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    Switzerland’s Edelweiss brings in ex-LATAM A350s to replace A340s


    Swiss carrier Edelweiss is to introduce six Airbus A350-900s, formerly operated by Latin American carrier LATAM, to replace its fleet of five A340-300s. Edelweiss will introduce the twinjets from summer 2025 and complete the renewal by the end of 2026. It states that the first four aircraft will temporarily retain ...

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    Edelweiss chief adds leadership of Eurowings Discover


    Lufthansa Group is to bring its two leisure carriers Edelweiss and Eurowings Discover under one leader as the chief executive of the Swiss unit is to take on the same role at the recently launched German operation.

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    Edelweiss to expand A340 fleet as long-haul demand picks up


    Swiss leisure carrier Edelweiss Air is to introduce an additional Airbus A340 to its long-haul fleet from next year. The Lufthansa Group airline is to bring in the A340-300 in July 2023, taking its fleet of the type to five. Edelweiss will source the aircraft from its sister operator Swiss. ...

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    'Locked-up' wheels probed after aborted Edelweiss A320 take-off


    Swiss investigators are probing an incident in which several main wheels of an Edelweiss Airbus A320 locked up shortly after the aircraft commenced its take-off roll from Zurich. The twinjet (HB-JJL) had been travelling at about 80kt when – according to French investigation authority BEA, citing preliminary data from Swiss ...

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    Lufthansa chief says fleet and failures can offset corporate travel slump


    Fleet adjustments and the failures of other airlines are likely to offset the impact of an accelerated fall in demand from business travellers in the coming years, according to Lufthansa Group chief executive Carsten Spohr.

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Laudamotion network built on Niki foundations


    When IAG disclosed its plan to acquire Niki in December 2017, the group's chief executive Willie Walsh described the Austrian carrier as the "most financially viable part of Air Berlin".

  • News

    ROUTES: Edelweiss details Las Vegas launch plans


    ​Swiss leisure carrier Edelweiss has detailed its plans to launch twice-weekly flights from Zurich to Las Vegas' McCarran International airport in the spring.