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New TELEX Communication for EDWv Pilots

We are excited to announce that we have introduced an innovative communication system at Edelweiss Virtual, revolutionizing the connection between the EDWv headquarters and the cockpit. Starting now, the TELEX Communication System is available to all interested pilots. What is TELEX Communication?...

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Nonstop Flights from Zurich to Colombia

Maiden Flight to Colombia! Yesterday, we marked a significant milestone at Zurich Airport, as the Airbus A340, under the command of Captain Lukas and his dedicated crew, embarked on a nonstop journey to Bogot√°, with further stops in Cartagena. Secure your seats now! We'll be operating nonstop...

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EDWv soars to New Heights as Official Partner of IVAO

Edelweiss Virtual, a renowned virtual airline, has achieved yet another milestone in its journey. Since its inception in 2016, it has been the long-standing goal of its founders to be recognized by the international flight simulation community. After joining the Vatsim network in 2019, we are...

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New A320 HB-JLP for Edelweiss Virtual 2024

Edelweiss is taking over the aircraft with the registration HB-JLP from its sister company Swiss and will deploy it for short- and medium-haul flights from Zurich starting in the summer of 2024. The aircraft is just under 13 years old. With the additional Airbus A320, Edelweiss will operate a...

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Edelweiss Virtual becomes an official partner of VATSIM

We are delighted to announce that Edelweiss Virtual is now an official partner of the VATSIM network organization. VATSIM is the world's largest virtual aviation network, providing flight simulation enthusiasts with a comprehensive and realistic experience. Through the partnership with VATSIM,...

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Edelweiss Virtual expands long-haul fleet

Edelweiss virtual takes over an Airbus A340 from sister airline Swiss virtual. The aircraft is to be deployed from July 2023. Edelweiss virtual long-haul fleet will consist of five Airbus A340s from 2023 onwards. The Airbus A340 with the registration HB-JMC comes from the SWISS fleet. Planning...

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Two new holiday destinations in summer

Two new holiday destinations for Edelweiss Virtual. The new holiday destinations will be flown to from Zurich from June and July 2022 respectively. The offer will increase to 59 holiday destinations in 19 countries on short and medium-haul routes in summer 2022. The leading Swiss holiday airline...

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Flight Simulator manufacturer and the A340

Airbus manufacturer Toliss has issued the long-awaited A340. For our pilots, it means finally flying long haul again and flying to destinations across the pond. For our pilots with the P3D version 5 this is not yet possible. The management has decided until further notice for P3D v5 pilots that...

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New destinations and larger long-haul offering

Edelweiss Virtual will reintroduce the destinations Colombo (Sri Lanka), Phuket and Havana into its program with the start of the winter flight schedule on October 31, 2021. The new vacation destinations Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar in Tanzania will be served for the first time from the beginning of...

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