Swissair Express

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. […]

Debonair aftermath: Flightline and British Midland pick up the pieces

Efforts to sell grounded Debonair as a whole have failed. Several airlines were approached as potential buyers, including Lufthansa and Virgin Express, but no agreement was reached. Debonair had operated three BAe 146s on Swissair Express services from Zürich. Following Debonair’s grounding, Crossair temporarily took over the flights to Bologna […]