Baurs Air Services (Pvt) Ltd, which is a fully owned subsidiary company of A. Baur & Co. (Pvt) Ltd, is the GSA for Swiss International Air Lines, Swiss World-cargo, Swisstours & Edelweiss in Sri Lanka.
Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is The Airline of Switzerland, serving over 100 destinations in 43 countries worldwide from Zurich,
Geneva and Lugano and carrying some 17 million passengers a year with its 90-aircraft fleet.
The company’s Swiss World-cargo Division provides a comprehensive range of airport-to-airport airfreight services for high-value and care-intensive consignments to some 130 destinations in more than 80 countries.
As The Airline of Switzerland, SWISS embodies its home country’s traditional values, and is committed to delivering the highest product and service quality.
SWISS is part of the Lufthansa Group, and is also a member of Star Alliance, the world’s biggest airline grouping.
Travel from Engelberg, an hour away from Lucerne to Mount Titlis – a unique snow and glacier paradise and the highest mountain excursion in Central Switzerland. The journey over the imposing Titlis glacier is made even more spectacular thanks to Rotair. During the five minute journey the Titlis Rotair cabins revolve once, thereby giving a 360 degree panoramic view. Don’t miss the latest addition to the attraction on Titlis. The recently introduced Cliff Walk 3,041 metres above sea-level is a spectacular suspension bridge high up on the summit. Other highlights at Titlis include The Fun Lift, Ice Flyer Chair Lift and the Glacier Grotto. Souvenir Shop and of course skiing all year around. Closed from 2 Nov-13 Nov
At an amazing 3,454 metres above sea level, Europe’s highest altitude railway station awaits you. The trip takes you via Kleine Scheidegg ant through
the Eiger North Wall up to the scenic splendours of the Jungfraujoch in the heart of a wonderworld of glaciers and eternal ice. Here snow and ice is guaranteed all year
around. Attractions include the beautiful Ice Palace, the Sphinx, Observation building overlooking the Aletsch Glacier, husky drawn sleigh rides and the Snow Disk Run.
Also adventure activities such as Flying Fox, Glacier Trek and Kiss the Glacier are extremely popular.
Operates all year round.
The mountain cableway to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise is the highest in Europe. With the Matterhorn Express, travel directly from Zermatt via Schwarzsee to Trockener Steg. From here, Europe’s highest aerial cableway carries guests to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise amidst a breath-taking mountain world with glaciers and permanent snow cover. Riding the new elevator, get transported directly into the world’s highest glacier palace, about 15 metres beneath the glacier surface. Subtle lighting and ethereal sounds amplify the special mood in this miniature wonder of the glacier world. Matterhorn Glacier Paradise is Europe’s highest and largest summer snow-sports destination offering snow sports all year around.
A panoramic trip through the Alps in the heart of Switzerland. The Glacier Express travels a beautiful route between the sights of the Graubünden holiday region, the sunny Valais region with its glacier landscape, and the beautiful regions of the South. Travel in comfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant moun- tain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradition and centuries-old culture. A 7 ½ hour railway journey. The ride crosses 291 bridges, passes through 91 tunnels and masters the 2045m/ 6708 ft high Oberalp Pass. Route: Zermatt > Visp > Brig > Andermatt > Disentis > Chur > Davos/St. Moritz
Switzerland is famous for its chocolate and its railroads. Put them together and you get the Swiss Chocolate Train – a first – class – only train excursion operating from Montreux. It runs every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from May to October and every day in July and August. The train runs on tracks of the Montreux-Oberland-Bernois Railway (MOB). It leaves Montreux at 9.00 am and returns at 6.00 pm. Coffee and croissants are served on the train on its way to the medieval cheese making town of Gruyeres. In Gruyeres, the train pauses for an excursion by bus to a cheese factory and the local castle. Then you board the train again for the trip to Broc, home of the Cailler-Nestle chocolate factory. The train then returns to Montreux, a pleasant resort town on Lac Leman where you can also visit the Chillon Castle.
This glacier offers a breath taking view that sweeps over the famous Matterhorn, Jungfrau and Mount Blanc which makes this trip well worth it. From Gstaad you can take a post bus to the cable car Valley Station of Col Du Pillon and from there on, by cable car to the Glacier 3000. Once on Top, there are various activities for young and old, the one kilometre Alpine Coaster – the world’s highest bobsleigh track, husky dog sled rides, the snow bus skiing.