The A321 flies short- and medium-haul routes with large numbers of passengers. It has a maximum of 200 seats and a cargo capacity of 4.3 tonnes. This airbus is used within Europe and on routes between Switzerland, Africa and the Middle East.
The symbolic christening of the airbus "St. Moritz" was held on the summit of Corviglia, 2,500 metres above sea level and overlooking the Engadine Valley's sophisticated metropolis.
One in three tourists travels to Switzerland by air and a good number of them choose to fly with the national carrier. One particularly popular destination is Zermatt at the foot of the world-famous Matterhorn mountain in Valais. The christening of the airbus "Zermatt" was held here on the church square.
The twin names "Biel/Bienne" indicate that the city of Biel is located right on the border between two languages. Both French and German are both spoken in Biel.