Latest media releases

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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Many new virtual pilots for Edelweiss Virtual

Edelweiss Virtual is now taking off with around 200 pilots. Since the opening in 2016 we have constantly expanded and tried to meet the needs of our virtual pilots. Thus, an extensive INTRANET was created where all data was stored. It was very time consuming and from a size of 140 pilots almost...

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Adjustments of the virtual airline

Many changes happened in the last months. Our role model the real Edelweiss Air is still struggling with the Corona Pandemic, also our pilots are partly fighting with this virus. Furthermore our own INTRANET has been changed to the one of vAMSYS and we have received further additions to the...

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