SWISS now flying with a fully-refurbished Airbus A340 fleet


Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) concluded the cabin refurbishment programme for its Airbus A340 aircraft fleet in mid-January. All five fleet members have now been provided with a totally new cabin and inflight entertainment system. As a result, SWISS now offers its passengers internet connectivity on board, throughout its long-haul flight.

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has newly equipped the cabins of its five Airbus A340 aircrafts with the First, Business and Economy Class seats which already feature on it Boeing 777s, together with a new inflight entertainment system that includes internet connectivity. Passengers also enjoy a new cabin lighting concept on the refurbished A340 fleet.

“We are excited to announce the completion of the Airbus A340 cabin refurbishment programme. The comprehensive modernisation of the interior of the aircrafts further underlines our commitment to the quality offering we promise our customers, ensuring a premium experience to our South African travellers,” says Dr André Schulz, General Manager for Lufthansa Group, Southern Africa.

SWISS operates its Airbus A340s on services between Zurich and Boston, Johannesburg and Shanghai. The A340 will also be deployed on SWISS’s new Zurich-Osaka (Japan) route, on which services will commence on 1 March 2020.

Edited By: Darryl Linington
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