Swiss World Airways' recently acquired Boeing 767-200ER has been flown to its Geneva base for pre-certification system checks. The 767 has been leased from Air New Zealand/Ansett Australia for two years and will be used to launch the airline's first route between Geneva and New York Newark. Swiss World, which had originally planned to begin operations in September 1996 but has been hit by a series of delays, says it has been in discussions with to Boeing about buying new aircraft, and hopes to expand its fleet to three or four aircraft within a year. Other planned destinations include Baltimore and Miami.

Source: Flight International