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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.

 

 

Inactive AirlinesActive AirlinesPlanned

Airline Operating Dates IATA : ICAO Tree Status Update Reason

 Ad Astra

1931* - 1931   +>Swissair Renamed  

 Ad Astra Aero

1919 - 1931   +>Swissair Renamed  

 Ad Astra Swiss Air Transport Company

1919* - 1919*   +>Swissair Renamed  

 Aero Jet

1991 - 1996   Aero Jet Inactive start date changed

 Aero St. Gallen

1930* - 1930*     Status?  

 Aero-Geesellschaft Comte Mittelholzer & Co

**** - ****     Status?  

 Aeroleasing

1978* - 1979*     Status?  

 Aeropa

1958 - 1960     Inactive  

 Aerowings

2002 - 2002     Inactive  

 Air Alpes

1997 - 2000*     Inactive  

 Air Avance

2004* - 2004*     Inactive  

 Air City

1990 - 1991   >Aero Jet Renamed both dates changed

 Air Engiadina

1987* - 2001   >Swisswings Renamed  

 Air Glaciers

1965* - date 7T : ---   Active  

 Air Globe

(1940s)     Unconfirmed  

 Air Méditerranée Suisse

(2009)     Began?  

 Air Starline

1988* - 1992*     Status?  

 Air Switzerland Europe

2002* - 2002*     Inactive  

 Air Ticino

1976 - 1976     Inactive  

 Air Zurich

(****)     Unconfirmed  

 Air-Sea Service

1976 - 1980 WU : --- RhineAir Renamed  

 ALAG (Alpine Luft-Transport AG)

1961 - 1979* NO : ---   Status?  

 Alp Wings

(2006)     Began?  

 Alpar Bern

1932* - 1932*     Status?  

 Alphalines

1989* - 1989*     Status?  

 Alpliner

1990s     Status?  

 Alpstein Air

(2003)     Began?  

 Arctic-Glaciers

2002* - 2002* 7T : AGV   Status?  

 ASA Aerospace

1998* - 1998*     Status?  

 Astra Airlines

(2003)     Began?  

 ATA (Air Tourisme Alpine)

1969* - 1974   >Transvalair Renamed  

 Avion Tourisme

**** - ****   +>Swissair Renamed  

 Avione

2003 - 2003*     Status?  

 Avisto

1990^ - 2003*     Inactive  

 Baboo

2008 - 2011 F7 : BBO Baboo Inactive  

 Balair

1925* - 1931   +>Swissair Renamed  

 Balair

1957 - 1993 BB : --- >Belair Renamed  

 Balair

2000* - 2001   >Belair Inactive  

 Balair - CTA

1998* - 2000*   >Belair Renamed  

 Belair

2001 - date 4T : BHP Belair Active  

 BenAvia

1998* - 2002     Inactive  

 Bodner Air Taxi

1978* - 1979*     Status?  

 Brisair

1982^ - date     Active  

 Business Flyers Basle

1975 - 1978   >Swiss Renamed  

 Cargo Lion AG

1991* - 1992   >Cargo Lion Renamed  

 Cat Aviation

1991* - date     Active  

 Catran (CargoTrans)

(2004)     Began?  

 Charter-Leisure

(1997)     Began?  

 Cityline Swiss

2010 - date ZM : ---   Active  

 Classic Air

1985* - 2004*     Inactive  

 Clipper Airways

1977* - 1977*     Status?  

 Club Airways

2003 - 2005     Inactive  

 Comlux

2006* - date -- : CLA   Active  

 Commercial Air Transport

(****)     Began?  

 Connect Air

(2005)     Began?  

 Crossair

1978 - 2002   >Swiss Renamed  

 CTA (Compagnie de Transport Aerien)

1978* - 1993   >Belair Renamed  

 CTA (Compagnie de Transport Aerien)

2000* - 2001*   >Belair Renamed  

 Darwin Airline

2004 - 2014 0D : DWT   Renamed  

 Eagle Air Services

2001* - 2001*     Status?  

 easyJet Switzerland

1999 - date DS : EZS easyJet Switzerland Active  

 Edelweiss Air

1996 - date WK : EDW   Active  

 Etihad Regional

2014 - date 0D : DWT   Active  

 Euroblue

(2004)     Began?  

 Eurojet Geneva

1999* - 2002*     Inactive  

 Execujet Switzerland

2003* - 2004*     Status?  

 Executive Air Transport

1999* - 1999* -- : EXZ   Inactive  

 Executive Jet Aviation

1978* - 1979*     Status?  

 Executive Traveller

(****)     Unconfirmed  

 Farnair Switzerland

1984 - date -- : FAT Farnair Switzerland Active  

 Farner Air Transport

1984* - 1984   >Farnair Switzerland Renamed  

 FlyA

(2013*)     Began?  

 Flybaboo

2003 - 2008 F7 : BBO >Baboo Renamed  

 FlyGiardino

2012 - date     Active  

 G5

2002* - 2003*     Status?  

 Globe Air

1962* - 1967     Inactive  

 Gribair

1978* - 1979* CQ : ---   Status?  

 Hello

2004 - 2012 HW : FHE   Inactive  

 Helvetic Airways

2003 - date 2L : OAW Helvetic Airways Active  

 Helvetic Wings

2004 - 2004     Inactive  

 Horizon Air Taxi

1987* - 1994*     Inactive  

 Jet Air Cargo

1991* - 1992     Inactive  

 Jet Aviation

1999* - 2003*     Status?  

 Jet Club

1998 - 2006*     Status?  

 Ju-Air

1987* - 2009*     Status?  

 Kinghill Aviation

1978* - 1979*     Status?  

 KLM alps

1999 - 2001   >Air A!ps Renamed  

 LemanAir

1996* - 1996* -- : LMR   Status?  

 Leopair

(2000) -- : LEO   Began?  

 Lions Air (Lions-Air)

1986^ - 2009* -- : LEU   Status?  

 Mexair

1998* - 2001*     Inactive  

 NHORA NHORA (Navigation Horlogère Aérienne)

1926 - 1928     Inactive  

 Odette Airways

2002 - 2003 -- : OAW >Helvetic Airways Renamed  

 PendulAir

(1996)     Began?  

 Petrolair System

1977^ - 2000*     Status?  

 Phoenix

1971 - 1974     Inactive  

 PremiumAir

(2007*)     Began?  

 PrivatAir

1977 - date -- : PTI   Active  

 RhineAir

1980 - 1982   RhineAir Inactive  

 SAPO International

(2001)     Began?  

 SATA (SA de Transport Aerien)

1966* - 1978 VS : ---   Inactive  

 Serenity Wings

(2009)     Began?  

 SkyWork

1983 - date SX : SRK   Active  

 Speedwings

2006^ - date -- : SPW   Active  

 Sunshine Aviation

1989* - 1995 OC : ---   Inactive  

 Swiss (Swiss International Air Lines)

2002 - date LX : SWR Swiss Active  

 Swiss European Air Lines

2005 - date LX : SWU   Active  

 Swiss Express

(2003)     Began?  

 Swiss Skies

2003 - 2004*     Status?  

 Swiss Sun

2002 - 2006*     Status?  

 Swiss World Airlines

1998* - 1998* -- : SWO   Inactive  

 Swissair

1931 - 2001 SR : SWR +>Swissair Inactive  

 Swissair Asia

1995* - 2001     Inactive  

 Swisscargo

1999* - 2002     Inactive  

 Swisswings

2001 - 2002   Swisswings Inactive  

 TAG Aviation

1999* - 2004*     Status?  

 TEA Basel

1989 - 1993*   >EasyJet Switzerland Renamed  

 TEA Switzerland

1993* - 1999 BH : TSW >EasyJet Switzerland Renamed  

 Tellair

1969* - 1969     Inactive  

 Tellair (Tell Air)

1999 - 2001*     Inactive  

 Tellair ACEF

(2003)     Began?  

 Ticinojet.com

(2004)     Began?  

 Transair Suisse

1970s     Inactive  

 Transcend Executive Airline

(2002)     Began?  

 Transvalair

1974 - 1980 VX : --- Transvalair Inactive  

 Zimex Aviation

1969 - date C4 : IMX   Active  

 Zurichair

**** - ****     Inactive