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Edelweiss to expand network in Asia

The airline’s latest expansion will up the total of Edelweiss dream destinations to 66 in 32 countries.

Edelweiss will expand its long-haul route network with flights to 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.

The addition of Seychelles to the Edelweiss route network will offer passengers the opportunity to discover a further holiday destination in the Indian Ocean. Featuring miles of white-sand beaches and crystal-clear water, this stunning archipelago has what it takes for a dream holiday. Starting on 22nd September 2018, Edelweiss will operate one weekly direct flight from Zurich to Seychelles.

Edelweiss’s expanded route network will also include Sri Lanka, which will be served with two weekly direct flights from Zurich to Colombo. Sri Lanka is a very popular travel destination with a plethora of opportunities for beach, culture and action-filled holidays.

As of mid-November 2018. Edelweiss will start flight services to Ho Chi Minh City. Considered one of the most multifaceted countries in Asia, Vietnam is a choice destination for breathtaking tours through beautiful landscapes and fascinating cities. Ho Chi Minh City will be served with two weekly direct flights, starting on 15th November 2018.

The airline’s latest expansion will up the total of Edelweiss dream destinations to 66 in 32 countries.

The new holiday destinations of Edelweiss will be served with the recently converted Airbus A340 that seats 314 passengers. Business Class is equipped with 27 seats that can be easily converted into two-metre-long beds. Economy Max encompasses 76 seats with 15 cm more seat pitch and more backrest recline. Economy Class comprises 211 comfortable latest-generation seats that provide for a relaxing and carefree travel experience.

All of the travel classes feature a modern inflight entertainment system with large HD touchscreens and a choice of 180 movies and TV programmes, music channels and games.

With immediate effect, sports baggage up to 23 kg travels for free on any Edelweiss flight. Sports fans who also want to be active on holiday can do so with their favourite sports equipment. Starting on 1st December 2017, Edelweiss passengers can take their surfboards, diving equipment, golf equipment or bicycles up to 23 kg with them for free on all Edelweiss flights.

The above offer is valid exclusively for flights conducted by Edelweiss or Swiss. It is not valid for codeshare or combination flights with other airlines.

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