Swiss International Air Lines will offer a new nonstop flight between Zurich and Dulles International Airport starting in spring, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority said Wednesday.
The flights that begin April 1, 2024 will be daily during the summer and five times a week in the winter.
Passengers will fly on an Airbus 330-300 that features first, business, and economic class cabins.
“With the launch of their new route to Zurich, Switzerland, travelers will enjoy efficient non-stop service and the great customer experience for which the airline is known,” said Chryssa Westerlund, executive vice president and chief revenue officer of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, in a news release.
“Lufthansa Group customers in the region will enjoy SWISS’s unique premium service and an exceptional hub at Zurich, boasting new lounges and streamlined connectivity to destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The Lufthansa Group carriers have served Washington Dulles for over 30 years and with the commencement SWISS’s year-round flights will offer flights from the capital’s main gateway to Brussels, Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and now Zurich,” said Dirk Janzen, vice president passenger sales, The Americas, Lufthansa Group Airlines.
Service, he said, would be further enhanced in the “peak summer months of 2024 with the arrival Lufthansa’s A380 to Dulles Airport, a first for the carrier.”
The new route for Swiss Air is its sixth in the U.S.
Feature image of a Swiss Air flight courtesy Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
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