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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

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline : dates are searchable using ddmmyyyy

22 Oct 2017

Darwin Airline [update] was acquired by Adria Airways' holding company from Etihad Airways in Jul2017 & rebranded as Adria Airways Switzerland [added] on 16Sep2017

16 May 2017

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

20 Apr 2017

Belair plans to cease operations by Oct2017 [news]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Ad Astra   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Ad Astra Aero   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1919 - 1931
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aktiengesellschaft + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft =>Ad Astra Aero + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co =>Ad Astra + Balair =>Swissair +>Crossair
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

Ad Astra Swiss Air Transport Company   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Adria Airways Switzerland  added in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : F7 : DWT
Genealogy : Nil tree
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. Darwin Airline was acquired by Adria Airways' holding company from Etihad Airways in Jul2017 & rebranded as Adria Airways Switzerland on 16Sep2017

Aero Jet   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Aero St. Gallen   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1930* - 1930*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Aerodrome Regional de Montreux   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1969* - 1969*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerodrome Regional de Montreux undertook charter work, air taxi etc

Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1920* - 1920
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aktiengesellschaft + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft =>Ad Astra Aero + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co =>Ad Astra + Balair =>Swissair +>Crossair
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

Aeroleasing   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Aeropa   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1958 - 1960
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Aerowings   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Alpes   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997 - 2000*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Avance   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Air City   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Air Corviglia   

Status : Active

Dates :

2013* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Corviglia, a private airline, located in Samedam just outside of St. Moritz

Air Engiadina (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Air Engiadina (ii)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2006* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Engiadina was founded 04Feb2006

Air Executive   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Air Glaciers   

Status : Active

Dates :

1965* - date
Airline Code : 7T : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Globe   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(1940s)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Méditerranée Suisse   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Starline   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988* - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ASA Air Starline was the Swiss subsidiary of African Safari Airways (a Kenyan company)

Air Switzerland Europe   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Air Ticino   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1976 - 1976
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Zurich   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air-Sea Service   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Aktiengesellschaft   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1920* - 1920
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aktiengesellschaft + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft =>Ad Astra Aero + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co =>Ad Astra + Balair =>Swissair +>Crossair
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

ALAG (Alpine Luft-Transport AG)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1961 - 1979*
Airline Code : NO : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Alp Wings   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2006)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Alpar Bern   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1932* - 1932*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Alphalines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1989* - 1989*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Alpliner   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990s
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Alpstein Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

Arctic-Glaciers   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2002*
Airline Code : 7T : AGV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

ASA Aerospace  updated in 2017

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Adventure oriented Air France carrier located in Switzerland.

ASL Airlines Switzerland   

Status : Active

Dates :

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

Astra Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

ATA (Air Tourisme Alpine)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Avion Tourisme  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Avion Tourisme >>Ad Astra Swiss Air Transport Company =>Swissair +>Crossair
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]

Avione   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

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

Avisto  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Baboo  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2008 - 2011
Airline Code : F7 : BBO
Genealogy : Flybaboo >Baboo >>Darwin Airline >Etihad Regional
Comments : Baboo, founded by Julian Cook in Aug2003, operated its first flight to Lugano as Flybaboo on 03Nov2003. Acquired by Darwin Airline [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. Darwin Airline was acquired by Adria Airways' holding company from Etihad Airways in Jul2017 & rebranded as Adria Airways Switzerland on 16Sep2017]

Balair   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Balair - CTA   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Balair (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1957 - 1993
Airline Code : BB : ---
Genealogy : Balair + CTA =>Balair - CTA >Balair >Belair
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

Balair (ii)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Belair  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

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

BenAvia   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Bodner Air Taxi   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Brisair   

Status : Active

Dates :

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

Business Flyers Basel  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1975 - 1978
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Business Flyers Basel >Crossair >Swiss
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]

Cargo Lion AG   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Cat Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

1991* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Catran (CargoTrans)   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

Charter-Leisure   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

Cityline Swiss   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : ZM : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Classic Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Clipper International Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Club Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Comlux   

Status : Active

Dates :

2006* - date
Airline Code : -- : CLA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Commercial Air Transport   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Connect Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Crossair  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1978 - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Business Flyers Basel >Crossair >Swiss
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]

CTA (Compagnie de Transport Aerien) (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

CTA (Compagnie de Transport Aerien) (ii)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Darwin Airline  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2004 - 2014
Airline Code : F7 : DWT
Genealogy : Darwin Airline >Etihad Regional
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. Darwin Airline was acquired by Adria Airways' holding company from Etihad Airways in Jul2017 & rebranded as Adria Airways Switzerland on 16Sep2017

Eagle Air Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2001* - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

easyJet Switzerland  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1999 - date
Airline Code : DS : EZS
Genealogy : TEA Basel >TEA Switzerland >EasyJet Switzerland
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

Edelweiss Air  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

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

Etihad Regional  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2014 - 2017
Airline Code : 0D : DWT
Genealogy : Darwin Airline >Etihad Regional
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. Darwin Airline was acquired by Adria Airways' holding company from Etihad Airways in Jul2017 & rebranded as Adria Airways Switzerland on 16Sep2017]

Euroblue   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

Eurojet Geneva   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2002*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Eurosky Airlines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Execujet Switzerland   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

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

Executive Air Transport   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Executive Jet Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Executive Traveller   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Farnair Switzerland   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Farner Air Transport   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1984* - 1984
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Farner Air Transport >Farnair Switzerland > ASL Airlines Switzerland
Comments : No further information at this time

FlyA   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2013*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Flybaboo  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2003 - 2008
Airline Code : F7 : BBO
Genealogy : Flybaboo >Baboo >>Darwin Airline >Etihad Regional
Comments : Baboo, founded by Julian Cook in Aug2003, operated its first flight to Lugano as Flybaboo on 03Nov2003. Acquired by Darwin Airline [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. Darwin Airline was acquired by Adria Airways' holding company from Etihad Airways in Jul2017 & rebranded as Adria Airways Switzerland on 16Sep2017]

FlyGiardino   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Frick & Co   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1920* - 1920
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aktiengesellschaft + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft =>Ad Astra Aero + Frick & Co + Aero-Gesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co =>Ad Astra + Balair =>Swissair +>Crossair
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

G5   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Germania Flug   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Globe Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1960 - 1967
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Gribair   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : CQ : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Hello  updated in 2017 x2

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2012
Airline Code : HW : FHE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Hello was founded in 2003 & operations started in Aug2004. They ceased on 21Oct2012 (Basel based charter carrier specialising in holiday travel)

Helvetic Airways  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2003 - date
Airline Code : 2L : OAW
Genealogy : Odette Airways >Helvetic Airways
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

Helvetic Wings   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

HolidayJet   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Horizon Air Taxi   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Jet Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991* - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Jet Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

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

Jet Club   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

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

Ju-Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

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

Kinghill Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Kissfly   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

KLM alps   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

LemanAir   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1996* - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : LMR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Leopair   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2000)
Airline Code : -- : LEO
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Lions Air (Lions-Air)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

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

Metropolitan Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Mexair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

NHORA (Navigation Horlogère Aérienne)  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1926 - 1928
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : NHORA was set up in the latter half of the 1920s by the watch industry of the Neuchâtel canton. Pilots and aircraft were supplied by Balair

Odette Airways  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2002 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : OAW
Genealogy : Odette Airways >Helvetic Airways
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

PendulAir   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1996)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Petrolair System   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Phoenix   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

PowdAir  added + updated in 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

PremiumAir   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2007*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

PrivatAir   

Status : Active

Dates :

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

RhineAir   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

SAPO International   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2001)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

SATA (SA de Transport Aerien)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1966* - 1978
Airline Code : VS : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Serenity Wings   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

SkyWork  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1983 - date
Airline Code : SX : SRK
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Speedwings   

Status : Active

Dates :

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

Sunshine Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Swiss (Swiss International Air Lines)  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2002 - date
Airline Code : LX : SWR
Genealogy : Business Flyers Basel >Crossair >Swiss
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]

Swiss European Air Lines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

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

Swiss Express   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

Swiss Global Air Lines   

Status : Active

Dates :

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

Swiss Skies   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

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

Swiss Sun   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002 - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Swiss World Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Swissair  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1931 - 2001
Airline Code : SR : SWR
Genealogy : Swissair +>Crossair
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

Swissair Asia   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Swisscargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Swisswings   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

TAG Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

TEA Basel  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1989 - 1993*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : TEA Basel >TEA Switzerland >EasyJet Switzerland
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

TEA Switzerland  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1993* - 1999
Airline Code : BH : TSW
Genealogy : TEA Basel >TEA Switzerland >EasyJet Switzerland
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

Tellair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1969* - 1969
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Tellair (Tell Air)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Tellair ACEF   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

Ticinojet.com   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

Transair Suisse   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1970s
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Transcend Executive Airline   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2002)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Transvalair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

VistaJet   

Status : Active

Dates :

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

Zimex Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

1969 - date
Airline Code : C4 : IMX
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Zurichair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
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