Free baggage allowance

You may take the following number of baggage items at no additional cost. It is included in your ticket.

  Business Class Economy Class / Economy Max
  General Allowance Business Class 2 x 32 kg Economy Class / Economy Max 1 x 23 kg
  Travels commencing in / to Sri Lanka / Vietnam Business Class 2 x 32 kg Economy Class / Economy Max 2 x 23 kg
  Children 2 - 12 years of age Business Class 2 x 32 kg plus car seat / stroller / buggy Economy Class / Economy Max 1 x 23 kg plus car seat / stroller / buggy
  Children 2 - 12 years of age - Free baggage allowance for travels commencing in / to Sri Lanka / Vietnam Business Class 2 x 32 kg plus car seat / stroller / buggy Economy Class / Economy Max 2 x 23 kg plus car seat / stroller / buggy
  Infant 0 - 2 years of age Business Class 1 x 23 kg plus car seat / stroller / buggy Economy Class / Economy Max 1 x 23 kg plus car seat / stroller / buggy
Please note: For all pieces the maximum dimension (height + width + depth) of 158 cm per piece applies.
  Business Class Economy Class
  Quantity of baggage items Business Class 2 Economy Class 1
  Size per baggage item Business Class 55 x 40 x 23 cm Economy Class 55 x 40 x 23 cm
  Weight per baggage item Business Class 8 kg Economy Class 8 kg

Excess & additional baggage

You can buy additional kilos of baggage allowance. Book your excess and additional baggage online up to four days before departure.

    Weight Size*  Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy and Business   Bigger than
allowance
Weight max. 23 kg Size*  over
158 cm
Short / Medium haul CHF 120.- Long haul CHF 240.-
Economy   Heavier than
allowance
Weight 24 - 32 kg Size*  max.
158 cm
Short / Medium haul CHF 60.- Long haul CHF 120.-
Economy   Bigger and heavier
than allowance
Weight 24 - 32& kg Size*  over
158 cm
Short / Medium haul CHF 180.- Long haul CHF 360.-
*Size = length + width + height of baggage item
Please note: Any items of baggage weighing more than 32 kg will not be processed at the desk, but need to be checked in separately as bulky cargo.
    Weight Size* Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy and Business   Standard Weight max.
23 kg
Size* max. 158 cm Short / Medium haul CHF 90.- Long haul CHF 180.-
Economy and Business   Oversize Weight max.
23 kg
Size* over 158 cm Short / Medium haul CHF 210.- Long haul CHF 420.-
Economy and Business   Very heavy Weight 24 - 32 kg Size* max. 158 cm Short / Medium haul CHF 150.- Long haul CHF 300.-
Economy and Business   Very heavy and oversize Weight max.
32 kg
Size* over 158 cm Short / Medium haul CHF 270.- Long haul CHF 540.-
*Size = length + width + height of baggage item

Lower rates on a 2nd baggage item

For flights to/from South Africa, Canada and USA the following lower rate is available.

    Weight Size* Price
Economy and Economy Max   2nd baggage item** Weight max. 23 kg Size* max. 158 cm Price CHF 100.-
* Size = length + width + height of baggage item
** Second bag fee only applies in connection with travel to/from South Africa, Canada and USA.

Seat reservation

Reserve your preferred seat online up to 4 days before departure.

  Seat Type Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy Seat Type Standard seat Short / Medium haul CHF 14.- Long haul CHF 29.-
Economy Seat Type Emergency exit seat * Short / Medium haul CHF 14.- Long haul CHF 99.-
Economy Seat Type Extra seat (more legroom) Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 99.-
Economy Max Seat Type Buenos Aires Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type Calgary Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type Cancún Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type Cape Town Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 199.-
Economy Max Seat Type Colombo Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type Denver Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type Havana Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 179.-
Economy Max Seat Type Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type Las Vegas Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type Mahé (Seychellen) Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 199.-
Economy Max Seat Type Maledives Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 199.-
Economy Max Seat Type Mauritius Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 199.-
Economy Max Seat Type Orlando Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type Phuket Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 179.-
Economy Max Seat Type Punta Cana Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 179.-
Economy Max Seat Type Rio de Janeiro Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type San Diego Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type San José (Costa Rica) Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type Tampa Bay Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type Vancouver Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Economy Max Seat Type Varadero Short / Medium haul - Long haul CHF 149.-
Business Seat Type   Short / Medium haul CHF 0.00 Long haul CHF 0.00
* Passengers with limited mobility, infants and children under the age of 16, unaccompanied minors as well as those travelling with an animal in cabin may not sit in emergency row seat.
Fees for seat reservations apply per person and sector/flight leg. You must book a flight before reserving a seat. Seat reservations may be done online up to 4 days prior to departure.
Seats for special-category passengers will remain free of charge according to their requirements.
Passengers who booked their flight on flyedelweiss.com please contact the Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com.
All other guests secure their free seat reservation through their booking office.

Sport equipment

Every sport equipment (category normal) is free of charge on all flights if within the free baggage allowance (max. 23 kg and up to 158 cm maximum dimension) of the ticket. We advise to pack bycicles and / or sport equipment carefully and appropriately. Edelweiss assumes no liability for broken content of your luggage.;;; ;;; For all flights the following table applies:

Category Booking class Short / Medium haul Long haul
Category Normal (up to 23 kg)* Booking class Economy and Business Class Short / Medium haul incl. Long haul incl.
Category Big (up to 32 kg)** Booking class Economy and Business Class Short / Medium haul CHF 120.- Long haul CHF 240.-
* The first sport bag category normal is offered free of charge all flights. For every additional sport bag the additional baggage conditions apply. Only valid on flights operated by Edelweiss. Does not apply for codeshare flights or flight itineraries combined with other airlines.
** The sport bag conditions are to be paid for the first sport bag category big on long-haul flights or short-and middle-haul flights. For every additional sport bag the additional baggage conditions apply.
Category Definition Number of bags allowed Maximum dimensions
Category Bike Definition 1 regular bike (no motor and no E-Bike*)
OR
1 special children's trolley to use with a bike
OR
1 One-Wheel-Bike (up to max. 23 kg incl. packaging)
Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 275cm
(height+width+depth)
Category Boards small Definition Any boards for sport purpose with a maximum length of 2 meters Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(length only)
Category Fishing equipment Definition 1 bag containing fishing rod
1 bag containing fishing accessories
Number of bags allowed 2 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(height+width+depth)
Category Golf equipment Definition 1 golf bag containing 1 set of golf clubs, golf balls and tees
1 pair of golf shoes
Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(height+width+depth)
Category (Ice) Hockey equipment Definition 1 hockey bag
1 hockey stick
1 pair of ice skates
1 set of body protection
1 helmet
Number of bags allowed 2 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(height+width+depth)
Category Scuba diving equipment Definition 1 bag containing one empty tank bottle
1 bag containing diving accessories such as
snorkel, fins, wetsuit, BCD-jacket, mask, lamp (please check dangerous goods regulations)
Number of bags allowed 2 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(height+width+depth)
Category Sport / hunting firearms** Definition 1 bag containing the weapon
1 bag containing the ammunition
Number of bags allowed 2 Maximum dimensions 158cm
(height+width+depth)
Category Winter sports equipment Definition 1 bag containing one pair of ski OR one
snowboard
1 bag containing one pair of ski poles and
one pair of ski- OR snowboard shoes
1 helmet
Number of bags allowed 2 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(length only)
* E-Bikes cannot be accepted due to security reasons, unless the battery is not being transported.
** No sporting / hunting firearms and ammunition are allowed to be transported on flights to Scotland. On flights to all other holiday destinations, the transport of weapons has to be preregistered. Those guests who have made their booking via flyedelweiss.com, are kindly requested to contact our Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com until latest 4 days prior to departure, to book their weapons. All other guests are requested to contact their booking agent.
Category Definition Number of bags allowed Maximum dimensions
Category Boards long Definition Any boards for sports purpose with a maximum length of 3,15 meters Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 315cm
(length only)
Category Hang gliding equipment Definition 1 Hang gliding equipment in one bag Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 350cm
(height+width+depth)
315cm
(length)
Category Tandem Bike Definition 1 Tandem with max. 2 seats (no motor and no E-Bike*) Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 350cm
(height+width+depth)
315cm
(length)
* E-Bikes cannot be accepted due to security reasons, unless the battery is not being transported.

Medical

Our medical equipments and services on board are available for the following charges.

  Service Type Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy and Business Service Type Escort for passengers with impaired hearing or vision Short / Medium haul CHF 0.00 Long haul CHF 0.00
Economy and Business Service Type Oxygen bottle Short / Medium haul CHF 300.- Long haul CHF 450.-
Economy and Business Service Type Wheelchair accompanying service up and down steps (WCHS) Short / Medium haul CHF 0.00 Long haul CHF 0.00
Economy and Business Service Type Wheelchair accompanying service for ramp (WCHR) Short / Medium haul CHF 0.00 Long haul CHF 0.00
Economy and Business Service Type Wheelchair accompanying service all the way to seat (WCHC) Short / Medium haul CHF 0.00 Long haul CHF 0.00
Economy and Business Service Type Medical equipment: shots Short / Medium haul CHF 0.00 Long haul CHF 0.00
Economy and Business Service Type Other medical equipment Short / Medium haul CHF 0.00 Long haul CHF 0.00
Economy and Business Service Type Portable oxygen concentrator (POC/CPAP) Short / Medium haul CHF 0.00 Long haul CHF 0.00
Wheelchair assistance may be ordered up to 4 days prior to departure.
Seats for special-category passengers will remain free of charge according to their requirements.
Passengers who booked their flight on flyedelweiss.com please contact the Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com.
All other guests secure their free seat reservation through their booking office.

Special meal

On Edelweiss flights all special meals are free of charge. Special meal orders may be placed online up to 4 days prior to departure.

Flying with animals

For the transportation of your animal, the following charges apply.

Service Type Short / Medium haul Long haul
Service Type Animal in hold (kennel 1 or max. 60 x 45 x 40 cm) Short / Medium haul CHF 120.- Long haul CHF 180.-
Service Type Animal in hold (kennel 2–5 or over 60 x 45 x 40 cm) Short / Medium haul CHF 240.- Long haul CHF 360.-
Service Type Pet in cabin (waterproof soft container, max. 55 x 40 x 23 cm)* Short / Medium haul CHF 60.- Long haul CHF 90.-
* Seat reservations for passengers travelling with animals in cabin will remain free of charge (for max. 1 guest per registered animal). Passengers who booked their flight on flyedelweiss.com please contact the Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com. All other guests secure their free seat reservation as well as animal registration through their booking office.

Services for children

Services for children are available for the following charges.

  Service Type Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy and Business Service Type Baby basket * Short / Medium haul CHF 0.00 Long haul CHF 0.00
Economy and Business Service Type Unaccompanied minor ** Short / Medium haul CHF 70.- Long haul CHF 120.-
* Baby baskets may be ordered for babies up to 8 months (max. 11 kg or 70 cm). The number of baby baskets on-board is limited, thus your reservation is essential. Baby baskets can only be installed on certain seats on-board.

Seats for passengers travelling with an infant with bassinet facility remain free of charge
- 1 adult travelling with an infant with bassinet facility and another child/other children (up to 11yrs), the accompanying child/ren are entitled to seat reservation free of charge.
- If 1 or more adults are travelling with an infant with bassinet facility, only the adult with the infant gets a free seat due to mandatory seating for the bassinet.
All other passengers (adults and children) need to pay for their seats.
 
Passengers who booked their flight on flyedelweiss.com please contact the Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com.
All other guests secure their free seat reservation through their booking office.
** Should a child be travelling alone („unaccompanied minor“), UM service will provide care for the child at the airport and on-board. An online reservation may be placed up to 4 days prior to departure.

Seat reservation for unaccompanied minors:
Passengers who booked their flight on flyedelweiss.com please contact the Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com.
All other guests secure their free seat reservation through their booking office.

Important notice for codeshare and interline flights to / from USA

Please note that fees for baggage and optional services on flights operated by a codeshare or interline partner may differ from the fees for baggage and optional services charged by Edelweiss.

Please note that daily exchange rates apply.