Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017
The airline had declared that about 30,000 passengers travel between Switzerland and Denver every year and heavier traffic is reported in the summer season that is quite popular. Edelweiss would be flying between Zurich and Denver on Mondays and Fridays and this had commenced from 4th June onwards and is scheduled to continue throughout October.
The Rocky Mountains and Denver are immensely popular among Swiss tourists and they savor the combination of an interesting city and idyllic natural charm, according to Bernd Bauer who is the CEO of Edelweiss.
Bauer had estimated that the flight would be bringing as much as 7,500 tourists to Denver the following year and this would generate an annual economic impact to the state of more than $21 million.
Travellers would be flying on an Airbus A330-300 that would have a seating capacity of 315 passengers and 27 business class seats that would let passengers lie completely flat. Michael Hancock, Mayor of Denver said that the flight not only highlights the importance of Denver as a global city but also is expected to create 200 new jobs further strengthening the regional economy.
Edelweiss, the sister company of Swiss International Air Lines would be the 25th airline operating at Denver International Airport.