About Swiss ETS (and who’s affected)

1 July 2017, the Swiss Federal Council entered into force Ordinance to institute and emission trading scheme for Switzerland. Swiss ETS for aviation is a mandatory regulation for specific operators to track flights between Switzerland – European Economic Area (EEA) and Intra-Switzerland.

Specifically, operators with 1,000+ T/CO2 (Full Scope) for EU-ETS in 2016 are required to comply with Swiss ETS beginning 1 January 2018. 2018 Swiss TKM Compliance requires operators submit a Monitoring Plan, track distance / payload, and compile an annual report of applicable flights. TKM Monitoring Plans were due 30 September 2017 and TKM Reports are due 31 March 2019.

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Roadmap to Success for SWISS-ETS reporting


Stay on top of these milestones to ensure your compliance with SWISS-ETS.

Activities to completeTime frame
Create + Submit SWISS Annual Emissions Monitoring PlansFall 2019
Submit Verified SWISS TKM Report to FOEN31 March 2019
Submit draft TKM and all documentation to verifierFebruary 2019
Engage SWISS-ETS Accredited 3rd Party Verifier.February 2019
Eurocontrol Data for Monitoring Year 2018 becomes availableJanuary 16, 2019
Create supporting document packageJanuary 2019 – December 2018
Gather applicable Flight Logs w/ Pax/Payload data for 2018 (Intra Swiss & Swiss – EEA)December 2018
Submit all FLEET changes and documentation from Monitoring Year to Eurocontrol CRCO OfficeNovember 2018

Past Updates

Need help understanding CH-ETS (Swiss ETS)?

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