Edelweiss Air eyes A320neos and A350s
In an interview with German aviation news site AeroTelegraph, the CEO of Edelweiss Air has outlined a few things regarding the airline's future fleet needs.
With mother Swiss selecting the Airbus A350, Edelweiss also eyes the same type to secure the synergies between the two airlines. Although its A340s could continue to fly until 2031, Edelweiss is looking to replace them in 2026 and 2027 with the A350. Today, the airline is flying with four A340-300s with one more to join in the coming months.
For its narrowbody fleet, Edelweiss is looking into bringing in the A320neo, with a possible introduction of 2025. Currently, its operating fourteen A320s. Some of them are relatively young but five of these are more than 20 years old.
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