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Name: SWISS WORLD AIRWAYS - S.W.A.
7JetSet7 Code: SWI
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: EUROPE
City: GENEVA
Country: SWITZERLAND
Employees 400
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STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1997. "FRENCH-SWISS" NATIONAL CARRIER. GOVERNMENT OWNS 40%, FOREIGN INVESTORS 40%. A K A SWISS WORLD AIRLINE NETWORK (SWAN). INTERNATIONAL, LONG-HAUL JET AIRPLANE SERVICES TO THE USA.

Switzerland (Swiss Confederation) was established in 1291, its covers an area of 41,293 sq km, its population is 7.5 million, its capital city is Berne, and its official languages are French, German, Italian, and Romanche.

JUNE 1997: PARIS AIR SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2 ORDERS (1998) 767-300'S. PLANS TO START OPERATIONS TO NEW YORK (JFK), MIAMI (MIA) & CHICAGO (ORD) WITHIN FOUR MONTHS WITH LEASED 767'S, MAINTAINED BY BRITISH AIRWAYS (BAB). $203 MILLION ORDER.

(BAB) HAS 5 YEAR TOTAL ENGINEERING SUPPORT CONTRACT.

SEPTEMBER 1997: NOW NAMED 'SWAN-SWISS WORLD AIRWAYS.'

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Fleet:
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SWI-757-23A

December 1998:

4 ORDERS (1999) 737-700, (BAV) & PEMBROKE LEASED (187, 194).

1 757-23A (215-24291), (HOL) LSD 1998-10.

1 +1 ORDER 767-266ER (97-23178), EX-RBA, BOULLIOUN (BOU) LSD, ETOPS.

Management:
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PHILIPPE ROCHAT, CHAIRMAN.

PETER LEISHMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) (ACTING FOR MALCOLM BROMHAM, EX-(NWA) & (CAL).

PIERRE A-PORTA, VP FLIGHT OPERATIONS.

JEAN-CHARLES SIMON, MANAGING DIRECTOR.

PETER SMITH, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR.

 
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