Review of Edelweiss Air flight Gran Canaria Island Zurich in Economy

Airline Edelweiss Air
Flight WK201
Class Economy
Seat 28A
Aircraft Airbus A320
Flight time 04:05
Take-off 09 Feb 20, 11:25
Arrival at 09 Feb 20, 16:50
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FlyAlex
By GOLD 968
Published on 28th February 2020

Hi,

After a very nice holiday I checked in quickly. Due to my Lufthansa Gold status I was also allowed to use the Business Class counter on this Edelweiss Air flight as it was in cooperation with Swiss.

Once airside I spent some time spotting several nice holiday planes from around Europe until boarding started. 


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Boarding started on time and I took my window seat behind the wing. The seat was comfortable and had some nice features like tablet holder etc. Seat pitch was also still ok. The only strange thing was that the cabin was way too warm until we pushed back. It was like there was no air condition running at all. 


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We started taxiing and left Gran Canaria for our medium haul flight across Europe that would take ca. 3 hours 50 minutes today.


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Edelweiss Air offers some reasonable entertainment streaming via app on your personal device.



The cabin crew on this Edelweiss flight again was very friendly and inflight service started very relaxed ca. 45 minutes after take off with an aperitif service first. A very nice touch that added some longhaulf flight feeling. 


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About 30 minutes later the lunch box was served.


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The box had a clever design and contained a cold starter and a dessert. Separately some warm pizza snack was served. More free drinks (excluding alcohol) were offered with the meal. The whole meal tasted very good for such an Economy medium haul lunch. 


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It was also amzing that proper cutlery was used.


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As the trash was cleared away more drinks and coffee or tea were offered.


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Once the flight came to an end the typical Edelweiss Air farewell Biberli (sweet) snack was offered from a basket.


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We started descend into acloudy Zurich area and landed on time.



Thanks for reading,
FlyAlex 

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Verdict

Edelweiss Air

9.1/10
Cabin8.5
Cabin crew10.0
Entertainment/wifi9.0
Meal/catering9.0

Gran Canaria Island - LPA

8.0/10
Efficiency8.0
Access8.0
Services8.0
Cleanliness8.0

Zurich - ZRH

10.0/10
Efficiency10.0
Access10.0
Services10.0
Cleanliness10.0

Conclusion

A very nice and relaxed flight back home from holiday. The luncj box provided was very nice and the food tasted good. All in all a nice Edelweiss Air medium haul flight.

Information on the route Gran Canaria Island (LPA) Zurich (ZRH)

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