Swiss International Air Lines resumed flights between YUL and ZRH on 15JUL. The route resumption is the result of a growing demand in international travel, says the airline.
Initially, the service will operate three times per week, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, with an Airbus A340-300 aircraft which includes First, Business and Economy classes.
From 01SEP through 02OCT, the route will increase to four weekly flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
"SWISS is committed to offering the widest possible range of services during this ramp-up phase,” said Hans DeHaan, Senior Director Canada, Lufthansa Group.
“As the world gradually begins to open up, the desire to travel has increased and there is an ever-growing necessity for our customers that are able to enter Switzerland and the European Union to see family and friends, as well as conduct important business trips. With Montreal being a key gateway for the entire Lufthansa Group, it made sense to add the Zurich service in order to provide more international options to Canadians.”
Lufthansa Group carriers will operate more than 2,000 weekly flights to over 130 destinations throughout the remainder of the summer season. By the end of OCT, Lufthansa Group expects to operate more than 70% of its originally planned long-haul routes.
SWISS is allowing passengers to make a one-time, toll-free rebooking for the same route and the same class of travel. This rule applies to tickets booked up to and including 31AUG, 2020 and with a confirmed travel date up to and including 30APR, 2021. The rebooking must be made before the originally planned start of travel.
Until further notice, wearing a face mask is mandatory on all SWISS flights, including during boarding, while in the air and until fully disembarked.
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