Category Archives: Edelweiss Air

Edelweiss to add four additional long-haul destinations in November 2018

Edelweiss Air's first Airbus A340, delivered on September 23, 2016

Edelweiss Air is adding four new long-haul destinations in November 2018. This includes Colombo (November 3, 2018, twice-weekly, A340-300), Ho Chi Minh City (November 15, 2018, twice-weekly A340-300), Mahe (November 3, 2018, weekly, A340-300) and Varadero (November 9, 2018, weekly, A330-300).

Copyright Photo: Edelweiss Switzerland (Edelweiss Air) Airbus A340-313 HB-JMG (msn 562) PMI (Javier Rodriguez). Image: 935101.

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Edelweiss Air to add Buenos Aires

Edelweiss Switzerland (Edelweiss Air) Airbus A340-313 HB-JMG (msn 562) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 935965.

Starting on November 7, 2018, Edelweiss will operate twice-weekly nonstop flights from Zurich to Buenos Aires with an Airbus A340-300, departing on Wednesdays and Saturdays respectively.

As previously announced, Edelweiss will offer flight services to eight new holiday destinations in the short- and medium-haul range in 2018. Edelweiss will add three additional Airbus A320s. Two of the aircraft will commence flight operations in April 2018, the third one as of June 2018. The aircraft will be leased from Edelweiss’ parent company, the Lufthansa Group, and from the leasing company Macquarie.

Copyright Photo: Edelweiss Switzerland (Edelweiss Air) Airbus A340-313 HB-JMG (msn 562) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 935965.

Edelweiss adds new short- and long-haul destinations

Edelweiss Switzerland (Edelweiss Air) Airbus A340-313 HB-JMG (msn 562) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 935965.

Edelweiss Switzerland will introduce a new Tuesday service to Orlando starting on January 16, 2018; and frequencies will be increased on the existing Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) and Cape Town (South Africa) routes.

On the short- and medium-haul fronts Edelweiss will resume service to Marsa Alam in Southern Egypt, with a weekly Thursday flight from the end of September onwards.

Edelweiss will also offer a Sunday service to Edinburgh between Christmas and Easter. And certain popular holiday destinations will receive intensified service that will give customers greater planning flexibility. These include the Canary Islands, Hurghada (Egypt), Seville (Spain) and Catania (Italy).

Copyright Photo: Edelweiss Switzerland (Edelweiss Air) Airbus A340-313 HB-JMG (msn 562) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 935965.

Edelweiss returns to Calgary with seasonal flights to Zurich

Edelweiss returns to Calgary with seasonal flights to Zurich

Edelweiss returned to the Alberta on Sunday, May 29, 2016 with the inaugural flight of its nonstop seasonal service from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to Zurich. The service from the Swiss airline is a result of close cooperation between The Calgary Airport Authority and its many tourism partners such as the Government of Alberta, Travel Alberta, Tourism Calgary, and Banff and Lake Louise Tourism.

Edelweiss will operate twice-weekly from June to September with an Airbus A330 aircraft adding nearly 600 seats a week into the Calgary market, aligning with YYC’s strategic plan to create more connections for Albertans across the world.

Copyright Photo: Edelweiss Air Airbus A330-223 HB-IQI (msn 291) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 912603.

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Edelweiss Air introduces a new revised livery

Edelweiss A320 in 2015 livery

Edelweiss Air (Zurich) on social media has introduced a new revised look to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The basic change is a larger Edelweiss flower design on the tail. The airline issued this short (translated) statement and image:

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New design for our Edelweiss planes!

We are pleased to inform you that our planes in time for the 20-year anniversary of a new livery.

The first Airbus A320 in the new design will be introduced at the end of November 2015 on the network of Edelweiss. We can’t wait!

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