Review of SWISS flight Boston Zurich in Economy

Airline SWISS
Flight LX53
Class Economy
Seat 35K
Flight time 07:15
Take-off 23 Dec 13, 21:45
Arrival at 24 Dec 13, 11:00
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By 7606
Published on 21st November 2014
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Buenos Aires to Santiago: http://flight-report.com/en/report-8584.html

Hi all,

This TR is about my flight from Boston to Zurich with Swiss last December.

Boston Airport

I really liked the check in hall, it was very spacious and nice with high ceilings

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Going towards security

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However the airside part of the airport is a simple rectangle and looked a bit dated and with not much to do,
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Our plane to Zurich

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Swiss Frank- looks very nice and colourful

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Boarding

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I did not like the overall colours used in the cabin. The seats look a bit old fashioned and I did not like the black back seat since it made the cabin very dark and I don't believe black is a nice colour to choose for back seats. Grey would be so much better

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Push back

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Downtown Boston visible from runways

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Take Off

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Meal service

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I ordered chicken but unfortunately it did not taste good at all so I just ate the other things

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Pre arrival snack, which was tasty

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And the famous Swiss chocolate right when descend into Zurich started

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Flying above Basel

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Beautiful views around Zurich area

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Zurich and its lake in the distance

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We landed close to the International terminal, which made our taxi very short

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Disembarking

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Beautiful welcome message

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A tour of the International Pier E

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Map of the Terminal

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Singapore ready to take off

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There it goes

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More around the terminal

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Going down towards taking the train that takes people to the main terminal's passport control

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Here we go

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Up towards immigration

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Baggage claim hall

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Some touristic bonus pix of Zurich

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:)

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So beautiful

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Views from the church

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Some aerial pix of Zurich when I was flying out

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Hope you enjoyed this TR :)







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Verdict

SWISS

7.9/10
Cabin7.0
Cabin crew9.0
Entertainment8.5
Meal/catering7.0

Boston - BOS

8.1/10
Efficiency9.0
Access9.0
Services6.5
Cleanliness8.0

Zurich - ZRH

9.0/10
Efficiency9.0
Access9.0
Services9.0
Cleanliness9.0

Conclusion

Overall a good airline but I did not like the black backseats as they made the cabin look very dark and seats looked a bit old fashioned and need to be modernized a bit. The legroom was average and could be better. The main food was not good but the breakfast was ok. Crew were nice and attentive though.
Boston airport's check in hall was very nice but the airside area looked very dated and old with not much to do. Zurich airport was very clean and very nice in every aspect.

Information on the route Boston (BOS) Zurich (ZRH)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 3 reviews of 1 airlines on the route Boston (BOS) → Zurich (ZRH).


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The airline with the best average grade is SWISS with 7.7/10.

The average flight time is 7 hours and 13 minutes.

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14 Comments

  • Comment 122786 by
    jetsetpanda 2279 Comments

    Thanks for your phenomenal report with exquisite pictures. I loved the extra bonus of Zurich - one of my favorite cities in Europe.

    Good to hear that you had a nice crew. The catering is just like the ones offered by U.S. carriers. Salads as appetizers and wrapped brownies turn me off. I thought LX had printed menus in Y. Did they stop that?

    ZRH is a pretty neat airport.

  • Comment 122790 by
    Kottok 374 Comments

    Thank you for this really good FR with beautiful pictures. BOS is a really beautiful airport. It seems like there is kind of a japonese atmosphere with all this wood. Aahaha we really don't share our tastes. I consider the CHF banknotes to be old fashioned but I really like the colors chosen by LX it's elegant. AZ chose to have grey backseats and for me it gives a really cheap aspect. Thank you again .

  • Comment 122791 by
    SKYTEAMCHC TEAM GOLD 6723 Comments

    Thanks for sharing this experience . A good flight , even if i agree with you the cabin is a bit dated and looks crowded. The catering looks good for economy i am surprised the chicken did not taste good as usually it´s easy to prepare .good to read that you had à good crew. A lot of very nice pictures make this FR enjoyable !

    • Comment 122815 by
      Yonatan Paz 63 Comments

      *A330-300

    • Comment 122822 by
      KL651 TEAM 4266 Comments

      Thanks for this FR.

      Great pics of the approach and of the city of Zurich.

      I find the main meal pretty poor, with a plain salad and pre packaged dessert.
      If the main wasn't good in addition...

      Unlike you I like the brownish color of the seats, though I agree a brighter color on the back of the seat would be better.

    • Comment 122863 by
      KévinDC TEAM GOLD 4584 Comments

      Hi there. Very very nice report with a lot of good details and plenty of gorgeous pictures--I love the great cabin shots and aerial pics! I like the way the seats look from the front, but, like you, I don't like the look from behind. Awesome pics of Switzerland...really beautiful.

    • Comment 122871 by
      Chibcha 425 Comments

      BOS Terminal E looks like a bummer, nice landside, disappointing airside. The rest of the airport terminals didn't look as bad when I went there.

      I beg to differ regarding the seats, I think they look more elegant than other airlines'. The black is better IMO, considering they are less prone to look messy.

      I loved the pictures and views when arriving in Switzerland and the Zurich tourist extra!

      Thanks for the great FR, Saludos!

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