THE Swiss Ambassador to Ireland, HE Mrs Marie-Claude Meylan was at Cork Airport today to mark the inaugural Swiss International Air Lines route to Zürich, together with the newly appointed Honorary Consul of Switzerland in Cork, Mrs Anne-Kristine Kjelsen.
Swiss, Cork Airport’s newest airline partner, launched the new twice-weekly service that will operate Fridays and Mondays throughout the summer through until October 2nd.
The new route will see an additional 9,000 seats from Cork Airport this year
Zürich, the largest city in Switzerland, is known as the alpine centre for Swiss business and tourism. Famous for some of the world’s best chocolate and timepieces, it is also a city that will delight taste buds as it is also renowned for its culinary excellence. There are also strong business links. Switzerland is Ireland’s 5th largest export market.
Swiss International Air Lines, Switzerland’s national carrier, is part of the Lufthansa Group and is also a member of Star Alliance, the world’s biggest airline grouping.