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24
Feb

Edelweiss Air W14 Long-Haul Service Adjustments as of 24FEB14

Update at 0800GMT 24FEB14
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24
Feb

Edelweiss Air Moves Cuba Operation to Havana from June 2014

Update at 0740GMT 24FEB14
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31
Jan

Update as of 31JAN14: SWISS / Edelweiss S14 New Short-Haul Routes

Update at 0700GMT 31JAN14
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20
Dec

SWISS / Edelweiss Updates S14 New Short-Haul Routes

Update at 0720GMT 20DEC13
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23
Oct

Edelweiss to Operate Winter Olympics Charter Service to Adler/Sochi in Feb 2014

Update at 0440GMT 23OCT13
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10
Sep

SWISS / Edelweiss Adds New Short-Haul Routes in S14

Update at 2130GMT 10SEP13
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5
Sep

Edelweiss Air S14 Operation Changes: New Service to Edinburgh / Havana / Las Vegas

Update at 0720GMT 05SEP13
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19
Jul

Edelweiss Air Adds Second Weekly Tampa Service from March 2014

Update at 0600GMT 19JUL13
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7
Jan

Update on SWISS S13 Zurich – New York JFK Operation Changes

Update at 0520GMT 07JAN13
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27
Sep

Edelweiss Air S13 Long-Haul Operation Changes as of 27SEP12

Update at 0940GMT 27SEP12

Edelweiss Air has outlined planned long-haul operation changes for Summer 2013 season, which includes the following:
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1
May

Edelweiss Air Cancels Sri Lanka Service; Maldives Operation Adjustment in W12

Update at 0800GMT 01MAY12

Swiss leisure carrier Edelweiss Air in Winter 2012/13 season is adjusting service to South Asia. Service to Colombo, which was introduced as winter seasonal flight in 2011/12, will not be resumed in 2012/13, after 28OCT12. Service to Male in the Maldives remains twice weekly flight, same as Winter 2011/12, but it’ll operate as nonstop in both direction.

Schedule:
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1
May

Edelweiss Air Converts Zurich – Tampa Service to Year-Round Flight

Update at 0740GMT 01MAY12

Swiss carrier Edelweiss Air is converting service to Tampa from summer seasonal to year-round, as it will continue to operate Zurich – Tampa weekly service between 28OCT12 and 30MAR13. Reservation for the winter flight has been opened for several weeks.

The airline is due to start this service from 25MAY12. Schedule in Winter:
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13
Apr

Edelweiss Maintains Funchal Service in W12

Update at 0920GMT 13APR12

Edelweiss Air in Winter 2012 season is maintaining service to Funchal, where it’ll operate one weekly service during Winter season with Airbus A320 aircraft. The airline introduced this route late-March 2012.

Schedule for Winter season:
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19
Jan

Edelweiss Air Boosts Planned Summer service to Tokyo Jun – Sep 2012

Update at 0700GMT 19JAN12

As per 19JAN12 GDS timetable and inventory display, Edelweiss Air is increasing planned Summer operation on Zurich – Tokyo Narita service. The airline plans to start the service once a week, however this will now increase to twice a week.

SWISS’ “LX” code will appear on these flights, which overall service will stand at 9 weekly.

Schedule:
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21
Oct

Edelweiss Air Plans Summer-only Service to Tokyo in 2012

Update at 0820GMT 21OCT11

As per 21OCT11 GDS timetable display, Edelweiss Air in Summer 2012 season plans to offer Zurich – Tokyo Narita service, from 26MAY12 to 22SEP12. The Swiss carrier originally planned to offer this route in Summer 2011, but was cancelled due after March Earthquake.

Including Edelweiss service, SWISS will offer a total of 8 weekly flights on this route. Schedule:
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13
Oct

Edelweiss Air to Add 3 New European Routes from Zurich in S12

Edelweiss Air in Summer 2012 season is offering 3 new routes from Zurich, with service to Alicante, Dubrovnik and Funchal.

Planned operational period and schedules as follows:
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16
Sep

Edelweiss Air Increasing Seasonal Vancouver Service from Jul 2012

Edelweiss Air in Summer 2012 season is increasing seasonal service to Vancouver from 2 to 3 weekly. Frequency increase is planned from 01JUL12.

With the new increase, there will be 2 weekly nonstop service and 1 weekly via Calgary on outbound flight.

Schedules and effective date:
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15
Sep

Edelweiss Air to Start Zurich – Tampa Service from May 2012

Edelweiss Air in Summer 2012 season is launching service to Tampa, with Zurich – Tampa seasonal service starting from 25MAY12.

Service operates once a week with Airbus A330-300, and later increases to 2 weekly from July 2012.
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21
Jun

Japan Approves Temporary Int’l Charter service to Sendai by HiFly and Edelweiss Air

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) on last Friday (17JUN11) approved the relaunch of International charter service to/from Sendai. Portuguese carrier HiFly and Swiss carrier Edelweiss will be able to offer service between Sendai and Europe, with a total 8 one-way flights between 23JUN11 and 27JUL11.

Sendai airport is currently targeting scheduled International service resumption on 25JUL11, as the recovery project is still underway since March Earthquake.

Planned routes as follows:
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5
Apr

Edelweiss to launch Summer seasonal Orlando service in S11

Edelweiss Air from 02JUL11 is to launch Summer Seasonal Zurich – Orlando weekly flight on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Service operates until 10SEP11.

This new service is made possible with the decision of canceling planned seasonal service launch to Tokyo Narita (First reported on 30MAR11), followed by the drop of demand from March Earthquake.

Planned Orlando schedule as follows:
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7
Mar

Edelweiss Air Winter 2011/12 Planned Long-haul Operation

As per 07MAR11 GDS timetable display, planned Edelweiss Air’s Northern Winter 2011/12 season long-haul service includes the launch of Cape Town flight, as well as re-introduction of Colombo and Kilimanjaro flight.

Details and other long-haul changes as follows:
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3
Mar

SWISS/Edelweiss to launch Seasonal Ibiza service in S11

SWISS’ leisure unit Edelweiss from 29MAY11 to 16OCT11 introduces NEW seasonal flight to Ibiza, with 1 weekly Zurich – Ibiza service on board SWISS’ Avro RJ85 aircraft.

Planned operational schedule as follows:
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11
Jan

SWISS/Edelweiss to launch seasonal Beijing service from July 2011

SWISS from 07JUL11 to 13OCT11 operates seasonal Zurich – Beijing service, on board Edelweiss Air’s Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Service operates once a week, departing Zurich on Thursdays, Beijing on Fridays.

Schedule:
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15
Nov

Edelweiss/SWISS to start Lebanon service from June 2011

From 10JUN11, Edelweiss from 10JUN11 is offering 3 weekly Zurich – Beirut service with Airbus A320 service. SWISS’ “LX” code will appear on these flights.

Schedules:
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18
Oct

SWISS/Edelweiss S11 launch A330-300 service and New destinations

As per 18OCT10 GDS timetable display, SWISS’ leisure flight operated by Edelweiss in Summer 2011 is introducing a number of new destination, including Anchorage, Tokyo Narita and Whitehorse (Canada’s Yukon Territory). There is also a 2nd weekly frequency being added on service to Vancouver, a terminator flight.

In addition, Airbus A330-300 aircraft is entering operation, replacing -200 progressively starting March 2011.

Edelweiss’ Summer 2011 long-haul operation, which all flights carries SWISS’ “LX” code, as well as configuration of Airbus A330-300, as follows (Note additional changes are possible):
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