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Why fly with Swiss International Air Lines

Check in

Easy Check In

If you are travelling with hand luggage only, you can choose the automated check in where your boarding pass is sent to you via email or as a mobile boarding pass, saving you time at the airport


Booking Extras

If you need more time to think and plan your trip, Swiss Airlines will hold the current ticket price for up to 72 hours for a surcharge when booking.

Customer service

Customer Service

With Swiss International Air Lines, you can book an on-board surprise and the cabin crew will serve champagne, truffles or praline to the passenger you are surprising.

Switzerland, land of chocolate, mountains, cuckoo clocks and SWISS – the national carrier of Switzerland.

Swiss International Air Lines, also known as SWISS, proudly celebrates 15 years of flying between Johannesburg and Zurich. The airline, which is a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, has been successfully serving South Africa from its Zurich hub since 1 April 2002 and currently operates daily flights between the two cities using the airbus A340 300.

Swiss International Air Lines offers convenient connections via Zurich to more than 100 onward destinations worldwide. Due to its central location in Europe, SWISS is able to offer ideal connecting times, arriving in the morning, and allowing travellers to catch onward connections.

As a Star Alliance airline, SWISS links South Africa to Europe with direct flights from Johannesburg (JNB) to Zurich (ZRH). From Zurich, it’s easy to get connecting flights to other destinations through the Star Alliance network. The far-reaching Star Alliance route network means you can get convenient connecting flights on SWISS or one of the other 26 airlines making up the partnership.

Swiss Air Lines flies to and from Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO). Book your cheap flights to Zurich, Geneva, Paris and other exciting destinations!

Edelweiss Airlines

• Founded in 1995 Edelweiss is today the leading Swiss holiday airline. As a sister company of Swiss International Air Lines and a member of the Lufthansa Group, Edelweiss flies guests nonstop to over 70 holiday destinations worldwide. Edelweiss will again return with direct seasonable flights between Cape Town and Zurich with three weekly flights on Mon/Wed/Thu returning on Tue/Wed/Sun, commencing 2nd November 2022 until 30 March 2023.

For Swiss International Air Lines flights from South Africa, baggage allowance is set by the airline as follows:

• Economy Class – 1 piece per passenger at 23kg

• Business Class – 2 pieces per passenger at 32kg

• First Class – 3 pieces per passenger at 32kg

Passengers are allowed to have one piece of hand baggage at 7kg and a slim line laptop bag or a small hand bag. Infants and small children (under 2 years) have a baggage allowance of 1 piece weighing no more than 23kg plus a folding pram in all SWISS classes.

Added Baggage Bonus: If you’re flying Swiss International Economy Class from South Africa to USA, Canada or Mexico; you can take an extra bag (23kg) bringing the total baggage allowance to 46kg (2 pieces).

All SWISS flights depart from OR Tambo International Airport and passengers are required to check in for their flights 60 minutes before departure. It is also recommended that passengers arrive at the airport and the departure gates well in advance to avoid rushing.

Swiss International Air Lines Online Check-in

You can also check in online on your PC or use the Swiss App. Online check-in opens 23 hours before departure.

Your Swiss International First Class Experience

• Priority boarding

• Higher baggage limits

• Elegant accessories such as pajamas and moisturisers

• Armchairs that fold into flat beds

• Gourmet meals

• A large choice of films and TV series

• A wide range of music channels

Your Swiss International Business Class Experience

• Spacious workplace

• 2-meter flat bed

• A large choice of films and TV series

• A wide range of music channels

• Priority check-in and boarding

• Gourmet meals

Your Swiss International Economy Class Experience

• Comfortable Seats

• Choice of 2 hot meals

• A large choice of films and TV series

• A wide range of music channels

Swiss Air International Air Lines
IATA code: LX
Hub airport: Zurich Airport
Alliance: Star Alliance
Loyalty program: Miles & More
Inflight magazine: SWISS Magazine

The information on this page is correct as of date of publishing. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, Travelstart takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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