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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

SWISS on Instagram (@FlySWISS)


Philipp Bonkatz, Revenue Management & Pricing

Aloha everyone!

This is Phil from Zurich! Again someone from Zurich you might think? Well – it is where our head office is located, and I am proud to have been working for SWISS for more than three years now. I am in the Revenue Management department, together with around 40 colleagues who are responsible for the pricing and optimisation of our flights. Imagine what a workload that would be for one person only! As I am originally from Berlin – our most recent destination of the month – you can also expect one or two pictures from my hometown! In general, travelling is more than a hobby for me – it is just so appealing to see new places and get to know new cultures all over the world. And, ideally, enjoying the lovely weather! So some other travel impressions might follow :-).

Feel free to comment and ask questions while following the month of April on SWISS Instagram – I am looking forward to it!

Mahalo and cheers for now from ZRH
Phil

6 comments:

  1. Thanks for this, I really appreciate what you have done here. Keep it up, and I will be back for more.

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  2. Its a great move to have the younger staff, who are more social-media savvy, contribute to the blog. Great idea, SWISS!

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  3. Hi Phil, when will Swiss return to EZE with its own plane?(not code share) Daniel

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  4. Hey Phil, look forward to seeing more photos of your hometown.

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  5. @Anonymous:

    An airline always has to evaluate how to operate their aircraft to the optimal extend. Since we are limited in amount of aircraft and the demand for EZE as a single destination is not fulfilling the needs, it is not planned currently to operate a direct service. It is rather optimal to have our partner airlines who offer also a high standard to their passengers (to GRU with LX or via FRA direct to EZE).

    I hope I could help you.

    Cheers,
    Phil

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  6. why doesnt SWISS introduce a special one way tariff as does SAS and BA,when your pax miss their flts due own mistake?
    surely it must be far better than offering the pax a return he/she will never use and is for the sole purpose of bring the overpriced fares to an affordable fare for your pax,it also means lost revenue as a pax booking later will not have the change to book the T.L.E. fares as they are taken for the return flights that nobody will use !!!!. which is just crazy...

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