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2287 flights tracked

7 flights delayed by >3 hours

33 flights cancelled

The owner of the company is Swiss International Air Lines. The airline’s hub is at Zurich Airport. 16 fleets are owned by the airline and it flies to 65 destinations. Go here for Edelweiss Air Service Centre contact details.


Operation Center 1, Airport, 8302 Zürich, Switzerland


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Edelweiss check-in

Passengers can decide to check in with Edelweiss Air online, by mobile phone, with a check-in machine or right at the airline's check-in desk at the airport.
When travelling with pets, or in the event that there are certain on-board services which you need, make sure to check in at the airline check-in counter in the departure airport.

Find more about how to check in with Edelweiss Air here.

Edelweiss online check-in

Passengers may check in online from 23 hours ahead of the scheduled departure, pick a seat and print their boarding pass or have it sent to their mobile phone (first ensure mobile check-in is possible in the airport).

In order to check in online for Edelweiss Air flight, go here.

Edelweiss Air: Check-in via mobile

You are able to easily check in and download the mobile boarding pass to your mobile device wherever you happen to be. Prior to your flight, remember to check that mobile check-in is available in the departure airport.

In case there are any problems with your mobile boarding pass, you can get a standard paper boarding pass from a check-in machine (where available in the departure airport) or from the airline check-in counter in the airport. This further applies in case your phone has troubles, or your boarding pass is deleted.

Edelweiss airline check-in machines

These are the machines which enable you to check in at the airport. Find out if the departure airport has check-in machines ahead of your trip. You can usually check in at the machine either with your passport, or by typing your last name and booking reference, which is in your booking confirmation.

Edelweiss airline’s check-in deadlines

Check-in deadlines are vital to ensure on-time take-off for flights. You must have checked in baggage and have your boarding pass – whichever way you checked in – before the deadline.

Airline baggage allowance for Edelweiss Air

You can view further details about Edelweiss Air's baggage policy here.

Edelweiss Carry-on baggage policy

Your flight ticket travel class decides the carry-on baggage allowance when travelling with Edelweiss Air. Carry-on baggage has to fall within the regulations of the airline.

In the event that the carry-on baggage does not fall within regulations, it has to be checked in at an Edelweiss Air counter or a self-service bag drop kiosk, where possible. Please note that this may incur charges.

More information regarding allowance for carry-on baggage is here.

Carry-on baggage dimensions – max. 55 x 40 x 23 cm
Dimensions for foldable garment bags – max. 40 x 30 x 10 cm

Economy Class – 1 item of carry-on baggage up to 8 kg
Premium Economy Class – 1 item of carry-on baggage up to 8 kg
Business Class – 2 carry-on baggage items, each up to 8 kg

Edelweiss Air baggage policy for checked bags

Free baggage allowance is determined by your ticket fare and travel class.

Regulations for checked-in baggage dimensions – max. 158 cm (width + height + depth)

Edelweiss baggage allowance for checked bags

Economy Class – 1 baggage item (2 for flights from / to Sri Lanka and Vietnam), up to 23 kg
Premium Economy Class – 1 baggage item, up to 23 kg
Business Class – 2 baggage items, each up to 32 kg

Edelweiss baggage policy: Excess & special luggage

There are certain specifications regarding excess and special baggage.

More detailed information concerning excess baggage and flat fees can be found via the link.

Baggage considered to be excess

Economy Class – over 23 kg (maximum 32 kg) and/or above 158 cm (width + height + depth)
Business Class – above 158 cm (width + height + depth)

Edelweiss baggage policy: Sports equipment

Whatever type of sports baggage you are bringing with you, you can read all the essential information to get ready for your journey here. There is limited room allotted for larger items, so you should reserve with the airline no later than 4 days ahead of the scheduled departure time.

More information regarding sports baggage and equipment regulations can be found here.

Edelweiss Air Baggage problems

When baggage gets damaged, or does not arrive at your destination, it is because of a variety of reasons. Technical issues in the baggage handling area, poor weather, or the baggage tag detaching, can all lead to difficulties with your baggage.

To find out about compensation claims for damaged baggage, or delayed baggage finding, click here.

Delayed / damaged baggage on an Edelweiss flight

Damaged or delayed baggage has to be declared straight away at the Edelweiss Air baggage tracing counter or the airline's service desk. Every flight document must be kept, above all your baggage claim tag and boarding pass.

Written confirmation is always a requirement, and a claim reference number. Until the delivery of your baggage, or your claim is resolved, it is important to keep these documents.

An alternative method to pursue a claim for difficulties with baggage is to employ the services of MYFLYRIGHT, more detailed information can be found here.

Edelweiss airline travel classes

A travel class determines the standard of accommodation on the aircraft. The choice of classes available to the passenger depends on the airline. There are 3 travel class options available with Edelweiss Air – Economy, Economy Max and Business. Each cabin class is further separated into invisible booking classes.

To find more in relation to Edelweiss Air travel classes follow the link.

Edelweiss Air Economy Class

This is the basic travel class offered. Edelweiss Air offers Economy Class on all their flights.

Seats – 31-inch seat pitch, except the Airbus A320-200 (320) which has a 33-inch seat pitch
On-board entertainment – is available through Edelweiss Entertainment app (TV series, music, films, newspapers and journals)
On-board meal – hot and cold meals with a complimentary hot or soft drink

Edelweiss Air Economy Max Class

A travel class between Business and Economy Class, Economy Max offers additional services in pleasant surroundings ahead of and throughout the flight. Read further details about Premium Economy Class with Edelweiss Air here.

Passenger benefits

Seats – greater seat pitch and recline
On-board entertainment – is available through Edelweiss Entertainment app (TV series, music, films, newspapers and journals)
On-board meal – hot and cold meals with a complimentary hot or soft drink

Edelweiss Air Business Class

Business class accommodates passengers with added comfort during their trip. The calibre of seating, food and beverages, service while on the ground, as well as on-board perks, distinguish Business Class from other travel classes.

Edelweiss Business Class: short, mid-haul routes

Passenger benefits

Priority check-in – faster check-in at separate desks
Additional baggage – 2 items of carry-on baggage
Lounges – access to selected airport lounges
Priority boarding – boarding the plane first
Seats – empty middle seat for extra personal space
On-board meal – premium meals and exclusive wines

Details respecting Edelweiss Air short-haul and medium-haul flights with Business Class can be viewed here.

Edelweiss Air Business Class: Long-haul routes

Passenger benefits

Priority check-in – faster check-in at separate desks
Additional baggage – 2 items of carry-on baggage
Lounges – access to selected airport lounges
Priority boarding – boarding the plane first
Seats – a spacious seat which can be converted into a fully-flat bed
On-board meal – finest Swiss meals and exclusive wines

Go here for more detailed information regarding flying long-haul flights with Edelweiss Air Business Class.

Edelweiss airline lounge access

No lounge information available for this airline.

Travelling with children on Edelweiss airlines

Children aged two (2) and above must have a separate seat booked.

Country regulations differ for minors (under-age children), when travelling alone or with an adult.

Check you have all the travel documents you need prior to travelling to make sure entry and exit is permitted by the country.

Carrycots – reservation available for long-haul flights for Economy and Business Class and on short- and medium-haul flights for Business Class only, limited to babies below 11 kg and below 70 cm in length. Be advised that booking is required for carrycots when booking a flight ticket. The seat for the carrycot might require an additional seat reservation fee.

Children’s menu – can be pre-ordered up to 4 days before departure.

For more details regarding flying on Edelweiss Air with children, go here.

Travelling with pets on Edelweiss Air flights

Travelling with pets on Edelweiss Air is allowed.

In the event that the weight, scale, as well as country and other airline regulations are met, you are allowed to fly with your pet with an extra fee either as additional carry-on baggage or it can be transported within the cargo hold area of the aircraft.

Additional details regarding travelling with pets on Edelweiss Air are available on this page.

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MYFLYRIGHT is a legal tech company, specialized in the support of airline passengers affected by flight delays, flight cancellations, denied boarding, delayed or lost luggage and the refund of unused airline tickets. MYFLYRIGHT was founded 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. The company operates out of 3 offices, its headquarter in Hamburg and its branches in Prague, Czech Republic and Zaporizhia, Ukraine. Currently, MYFLYRIGHT employs a team of around 25 people working in Marketing, Operations, Legal, Customer Support and IT. The organization operates across 5 markets – Germany, United Kingdom, Romania, Austria, and Switzerland.

MYFLYRIGHT’s goal is to provide access to justice for all aviation passengers who experience irregularities in their flight transportation. Notably, 75% of all compensation requests submitted by passengers get rejected. Whereas, MYFLYRIGHT is able to successfully execute the applicable customer claims in more than 98% of cases at court.

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