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LX Winter 04/05 Trans-Atlantic

Wed Jun 30, 2004 12:39 am

Swiss just uploaded thier winter 04/05 trans-Atlantic schedule. Subject to change, of course. No major changes, just frequency adjustments and all destinations intact. Only three destinations, however, will be served daily: Chicago, Miami, and New York City.

Winter 2004/2005 trans-Atlantic for Swiss:
Boston: -1w (6w 332)
Chicago: unchanged frequency; downgraded from MD11 to 332 (7w 332)
Los Angeles: unchanged (5w 343)
Miami: +2w (7w 332)
Montreal: -1w (6w 332)
New York City: unchanged (6w 332/1w 343 to ZRH/7w 332 to GVA)
Newark: unchanged (6w 332)
Sao Paulo: unchanged (5w 343)
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RE: LX Winter 04/05 Trans-Atlantic

Wed Jun 30, 2004 1:26 am

From Oct 26th, theyre terminating all their 4 weekly KARACHI flights via DXB and want to instead extend the DXB-KHI-DXB leg to MUSCAT.
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RE: LX Winter 04/05 Trans-Atlantic

Wed Jun 30, 2004 1:30 am

Thanks for the update, MAH4546 and will even to try to get more flights to ZRH from US?
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RE: LX Winter 04/05 Trans-Atlantic

Wed Jun 30, 2004 2:30 am


LX always operated YULZRH 5 weekly in the winter.

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RE: LX Winter 04/05 Trans-Atlantic

Wed Jun 30, 2004 2:34 am

I thought they will operate ZRH-EWR with A-319 (Privatair) ??

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RE: LX Winter 04/05 Trans-Atlantic

Wed Jun 30, 2004 3:20 am

yeah thought it too... probably they'll start summer 05
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RE: LX Winter 04/05 Trans-Atlantic

Thu Jul 01, 2004 11:11 am

LX's own service to EWR will be replaced by a Privat Air operated all-Business Class service with A319 as from January 15. LX will retire its A332 from the route an will remain at JFK only with its own airframes.

This is a far cry from the haydays of Swissair when the airline had up to 6 daily services between Switzerland and the New York area (3 times ZRH-JFK, daily GVA-JFK, ZRH-EWR and BSL-EWR).

As for YUL, there is indeed an increase for the winter season, as LX and formerly SR used to operate only 5 weekly frequencies into Quebec.

Overall, though, sad to see the further demise of the once mighty SR network. The closure of EWR and KHI is likely to be followed by further fleet reductions.

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