Switzerland’s leisure airline, Edelweiss Air, will commence flights to Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam in October.
The carrier will fly from Zurich to Kilimanjaro International Airport twice a week from October 8 on Fridays and Saturdays, with one of the flights carrying on to Zanzibar following a stop in Kilimanjaro.
The direct flight to Kilimanjaro will depart from Zurich at 22h30 on Fridays and Saturdays, arriving in Kilimanjaro at 07h40 next day. The flight to Zanzibar will depart Kilimanjaro at 09h10 on Saturdays and arrive in Zanzibar at 10h15. This flight will return to Zurich direct from Zanzibar on Saturdays, departing at 11h30 and arriving in Zurich at 19h30.
From October 12, the flight to Dar es Salaam will operate once a week with a stopover in Kilimanjaro.
It will depart Zurich at 22h30 on Tuesdays and arrive in Kilimanjaro at 07h40 next day. The flight will depart Kilimanjaro at 09h10 and arrive in Dar es Salaam at 10h20. The return flight direct to Zurich departs Dar es Salaam at 12h35 on Wednesdays and arrives in Zurich at 19h30.