• Edelweiss to become official airline partner of Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN

    Edelweiss signs a partnership with the Formula 1 team of Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN. Edelweiss will support the team as it flies to race destinations around Europe and the World. Read more Edelweiss to become official airline partner of Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN

  • New holiday destinations and significantly larger long-haul offering for winter 2021/22

    Liberia in Costa Rica and Luxor in Egypt added to the route network. Colombo, Phuket, Havana, Cape Town and Mauritius to be served again. First flights to Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar, Muscat and the Cape Verde Islands. Read more New holiday destinations and significantly larger long-haul offering for winter 2021/22

  • Three new holiday destinations in Tanzania

    Edelweiss is expanding its offer on the African continent. With Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam, it is adding three new destinations in Tanzania to its route network for the autumn holidays. Read more Three new holiday destinations in Tanzania

  • Spain and Greece most popular this summer

    Edelweiss is offering 55 holiday destinations worldwide from Zurich at the start of the summer holidays. The short- and medium-haul offer includes 48 holiday destinations in 17 countries. On short-haul routes, Edelweiss has the same amount of capacity on offer as in the pre-Corona summer of 2019. On long-haul routes, Edelweiss is flying to seven holiday destinations in six countries this summer. Read more Spain and Greece most popular this summer

  • Edelweiss to fly to Puerto Plata from 2 July

    This new flight will further expand the existing Edelweiss tourist offer in the Caribbean (Cancún in Mexico, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, Havana in Cuba and Montego Bay in Jamaica) and in Central America (San José in Costa Rica). Read more Edelweiss to fly to Puerto Plata from 2 July

  • flyedelweiss.com: The first address for inspiration

    As of today, the Edelweiss website has a fresher look. With new and exciting content on all Edelweiss destinations. Tips, stories, pictures and videos that inspire and make the search for the right holiday destination easier. Read more flyedelweiss.com: The first address for inspiration

  • Carefree travel with Edelweiss in times of Corona

    Edelweiss is simplifying travel planning with two new services. From now on, you can buy a travel-approved PCR test for home use via the Edelweiss website. In addition, all Edelweiss guests have access to an extended range of information for each holiday destination with the most important Covid 19 regulations and local testing options. Read more Carefree travel with Edelweiss in times of Corona

  • Edelweiss with four new holiday destinations for the summer

    In time for the summer holidays, Edelweiss is adding new flights to the Greek destinations of Preveza/Lefkada and Skiathos, to Tivat in Montenegro and to Newquay in the English holiday region of Cornwall. Read more Edelweiss with four new holiday destinations for the summer

  • With Edelweiss to Jamaica

    Edelweiss is offering a colorful range of dream destinations in the coming months. With Montego Bay on Jamaica, Edelweiss will be flying to a new vacation destination from spring 2021. Read more With Edelweiss to Jamaica

  • Edelweiss to Resume Flights to Cape Town

    From 25 November, Edelweiss will again fly once a week directly from Zurich to Cape Town in South Africa. This means that five long-haul destinations are already available in the autumn and winter program. Read more Edelweiss to Resume Flights to Cape Town

  • With Edelweiss into the autumn and winter vacations

    This autumn and winter, Edelweiss will again fly to popular beach holiday classics in the Caribbean and Indian Ocean. Also Egypt and Turkey as well as other vacation destinations in the Mediterranean area are in the program. Edelweiss now also flies directly from Zurich to Muscat in Oman. Read more With Edelweiss into the autumn and winter vacations

  • Edelweiss to Resume Flights to the Maldives

    Edelweiss will again be flying directly from Zurich to Malé in the Maldives from September 26. With Punta Cana, the Seychelles and Cancún, four long-haul destinations are now available in the autumn and winter program. Read more Edelweiss to Resume Flights to the Maldives

  • Edelweiss to Resume Flights to Cancún

    Beginning 3rd October 2020, and thus in time for the autumn holidays, Edelweiss will resume direct flight services from Zurich to Cancún on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. The region has received the Safe Travels stamp of approval from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Read more Edelweiss to Resume Flights to Cancún

  • Edelweiss to Resume Flights to Seychelles

    Edelweiss is resuming direct flights from Zurich to Mahé in Seychelles, beginning 26th September. This is the airline’s second long-haul destination besides Punta Cana to where flight services can be resumed. Read more Edelweiss to Resume Flights to Seychelles

  • Edelweiss Adds Three New Holiday Destinations to Its Winter Timetable

    Edelweiss will operate flights to 25 short-haul and medium-haul holiday destinations in 11 countries this winter, with a special focus on popular Canary Island and Red Sea destinations. The airline’s winter timetable will also introduce direct flights from Zurich to Agadir (Morocco), Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) and Sal (Cape Verde). Read more Edelweiss Adds Three New Holiday Destinations to Its Winter Timetable

  • Edelweiss’ Summer Flight Timetable Includes More Than Sixty Destinations

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, will operate flights to more than sixty holiday destinations in 29 countries this summer, from July to October. The airline will fly to all of its existing summer holiday destinations, with the exception of San Diego. Read more Edelweiss’ Summer Flight Timetable Includes More Than Sixty Destinations

  • Edelweiss Flies Aircraft Back from Dübendorf

    Edelweiss will fly back two Airbuses A320 from the Dübendorf Air Base to Zurich Airport today (Tuesday, 9th June). The other three aircraft will follow in a week’s time. Read more Edelweiss Flies Aircraft Back from Dübendorf

  • Edelweiss to Resume Flight Services

    Edelweiss will resume its flight services tomorrow, Thursday, after suspending flights for almost two months. The first flight after the easing of the coronavirus lockdown will depart at 0600 CET from Zurich to Faro (Portugal). Read more Edelweiss to Resume Flight Services

  • Edelweiss Parks Two Aircraft Temporarily on the Dubendorf Air Base and Applies for Short-Time Work

    Due to the extraordinary circumstances caused by the spread of the coronavirus and the ensuing strong decline in bookings, Edelweiss is forced to significantly downsize its route network. Read more Edelweiss Parks Two Aircraft Temporarily on the Dubendorf Air Base and Applies for Short-Time Work

  • The “Edelweiss Café” Is Now Open in Zurich Airport

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is delighted to announce the opening of the “Edelweiss Café” at Zurich Airport, so that guests can now enjoy the airline’s warm hospitality on home soil as well as above the clouds. Read more The “Edelweiss Café” Is Now Open in Zurich Airport

  • Edelweiss Is Introducing Flights to Puerto Plata and Figari (Corsica)

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is adding two new holiday destinations to its network, thus expanding the airline’s flight services to the Dominican Republic and the Mediterranean region. Read more Edelweiss Is Introducing Flights to Puerto Plata and Figari (Corsica)

  • Edelweiss Reveals the 2020 Travel Trends

    The Swiss love to travel – and it starts with the joy of holiday planning. But the vast choice of destinations on offer can make it hard to know where to travel to. Read more Edelweiss Reveals the 2020 Travel Trends

  • Edelweiss is launching a New Culinary Concept

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is launching a new culinary concept that includes innovative inflight tableware and will be introduced on 1st December 2019. Read more Edelweiss is launching a New Culinary Concept

  • Edelweiss to Introduce Flights to Menorca and Agadir

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is adding Agadir (Morocco) and Menorca (Balearic Islands) to its route network. Flights to these new holiday destinations will be available as of summer 2020. Read more Edelweiss to Introduce Flights to Menorca and Agadir

  • Edelweiss Is Simplifying CO2 Emission Offsetting

    Edelweiss is the first airline in Switzerland to integrate voluntary CO2 offsetting into the booking process on its website. Edelweiss passengers can now compensate their CO2 emissions easily and conveniently when paying for their ticket. Read more Edelweiss Is Simplifying CO2 Emission Offsetting

  • Expedited Process through US Security Checks

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is participating in the PreCheck programme of the US Transportation Security Administration. Registered passengers enjoy several advantages at US airports, including expedited security screening. Read more Expedited Process through US Security Checks

  • More Flights to Colombo and More Convenient Flight Times in Winter 2019/2020

    Edelweiss is introducing changes per its 2019/2020 Winter Timetable: as of December 2019, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline will increase its service from Zurich to Colombo (Sri Lanka) to three weekly flights (departing on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays). Read more More Flights to Colombo and More Convenient Flight Times in Winter 2019/2020

  • Edelweiss Introduces Flights to Ohrid

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is expanding its service to Macedonia, with up to two weekly flights to Ohrid starting in April 2019. Read more Edelweiss Introduces Flights to Ohrid

  • Pilots Accept New Collective Labour Agreement

    The members of the Aeropers pilot union have accepted the new Collective Labour Agreement. The vote was held today, with 94.5% of union members voting in favour of the new CLA. Read more Pilots Accept New Collective Labour Agreement

  • Patrick Heymann Is the New Chief Commercial Officer of Edelweiss

    Edelweiss has appointed Patrick Heymann (44), currently Head of Legal Affairs at Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS), to serve as the airline’s new Chief Commercial Officer, and as a member of the Edelweiss Executive Board, effective 1 February 2019. Read more Patrick Heymann Is the New Chief Commercial Officer of Edelweiss

  • 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). Read more An Additional Aircraft and More Holiday Destinations for Edelweiss

  • More Holiday Flights in Winter

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is upping its flights and destinations. As well as the introduction of new holiday destinations, the airline’s 2018/19 Winter Timetable comes with more flights to popular holiday destinations in Egypt and the Canary Islands. Read more More Holiday Flights in Winter

  • Two New Holiday Destinations for Summer 2019

    Edelweiss is expanding its route network with two new travel destinations. In summer 2019, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline will introduce flights to Tirana (Albania) and Kalamata (Greece). In addition, Edelweiss will operate year-round flights to the Seychelles and Mauritius. Read more Two New Holiday Destinations for Summer 2019

  • Edelweiss to Fly to Eilat

    Edelweiss, Switzerland's leading leisure travel airline, is expanding its range of holiday destinations and will be flying to Eilat on the Red Sea once a week from 28 October 2018. Read more Edelweiss to Fly to Eilat

  • Edelweiss to Fly to La Palma

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is expanding its services to the Canary Islands with the addition of a direct flight to La Palma as of 28th October 2018. Read more Edelweiss to Fly to La Palma

  • Edelweiss Builds a Home of Hope

    Edelweiss has operated flights to San José since May 2017. The fact that poverty is a part of everyday life in Costa Rica -and in other beautiful holiday destinations as well- is something Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline chooses not to ignore. For Edelweiss, Social Responsibility does not stop at the Swiss border. Instilled with that sense of responsibility, 23 Edelweiss employees, together with CEO Bernd Bauer, presented an impoverished family in a poor San José neighbourhood with the gift of a house – which they had built with their own hands. Read more Edelweiss Builds a Home of Hope

  • Change in the Board of Directors of Edelweiss

    The General Meeting of Shareholders of Edelweiss Air AG has appointed Thomas Klühr as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Thomas Klühr is Chief Executive Officer of the Edelweiss sister airline Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) and has been a member of the Edelweiss Board of Directors since 2016. He will assume his new position on 1st January 2018. Read more Change in the Board of Directors of Edelweiss

  • Edelweiss to offer flights to the Seychelles, Sri Lanka and Vietnam starting in 2018

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is going east. The carrier will expand its long-haul route network with flights to the Seychelles, Colombo/Sri Lanka and Ho Chi Minh City/Vietnam in 2018. This will coincide with an increase of flight frequencies to various other long-haul destinations. Read more Edelweiss to offer flights to the Seychelles, Sri Lanka and Vietnam starting in 2018

  • 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. Read more Edelweiss to Serve Buenos Aires with Direct Flights Starting in November 2018

  • Edelweiss to Add Three Airbus A320 Aircraft to Its Fleet

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, will add three Airbus A320 aircraft to its short- and medium-haul fleet next year. This will bring the airline’s fleet total to fifteen aircraft by the end of 2018. Read more Edelweiss to Add Three Airbus A320 Aircraft to Its Fleet

  • 20% More Holiday Destinations: Edelweiss to Massively Expand Its Route Network in Summer 2018

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, will increase its route network by more than twenty per cent in 2018. This expansion will translate into eleven new holiday destinations. As well as long-haul destinations, such as Orlando, Denver and Varadero, the airline will fly to eight new dream destinations in the short- and medium-haul range. Read more 20% More Holiday Destinations: Edelweiss to Massively Expand Its Route Network in Summer 2018

  • Edelweiss Adds a New Long-haul Aircraft to Its Fleet

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, has added a second Airbus A340 bringing its total fleet to ten aircraft. The fully refurbished long-haul aircraft offers flight passengers a relaxing start to their holiday. Read more Edelweiss Adds a New Long-haul Aircraft to Its Fleet

  • An Enchanting Connection

    With a bit of luck, visitors and hikers in the car-free village of Braunwald may just get a glimpse of a dainty Edelweiss flower growing shyly in a remote corner of this stunning mountain setting. Since Tuesday, 14th March, the queen of alpine flowers can also be admired in XXL format – in the shape of an aircraft cabin seat. Read more An Enchanting Connection

  • More Flights to Mainland Egypt

    2017/18 Winter Timetable of Edelweiss includes more flight services to mainland Egypt. As well as the resumption of flights to Marsa Alam, Hurghada will be served with one additional weekly flight. Read more More Flights to Mainland Egypt

  • More Flights to Popular Holiday Destinations in Winter 2017/18

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, will operate more flight services in winter 2017/2018. The 2017/18 Winter Timetable includes significantly more short-haul and medium-haul flights to several popular holiday destinations, offering travellers even greater flexibility and dependability when planning their holidays. Read more More Flights to Popular Holiday Destinations in Winter 2017/18

  • Swiss Holiday Regions Are Ready for Take-off

    “Braunwald“ and “Schatzalp“ are ready to take off to the world’s most beautiful destinations. This morning, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, Edelweiss, held a naming ceremony for two aircraft, which have been named after Swiss holiday regions. Read more Swiss Holiday Regions Are Ready for Take-off

  • It all starts with “Melchsee-Frutt“

    The fleet of Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline just keeps on growing. Its newest member was named “Melchsee-Frutt” in a festive ceremony held on Thursday, 1st December. “Melchsee-Frutt” is the first Airbus A340 to join the Edelweiss fleet and is specially equipped for flights to the airline’s new dream destinations. The interior of the new aircraft has countless other new features to offer. Read more It all starts with “Melchsee-Frutt“

  • A special “Bratwurst” sausage made for Edelweiss

    Winter in Switzerland is the time of year when many traditional Swiss foods are enjoyed across the country – and now on Edelweiss flights too! Passengers travelling with Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline between 1st December 2016 and 31st May 2017 will have the chance to savour some popular Swiss delicacies. The airline is delighted to pamper passengers with high-quality foods, including a sausage that is available exclusively on Edelweiss flights. Read more A special “Bratwurst” sausage made for Edelweiss

  • Exclusive “Glarnertüechli” to Accessorise the Red Jacket

    On Thursday, 1st December, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline held not only a ceremony to name its first Airbus A340 “Melchsee-Frutt“, but also presented a further significant novelty: for the first time in twenty years, the Edelweiss crew uniforms have undergone a complete redesign. The new look was created by Swiss designer Alexandra Pfister. Read more Exclusive “Glarnertüechli” to Accessorise the Red Jacket

  • Edelweiss wins the Swiss Travel Award 2016

    On Thursday evening, 27th October, Edelweiss was recognised with the Swiss Travel Award 2016 in the category “Airlines Short-/Medium-haul” and came third in the category ”Airlines Long-haul“. Read more Edelweiss wins the Swiss Travel Award 2016

  • Golf baggage flies for free

    Golfers fly better with Edelweiss to the nicest golf courses in the world. With immediate effect until the end of March 2017, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline will transport the golf baggage (up to 23 kg) of its passenger for free on the entire route network. Read more Golf baggage flies for free

  • Edelweiss to cease flights to Sharm el Sheikh until further notice

    Edelweiss has decided to cease all its flights to Sharm el Sheikh provisionally until the end of the current winter timetable period at the end of March 2017. The decision follows a reappraisal of the security situation and the latest assessments of the Sinai Peninsula by the relevant authorities. Read more Edelweiss to cease flights to Sharm el Sheikh until further notice

  • Experience the Züri Fäscht flight over Zurich as a 360-degree video

    Thanks to Edelweiss and the PC-7 TEAM of the Swiss Air Force, this year’s Züri Fäscht visitors were treated to a very special highlight. On Saturday evening, 2nd July, hundreds of thousands of festival visitors looked to the sky to marvel at the aircraft as they flew over the city of Zurich. This formation flight can now be re-experienced as a 360-degree video. Read more Experience the Züri Fäscht flight over Zurich as a 360-degree video

  • Three New Destinations to Suit All Holiday Tastes

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is adding three holiday destinations to its long-haul network. The airline’s 2017 Summer Timetable will include flights to Cancún, Costa Rica and San Diego. Flights to these new destinations will be operated with the recently refurbished Airbus A340. Read more Three New Destinations to Suit All Holiday Tastes

  • More short- and medium-haul flight

    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. Read more More short- and medium-haul flight

  • Edelweiss presents new aircraft design

    In future, Edelweiss aircraft will be seen in a new design. The new look supports the leading Swiss leisure travel airline's growth course, and underscores its origins. As well as the new aircraft design, Edelweiss will also modernise the interior of its entire Airbus A320 fleet and install a Wireless Inflight Entertainment System. Read more Edelweiss presents new aircraft design

  • Edelweiss to expand its fleet

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure travel airline, is set to expand its fleet over the next few years to include an additional three longhaul aircraft of the type Airbus A340 and a medium-haul aircraft of the type Airbus A320. The Edelweiss fleet will thus encompass 12 aircraft by 2018. Read more Edelweiss to expand its fleet

  • 26 degrees in February!

    Anyone looking for a warm change to Switzerland’s cold and wet winter weather should consider a winter holiday in Cuba. With the 2015/16 Winter Timetable, Edelweiss is increasing its flight frequency to the Caribbean metropolis of Cuba so as to meet strong customer demand. Read more 26 degrees in February!

  • 2015 Summer Timetable: More flights to the Sunshine

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure airline, is continuing to grow and invest in its core markets. With its 2015 Summer Timetable, the airline is introducing new destinations in Europe and expanding its flight offering in North America and the Caribbean. Read more 2015 Summer Timetable: More flights to the Sunshine

  • Edelweiss to increase its seasonal non-stop service from Cape Town to Zurich to three weekly flights

    Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure airline, is increasing its seasonal non-stop schedule between Cape Town and Zurich from two to three weekly frequencies. Flights will operate during the South African summer season each Wednesday, in addition to the already existing flights on Tuesdays and Fridays. Read more Edelweiss to increase its seasonal non-stop service from Cape Town to Zurich to three weekly flights

  • Direct flights to Las Vegas and Havana with Edelweiss

    Edelweiss now operates direct flights from Zurich to two new destinations which are Havana and Las Vegas. Last week, the first flights to the Cuban capital and to the hub of entertainment were celebrated at Zurich Airport with numerous surprises. Read more Direct flights to Las Vegas and Havana with Edelweiss

  • Bernd Bauer to succeed Karl Kistler as CEO of Edelweiss Air

    Bernd Bauer, who is 48, currently Vice President Revenue Management, Pricing & Distribution at Swiss International Air Lines, is to succeed Karl Kistler as CEO of Edelweiss Air. The handover will be effected in the third quarter of this year. Karl Kistler, who is 61, wishes to put his responsibilities in new hands after 12 years at the Edelweiss helm. Read more Bernd Bauer to succeed Karl Kistler as CEO of Edelweiss Air

  • Edelweiss Winter Timetable 2014/15

    The Edelweiss 2014/15 winter timetable includes some changes in the route network. The new long-haul routes Las Vegas and Havana, introduced in the 2014 summer timetable, are highly popular destinations. As a result, they will be served with one weekly flight during the winter months as well. The number of flights to Phuket will be increased to three per week. Read more Edelweiss Winter Timetable 2014/15

  • Alain Chisari named new Chief Commercial Officer at Edelweiss Air

    Edelweiss Air has appointed a new Chief Commercial Officer: Alain Chisari, currently Head of Alliances & Commercial Relations at Swiss International Air Lines. He will assume his new duties on 1 May. Chisari, who is 40, succeeds Rudolf Schumacher, who has been serving as Edelweiss Air’s CCO in an interim capacity since the beginning of this year. Schumacher will remain available to the company for various commercial projects. Read more Alain Chisari named new Chief Commercial Officer at Edelweiss Air