SWISS Takes Delivery of First Boeing 777-300ER Aircraft
Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has received its first Boeing 777-300ER from Boeing. The aircraft touched down in Zurich today following a non-stop delivery flight from Boeing's Everett Delivery Center in Everett, WA.
"The delivery of our first flagship marks a new era in Switzerland's aviation history," said Harry Hohmeister, CEO of SWISS. "As of today, our customers will enjoy a new dimension of air travel experience."
The 777-300ER is the new flagship of SWISS' long-haul fleet and is configured with 340 seats, eight in First Class, 62 in Business Class and 270 in Economy, with wireless internet connectivity throughout.
SWISS' Boeing 777-300ER will feature a totally redesigned cabin interior to enhance passenger comfort and will be initially deployed on the airline's service between Zurich-New York JFK.
SWISS is part of the Lufthansa Group, serving 104 destinations in 48 countries from the Swiss cities of Zurich and Geneva, carrying more than 16 million passengers a year with a fleet of 92 airplanes.