SWISS Becomes the World’s First Certified “Allergy-Friendly” Airline

Gluten-free rolls on SWISS

Great news for allergy sufferers since SWISS (Swiss International Air Lines Ltd.) became the world’s first certified “allergy-friendly” airline today. SWISS teamed up with ECARF (European Center for Allergy Research Foundation) so they could offer its guests an even more individualized service product for travelers with allergies. Starting in May, SWISS will introduce ground and […]

An Expensive Security Loophole Between Geneva and Tel Aviv

At the "Cotton Gate" near the Dome of the Rock, a Hasidic man has come right up to the line where Jordanian control of the area begins. He is reading passionately from the Torah while two Jordanian soldiers watch.

I’m leaving Geneva (on a Swiss International Air Lines flight operated by El Al airlines) headed to Tel Aviv. Since I’m going to be in Israel for less than a week, I’ve intentionally packed light: no checked luggage and just two carry-ons—a soft-sided roll-aboard and the backpack that holds my computer, cameras, etc. I own […]

SWISS Contest Winner and the End of Sechseläuten

84 Zurich-Switzerland-May-6-2010

The Böögg burns at six! Today concludes the annual festival in Zurich known as Sechseläuten which celebrates the beginning of warm weather. Along with our partners SWISS and Switzerland Tourism, we brought you an amazing contest last week: 2 round-trip tickets to Switzerland and 2 First Class 8-day Swiss Rail Passes. We asked you to […]

Win Two Tickets to Switzerland on SWISS

New York to Zurich on SWISS 2013 -009

Don’t Let Winter Weather Böögg You Down The April 15th festival known as Sechseläuten (pronounced zecks-e-loyten) which takes place in Zurich, Switzerland heralds the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Tradition holds that an effigy representing winter, known as a Böögg, be burned. The longer it takes the Böögg to burn, the colder […]

My Flight to Europe on SWISS

SWISS planes at ZRH

Trip(s):  JFK-ZRH-TXL Airline:  SWISS Aircraft:  A330-300, A319 Scheduled Departure Time:  6:20pm & 8:50am Push Back from Gate: 6:05pm & 8:50am Actual Departure Time:  6:40pm & 8:55am Announced Flight time:  7:40 & 1 hour Actual Arrival Time: 8:05am & 10am Miles: 3,920 & 410 Seat: 4K & 2A Cost:  Sponsored by SWISS I needed to go to Berlin to […]

SWISS Giving Away Trip for Two to Switzerland


SWISS, the flag carrier airline of Switzerland, is offering a Springtime trip for two to the beautiful alpine country. The prize include round trip airfare and an 8 day Swiss Rail pass. All you have to do is fill out their entry form and tell them why you want to go to Switzerland and who […]

Times Square Shuttle gives a taste of Switzerland until May 12, 2012

Swiss Metro

Now until May 12th, 2012, the New York MTA shuttle train from Times Square to Grand Central Station has been transformed to have passengers experience the beautiful landscapes of Switzerland. Four cars have been wrapped inside and out with four different motifs. Mountains, waterfalls, and typical Swiss scenery brighten up the Times Square Shuttle for […]