Mt. Rigi is an Eldorado for paragliders and hang-gliders.
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The most popular launch sites are Staffelhöhe and the summit itself. On the rocky north-facing crags, there are excellent thermals allowing long flight times. The official landing sites are to the west of Küssnacht, in Weggis or in the Schwyz valley.
The equipment for paragliders and hang-gliders are transported free of charge. If they are unable to take off because of difficult wind and weather conditions, the ticket is valid for them to return safely to the valley free of charge. If you don't want to be your own pilot, you can book a flight as a passenger with one of the many tandem paragliding providers in the area.