Swiss Business Class Partner Special: Long Haul Roundtrips Starting at €1,154 from Amsterdam

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Star Alliance members Lufthansa and Swiss currently offer a nice partner sale from the Amsterdam. If you purchase two tickets for you and a friend/family member/significant other, you can score 10+ hour business class flights for a little more than €1,200. Possible destinations include Bogota, Buenos Aires and Johannesburg.


This is a partner sale – you have to purchase tickets for at least two adults to get the quoted price.

This is a selection of destinations where prices and availability are especially great:

  • Auckland at €1,640
  • Buenos Aires at €1,528
  • Bogota at €1,262
  • Cape Town at €1,318
  • Dubai at €985
  • Johannesburg at €1,154
  • Nairobi at €1,217
  • Penang at €1,262
  • Sydney at €1,720
  • Tel Aviv at €599**

**Choosing Tel Aviv is most interesting when choosing SWISS, as they operate widebody planes from Zurich to Israel in contrast to Lufthansa.

€1,154 to Johannesburg – a true highlight of this sale.

All itineraries start with a European business feeder flight to either Frankfurt or Zurich. Onwards, you can enjoy each airlines’ business class cabin enroute to your destination. Flights to Australia & New Zealand feature an additional flight, operated by Singapore Airlines or Cathay Pacific.

Search & Book

According to the fare rules, this offer remains online until March 1, 2020 – we expect it to run out availability earlier. It is valid for departures before December 19, 2020 with a minimum stay of three nights (or a night from Saturday to Sunday) and not exceeding three months. Details may differ depending on your destination.

Swiss’ has set up a landing page with a nice calendar that shows you when flights at the advertised price are available.

Swiss Landing Page Calendar
Select your flights.

This is the easiest and fastest way to purchase your tickets. You even have the ability to combine economy class, business class and first class legs as you please, enabling you to get the perfect blend of comfort and price.


Lufthansa and Swiss issue tickets in booking class P. While there reward structure is very similiar, you might prefer one or the other, depending on where you want to credit your mileage. A trip to Johannesburg with Lufthansa via Frankfurt shall be credited like this:

  • 18,984 Kilometers on Air China PhoenixMiles
  • 14,070 Miles on Singapore KrisFlyer
  • 12,302 Points on SAS EuroBonus
  • 12,300 Miles on Miles&More
  • 12,300 Award Miles + 480 Points on Miles&More 2024
  • 11,256 Award Miles + 2,252 PQP on United MileagePlus
  • 11,256 Miles on Copa ConnectMiles
  • 11,256 Miles on LATAM Pass
  • 11,256 Miles on Thai Royal Orchid Plus
  • 11,052 Miles on Air Canada Aeroplan
  • 7,880 Miles on ANA Mileage Club
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While a SWISS business class roundtrip accruals the following mileage:

  • 18,436 Kilometers on Air China PhoenixMiles
  • 14,016 Miles on Singapore KrisFlyer
  • 12,062 Miles on Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
  • 11,962 Miles on Miles&More
  • 11,962 Award Miles + 480 Points on Miles&More 2024
  • 11,662 Points on SAS EuroBonus
  • 11,462 Miles on Aegean Miles+Bonus
  • 11,460 Miles on Air New Zealand AirPoints
  • 11,212 Award Miles + 2,242 PQP on United MileagePlus
  • 11,212 Miles on Asiana Club
  • 11,212 Miles on EgyptAir Plus
  • 11,212 Miles on Air India Flying Returns
  • 11,212 Miles on EVA Infinity MileageLands
  • 11,212 Miles on Avianca LifeMiles
  • 11,212 Miles on Copa ConnectMiles
  • 11,212 Miles on TAP Miles & Go
  • 11,212 Miles on Ethiopian ShebaMiles
  • 11,212 Miles on LATAM Pass
  • 11,212 Miles on South African Voyager
  • 11,212 Miles on Thai Royal Orchid Plus
  • 10,838 Miles on Air Canada Aeroplan
  • 7,848 Miles on ANA Mileage Club
Data provided by Without guarantee on correctness.

Premium Cabins

There is no question that Lufthansa’s and SWISS’ premium cabins are among the upper half worldwide. Our author Dennis tried both business class products – you can get a glimpse of what you can expect here:

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