Edelweiss Air is based in Zurich, Switzerland and was founded in 1995. It has a fleet of four aircraft, all of which are from the manufacturer Airbus. Its IATA code is WK; ICAO code is EDW and its call sign is EDELWEISS. It has received a number of awards for its excellent service.

Where Do They Fly

Edelweiss Air operates charter flights to Mediterranean countries, Maldives, The Red Sea area, Kenya, the Caribbean, South Asia and the Canary islands from its base in Zurich. It also has flights to Sri Lanka and Goa in India and a number of tourist destinations. Edelweiss Air classifies itself as a holiday airline.


Baggage allowance on Edelweiss Air is 44 lbs for economy and 66 lbs for business class. Infants are also permitted to carry 22 lbs. Hand baggage is limited to 11 lbs, and hand baggage for infants allows those items that are normally used for infants during the flight. Excess baggage is charged differently depending on whether the flights are short haul or long haul. The maximum weight of baggage is restricted to 70 lbs.

In-flight Services

Movies are shown during flights, and business class passengers can make their own choice from six movies and use their own personal media player. Music is available on nine channels, with complimentary headsets on long haul flights. Special meals can be ordered at the time of booking.

Airline Alliances

Edelweiss Air has an alliance with SWISS.

Contact Information

Edelweiss Air has a website at EDELWEISS. For reservations you can contact them at +41 848 700 700, which is manned 24 hours a day. Booking can be done online on their website. Their frequent flyer program is Miles and More and can be contacted by calling 0900 85 0000.

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