SWISS Airline Profile

SWISS information, codes and useful links

SWISS profile
SWISS quick facts
Type: full-service carrierRegion: EuropeCountry: SwitzerlandBase airport: Zurich AirportYear established: 1931

Airline Overview and Services

SWISS International Air Lines Ltd dba SWISS publicly known as SWISS is a currently operating Europen scheduled full-service carrier with its base at Zurich Airport, in Zurich, Switzerland.

This carrier's 2-char IATA designator is LX, and its 3-character ICAO designator is SWR. Established 93 years ago in 1931, the airline is one of the oldest carriers in the world. Along with United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air Canada, and 29 others, SWISS is a Star Alliance alliance member.

SWISS offers both web and mobile check-in facilities for the convenience of its passengers. The most recent information about SWISS baggage policy (last updated 2024) is available on the airline's official website via the link in the menu on the left.

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