NewsSeptember 28, 2020

Edelweiss Returns to the Maldivian Skies!

Edelweiss has returned to the Maldivian skies with its first scheduled fight that arrived at Velana International Airport on 27th September 2020.

The Swiss leisure airline resumed its operations twice a week from Zurich directly to Male’.


Patrick Heymann, Chief Commercial Officer of Edelweiss commented on the resumption, “Over 1,200 islands in the Indian Ocean with its crystal clear water offer divers and snorkelers a breathtaking backdrop. Almost nowhere is there so much privacy as on the many beautiful, small islands.”

With Maldives route, Edelweiss continues to add another luxury vacation destination to its routes for the coming autumn vacations.

Flights between Zurich and Male (Maldives) can currently be booked for travel between September 2020 and September 2021 through their website:

Switzerland is the 13th highest performing market in terms of tourist arrivals to Maldives as well as one of the important traditional markets. A total of 33,829 tourist arrivals were recorded from Switzerland to Maldives in 2019, which is an increase of 2.6% compared to 2018.

Featured Images: Velana International Airport