Category Archives: Helvetic Airways

Swiss European grounds four BAe RJ100s, will lease four Embraer 190s

Swiss European Air Lines (subsidiary of Swiss International Air Lines) (Zurich) has parked four BAe (Avro) RJ100s due to their high operating costs, maintenance issues and recent incidents according to Aero Telegraph. According to the report, four Embraer 190s will replace the grounded aircraft starting in either December 2014 or January 2015. The aircraft will be leased from Helvetic Airways (Zurich).

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The ACMI cooperation between Swiss International Air Lines and Helvetic Airways has been in existence since 2006. Helvetic has been operating a total of 4 Fokker 100s until spring 2017.

Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner/AirlinersGallery.com. BAe RJ100 HB-IYT (msn E3380) taxies to the runway at Zurich.

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Flybe to fly an Embraer 195 for Helvetic Airways this summer, becomes profitable again

Flybe (Exeter)has  announced it has signed a contract with Helvetic Airways (Zurich), to provide the Swiss airline with a 118-seat Embraer 195 jet aircraft with flight deck and cabin crew, operating under Flybe’s Airline Operating Certificate (AOC) for a period of two months.

Helvetic Airlines operates flights frequented by both business and leisure customers to destinations in Europe and Northern Africa. Its arrangement with Flybe will run from July 1 through to August 31, 2014. The aircraft will operate three key routes from Zurich to Ohrid, Skopje (Macedonia) and Prishtina (Kosovo).

In other news, the company’s efforts to turn around the company are working. The company posted an £8 million ($13.4 million) net profit for its full fiscal year.

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Copyright Photo: Michael Kelly/AirlinersGallery.com. Embraer ERJ 190-200LR (ERJ 195) G-FBEB (msn 19000057) lands at Dublin.

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Helvetic Airways to operate an Airbus A319 on new holiday routes from Bern and Geneva for Kuoni

Helvetic Airways (Zurich) has acquired this Airbus A319 to supplement its fleet of six Fokker 100s.

For the current summer season, Helvetic will be operating the newly-acquired Airbus A319 for Kuoni on the following routes:

From Bern: Heraklion From Geneva: Heraklion
Kos Kos
Rhodes Rhodes
Fuerteventura / Arecife
Larnaca
Las Palmas / Tenerife
Hurghada / Sharm El Sheikh

Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner/AirlinersGallery.com. Captured this morning in the early morning light at Zurich, Airbus A319-112 HB-JVK (msn 1886) was leased from AWAS on May 3, 2013.

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Helvetic Airways to launch a new route to Bristol

Helvetic Airways (Bern and Zurich) will launch the Zurich-Bristol route on December 5.

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Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner. Please click on the photo for the full story of this airline.

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