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End of a myth

Birth, death and resurrection, from Swissair to Swiss.

The grounding of Swissair on October 2, 2001, was the end of national myth and a dark day in Swiss aviation history. Ten years later, Swiss International Airlines has taken over the mantle of national carrier and soared back into profits under the aegis of Germany's Lufthansa.

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