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Is Swiss Just Giving Up  
User currently offlineJcded From Switzerland, joined Jan 2004, 213 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2331 times:

Swiss will stop flying the GVA-London routes (Heathrow, Gatwick and City)
http://www.swiss.com/web/IE6/about-swiss/sw-nw-pr-press-releases-04.htm?newsid=37446 and give them to BA
Their Frequent Flyerprogram TravelClub will merge into BA's Executive Club
They are stopping the NO-business class concept on short haul (ERJ-145 and Saab 2000)
Alot has been said on management being undecided about many things. But I can't see any coherence in their stategy other than positionning themselves for an exit strategy to be taken over, are the creditors pushing for this, I know that the Government of the Confederation is more than willing to have Swiss being bought out.

What do you guys think?



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User currently offlineThomas_Jaeger From Switzerland, joined Apr 2002, 2397 posts, RR: 28
Reply 1, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2236 times:

The same is planned for LHR-BSL and MAN-BSL obviously. Swiss agreed to transfer some slots to BA when they joined oneworld and this is the consequence of that.


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User currently offlineBoieng747-400 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2143 times:

In any case it doesn't make that much difference, both BA and Swiss' GVA-LHR flights left around the same times. A logical conclusion is that BA will probably increase aircraft size on those flights.

Tim


User currently offlineMozart From Luxembourg, joined Aug 2003, 2238 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2081 times:

Is the entry into oneworld still planned for June 04?

User currently offlineScf158 From Switzerland, joined Dec 2003, 413 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1969 times:

I dont think they are giving up these routes... GVA- London that is... they are only codesharing.

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