SWISS to introduce Delhi-Zurich flights

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New Delhi, Oct 17 (UNI) Swiss International Air Lines will introduce a new daily service between Zurich and Delhi on November 25.

Delhi becomes the second destination in India along with Mumbai and passengers now have a choice of 14 weekly flights between India and Switzerland.

''We're delighted to be announcing the daily service from Delhi.

It feels good be back after a gap of almost four years,'' said SWISS' general manager Jean-Philippe Benoit.

''Combined with our partner Lufthansa, customers will now have a choice of 59 weekly departures from India to our three European hubs at Zurich, Frankfurt and Munich.'' Recent trends show that not only is Switzerland viewed as a top leisure destination but also a value-for-money destination with the incentive segment. Switzerland has always been a preferred destination for nature lovers and honeymooners from India.

It has lately also emerged as a favorite destination among the globe-trotting Indians. In 2006, there were almost 52,966 arrivals to Switzerland from India. This year has been even higher at 49,353 arrivals till August 2007.

SWISS serves 43 European and 28 intercontinental destinations with a fleet of 73 aircraft. In addition to its own operations, code-share flights between Switzerland and 15 other cities are also available with its partner airlines.

As a member of Star Alliance, SWISS offers a global network that comprises 855 destinations in 155 countries. In India, the airline has its own office located in Mumbai with representations in major cities like Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Pune and Vadodara.


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