Swiss International Air Lines plans to add San Francisco, Abu Dhabi and Beijing to its network as soon as the industry downturn concludes, Director-External Relations & Alliances Ignazio Strano told ATWOnline at last week's Star Alliance board meeting in Chicago. Swiss also is evaluating closer cooperation with fellow Star member Austrian Airlines Group, which will be acquired by Swiss parent Lufthansa. Swiss will increase transfer flights to Eastern Europe via Vienna, while "AAG can ...

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