Robert Heusmann appointed Head of Fleet Planning at Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS as of March 1, 2016

VIENNA, Austria, 2016-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Robert Heusmann assumes responsibility for fleet planning at Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS as of March 1, 2016 Robert Heusmann will assume the position as Head of Fleet Planning of the hub airlines Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS effective March 1, 2016. In this capacity he will be… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group’s airlines Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS to develop and establish new “direct connect” booking channels

Cologne, Germany, 2015-9-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Broad interest in alternative distribution channels; numerous collaborations with technology providers – More transparent and balances pass-through of costs of bookings via global distribution systems from 1 September The airlines of the Lufthansa Group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS – have reached a major milestone… Read the full press release

Bombardier: SWISS converted 10 of its 30 firm-ordered CS100 aircraft to the larger CS300 aircraft

Addition of the CS300 aircraft to SWISS’ fleet showcases confidence in the C Series family of aircraft Montréal, 2015-6-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier announced today that launch operator SWISS has converted 10 of its 30 firm-ordered CS100 aircraft to the larger CS300 aircraft. The original purchase agreement for 30 CS100 aircraft was signed… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group reports on first-half 2013 passenger and freight traffic figures

2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The aircraft of all airlines in the Lufthansa Group –  Lufthansa German Airlines (including Germanwings and Lufthansa Regional), SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo –were better utilised in the first half 2013. Increased utilisation is attributable to more demand-driven and more flexible steering of capacity measured in seat and freight-tonne kilometres than… Read the full press release

SWISS Selects Expedia Affiliate Network’s Chameleon Hotel Retailing and Smart Cross Sell Platforms to Increase Online Revenues

London, 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN), the private label arm of the world’s largest online travel company, today expands its share of the airline market thanks to a new partnership with Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS). The deal  will see one of Europe’s leading international airlines use EAN’s Chameleon® hotel retailing platform alongside… Read the full press release

SWISS appoints new CCO and CFO

2013-04-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The SWISS Management Board is complete once again. As its new Chief Commercial Officer the airline has appointed Markus Binkert, currently Head of Sales & Marketing Switzerland, Germany & Austria; and the successor to Marcel Klaus as Chief Financial Officer will be Roland Busch, presently Head of Finance & Information Management at… Read the full press release