Workplaces Swissair, Atraxis, EDS

My Workplaces from 1985 until 2003.

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for God, not for men.” (Co 3:23)

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Pictures of my Swissair Times:

A Swissair Boeing 747 flying over the Swissair Head Office Balsberg in 1987.
Balsberg was my workplace from 1985 until 2003:


In front of  the Balsberg Building (summer 2002)
P.S. My last workplace at HP – click here: Hewlett-Packard

IATA Certificate “Airline Alliances and Strategic Partnerships”, August 2000:

The Swissair C1 (Curriculum 1) club:
Management Seminar at Menzberg, 1995:

Swissair and Radio-Schweiz AG at the Videotex Kongress, Basel, 1985
presenting the Videotex Flight Arrival/Departure Information System developed by RSAG
(shortly before migrating the programme code on IBM mainframes at Swissair Zurich):


Looks great, this VTX CEPT (Arrival / Departure) application on a Colour TV:


Swissair’s Videotex crew in 1987,
in the early days of electronic commerce:
f.l.t.r.: Thomas Mäder, Karl Widin, Gianna Monsch, Bernhard Rindlisbacher


David (Dave) Jackman, Zircon Ltd., with V791/V792 project leader Thomas, 1986
developping Travitel, (formerly known as PAX.25, Swissair’s first Dial-In System to the SR PARS Reservation System.)
Dave’s standard message: «I need a crocodile sandwich, and make it snappy!»:

Zircon (900) Rack at the SR/Atraxis Data Center Balsberg, Zurich
(this infrastructure served more than 600 travel and cargo agents 1986-2001):

Operating a mobile Swissair Reservation Office via Travitel at the White Swan Hotel in Guanghzou, China during the 1st FIFA World Championship for Women’s Football 1991.
In the picture: Jürg N., making flight reservations over X.25 with Thomas, keeping an eye on things:


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A Swissair Commercial:

Swissair ad – a one minute video clip:

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