Cantons and businesses tighten measures to tackle Covid-19

Cantons and businesses tighten measures to tackle Covid-19

Aug. 25, 2020, 9:17 a.m.
Zurich is tightening its anti-Covid-19 laws.
Four killed in Valais plane crash

Four killed in Valais plane crash

July 27, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
Four people have been killed in a light-plane crash in canton Valais. 
Defence minister accused of using female pilot to win campaign for new planes

Defence minister accused of using female pilot to win campaign for new planes

June 25, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
The defence minister, Viola Amherd, is being accused of a cheap PR trick as she invited Switzerland’s only fema...
Direct democracy to recommence in September with extensive list to vote on

Direct democracy to recommence in September with extensive list to vote on

April 30, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Direct democracy has also been on hold during the lockdown – so voters will have an extensive list to vote on i...
Flight prices expected to increase dramatically after lockdown

Flight prices expected to increase dramatically after lockdown

April 28, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
The era of cheap flights may be over – at least for a while. 
Zurich police accused of arresting journalist on behalf of Thai King

Zurich police accused of arresting journalist on behalf of Thai King

April 9, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
Zurich police is being accused of acting as a unit of the Thai security forces. 
Geneva airport receives plane carrying CHF 3 million of medical equipment from China

Geneva airport receives plane carrying CHF 3 million of medical equipment from China

April 7, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
A plane carrying 92 tons of protective personal equipment for medical staff has landed at Geneva Airport. 
CHF 6bn set aside for new fighter jets

CHF 6bn set aside for new fighter jets

Sept. 25, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
The upper chamber of Parliament has given the green light to the purchase of new fighter jets. 
Senate discusses introducing higher plane ticket and fuel prices

Senate discusses introducing higher plane ticket and fuel prices

Sept. 24, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The Senate is currently discussing new environmental laws which may mean higher priced plane tickets and fuel.
Swiss airport traffic to significantly increase over next 20 years

Swiss airport traffic to significantly increase over next 20 years

Aug. 28, 2019, 8:40 a.m.
All Swiss airports need to be expanded to cope with rising passenger numbers. 
Family in Simplon Pass plane crash identified as British musicians

Family in Simplon Pass plane crash identified as British musicians

Aug. 27, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
The family that died in a plane crash over the Simplon Pass has been identified as British.
Two aircraft accidents kill four over weekend

Two aircraft accidents kill four over weekend

Aug. 26, 2019, 9:04 a.m.
A total of four people died over the weekend and one seriously injured in separate air accidents.
Public asked to look out for missing plane engine

Public asked to look out for missing plane engine

Aug. 22, 2019, 10:20 a.m.
American transport safety authorities are now examining an issue with a plane owned by Swiss International Airlines a...
Swiss system could cut plane boarding time in half

Swiss system could cut plane boarding time in half

July 11, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
A new Swiss system could cut the amount of time it takes to board a plane.
Swiss Air Force puts on show over wrong tent

Swiss Air Force puts on show over wrong tent

July 10, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
The Swiss Air Force’s crack display team put together a spectacular show on Sunday, but over the wrong festival.
Pilot dies in light aircraft crash

Pilot dies in light aircraft crash

May 15, 2019, 6:41 a.m.
A pilot has died after his light aircraft crashed in flames in Birrfeld in canton Aargau.
Vintage plane crash site reopened after recovery work is completed

Vintage plane crash site reopened after recovery work is completed

Aug. 8, 2018, 10:01 a.m.
Wreckage has now been cleared and the bodies of the dead have been recovered following a vintage plane crash in Piz S...
Air crash investigators struggle for information after mountain crash

Air crash investigators struggle for information after mountain crash

Aug. 6, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
Air crash investigators have started work to find out how and why a tourist flight from Ticino to Zurich crashed in t...
Drone comes close to jet in Bern

Drone comes close to jet in Bern

July 2, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
An air accident investigation has been launched after a drone and a business jet came dangerously close over Bern.
Swiss Airlines embarrassed by in flight magazine misprints

Swiss Airlines embarrassed by in flight magazine misprints

April 19, 2018, 6:54 a.m.
Swiss International Airlines is apologizing after seemingly inventing two brand new Swiss cities.
'Ghost Piper' keeping people awake

'Ghost Piper' keeping people awake

April 10, 2018, 6:54 a.m.
Residents living in a zone from Frauenfeld in Thurgau to Rapperswil in Sankt Gallen are being kept awake by night fli...
Thousands suffer delays at Geneva airport

Thousands suffer delays at Geneva airport

Oct. 30, 2017, 6:22 a.m.
Returning holiday makers suffered serious disruption at Geneva airport on Saturday afternoon after a private jet land...
Swiss Air Force pilot dies in crash

Swiss Air Force pilot dies in crash

Sept. 13, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
A Swiss Air Force pilot has died after his plane crashed on a regular flight from Fribourg to Ticino.
Low plane tears roof tiles off house in Geneva

Low plane tears roof tiles off house in Geneva

Aug. 31, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
A low flying Boeing 777 landing at Geneva airport tore the tiles off the roof of a house in Genthod.
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