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Helvetic Airways


207 reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 250, Kloten CH-8058 Switzerland 011 41 44 270 85 00 Website
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Blankenberge, Belgium
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As my initial flight with Brussels Airlines was canceled, I was rebooked on a flight with connexion in Zürich. It were two very nice flights. The first leg was a bit less, because it was rather noisy on the plane. A lot of families were returning with their children and a lot of them were very excited. The crew on...

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Europe Economy Figari - Brussels

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Vicenza, Italy
Level 6 Contributor
96 reviews
30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very basic flight, no frills. seating tight but comfy. flight connection from Zurich to Brussels was delayed for over 40 minutes for "Technical" problems. The Stewardesses were friendly and handed out chocolate and drinks.

Europe Economy Venice - Brussels
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Oldham, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
793 reviews
214 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second part of our Journey from Hong Kong. The first leg was with Swiss Air. This flight was a short european flight so not long hall. It was to a typical shorthaul standard. No issues.

Europe Economy Zurich - Manchester
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Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience with Helvetic airways . Friendly crew and comfy seats . I am looking forward to traveling again soon!

Europe Economy Zurich - Luxembourg
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Level 6 Contributor
259 reviews
35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a good flight from Frankfurt I had a 7h stay at Zurich airport. First I didn’t catch my plane because they didn’t leave me inside after they changed the gate three times. Then I had to pay a new ticket for over 300CHF. And then they call itself „Best airline in Europe“ in their board magazine. Let’s see if...

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Europe Economy Zurich - Frankfurt

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Thank Johannes R
Level 6 Contributor
259 reviews
35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a nice airline with very friendly staff and you’ll get something to drink and an amazing Swiss chocolate 🍫😉

Europe Economy Frankfurt - Zurich
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level 6 Contributor
140 reviews
62 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Comfortable (we had paid for exit row seats) hop from Zurich to London on behalf of Swiss International Airlines. Friendly staff. Drinks and delicious ice cream.

Europe Economy Zurich - London
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Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
24 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2018

booked on Lufthansa is was quite surprising finding a Helvetic Airways plane waiting for us; arriving the plane by bus (boarding) many guests - thinking it is the wrong plane - did not want to get out which was quite funny; food and drinks on plane totally LH style; crew was very polite and attentive; only minus: the old Fokker...

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Europe Economy Munich - Amsterdam

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Antwerp, Belgium
Level 6 Contributor
529 reviews
116 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2018

The flight of Helvetic Airways was on time and the staff was friendly. The plane is just ok. It was a 55 minutes flight, but they gave us a drink, a chocolate and a light snack. That was very nice!

Europe Economy Zurich - Brussels
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Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2018

SUper flight, super company! We were on time at the minute, personal was kind, comments from the pilot excellent (he flew over the Matterhorn, commenting this for customers), excellent experience

International Economy New Bern - Calvi
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About Helvetic Airways
Helvetic Airways (2L) is a Swiss airline with hubs at Bern Airport (BRN) and Zürich Airport (ZRH). It flies to about 35 destinations in Europe and North Africa. These include Cyprus, France, Greece, Kosovo, Ireland, Italy, Macedonia, Spain and the United Kingdom. Helvetic Airways also operates some flights on behalf of Swiss International Air Lines (LX). The airline's fleet includes Airbus A319-100, Fokker 100 and Embraer 190 aircraft. Planes include both Economy Class and Business Class seating. On most routes, Economy Class passengers can, for a fee, pre-reserve seats up to 24 hours prior to departure.
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