Switzerland

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Geneva Airport's grand plans

Once a quirky hodgepodge of terminal design, the Swiss facility is currently undergoing transformative works, as Matteo Legnani reports

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Helvetic Airways: the other Swiss airline

Helvetic Airways may be small but it is fiercely ambitious – and the world’s biggest Embraer E2 operator. Andreas Spaeth hears more from CEO Tobias Pogorevc

Swiss flies on sustainable aviation fuel

The fuel has been in use in the country since July 1 thanks to new customs provisions

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Switzerland selects F-35A as new fighter

Switzerland’s Federal Council determined at its meeting on June 30 that the procurement of 36 Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role fighters represented the most suitable solution for protecting the Swiss population from future air threats

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First six Spanish PC-21s in flight testing

Pilatus is continuing to make progress with the Spanish Air Force's PC-21 acquisition programme, which will ultimately replace the service’s 61-strong fleet of aged CASA C-101EB Aviojet jet trainers

Patrouille Suisse F-5E crashes in the Alps

A Northrop F-5E Tiger II light fighter/jet trainer from the Swiss Air Force’s Patrouille Suisse aerobatic team crashed near the mountain resort village of Melchsee-Frutt in Switzerland’s Obwalden canton in the morning of May 26

Qatar orders two Pilatus PC-24s

A pair of Pilatus PC-24 light business jets have been ordered by the Qatar Emiri Air Force, which will use the type to conduct training and VIP transport operations

What’s next for Switzerland’s Air2030 fighter programme?

Switzerland marginally voted in favour of procuring new multi-role fighters for the Swiss Air Force in a national referendum on September 27. But what will happen next in the nation's Air2030 programme

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Edelweiss Air blooming in Switzerland

Swiss carrier Edelweiss Air started 25 years ago with just one aircraft...

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LIGHTS, CAMERA ACTION!

A Switzerland-based Beech 18 has gained its own measure of fame...