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Zurich Airport, 6th November 2017

Edelweiss to Serve Buenos Aires with Direct Flights Starting in November 2018

Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is expanding its long-haul route network to South America. Starting in November 2018, the carrier will offer two weekly direct flights from Zurich to Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires is not just the world’s tango capital, but also enthrals with abundant cultural diversity, fascinating architecture, first-class soccer and arguably the world’s best meat. Thanks to the city’s impressive diversity the capital of Argentina is also referred to as the “Paris of South America”. As well as offering a host of sights and attractions, Buenos Aires is also an excellent starting point for day trips or onward travel to explore the beauty of Argentina.

Bernd Bauer, CEO of Edelweiss: “Argentina has been on our wish list for a very long time. I am convinced that our passengers will love our new holiday destination and that the direct flights to Buenos Aires will be very popular.”

Starting on 7th November 2018, Edelweiss will operate twice-weekly direct flights from Zurich to Buenos Aires with an Airbus A340, departing on Wednesdays and Saturdays respectively, The flights will be available for booking as of early December 2017 at flyedelweiss.com, or via any of the usual sales channels.

About Edelweiss

Edelweiss is Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline and flies to the most beautiful destinations in the world. With a fleet of fifteen aircraft in 2018, the airline operates flights to 63 destinations in 29 countries. Every year, some 1.8 million passengers fly with Edelweiss to and from their holiday destination and enjoy a relaxing travel experience. This includes great service on board provided with the warmth, reliability and hospitality that Edelweiss is known for. Edelweiss is an affiliate of Swiss International Airlines (SWISS) and a member of the Lufthansa Group.

Further information:

Andreas Meier
Head of Corporate Communications
Edelweiss Air AG
media@flyedelweiss.com