Providing the most comprehensive smartFDM service in the industry.

About Us

SWISS49 – providing the most comprehensive smartFDM service in the industry.

We're the right solution for your business

The swiss49ers team consists of professional and highly qualified computer science people. The individuals are close to business by holding active Airline Transport Pilots Licenses ATPL or having long term experience in airline flight operations including long haul flight services. Being active and responsible for Flight Data Monitoring at a major European flag carrier over 10 years expertise has been accumulated before the founding of the swiss49 team in 2006. Since then, this crew is ready together with you!

what does swiss49 stand for?

in 1849 the gold-rush took place in the wild-west region around san francisco, where the mining people started digging valuable gold nuggets out of mountains of dirt.

the swiss49er individuals are the gold diggers of today… we find the “gold nuggets” and the essence in huge flight data heaps. we provide customers with smart knowledge about their data and operational characteristics. enabling management taking clever decisions which match the problem is a crucial advantage in the market today. by knowing where and how to find the gold veins efficiently and reliable we offer added value for companies in the aviation industry.

Why swiss49?

swiss49 expertise

our team has been in the flight data business since the year 2000 a lot of valuable expertise has been acquired by this handpicked team of expert engineers and pilots!

cost effective service

we are professionals when it comes to serving the needs of airlines. we believe that using automated processing for standard scenarios helps to keep cost down.

need customized service? this is our challenge!

we love the challenge of non-standard questions and new ! we bring our IT and aviator expertise together for your benefit!

Our History

founded in Zurich, Switzerland

founded in Zurich, Switzerland

swiss49 ag is founded in Zurich, Switzerland. The company offers full range Flight Data Monitoring services to airlines and other aviation institutions.

June 2006
March 2010

risk assessment module introduced

swiss49 includes risk assessment module into the service portfolio – responding to the industry focus on risk management.

Collaboration with FlightDataCore

swiss49 enters collaboration with FlightDataCore for processing and storing of flight data.

June 2011
July 2011

smartFDM product-line launched

swiss49 launches the smartFDM product-line as a cost-effective alternative to other competing fdm service providers.

new business intelligence / data mining and reporting platform

swiss49 introduces new business intelligence / data mining and reporting platform. With QlikSense and nPrinting Enterprise tools, customized solutions are available within the smartFDM suite.

July 2016
March 2018

new smartFDM platform launched

The all-new smartFDM Version 2.0 platform is launched with multiple upgrades and added functionality.


3D-Animation with outside view for takeoff and landings with detailed animated customized 3D-Aircraft models.

July 2022
February 2023

licensed Bombardier FDM Service provider

swiss49 becomes licensed Bombardier FDM Service provider

Fuel reporting

Fuel reporting for EASA AMC6 CAT.OP.MPA.181 Fuel Scheme with variation and 3% contingency fuel planning

July 2023
September 2023

RRLD (reduced required landing distance) reports

RRLD (reduced required landing distance) reports according to EASA.CAT.POL.A.255 for short runway operation with reduced planning margin.

50iest fdm service client

swiss49 welcome it's 50iest fdm service client and customer base is growing.

October 2023


swiss49 has a been working with its partners over the past years – providing a stable and solid service 24/7/365.

Bombardier Business Aircraft

swiss49 is licensed preferred service provider for Bombardier Aircraft and eligible to use FRCS data for customer services.

Dassault Aviation

Dassault selects swiss49 as selected partner for Flight Data Monitoring Services for all Falcon Jets.

Flight Data Core

FDC flight data core – providing a smart data decoding and processing powerhouse required to run the smartfdm service. Managing the server-farm infrastructure where flight data is decoded, stored, processed and analysed.



the Cesium Platform provides a customizable 3D world which is perfect for our 3D animation package.


the mapping tools provided by mapbox provide everything we need to set flight data into perspective.

Qlik Sense & nPrinting

qlik sense and nPrinting provide the backbone of the smartFDM reporting and data-mining capabilities. Fully automated – straight forward.

Google Earth

The best animated picture of the earth can be combined with flight and showing events in space.


Reports, event announcements and media releases: Find out more about the wide range of our activities and take a look behind the scenes. get updates and news from the swiss49 team…

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