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Zurich Airport, 17 May 2016

More short- and medium-haul flights

Edelweiss, the leading Swiss leisure travel airline, is adding various short- and medium-haul frequencies to its 2016/17 winter schedule, and with its new Wireless Entertainment System is offering an even more entertaining start to holidays.

Edelweiss is offering more short- and medium-haul flights on its 2016/17 winter schedule. In addition to various frequency increases and the new winter destination of Seville, the airline will also be flying to Edinburgh for the first time in winter.

Increase from two to three weekly frequencies between 2 November – 30 November 2016 and 1 March – 22 March 2017.
Increase from two to three weekly frequencies between 1 November 2016 – 21 March 2017.
Increase from four to five weekly frequencies between 4 November 2016 – 24 March 2017.
New winter destination, served by two weekly flights as in the summer.
Funchal (Madeira):
Increase from two to three weekly frequencies between 2 March – 23 March 2017.
Extended season with one weekly frequency until 19 November 2016 and an earlier start to the season with two weekly frequencies from 14 March 2017.
New winter destination with one weekly frequency from 18 December 2016.
Two weekly frequencies year round, increasing to four weekly frequencies between 25 December 2016 – 1 January 2017.
Increase from ten to eleven weekly frequencies from 1 December 2016.
Increase from four to six weekly frequencies throughout the winter season. Further increase from six to seven weekly frequencies between 3 December 2016 – 7 January 2017.
New: one weekly frequency in full-charter between 28 January – 11 March 2017.

All flights can now be booked through the usual sales channels and through

New Wireless Entertainment System on the A320 fleet

As already announced a few months ago, Edelweiss is currently converting its entire A320 fleet. In addition to a new interior design and seats of the latest generation, every A320 aircraft now also has a Wireless Entertainment System. This will give passengers access to a tremendous range of entertainment options on their own laptop, tablet or smartphone via WLAN on the aircraft. The offer ranges from films, documentaries, TV series and music channels to a digital reading offer.

The new Wireless Entertainment System will be available on all Edelweiss Airbus A320 aircraft by the end of June 2016.

Further information:

Andreas Meier
Head of Corporate Communications
Edelweiss Air AG