SWISS celebrates first B777-300ER flight LAX to ZRH
SWISS, the flag carrier of Switzerland, celebrates the inaugural flight of its newest flagship Boeing 777-300ER on its Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – Zurich route.
“We are excited that Swiss Airlines’ new “flagship” Boeing 777-300ER aircraft has now joined the LAX livery family, providing long haul service from Los Angeles to Zurich, Switzerland,” said Los Angeles World Airports Chief Executive Officer Deborah Flint. “The additional capacity and the airlines focus on customers’ air travel experience reflects our commitment to world class experience at LAX.”
“This is a milestone in the history of SWISS. With the new Boeing 777-300ER, we will be setting new benchmarks in terms of our customers’ inflight comfort and overall air travel experience. We are proud to share this accomplishment with local authorities, the LAX Port Authority and our Passengers”, said Patrick Heymann, Senior Director for the Americas.
The totally-redesigned cabin interior of the new SWISS flagship will offer the highest levels of comfort and aesthetics in all three seating classes. “Our First and Business Classes offer much more privacy, personal space with a modular sitting layout, and discretion. In First Class, guests can also enjoy interactive entertainment on a 32-in screen – the largest in the airline industry. All amenities, exclusive onboard meals, and services contribute to fully personalize the inflight experience”, Heymann added.
As a member of the Star Alliance and joint venture partner with United Airlines, SWISS will also be deploying the Boeing 777-300ER primarily on services from Miami to Switzerland in the summer of 2016 with several connections to many leisure destinations in Europe.
About Swiss International Air Lines – SWISS
Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is Switzerland’s national airline, serving 102 destinations in 46 countries from Zurich and Geneva and carrying over 16 million passengers a year with its 94-aircraft fleet. The company’s Swiss WorldCargo division provides a comprehensive range of airport-to-airport airfreight services for high-value and care-intensive consignments to some 130 destinations in over 80 countries. As “The Airline of Switzerland”, SWISS embodies the country’s traditional values, and is committed to delivering the highest product and service quality. With its workforce of 8,564 personnel, SWISS generated total operating income of CHF 5.0 billion in 2015. SWISS is part of the Lufthansa Group, and is also a member of Star Alliance, the world’s biggest airline grouping.