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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
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24Apr15addedMetropolitan Airlines: renamed from Eurosky Airlines prior to next year's start
24Apr15addedEurosky Airlines: renamed to Metropolitan Airlines prior to next year's start
02Apr15addedAerodrome Regional de Montreux; operated the Rennaz Aerodrome and also undertook charter work, air taxi etc
AirlineOperating DatesStatusTreeComments

 Ad Astra

1931* - 1931Renamed+>Swissair 

 Ad Astra Aero

1919 - 1931Renamed+>Swissair 

 Ad Astra Swiss Air Transport Company

1919* - 1919*Renamed+>Swissair 

 Aero Jet

1991 - 1996InactiveAero Jet 

 Aero St. Gallen

1930* - 1930*Status?  

 Aerodrome Regional de Montreux

1969* - 1969*Status? 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>Aero Jet 

 Air Engiadina

1987* - 2001Renamed>Swisswings 

 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 - 1980RenamedRhineAir 

 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 - 2011InactiveBaboo 

 Balair

1925* - 1931Renamed+>Swissair 

 Balair

1957 - 1993Renamed>Belair 

 Balair

2000* - 2001Inactive>Belair 

 Balair - CTA

1998* - 2000*Renamed>Belair 

 Belair

2001 - dateActiveBelair 

 BenAvia

1998* - 2002Inactive  

 Bodner Air Taxi

1978* - 1979*Status?  

 Brisair

1982^ - dateActive  

 Business Flyers Basel

1975 - 1978RenamedBusiness 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 - 2002RenamedBusiness Flyers Basel >Crossair >Swiss 

 CTA (Compagnie de Transport Aerien)

1978* - 1993Renamed>Belair 

 CTA (Compagnie de Transport Aerien)

2000* - 2001*Renamed>Belair 

 Darwin Airline

2004 - 2014Renamed  

 Eagle Air Services

2001* - 2001*Status?  

 easyJet Switzerland

1999 - dateActiveeasyJet Switzerland 

 Edelweiss Air

1996 - dateActive  

 Etihad Regional

2014 - dateActive  

 Euroblue

(2004)Began?  

 Eurojet Geneva

1999* - 2002*Inactive  

 Eurosky Airlines

(2015)RenamedEurosky Airlines >Metropolitan Airlinesrenamed to Metropolitan Airlines prior to next year's start

 Execujet Switzerland

2003* - 2004*Status?  

 Executive Air Transport

1999* - 1999*Inactive  

 Executive Jet Aviation

1978* - 1979*Status?  

 Executive Traveller

(****)Unconfirmed  

 Farnair Switzerland

1984 - dateActiveFarnair 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 >Planned  

 Globe Air

1962* - 1967Inactive  

 Gribair

1978* - 1979*Status?  

 Hello

2004 - 2012Inactive  

 Helvetic Airways

2003 - dateActiveOdette Airways >Helvetic Airwaysfounded as Odette Airways in 2002

 Helvetic Wings

2004 - 2004Inactive  

 HolidayJet

2015 - dateActive started 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 - 2001Renamed>Air A!ps 

 LemanAir

1996* - 1996*Status?  

 Leopair

(2000)Began?  

 Lions Air (Lions-Air)

1986^ - 2009*Status?  

 Metropolitan Airlines

2016 >PlannedEurosky Airlines >Metropolitan Airlinesrenamed from Eurosky Airlines prior to next year's start

 Mexair

1998* - 2003Inactive  

 NHORA NHORA (Navigation Horlogère Aérienne)

1926 - 1928Inactive  

 Odette Airways

2002 - 2003RenamedOdette Airways >Helvetic Airways 

 PendulAir

(1996)Began?  

 Petrolair System

1977^ - 2000Inactive  

 Phoenix

1971 - 1974Inactive  

 PremiumAir

(2007*)Began?  

 PrivatAir

1977 - dateActive  

 RhineAir

1980 - 1982InactiveRhineAir 

 SAPO International

(2001)Began?  

 SATA (SA de Transport Aerien)

1966* - 1978Inactive  

 Serenity Wings

(2009)Began?  

 SkyWork

1983 - dateActive  

 Speedwings

2006^ - dateActive  

 Sunshine Aviation

1989* - 1995Inactive  

 Swiss (Swiss International Air Lines)

2002 - dateActiveBusiness Flyers Basel >Crossair >Swiss31Mar2002: begins operations

 Swiss European Air Lines

2005 - 2015Renamed>Swiss Global Air Linesrenamed to Swiss Global Air Lines

 Swiss Express

(2003)Began?  

 Swiss Global Air Lines

2015 - dateActiveSwiss Global Air Linesrenamed from Swiss European 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 

 TAG Aviation

1999* - 2004*Status?  

 TEA Basel

1989 - 1993*Renamed>EasyJet Switzerland 

 TEA Switzerland

1993* - 1999Renamed>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 - 1980InactiveTransvalair 

 Zimex Aviation

1969 - dateActive  

 Zurichair

**** - ****Inactive