Zurich is the biggest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zurich. Zurich is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading financial centers. The city is home to the Swiss stock exchange as well as several banks and financial institutions. Zurich additionally hosts the headquarters of some of the largest Swiss companies like Credit Suisse, UBS, Swiss Re and Zurich Financial Services.
Switzerland’s low rates of tax have also led several R&D centers to set up shop in Zurich along with various international companies like Adecco, ABB, Glencore, Nestle, and Logitech amongst others. This picturesque city is thus a prominent business travel destination which offers several additional delights like world-class shopping in its Bahnhofstrasse or Limmatquai districts, more than 1700 restaurants and bars and a good selection of cultural institutions like the Zurich Museum of Art, the Swiss National Museum and the Uhrenmuseum.
A trip to Zurich from North America or Asia usually involves a long haul trek and if you want to arrive in ready for work shape, you should probably elect to travel to Zurich by air business class. Business class tickets to Zurich on most major airlines afford you with various facilities like spacious seating optimized for working and sleeping, an unending flow of high quality food and wine and superior service in the air and on the ground. All these perks contribute greatly to improving the quality of your journey.
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Zurich is served by its Kloten Airport, which is a hub for the Swiss national carrier, Swiss International Airlines. This airline which has been through various trials and tribulations over the years, recently inaugurated a non-stop daily service between Zurich and Beijing on February 12th 2012. This new connection which seeks to address the growing passenger traffic between Switzerland and China uses Airbus A340-300 aircraft but will switch to A330-300 aircraft from March 25th.
Both these aircraft offer the carrier’s latest business class product which features tremendous personal space, noise cancelling headphones, power supply for laptops and a seat which converts into a flatbed and is equipped with a mechanism to modify the feel of its cushion as well.
The airline has also announced changes to its current all business class service to Newark, New York using Privatair B737 aircraft. Swiss will from March 31, 2012 offer enhanced capacity on this route with a daily service but will use its own A340 aircraft configured into three classes.
Additionally, Swiss also inaugurated a new 650 sq. meter business lounge at the Zurich airport late last year. This lounge which is divided into two sections one for Senator and Star Gold cardholders and the other for business class travelers and those with Miles & More Frequent Traveler status is for non-Schengen passengers. This spanking new lounge is equipped with a whole host of facilities like comfortable seating, traditional Swiss hot and cold beverages, free Wi-Fi, work stations and a Mercedes Sprinter bus service for all inbound business class passengers whose flights have not been assigned a dock.