Flying with Edelweiss Air

Edelweiss Air is one of the many airlines that serves various parts of the world. Perhaps somewhat unknown in the Netherlands and Belgium carried this society every year several vacationers on a charter basis. To date, the company does not fly from Schiphol.

The society

Edelweiss Air is a charter airline based in Kloten, Switzerland. Its main base it has at Zurich Airport, with also a smaller base at Geneva International Airport, both in Switzerland. The somewhat strange name comes from the national flower of Switzerland.
The company was founded in October 1995, and was still located in Bassersdorf. Initially started with only one McDonnell Douglas MD-83. In 1998 the fleet was supplemented by an Airbus A320 device. In 1999 we will expand. Instead of short distances it is now also going to offer long-haul flights, mainly to North and Central America but also in Asia and North and Central Africa. For this one was going to make use of a three Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
In 2006 the company its tenth anniversary. Partly because of the good reviews they have in troubled times for the aviation industry well managed to hold. From 2001 to 2004 Edelweiss Air won the Gold Travel Star Award for her performance. Annualized people transported almost a quarter of a million passengers.
Edelweiss Air was formerly part of Kuoni Travel Ltd .. Since November 2008 has Kuoni Travel Ltd. sold its shares to the general Swiss International Air Line. The companies operate independently, but some flights with Swiss International Air Line to be conducted by Edelweiss Air.

The fleet

Edelweiss Air flies to the following devices:
  • 3 Airbus A320-200
  • 1 Airbus A330-200

The destinations

With Edelweiss you can fly to and from the following destinations:


  • Hurghada - Hurghada International Airport
  • Luxor - Luxor International Airport
  • Marsa Alam - Marsa Alam International Airport
  • Marsa Matrouh - Mersa Matruh Airport
  • Sharm el-Sheikh - Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport
  • Mombasa - Moi International Airport
  • Nairobi - Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • Agadir - Al Massira Airport
  • Casablanca - Mohammed V International Airport
  • Marrakech - Menara International Airport
  • Djerba - Zarzis International Airport
  • Enfidha - Zine El Abidine Ben Ali International Airport

North America

  • Calgary - Calgary International Airport
  • Vancouver - Vancouver International Airport
  • Varadero - Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport
Dominican Republic
  • Puerto Plata - Gregorio Luperon International Airport
  • Punta Cana - Punta Cana International Airport
  • Cancún - Cancún International Airport


  • Goa - Dabolim Airport
Mala Thieves
  • Malé - Malé International Airport
  • Phuket - Phuket International Airport


  • Larnaca - Larnaca International Airport
  • Kittila - Kittila Airport
  • Araxos - Araxos Airport
  • Chania - Chania International Airport
  • Corfu - Corfu International Airport
  • Heraklion - Heraklion International Airport "Nikos Kazantzakis"
  • Kos - Kos Island International Airport
  • Mykonos - Mykonos Island National Airport
  • Rhodes - Rhodes International Airport
  • Santorini - Santorini National Airport
  • Zakynthos - Airport
  • Keflavík - Keflavík International Airport
  • Knock - Ireland West Airport Knock
  • Shannon - Shannon Airport
  • Cagliari - Cagliari-Elmas Airport
  • Catania - Fontanarossa Airport
  • Lamezia - Lamezia Terme International Airport
  • Olbia - Costa Smeralda Airport
  • Split - Split Airport
  • Ohrid - Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport
  • Skopje - Skopje Alexander the Great Airport
  • Faro - Faro Airport
  • Pri tina ?? - ?? Pri tina International Airport
  • Arrecife - Lanzarote Airport
  • Fuerteventura - Fuerteventura Airport
  • Ibiza - Ibiza Airport
  • Jerez de la Frontera - Jerez Airport
  • Las Palmas - Gran Canaria Airport
  • Minorca - Menorca Airport
  • Palma de Mallorca - Palma de Mallorca Airport
  • Tenerife - Tenerife South Airport
  • Antalya - Antalya Airport
  • Bodrum - Milas-Bodrum Airport
  • Geneva - Geneva International Airport
  • Zurich - Zurich Airport