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Swiss - For How Long?

Fri Jun 11, 2004 11:00 pm

What do you think? How long will SWISS exist?

- I say 12/04 (month/year)

And was is the reason?

- They will be taken over by Lufthansa....
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RE: Swiss - For How Long?

Mon Jun 14, 2004 3:39 am

I think the next annual report will be telling. Swiss has demonstrated one thing: the ability to produce a decent load factor.
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RE: Swiss - For How Long?

Mon Jun 14, 2004 8:20 am

The loadfactors might be good, but how are yields? that's a more important question
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RE: Swiss - For How Long?

Mon Jun 14, 2004 6:49 pm

I am always wondering why Swiss newspapers are printing the load factor figures but nobody is asking for the yield.

If all tickets are for free you will have a load factor of 100% I guess.
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RE: Swiss - For How Long?

Tue Jun 15, 2004 7:21 pm

I guess they have the same problem as Scandinavian Airlines. Their loads are getting better but the yield is getting lower. That is not the way to make money.
I hope Swiss will exist for a while. But if their yield is low i really doubt it.  Sad
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RE: Swiss - For How Long?

Wed Jun 16, 2004 5:49 am

I hope Swiss will exist at least until the end of AUG 04, because i'm flying them in the middle of Aug  Laugh out loud ZRH-GVA-NCE

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