Zurich Airport, 29th June 2015

The Edelweiss Zeppelin as a guest in Basel

The airline Edelweiss is celebrating its 20th birthday. To mark this Edelweiss is sending a Zeppelin on a tour of German-speaking Switzerland from May to August. tour through German-speaking Switzerland. The second stop is Basel. From here from 6 to 13 July, the population will have the opportunity to rediscover their city on unique city on unique sightseeing flights and experience the various take-offs and landings of the Edelweiss Zeppelin. On 11 and 12 July July, there will also be a big birthday party.



Basel is the second of a total of six locations that the Edelweiss Zeppelin will visit this summer on its anniversary tour. on its jubilee tour this summer, from where the airship will take off on each of its spectacular sightseeing flights. The flights over the city of Basel and the Rhine promise to be a unique experience.

The big birthday party

The highlight of the stay in Basel will be a big party on 11 and 12 July at the St. Jakob sports complex. St. Jakob sports complex. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience the Edelweiss Zeppelin at close quarters during numerous take-offs and landings. In addition to a bouncy castle for the little ones, visitors can embark on a culinary journey around the world. culinary trip around the world with offerings from Switzerland, Thailand, Italy and the USA. Depending on the weather situation, a limited number of tickets will be available at short notice. for the Zeppelin flights, which have been sold out for weeks.

A bird's eye view of Switzerland

Flying with the Edelweiss Zeppelin is comfortable, almost noiseless and allows for a special voyage of discovery. "With the Zeppelin, we would like to give the Swiss the Swiss people the opportunity to experience their own country from a completely new perspective," says Bernd Bauer, CEO of Edelweiss. The planning and reconnaissance of this anniversary tour took well over a year. The clarifications, permits and logistical logistical challenges were extremely complex and required a lot of heart and soul. "We are all the more pleased to be able to take the Edelweiss Zeppelin on our anniversary tour. anniversary tour in - or rather - over Basel," Bauer continues.

Edelweiss Event in Basel

Flying days: 6 - 13 July

Event: 11 and 12 July, both from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: St. Jakob sports facility (follow signs)

Further information:

Andreas Meier
Head of Corporate Communications
Edelweiss Air AG