Review of Edelweiss Air flight Zurich Las Vegas in Economy

Airline Edelweiss Air
Flight WK2
Class Economy
Seat 26J
Aircraft Airbus A330-200
Flight time 10:50
Take-off 10 Jul 15, 13:50
Arrival at 10 Jul 15, 15:40
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oliverandre
By 5524
Published on 7th August 2015
Hello everyone! :)

Approximately a month ago I had the opportunity to accompany the beautiful Edelweiss Air Crew on one of their flights to Las Vegas! My friend who works as a cabin crew member for the airline asked me to join her on a layover. Of course I didn't hesitate to say yes:)

Flight time was around 11h40 and we landed about 20 minutes prior schedule.


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Edelweiss A330-200 Kiburi is waiting at gate E35.



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Boarding in progress



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We had to wait for a few passengers from Hungary. Unfortunately their flight was not on time. Due to the late arrival of the other passengers, we missed our slot and had a delay of about 50 minutes.



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A little snack was distributed.



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Main course.



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The beautiful IFE which is only about a few months old. During the C-Check, all seats of the aircraft were removed and replaced. The IFE is brandnew and similar to the one of SWISS.



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The route of todays flight.



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Greenland looks pretty impressive.



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Reaching canadian ground after flying over the Hudson Bay.



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A cold meal was served approximately 2 hours before landing.



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The ground looks more and more sandy.





Suburb of Las Vegas.



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The approach was quite windy and the captain told me after landing that we made a visual approach.



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Our parking position was just next to the Queen of the skies! A wonderful Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 from London.

I hope you have enjoyed reading my report. Thank you and see you soon!
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Verdict

Edelweiss Air

9.0/10
Cabin8.5
Cabin crew10.0
Entertainment/wifi9.0
Meal/catering8.5

Zurich - ZRH

9.5/10
Efficiency9.0
Access9.0
Services10.0
Cleanliness10.0

Las Vegas - LAS

7.8/10
Efficiency7.0
Access8.0
Services8.0
Cleanliness8.0

Conclusion

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9 Comments

  • Comment 143716 by
    KL651 TEAM 4478 Comments

    Wilkommen und danke für diesen ersten FR.

    I'm impressed by the catering offered by WK, it's of better quality and higher quantity than LX's.

    The real glass in Y class is also quite premium.

    I bet the fact one your friend was working the flight helped getting a nice service, but WK's crew have a good reputation anyway.

    • Comment 322791 by
      oliverandre AUTHOR 4 Comments

      The catering and the whole flight was truly very good! As my Edelweiss-friend said; their slogan is LITTLE EXTRA. And you can find exact this little extra through the whole flight. Starting with the crew, hospitality, catering.. etc :)

  • Comment 143722 by
    Jetset 49 Comments

    Grüezi, top-quality pictures! I really like Edelweiss Air, although I've not flown with them SO FAR. Their destinations are really special and likeable. How was immigration? Could you use the fast lane like the crew? An advice from my side: It looks nicer if the covers of the food are removed.

    • Comment 322792 by
      oliverandre AUTHOR 4 Comments

      Thank you! You really have to fly with them - they're amazing :) I had to leave the aircraft as a normal passenger. Therefore I had to go the usual way. Nevertheless I was faster than the crew as they had to wait until all pax were off.

    • Comment 322793 by
      oliverandre AUTHOR 4 Comments

      You're totally right! The service was just amazing. We took off at 2 pm in Zurich and landed at around 3.30 pm in Las Vegas due to the time shift. So we had the evening of the first day, a whole second day and at the third day we took off at 7.45 pm and landed back in Zurich at 15.40 pm at the next day.

  • Comment 143724 by
    Esteban TEAM GOLD 11368 Comments

    Thank you very much for this beautiful report.

    WK offers a really nice product, much better than LX with, for instance, a salad and a starter and a real dessert (against a tiny piece of cake). Also the second meal looks pretty nice.

    How long was the layover in Vegas?

  • Comment 143748 by
    KévinDC TEAM SILVER 5136 Comments

    Very nice first report! I don't think I've ever seen this route reported before. I am pleasantly surprised to see that the product is such high quality. From the cabin to the meals, everything looks great. Beautiful pictures.
    I hope you enjoyed your (short) stay in Vegas.

    Welcome to Flight-Report!

  • Comment 143914 by
    mw69 77 Comments

    Thanks a lot!

    A really nice FR and a nice flight!

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