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Edelweiss Air About Edelweiss Air

Edelweiss Air was founded by the Swiss group specialized in the organization of trips, Kuoni Reisen AG and Niklaus Grob in 1995. The first commercial flight of this airline connected Zurich to Paphos in Cyprus, on February 10, 1996.Since then the month of september 2014, Bernd Bauer is the CEO of the company. He succeeded Karl Kilster, CEO from 2002 to 2014.

The airline launched its first long-haul flight to the Maldives in November 2000 with an Airbus A330. Over the years the company has grown and has been able to offer new destinations at the same time as it acquires new aircraft.In the course of 2008, Swiss Group bought the company on behalf of Lufthansa. Despite this acquisition, Edelweiss Air retains its own management, its crew and its aircraft.

Edelweiss Air Hub Airports

Zurich Kloten Airport (ZRH / LSZH)

Edelweiss Air Classes of Service

With Edelweiss Air , passengers can choose between Economy class, Economy Max and Business class. The Economy Max class offers larger seats and 15 cm more so that travelers can stretch their legs, a wide choice of movies and series and typical Swiss dishes. Business class offers lounge access to comfortably await your flight, fully reclining seats and gourmet Swiss dishes.

Edelweiss Air allows you to upgrade to a higher class if you pay a supplement. In fact, it is possible, up to 5 days before the flight, to change your mind and go from Economy class to Economy Max or even Business class if you wish. You just need to check on the Edelweiss Air website if your ticket is changeable.

Edelweiss Air Check-in

Online Check-in

Check-in is required to get the boarding pass. Check-in time for each airline varies. check-in details are written by our editors to assist you.

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Airport Check-in

To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Edelweiss Air website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.

Edelweiss Air Baggage Allowance

There are baggage rules that you must follow when traveling with Edelweiss Air. In general, certain weight and size limitations are encountered for items you will carry in the cabin and luggage compartment.

When purchasing a flight ticket, please read carefully the sections on the baggage allowance on the airline and travel agent’s website.

Please contact Edelweiss Air for information on sports equipment, musical instruments, ski equipment baggage allowance.

Tripuck does not guarantee the correctness and timeliness of the information. Contact your agency or airline for actual luggage information.

Edelweiss Air Seat Selection

To make a comfortable trip with Edelweiss Air, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.

Edelweiss Air Knee Distance

Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.

Frequent Flyer Program

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Edelweiss Air Food & Beverage

In Economy, food and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the flight price for passengers. Typical Swiss cuisine made from final products is promised. Edelweiss Air names potato sticks, a meatloaf with mashed potatoes, or noodles with cream sauce as examples. Only cold meals can be served on shorter journeys. Beer costs five euros in economy, wine seven euros and spirits six euros.

The same rules apply to on-board catering in Premium Economy, which Edelweiss calls Air Economy Max as in Economy. In all booking classes it is possible to order special meals up to four days before departure, for example diet menus, food for vegetarians, vegans, allergy sufferers, babies and children or food that has been prepared according to religious rules such as kosher or halal. By the way, every passenger gets a piece of real Swiss chocolate.

Culinary things get more demanding in the business, where alcoholic beverages from beer to wine and spirits to champagne are served at no extra charge. The food comes on porcelain dishes and offers menus that change with the seasons. As a kind of Swiss soul food, there is then, for example, Schwägalp bratwurst ragout, which was prepared with veal from the Appenzell region. Business passengers can choose starters such as salmon tartare, roast beef or spinach salad from a menu and then continue their meal with main courses such as osso buco, pikeperch fillet or a vegetarian risotto. The dessert is a cheese platter with Swiss cheeses, carrot cake or fruit salad.

Edelweiss Air takes on-board catering seriously and focuses on Swiss specialties. 800,000 Bärli-Biberli, a pastry made from honey, butter and almonds, are distributed to passengers every year. So you can expect tasty meals from this airline.

Edelweiss Air Inflight Entertainment

Especially in long distances, Edelweiss Air offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.

The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.

Edelweiss Air Pet Policy

Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Edelweiss Air.

Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.

Edelweiss Air Lounge

The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Edelweiss Air lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.

Edelweiss Air
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Owner: Swiss International Air Lines
Frequent Flyer Program: None
Company slogan: Der Sonne entgegen.(English: Into the sun.)

Number of Aircraft: 16
Destinations:  65
Average Age of Aircraft: 16.3
Type of Aircraft: Airbus
Detail of Fleet: Airbus A320-200, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A340-300

Head Office: Operations Center, Postfach, CH-8058 Zurich-Flughafen, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 84 833 35 93
Fax Number: +41 43 816 50 61
E-mail: office@edelweissair.ch

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