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Switzerland is a federal republic in west central Europe, bordered on the north by France and Germany, on the east by Austria and Liechtenstein, on the south by Italy, and on the west by France. The country has an area of 41,285 sq km (15,940 sq mi). Its largest city is Zürich, and the capital is Bern
Latest updates
18Jul15addedAir Engiadina is an 'Active' airline that was founded 04Feb2006
15Jun15updateGermania Flug: status changed to 'Active' as airline started operating with A.319 aircraft
24Apr15addedMetropolitan Airlines: renamed from Eurosky Airlines prior to next year's start
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 Ad Astra

1931* - 1931Renamed +>Swissair

 Ad Astra Aero

1919 - 1931Renamed +>Swissair

 Ad Astra Swiss Air Transport Company

1919* - 1919*Renamed +>Swissair

 Aero Jet

1991 - 1996Inactive Air City >Aero Jet

 Aero St. Gallen

1930* - 1930*Status?  

 Aerodrome Regional de Montreux

1969* - 1969*Status?Aerodrome Regional de Montreux undertakes charter work, air taxi etc 

 Aero-Geesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co

**** - ****Status?  

 Aeroleasing

1978* - 1979*Status?  

 Aeropa

1958 - 1960Inactive  

 Aerowings

2002 - 2002Inactive  

 Air Alpes

1997 - 2000*Inactive  

 Air Avance

2004* - 2004*Inactive  

 Air City

1990 - 1991Renamed Air City >Aero Jet

 Air Engiadina

1987* - 2001RenamedAir Engiadina was founded 22Apr1987 & ceased ops on 01Apr2001>Swisswings

 Air Engiadina

2006* - dateActiveAir Engiadina was founded 04Feb2006 

 Air Glaciers

1965* - dateActive  

 Air Globe

(1940s)Unconfirmed  

 Air Méditerranée Suisse

(2009)Began?  

 Air Starline

1988* - 1995Inactive  

 Air Switzerland Europe

2002* - 2002*Inactive  

 Air Ticino

1976 - 1976Inactive  

 Air Zurich

(****)Unconfirmed  

 Air-Sea Service

1976 - 1980Renamed RhineAir

 ALAG (Alpine Luft-Transport AG)

1961 - 1979*Status?  

 Alp Wings

(2006)Began?  

 Alpar Bern

1932* - 1932*Status?  

 Alphalines

1989* - 1989*Status?  

 Alpliner

1990sStatus?  

 Alpstein Air

(2003)Began?  

 Arctic-Glaciers

2002* - 2002*Status?  

 ASA Aerospace

1998* - 1998*Status?  

 Astra Airlines

(2003)Began?  

 ATA (Air Tourisme Alpine)

1969* - 1974Renamed >Transvalair

 Avion Tourisme

**** - ****Renamed +>Swissair

 Avione

2003 - 2003*Status?  

 Avisto

1990^ - 2003*Inactive  

 Baboo

2008 - 2011Inactive Baboo

 Balair

1925* - 1931Renamed +>Swissair

 Balair

1957 - 1993Renamed >Belair

 Balair

2000* - 2001Inactive >Belair

 Balair - CTA

1998* - 2000*Renamed >Belair

 Belair

2001 - dateActive Belair

 BenAvia

1998* - 2002Inactive  

 Bodner Air Taxi

1978* - 1979*Status?  

 Brisair

1982^ - dateActive  

 Business Flyers Basel

1975 - 1978RenamedCossair commenced services as Business Flyers Basel on 02Jul1975Business Flyers Basel >Crossair >Swiss

 Cargo Lion AG

1991* - 1992Renamed >Cargo Lion

 Cat Aviation

1991* - dateActive  

 Catran (CargoTrans)

(2004)Began?  

 Charter-Leisure

(1997)Began?  

 Cityline Swiss

2010 - dateActive  

 Classic Air

1985* - 2004*Inactive  

 Clipper Airways

1977* - 1977*Status?  

 Club Airways

2003 - 2005Inactive  

 Comlux

2006* - dateActive  

 Commercial Air Transport

(****)Began?  

 Connect Air

(2005)Began?  

 Crossair

1978 - 2002RenamedCossair commenced services as Business Flyers Basel on 02Jul1975Business Flyers Basel >Crossair >Swiss

 CTA (Compagnie de Transport Aerien)

1978* - 1993Renamed >Belair

 CTA (Compagnie de Transport Aerien)

2000* - 2001*Renamed >Belair

 Darwin Airline

2004 - 2014RenamedDarwin Airline started operations on 28Jul2004 

 Eagle Air Services

2001* - 2001*Status?  

 easyJet Switzerland

1999 - dateActiveEasyJet Switzerland was founded in 1988 as TEA Basel TEA Basel >TEA Switzerland >EasyJet Switzerland

 Edelweiss Air

1996 - dateActive  

 Etihad Regional

2014 - dateActive  

 Euroblue

(2004)Began?  

 Eurojet Geneva

1999* - 2002*Inactive  

 Eurosky Airlines

(2015)RenamedEurosky Airlines renamed to Metropolitan Airlines prior next year's startEurosky Airlines >Metropolitan Airlines

 Execujet Switzerland

2003* - 2004*Status?  

 Executive Air Transport

1999* - 1999*Inactive  

 Executive Jet Aviation

1978* - 1979*Status?  

 Executive Traveller

(****)Unconfirmed  

 Farnair Switzerland

1984 - dateActive Farnair Switzerland

 Farner Air Transport

1984* - 1984Renamed >Farnair Switzerland

 FlyA

(2013*)Began?  

 Flybaboo

2003 - 2008Renamed >Baboo

 FlyGiardino

2012 - dateActive  

 G5

2002* - 2003*Status?  

 Germania Flug

2015 - dateActive  

 Globe Air

1962* - 1967Inactive  

 Gribair

1978* - 1979*Status?  

 Hello

2004 - 2012Inactive  

 Helvetic Airways

2003 - dateActiveHelvetic Airways was founded as Odette Airways in 2002Odette Airways >Helvetic Airways

 Helvetic Wings

2004 - 2004Inactive  

 HolidayJet

2015 - dateActivestarted operations on 26Mar2015 

 Horizon Air Taxi

1987* - 1994*Inactive  

 Jet Air Cargo

1991* - 1992Inactive  

 Jet Aviation

1999* - 2003*Status?  

 Jet Club

1998 - 2006*Status?  

 Ju-Air

1987* - 2009*Status?  

 Kinghill Aviation

1978* - 1979*Status?  

 Kissfly

2014 - dateActive  

 KLM alps

1999 - 2001RenamedAir A!ps started operations on 28Mar1999 as KLM alpsKLM alps (Switzerland) >Air A!ps

 LemanAir

1996* - 1996*Status?  

 Leopair

(2000)Began?  

 Lions Air (Lions-Air)

1986^ - 2009*Status?  

 Metropolitan Airlines

2016 >Plannedrenamed from Eurosky Airlines prior to next year's startEurosky Airlines >Metropolitan Airlines

 Mexair

1998* - 2003Inactive  

 NHORA NHORA (Navigation Horlogère Aérienne)

1926 - 1928Inactive  

 Odette Airways

2002 - 2003Renamed Odette Airways >Helvetic Airways

 PendulAir

(1996)Began?  

 Petrolair System

1977^ - 2000Inactive  

 Phoenix

1971 - 1974Inactive  

 PremiumAir

(2007*)Began?  

 PrivatAir

1977 - dateActive  

 RhineAir

1980 - 1982Inactive RhineAir

 SAPO International

(2001)Began?  

 SATA (SA de Transport Aerien)

1966* - 1978Inactive  

 Serenity Wings

(2009)Began?  

 SkyWork

1983 - dateActive  

 Speedwings

2006* - dateActiveSpeedwings was founded in 2006 

 Sunshine Aviation

1989* - 1995Inactive  

 Swiss (Swiss International Air Lines)

2002 - dateActiveSwiss began operations on 31Mar2002Business Flyers Basel >Crossair >Swiss

 Swiss European Air Lines

2005 - 2015RenamedSwiss European Air Lines was renamed to Swiss Global Air LinesSwiss European Air Lines >Swiss Global Air Lines

 Swiss Express

(2003)Began?  

 Swiss Global Air Lines

2015 - dateActiveSwiss Global Air Lines was renamed from Swiss European Air LinesSwiss European Air Lines >Swiss Global Air Lines

 Swiss Skies

2003 - 2004*Status?  

 Swiss Sun

2002 - 2006*Status?  

 Swiss World Airlines

1998* - 1998*Inactive  

 Swissair

1931 - 2001Inactive +>Swissair

 Swissair Asia

1995* - 2001Inactive  

 Swisscargo

1999* - 2002Inactive  

 Swisswings

2001 - 2002InactiveSwisswings started operations on 28Mar2001 & ceased on 08Apr2002Swisswings

 TAG Aviation

1999* - 2004*Status?  

 TEA Basel

1989 - 1993*RenamedEasyJet Switzerland was founded in 1988 as TEA Basel TEA Basel >TEA Switzerland >EasyJet Switzerland

 TEA Switzerland

1993* - 1999Renamed  TEA Basel >TEA Switzerland >EasyJet Switzerland

 Tellair

1969* - 1969Inactive  

 Tellair (Tell Air)

1999 - 2001*Inactive  

 Tellair ACEF

(2003)Began?  

 Ticinojet.com

(2004)Began?  

 Transair Suisse

1970sInactive  

 Transcend Executive Airline

(2002)Began?  

 Transvalair

1974 - 1980Inactive Transvalair

 Zimex Aviation

1969 - dateActive  

 Zurichair

**** - ****Inactive