swiss
Cadet Scheme
Ab-Initio Cadet Pilot Program - Swiss
Online Application
Online Applications - swiss
Mr. Thomas Frick, Head of Flight Operations
Mr. Ola Hansson, Fleet Chief Airbus LH
Recruitment Email