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Zurich Airport, 28th November 2018

An Additional Aircraft and More Holiday Destinations for Edelweiss

Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is expanding its fleet and will operate an additional short-haul aircraft of the type Airbus A320 as of spring 2019. The new addition will be used to support the further selective expansion of the Edelweiss flight programme. It will also serve as an operational reserve aircraft so as to further enhance flight schedule stability. This expansion brings the Edelweiss fleet total to 16 aircraft (10 Airbus A320s, 2 Airbus A330s and 4 Airbus A340s).

More flights to Norway and Greece in summer 2019

Edelweiss is introducing scheduled flights to Tromsø (Norway). So far, flights to this holiday destination have been available exclusively as full charters in winter. Next summer, Edelweiss will add a direct scheduled flight to Tromsø, available in July and August 2019. Flights to Tromsø will depart on Saturdays and can be booked now at flyedelweiss.com. Summer 2019 will also see an expansion of Edelweiss flight destinations in Greece: in collaboration with TUI Suisse, the airline will operate one weekly flight to Araxos (Patras) in the northern Peloponnese. Flights to Araxos will be operated in July and August 2019 and can be booked exclusively via TUI Suisse. This addition brings the total number of destinations in the Edelweiss route network to 71.

About Edelweiss

Edelweiss is Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline and flies to the most beautiful destinations in the world. With a fleet of 15 aircraft in 2018, the airline operates flights to 71 destinations in 34 countries. Every year, some 1.8 million passengers fly with Edelweiss to 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 a sister company 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