Category Archives for SWISS.

The Evolution of Airline Logos and Branding

Here’s an interesting look at the evolution of various airline logos, some going as far back nearly 90 years. My favorites are Air France (1970-2004), American Airlines (1960-2013), Monarch (2002-2009), Qantas (1984-2007), Swissair (1981-2002), and the Saul Bass United Airlines design (1974-1993). Which are your favorites? Thanks to @AirlineSector for tweeting this out yesterday, as…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel Industry News: February 19, 2013

Hilton has upset a lot of loyal HHonors members today (self included) with their announcement of 2013 Hilton HHonors Program Changes. They’re increasing hotel categories from eight to ten, adding seasonal pricing (read: higher redemption rates) and trying to soften the blow by adding a 5th Night Free for elites staying 5-nights or more. I’m…

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Amenity Kit Review: SWISS First Class – Bally version

I recently went through my stash of amenity kits and discovered I have quite a few oldies but goodies I failed to review before their retirement. While not in active use, I still think it’s worthwhile to review them to compare against previous and future versions each airline rolls out. So, here’s my review of…

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