20 Minutes. From Monday the airline will drop the rule requiring two people to be present in the cockpit at all times. A security audit showed that the measure, introduced in 2015, hadn’t improved safety. Pilots started criticising the rule at the beginning of 2016. The decision was taken after consultation among all of the airlines […]
On 7 September 2015 the Swiss Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) opened applications for the new .swiss domain. The process of creating the .swiss domain started in June 2011 when the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) decided to liberalise the creation of new generic domains such as .hotel. ICANN hadn’t planned new […]
Greece is certainly in a pickle. It needs to borrow more money to keep its wheels turning, but has borrowed to the point where it needs a loan write-off. Try asking your bank manager for a loan write-off while asking for more money and see what she says. The Swiss on the other hand have […]
It is no secret that the beauty and skin care industry focuses mainly on women. Women spend a lot more money on skin care and they invest much more time in their beauty routine than men. So what is holding men back from adopting a good skin care regimen? The problem certainly isn’t the lack […]
Swiss adds Biarritz as a destination from Geneva. The new route will commence in June 2015. This brings its total Geneva destinations to 40. In November last year it added eight new destinations to the Geneva-based network. Four all year round destinations: Florence (with four weekly frequencies), Valencia (with two weekly services), Sarajevo (with two […]
Last weekend the former Swiss president was elected Swiss of the year in an RTS Two Swiss television broadcast on Saturday. According to RTS he received 46% of the public votes made by the public by telephone and SMS. Last year’s winner was the Swiss tennis star Stan Wawrinka.
What about starting the New Year with a trip to London? You may already know the major sites, such as Big Ben, Picadilly and Oxford Circus but there is always something new to explore in this great city. For example, the Southwark area, near London Bridge is worth discovering, with the beautiful Southwark cathedral and […]
Swiss International Airlines, which was founded in 2002 following the collapse of Swissair, dislikes – for legal reasons – being referred to by the same name as its predecessor. Yet Swiss, a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, still talks about having 80+ years’ experience, cashing in on the quality reputation that Swissair once enjoyed. Heavily […]