Daily Archives: 2001-10-07


Swissair Express shut down

Swissair’s financial problems have also led to the termination of Flightline’s contract to operate four BAe 146-200s on <Swissair Express services. Swissair created the Swissair Express brand in late 1998 in an effort to upgrade its codeshare flights to a more Swissair-like product. Debonair was the first Swissair Express operator. […]


Crossair split from Swissair

In complicated maneuvering aimed at preserving something from the wreckage of Swiss national airline Swissair, Crossair was acquired by two Swiss banks. Credit Suisse and Union Bank of Switzerland bought Swissair’s 70 percent stake in Crossair on 1 October. The move was intended to provide Swissair with much-needed cash and […]