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Edelweiss Air to open Zürich-Kuusamo, Zürich-Ivalo routes in Feb

Published : 24 Aug 2023, 03:17

  DF Report
Photo: Edelweiss Air / Dominik Baur via Finavia.

Swiss leisure airline Edelweiss Air will launch direct routes from Zürich, Switzerland, to Kuusamo and Ivalo in Finland, said country´s airports operator Finavia in a press release on Wednesday.

Both routes will be flown once a week on Fridays from February 2 to March 22, 2024.

Both routes will be operated with 174-seat Airbus A320 aircraft.

“The new route openings are very welcome! The new connections between Central Europe and Finland will further improve Finavia airports’ comprehensive route selection,” said Petri Vuori, Finavia’s Senior Vice President responsible for route development.

Edelweiss Air is part of the Lufthansa Group. Next winter, Lufthansa will fly from Frankfurt to both Kuusamo and Ivalo airports.

Eurowings, which is also part of the Lufthansa Group, will start direct scheduled flights from Düsseldorf to Kuusamo and Ivalo in December–January 2023–2024.