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User currently offline717fan From Switzerland, joined Nov 2001, 2017 posts, RR: 6
Posted (10 years 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 3816 times:

One of my favorite topics:

News at ZRH for the coming winter season:

-Maersk 2x daily to CPH with 737
-Styrian Spirit 3x daily to SZG with CRJ

Not yet confirmed:

-Swedline to Norrköping (ZRH-Norrköping? Is there enough traffic?)
-Virgin Express 2x daily to BRU with 733
-Easyjet 2x daily to SXF with 737 (If this comes true its a big surprise for me, I thougt that EZY wants to leave ZRH....)

More News?
Thanks

29 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlineUnique From Switzerland, joined Mar 2003, 1703 posts, RR: 36
Reply 1, posted (10 years 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 3710 times:

717fan, the slots for EZY to SXF are confirmed. Hopefully they don't cancel... That's in pure antagonism to their "ZRH is too expensive"-campaign!

User currently offlineMatterhorn From Switzerland, joined Feb 2004, 135 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3639 times:

i totally agree with you,unique

a couple of weeks ago EZY was supposed to cancel its ZRH-LTN flight in favour of a further expansion out of BSL.
it seems that ZRH is too important for EZY and all they wanted to do was to make pressure on airport authorities. not a very smart move by EZY to play poker.



Last Flight: BSL-AMS on EZY, Next Flight: ZRH-LHR on LX
User currently offlineINNflight From Austria, joined Apr 2004, 3765 posts, RR: 60
Reply 3, posted (10 years 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3640 times:

SXF flights, very good! Good to see EZY staying at ZRH!


Jet Visuals
User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4118 posts, RR: 29
Reply 4, posted (10 years 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3541 times:

The BSL expansion goes ahead independent from what is happening in ZRH. easyJet sees BSL as an own market and there are absolutely no signs that they will stop expanding here.

If they will start SXF-ZRH flights this is good news for ZRH, although very surprising.

Does easyJet have some 737s based in SXF? Otherwise flight times would not be ideal...

Regards,
RJ100



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User currently offlinePera From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3531 times:

The name of the new airline based in Norrköping is Swedjet not Swedline=). First of all they will start traffic Norrköping-CPH in September 2004 with a CRJ-700(I Think). They have said they have plans for new traffic from Norrköping to Balticum, Zürich, Stockholm-Arlanda and Oslo Rygge in 2005.

User currently offlineUnique From Switzerland, joined Mar 2003, 1703 posts, RR: 36
Reply 6, posted (10 years 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 3421 times:

The slots to SXF indicate A319 as equipment...

User currently offline717fan From Switzerland, joined Nov 2001, 2017 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (10 years 3 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 3259 times:

I forgot to mention the once weekly EU Jet F-100 flight from Dec. 04 on....

Will SAS bring the MD-90 also during the winter saeson to ZRH?

Thanks


User currently offlineJb From Sweden, joined Aug 1999, 147 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (10 years 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3153 times:

Don't forget that City Airline will resume the ex Swiss service to Gothenburg on a daily basis.

User currently offline717fan From Switzerland, joined Nov 2001, 2017 posts, RR: 6
Reply 9, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3020 times:

CSA is to operate 2 daily flights with 735 on PRG-ZRH. They now have only one daily flight.

User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24914 posts, RR: 56
Reply 10, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 2904 times:

Do you think Swiss would consider doing NCL-ZRH on the ERJ145 at all?


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User currently offline717fan From Switzerland, joined Nov 2001, 2017 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2882 times:

Air Berlin has just announced a 1x daily ZRH-PMI flight from Nov. 1st on.

User currently offlineSwissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 33
Reply 12, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2854 times:

717fan
Will this replace the weekly Germania service?



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User currently offlineScottishLaddie From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 2384 posts, RR: 8
Reply 13, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2843 times:

Furthur to the Swiss flight to EDI this summer, Germania are also operatin a Zurich-EDI flight. Both are charters.

User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4118 posts, RR: 29
Reply 14, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2813 times:

Very unlikely that they (LX) commence service to any other airports in Great Britain than LHR, MAN and BHX.

I think ZRH-NCL would have a lot of potential, operating with a 50-seater in this niche market would generate quite high yields...

Also there are a lot of people going to Scotland, but lots of them are taking the charter flights or take low cost flights via London.

I think cities like Liverpool and Newcastle are underestimated by the big carriers. They should rather offering service to those cities than trying to compete with 3 different carriers on certain routes (ZRH-VIE, ZRH-London etc.)

Just my 2 cents.

Regards,
RJ100



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User currently offlineScottishLaddie From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 2384 posts, RR: 8
Reply 15, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2749 times:

Swiss or Crossair used to operate scheduled flights into EDI successfully pre 9/11.
These charters by Swiss and Germania are now the only connections we have with Zurich, but these are caterign for the Swiss tourists anyway.


User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4118 posts, RR: 29
Reply 16, posted (10 years 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2611 times:

easyJet has now released the winter schedule out of Berlin-SXF.
Zurich is not listed as a destination...

Someone knows more?

RJ100



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User currently offlineArgentina From Argentina, joined Aug 2000, 374 posts, RR: 12
Reply 17, posted (10 years 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2599 times:

Aerolineas Argentinas is planning to restart service from EZE to ZRH via Madrid. Services Madrid-ZRH-Madrid will be done with B737-300 leased from Air Plus Comet, or maybe with the MD88 AR placed in Madrid last month.

Bob


User currently offlineChrisZRH From Switzerland, joined May 2004, 423 posts, RR: 8
Reply 18, posted (10 years 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2553 times:

yeah heard the same, starting somewhere in november 04! it'll be a 733 as far as i know


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User currently offlineUnique From Switzerland, joined Mar 2003, 1703 posts, RR: 36
Reply 19, posted (10 years 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2529 times:

easyJet has now released the winter schedule out of Berlin-SXF.
Zurich is not listed as a destination...


EZY has confirmed slots ZRH-SXF vv. with A319. As it isn't mentioned in the winter schedule release, I reckon cancellations later on...


User currently offlineLxsaab2000 From Switzerland, joined Feb 2004, 325 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (10 years 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2488 times:

Starting from 4 AUG Helvetic will move the flights from Zurich to Rome from CIA ( Ciampino airport) to FCO (Fiumicino airport).

User currently offlineFlySwiss From Switzerland, joined Jul 2003, 443 posts, RR: 43
Reply 21, posted (10 years 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2408 times:

I heard that an African airline is interested to fly ACC-ZRH with A310 or A330. Can somebody confirm that.


Simle at the world and the world smiles back :)
User currently offlineLxsaab2000 From Switzerland, joined Feb 2004, 325 posts, RR: 1
Reply 22, posted (10 years 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2258 times:

X FlySwiss
Probably it could be "Ghana Airways", the national flag carrier. But I think that the aircraft would be a DC-10.


User currently offlineSr176 From Switzerland, joined Feb 2001, 409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (10 years 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2170 times:

could be Ethiopian as well, as they intend to open a hub in Accra

User currently offlineFlySwiss From Switzerland, joined Jul 2003, 443 posts, RR: 43
Reply 24, posted (10 years 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2153 times:

In the magazine Airliners World it's also written. The airline is called Quincy International Airlines and started operation on 21st June to CDG. There plans are to add services from London, Frankfurt, Rome and Zurich to Accra in the coming months.


Simle at the world and the world smiles back :)
25 Post contains links Unique : http://www.qinterair.com/main.html, but I'm not yet convinced... Another article talking about ZRH: http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/
26 717fan : Another new one to ZRH: EAE from FMO 2x daily Mon-Fri with Metroliner from Sep. 13th on.
27 Swissgabe : At the end of the winter schedule, Qatar Airways might upgrade it's ZRH flight from 319LR to A300 or 332.
28 FinnWings : Finnair will most likely add more scheduled flights from Rovaniemi (RVN) and perhaps from Kittilä (KTT) to ZRH as those were very popular flights las
29 717fan : Lufthansa is reportedly adding a 7th daily Frankfurt-Zurich flight. Can anyone confirm? Thanks.
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