Edelweiss Air Adds Second Weekly Zurich-Tampa from March 2014



Edelweiss Air, Switzerland adding second weekly service on Zurich - Tampa, Florida US route, start from March 4, 2014. Where the new flight operates on Tuesdays will be served by Airbus A330-300 configuration 327 seats on two class, consisting Business Class 36 Seats and Economy Class 291 Seats.

Route & Scheduled Airbus A330-300 Edelweiss Air
Update July 19, 2013 as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives Day
Zurich - Tampa LX8004 09:45 15:35 2
Zurich - Tampa LX8004 12:55 18:55 5
Tampa - Zurich LX8005 17:20 07:45+1 2
Tampa - Zurich LX8005 20:40 10:55+1 5
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Currently reservation for this route is available until April 29, 2014 inclusive. Above schedule is effective from March 11, 2014 to March 29, 2014 only.

Photo by Kurt Greul

Swiss to add six new routes from Geneva this fall



Swiss, Switzerland's national airline will be adding six further destinations to its Geneva-based network this fall: 
  • Geneva-Stockholm (served four times weekly),
  • Geneva-Oslo (three flights weekly),
  • Geneva-London Gatwick (three flights weekly),
  • Geneva-Gothenburg (twice weekly),
  • Geneva-Belgrade (twice weekly)
  • Geneva-Marrakesh (twice weekly).
Swiss will also be turning its present summer-season services between Geneva and Malaga, Palma de Mallorca and Porto into year-round operations.

Good news for Swiss customers new fare concept that replaces the current pricing model will be show up for travelling from Geneva. This is one major innovation from Swiss airline, and will get an offer from the airline, both round-trip and one-way fares.

Swiss International Air Lines, Offers European travel from Geneva
  • Economy Flex fare
    • CHF 89 one-way
    • Offers greater flexibility
    • Bookings can be modified at no additional fee
    • Baggage is included in the fare
  • Economy Light fare
    • CHF 39 one-way
    • Baggage is included in the fare
    • Bookings here cannot be changed or cancelled once they have been made.

Swiss is further creating a local cabin crew base for 150 new flight attendants.