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Today in Aviation: Edelweiss Air Commences Operations

Today in Aviation, Swiss leisure airline Edelweiss Air (WK) operated its maiden flight in 1996 from Zurich (ZRH) to Paphos (PFO).

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Today in Aviation: Crossair is Born

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Swiss airline Business Flyer Basel AG changed its name to Crossair (LX) in 1978. The airline would later become SWISS. Business Flyer was established on February 14, 1975, by businessmen and Pilot Moritz Sutter and Peter Kalt. The pair purchased a Cessna 320 and Piper L-4 and commenced limited air-taxi […]

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Bombardier and SWISS: First CSeries Handover Ceremony, Live from Montréal

MONTRÉAL — Following the CSeries CS100 media flight held yesterday to mark the first delivery to launch customer SWISS, Bombardier held the handover event at the company’s premises in which an incredibly charged and excited crowd gathered to celebrate the milestone. Promptly after the Q&A session held next to Flight Test Vehicle Five (FTV-5), after […]

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Bombardier’s First CSeries Delivered to SWISS

MONTREAL — Bombardier has marked today a major milestone in the CSeries family aircraft program, with the handover to launch operator SWISS of the first of 30 airliners on order. The historic delivery took place in the premises of the manufacturer in Montreal, Canada, where both SWISS and Bombardier employees gathered with government representatives, suppliers […]

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