As the economic consequences of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in Washington and New York continue to unfold, Swissair Group is applying for protection from creditors under Swiss law and is set to be dissolved in the near future. The aviation group has become the first major airline to shut down in the aftermath of the attacks, having struggled financially in the months before. SAirGroup, still its legal name, will be replaced as the national carrier of Switzerland by Crossair, into ...


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