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Switzerland is a federal republic in west central Europe, bordered on the north by France and Germany, on the east by Austria and Liechtenstein, on the south by Italy, and on the west by France. The country has an area of 41,285 sq km (15,940 sq mi). Its largest city is Zürich, and the capital is Bern

Latest updates

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May 16, 2017

PowdAir has announced 14Dec2017 as its commencement date [update]

April 20, 2017

Belair plans to cease operations by Oct2017 [news]

February 16, 2017

PowdAir intends to operate into the heart of Switzerland's most popular winter sports region, the Valais [added]

Airlines

Ad Astra   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1931* - 1931
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Ad Astra Aero + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co =>Ad Astra + Balair =>Swissair +>Crossair
Airline Code :  

Ad Astra Aero   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1919 - 1931
Comments : Aktiengesellschaft was founded in Zurich on 15Dec1919 & on 24Feb1920 it merged with the Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co to form Ad Astra Aero AG
Genealogy : Aktiengesellschaft + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft =>Ad Astra Aero + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co =>Ad Astra + Balair =>Swissair +>Crossair
Airline Code :  

Ad Astra Swiss Air Transport Company   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1919* - 1919*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Ad Astra Aero + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co =>Ad Astra + Balair =>Swissair +>Crossair
Airline Code :  

Aero Jet   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1996
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Air City >Aero Jet
Airline Code :  

Aero St. Gallen   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1930* - 1930*
Comments : No further information at this time
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Aerodrome Regional de Montreux   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1969* - 1969*
Comments : Aerodrome Regional de Montreux undertook charter work, air taxi etc
Genealogy :  
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Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1920* - 1920
Comments : Aktiengesellschaft was founded in Zurich on 15Dec1919 & on 24Feb1920 it merged with the Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co to form Ad Astra Aero AG
Genealogy : Aktiengesellschaft + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft =>Ad Astra Aero + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co =>Ad Astra + Balair =>Swissair +>Crossair
Airline Code :  

Aeroleasing   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Comments :  
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Aeropa   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1958 - 1960
Comments : No further information at this time
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Aerowings   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2002
Comments : No further information at this time
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Air Alpes   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997 - 2000*
Comments : No further information at this time
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Air Avance   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2004*
Comments :  
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Air City   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1990 - 1991
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Air City >Aero Jet
Airline Code :  

Air Corviglia   

Status : Active

Dates :

2013* - date
Comments : Air Corviglia, a private airline, located in Samedam just outside of St. Moritz
Genealogy :  
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Air Engiadina (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1987* - 2001
Comments : Air Engiadina was founded 22Apr1987 & ceased operations on 01Apr2001 before being renamed to Swisswings
Genealogy : Air Engiadina >Swisswings
Airline Code : RQ : RQX

Air Engiadina (ii)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2006* - date
Comments : Air Engiadina was founded 04Feb2006
Genealogy :  
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Air Executive   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2004 - 2008
Comments : VistaJet was founded in 2004 as Air Executive. Renamed in 2008
Genealogy : Air Executive >VistaJet
Airline Code :  

Air Glaciers   

Status : Active

Dates :

1965* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : 7T : ---

Air Globe   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(1940s)
Comments :  
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Air Méditerranée Suisse   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2009)
Comments :  
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Air Starline   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988* - 1995
Comments : ASA Air Starline was the Swiss subsidiary of African Safari Airways (a Kenyan company)
Genealogy :  
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Air Switzerland Europe   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2002*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
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Air Ticino   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1976 - 1976
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
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Air Zurich   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
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Air-Sea Service   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1976 - 1980
Comments : Air-Sea Service was renamed to RhineAir in 1980
Genealogy : Air-Sea Service >RhineAir
Airline Code : WU : ---

Aktiengesellschaft   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1920* - 1920
Comments : Aktiengesellschaft was founded in Zurich on 15Dec1919 & on 24Feb1920 it merged with the Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co to form Ad Astra Aero AG
Genealogy : Aktiengesellschaft + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft =>Ad Astra Aero + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co =>Ad Astra + Balair =>Swissair +>Crossair
Airline Code :  

ALAG (Alpine Luft-Transport AG)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1961 - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : NO : ---

Alp Wings   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2006)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
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Alpar Bern   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1932* - 1932*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
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Alphalines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1989* - 1989*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
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Alpliner   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990s
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
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Alpstein Air   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2003)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Arctic-Glaciers   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2002*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : 7T : AGV

ASA Aerospace  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Comments : Adventure oriented Air France carrier located in Switzerland.
Genealogy :  
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ASL Airlines Switzerland   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Comments : Farnair Switzerland was renamed to ASL Airlines Switzerland in Jun2015
Genealogy : Farner Air Transport >Farnair Switzerland > ASL Airlines Switzerland
Airline Code :  

Astra Airlines   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2003)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

ATA (Air Tourisme Alpine)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1969* - 1974
Comments : Transvalair was known until 1974 as ATA (Air Tourisme Alpine)
Genealogy : ATA (Air Tourisme Alpine) >Transvalair
Airline Code :  

Avion Tourisme  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : Avion Tourisme was acquired by AD ASTRA SWISS AIR TRANSPORT COMPANY and the company renamed to AD ASTRO AERO. [SWISSAIR was formed in 1931 by the merger of two pioneering Swiss airlines AD ASTRA and BALAIR. Launch customer for A310-200 in 1983 along with Lufthansa. International and regional passenger and cargo airline that was the flag carrier of Switzerland and ceased operations in late 2001 due to financial difficulties]
Genealogy : Avion Tourisme >>Ad Astra Swiss Air Transport Company =>Swissair +>Crossair
Airline Code :  

Avione   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2003 - 2003*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Avisto  updated

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990* - 2003*
Comments : Avisto was a Passenger and cargo charter carrier founded in 1990
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Baboo   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2008 - 2011
Comments : Baboo, founded by Julian Cook in Aug2003, operated its first flight to Lugano as Flybaboo on 03Nov2003. Acquired by Darwin Airline
Genealogy : Flybaboo >Baboo >>Darwin Airline >Etihad Regional
Airline Code : F7 : BBO

Balair   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1925* - 1931
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Ad Astra + Balair =>Swissair +>Crossair
Airline Code :  

Balair - CTA   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1998* - 2000*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Balair + CTA =>Balair - CTA >Balair >Belair
Airline Code :  

Balair (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1957 - 1993
Comments : Balair was formed in 1953 & began operations the same year.as a flying school and pilot training organisation. Commercial service began with a Vickers Viking in Jun1957
Genealogy : Balair + CTA =>Balair - CTA >Balair >Belair
Airline Code : BB : ---

Balair (ii)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2001
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Balair + CTA =>Balair - CTA >Balair >Belair
Airline Code :  

Belair  updated

Status : Active

Dates :

2001 - date
Comments : Belair was registered in the Swiss Commercial Register on 16Oct2001 & operations started on 03Nov2001. Belair plans to cease operations on 31Oct2017
Genealogy : Balair + CTA =>Balair - CTA >Balair >Belair
Airline Code : 4T : BHP

BenAvia   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 2002
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Bodner Air Taxi   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Brisair   

Status : Active

Dates :

1982* - date
Comments : Brisair was founded in 1982
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Business Flyers Basel  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1975 - 1978
Comments : Crossair was founded on 14Feb1975 & commenced services as Business Flyers Basel on 02Jul1975. Renamed on 18Nov1978, before the beginning of scheduled services on 02Jul1979 [SWISS was formed as BUSINESS FLYERS BASLE by Maurice Suter. Renamed to CROSSAIR just prior to starting scheduled services. Launch customer for Saab 340A/B in 1984 and Saab 2000. Swiss began operations, taking over many routes from bankrupt Swissair on 31Mar2002 after the airline went bankrupt following the Sept 11 2001 disaster]
Genealogy : Business Flyers Basel >Crossair >Swiss
Airline Code :  

Cargo Lion AG   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991* - 1992
Comments : Cargo Lion started life in Switzerland as Cargo Lion AG in 1991 & relocated to Switzerland. Ceased operations on 17Apr2001
Genealogy : Cargo Lion AG >Cargo Lion
Airline Code :  

Cat Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

1991* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Catran (CargoTrans)   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2004)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Charter-Leisure   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(1997)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Cityline Swiss   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : ZM : ---

Classic Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1985* - 2004*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Clipper International Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977* - 1985
Comments : Clipper International Airways was possibly reformed as Avistar Airlines in Cyprus
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Club Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2005
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Comlux   

Status : Active

Dates :

2006* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : CLA

Commercial Air Transport   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Connect Air   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2005)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Crossair  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1978 - 2002
Comments : Crossair was founded on 14Feb1975 & commenced services as Business Flyers Basel on 02Jul1975. Renamed on 18Nov1978, before the beginning of scheduled services on 02Jul1979 [SWISS was formed as BUSINESS FLYERS BASLE by Maurice Suter. Renamed to CROSSAIR just prior to starting scheduled services. Launch customer for Saab 340A/B in 1984 and Saab 2000. Swiss began operations, taking over many routes from bankrupt Swissair on 31Mar2002 after the airline went bankrupt following the Sept 11 2001 disaster]
Genealogy : Business Flyers Basel >Crossair >Swiss
Airline Code :  

CTA (Compagnie de Transport Aerien) (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

19782 - 1993
Comments : CTA was formed in Sep1978 to succeed the privately owned charter airline SATA. Operations began on 02Nov1978
Genealogy : Balair + CTA =>Balair - CTA >Balair >Belair
Airline Code : RU : CTA

CTA (Compagnie de Transport Aerien) (ii)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2000* - 2001*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Balair + CTA =>Balair - CTA >CTA >Belair
Airline Code :  

Darwin Airline   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2004 - 2014
Comments : Darwin Airline was formed on 12Aug2003 & started operations on 28Jul2004. Operated in the Etihad Regional livery as from 17Jan2014 for the first time. Acquired Geneva-based Baboo Airlines on 25Nov2010 & phased out the name in late 2011
Genealogy : Darwin Airline >Etihad Regional
Airline Code : 0D : DWT

Eagle Air Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2001* - 2001*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

easyJet Switzerland  updated

Status : Active

Dates :

1999 - date
Comments : EASYJET SWITZERLAND was founded in 1988 as TEA BASEL & started operations on 23Mar1989. Renamed to TEA SWITZERLAND in 1993* and acquired by EasyJet and renamed in 1999. Scheduled International passenger carrier
Genealogy : TEA Basel >TEA Switzerland >EasyJet Switzerland
Airline Code : DS : EZS

Edelweiss Air  updated

Status : Active

Dates :

1996 - date
Comments : Edelweiss Airwas founded in 1995 & operations started on 10Feb1996. Charter airline operating passenger services to the Mediteranean
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : WK : EDW

Etihad Regional   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Comments : Darwin Airline was formed on 12Aug2003 & started operations on 28Jul2004. Operated in the Etihad Regional livery as from 17Jan2014 for the first time
Genealogy : Darwin Airline >Etihad Regional
Airline Code : 0D : DWT

Euroblue   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2004)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Eurojet Geneva   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2002*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Eurosky Airlines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

(2015)
Comments : Eurosky Airlines renamed to Metropolitan Airlines prior next year's start
Genealogy : Eurosky Airlines >Metropolitan Airlines
Airline Code :  

Execujet Switzerland   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2003* - 2004*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Executive Air Transport   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : EXZ

Executive Jet Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Executive Traveller   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Farnair Switzerland   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1984 - 2015
Comments : Farnair Switzerland was formed in 1984 & operations started on 30Jun1984. Renamed to ASL Airlines Switzerland in Jun2015
Genealogy : Farner Air Transport >Farnair Switzerland > ASL Airlines Switzerland
Airline Code : -- : FAT

Farner Air Transport   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1984* - 1984
Comments :  
Genealogy : Farner Air Transport >Farnair Switzerland > ASL Airlines Switzerland
Airline Code :  

FlyA   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2013*)
Comments : FlyA indefinitely postponed its plans to launch low cost flights to various European & North American destinations after it failed to secure adequate financing in time for its planned 2013 launch
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Flybaboo   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2003 - 2008
Comments : Baboo, founded by Julian Cook in Aug2003, operated its first flight to Lugano as Flybaboo on 03Nov2003. Acquired by Darwin Airline
Genealogy : Flybaboo >Baboo >>Darwin Airline >Etihad Regional
Airline Code : F7 : BBO

FlyGiardino   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Frick & Co   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1920* - 1920
Comments : Aktiengesellschaft was founded in Zurich on 15Dec1919 & on 24Feb1920 it merged with the Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co to form Ad Astra Aero AG
Genealogy : Aktiengesellschaft + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft =>Ad Astra Aero + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co =>Ad Astra + Balair =>Swissair +>Crossair
Airline Code :  

G5   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Germania Flug   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Globe Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1960 - 1967
Comments : Globe Air is a charter operator, registered in 1957 & started operations late in 1960 with an ex-BEA Ambassador and concentrated mainly on IT flights
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Gribair   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : CQ : ---

Hello   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2012
Comments : Hello operations started in Aug2004 & ceased on 21Oct2012
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : HW : FHE

Helvetic Airways  updated

Status : Active

Dates :

2003 - date
Comments : Helvetic Airways was founded as Odette Airways in the summer of 2001 & and began operations on 15Feb2002. Restructured as Helvetic Airways in Sep2003, operating its first flight under the new brand on 28Nov2003
Genealogy : Odette Airways >Helvetic Airways
Airline Code : 2L : OAW

Helvetic Wings   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2004
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

HolidayJet   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2015 - 2015
Comments : HolidayJet started operations on 26Mar2015. Ceased operations later in 2015
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Horizon Air Taxi   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987* - 1994*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Jet Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991* - 1992
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Jet Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 2003*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Jet Club   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998 - 2006*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Ju-Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1987* - 2009*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Kinghill Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Kissfly   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

KLM alps   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1999 - 2001
Comments : Air A!ps started operations on 28Mar1999 as KLM alps operating scheduled domestic services within Europe
Genealogy : KLM alps (Switzerland) >Air A!ps
Airline Code :  

LemanAir   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1996* - 1996*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : LMR

Leopair   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2000)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : LEO

Lions Air (Lions-Air)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1986^ - 2009*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : LEU

Metropolitan Airlines   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2016)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Mexair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 2003
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

NHORA NHORA (Navigation Horlogère Aérienne)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1926 - 1928
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Odette Airways  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2002 - 2003
Comments : Helvetic Airways was founded as Odette Airways in the summer of 2001 & and began operations on 15Feb2002. Restructured as Helvetic Airways in Sep2003, operating its first flight under the new brand on 28Nov2003
Genealogy : Odette Airways >Helvetic Airways
Airline Code : -- : OAW

PendulAir   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(1996)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Petrolair System   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977^ - 2000
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Phoenix   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1971 - 1974
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

PowdAir  added + updated (x2)

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Comments : PowdAir intends to operate into the heart of Switzerland's most popular winter sports region, the Valais. The airline is based in the city of Sion and will be running routes five days a week, from 12Dec2017 onwards, to Southend, Bournemouth, Southampton, Bristol, Manchester and Edinburgh in the UK as well as Brussels (BE) and Rotterdam (NL). Intends to start operations on 14Dec2017
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

PremiumAir   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2007*)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

PrivatAir   

Status : Active

Dates :

1977 - date
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : PTI

RhineAir   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1980 - 1982
Comments : Air-Sea Service was renamed to RhineAir in 1980
Genealogy : Air-Sea Service >RhineAir
Airline Code :  

SAPO International   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2001)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

SATA (SA de Transport Aerien)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1966* - 1978
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : VS : ---

Serenity Wings   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2009)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

SkyWork  updated

Status : Active

Dates :

1983 - date
Comments : International jet charters out of Berne Belp. Operates seasonal scheduled services linking Berne-Belp Airport with cities in Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : SX : SRK

Speedwings   

Status : Active

Dates :

2006* - date
Comments : Speedwings was founded in 2006
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : SPW

Sunshine Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 1995
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : OC : ---

Swiss (Swiss International Air Lines)  updated

Status : Active

Dates :

2002 - date
Comments : Crossair was founded on 14Feb1975 & commenced services as Business Flyers Basel on 02Jul1975. Renamed on 18Nov1978, before the beginning of scheduled services on 02Jul1979 [SWISS was formed as BUSINESS FLYERS BASLE by Maurice Suter. Renamed to CROSSAIR just prior to starting scheduled services. Launch customer for Saab 340A/B in 1984 and Saab 2000. Took over most of the routes and aircraft from Swissair after the airline went bankrupt following the Sept 11 2001 disaster]
Genealogy : Business Flyers Basel >Crossair >Swiss
Airline Code : LX : SWR

Swiss European Air Lines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2005 - 2015
Comments : Swiss European Air Lines was renamed to Swiss Global Air Lines
Genealogy : Swiss European Air Lines >Swiss Global Air Lines
Airline Code : LX : SWU

Swiss Express   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2003)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Swiss Global Air Lines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Comments : Swiss Global Air Lines was renamed from Swiss European Air Lines
Genealogy : Swiss European Air Lines >Swiss Global Air Lines
Airline Code :  

Swiss Skies   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2003 - 2004*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Swiss Sun   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002 - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Swiss World Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : SWO

Swissair  updated

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1931 - 2001
Comments : SWISSAIR was formed in 1931 by the merger of two pioneering Swiss airlines AD ASTRA and BALAIR. Swissair began services between Zürich and London on 01Apr1935. Launch customer for A310-200 in 1983 along with Lufthansa. First operator of F.100 and MD81 (DC9-81) in 1980 and A319 in 1996. International and regional passenger and cargo airline that is the flag carrier of Switzerland and ceased operations in late 2001 due to financial difficulties. Restarted in a different form after assets were taken over by Crossair and the entirity was called SWISS
Genealogy : Swissair +>Crossair
Airline Code : SR : SWR

Swissair Asia   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995* - 2001
Comments : Swissair Asia was formed because of the Taiwan requirements to have separate named airline for landing rights. Ceased operating when Swissair went under.
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Swisscargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2002
Comments : No further information at this time
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Swisswings   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2002
Comments : Swisswings started operations on 28Mar2001 & ceased on 08Apr2002
Genealogy : Swisswings
Airline Code :  

TAG Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 2004*
Comments : No further information at this time
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TEA Basel  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1989 - 1993*
Comments : [EASYJET SWITZERLAND was founded in 1988 as TEA BASEL & started operations on 23Mar1989. Renamed to TEA SWITZERLAND in 1993* and acquired by EasyJet and renamed in 1999]. Scheduled International passenger carrier
Genealogy : TEA Basel >TEA Switzerland >EasyJet Switzerland
Airline Code :  

TEA Switzerland  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1993* - 1999
Comments : [EASYJET SWITZERLAND was founded in 1988 as TEA BASEL & started operations on 23Mar1989. Renamed to TEA SWITZERLAND in 1993* and acquired by EasyJet and renamed in 1999]. Scheduled International passenger carrier
Genealogy : TEA Basel >TEA Switzerland >EasyJet Switzerland
Airline Code : BH : TSW

Tellair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1969* - 1969
Comments : No further information at this time
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Tellair (Tell Air)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2001*
Comments : No further information at this time
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Tellair ACEF   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2003)
Comments :  
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Ticinojet.com   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2004)
Comments : Ticinojet.com was start-up that planned to operate services from Switzerland to Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Beirut and Dubai
Genealogy :  
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Transair Suisse   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1970s
Comments :  
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Transcend Executive Airline   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2002)
Comments :  
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Transvalair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1974 - 1980
Comments : Transvalair was known until 1974 as ATA (Air Tourisme Alpine)
Genealogy : ATA (Air Tourisme Alpine) >Transvalair
Airline Code : VX : ---

VistaJet   

Status : Active

Dates :

2008 - date
Comments : VistaJet was founded in 2004 as Air Executive. Renamed in 2008
Genealogy : Air Executive >VistaJet
Airline Code : -- : JMS

Zimex Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

1969 - date
Comments : Zimex Aviation was formed in 1969 as a Zurich based passenger, parcels and executive services. Operations started on 30Jun1969. Acquired by Execujet Switzerland in 2003
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : C4 : IMX

Zurichair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
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