Swiss (LX, Zurich) has ordered one more B777-300(ER) bringing to ten the total number of the type it intends to operate. The Lufthansa (LH, Frankfurt Int'l) subsidiary said in a statement the twinjet would arrive during the course of 2018.
Edelweiss Air (WK, Zurich) is reportedly considering flying between Zurich and Honolulu. Should the flights be launched it would make it the only airline to link Europe and Hawaii with a nonstop service.
According to a report by Swiss paper Schweiz am Sonntag, Honolulu Airport and the Swiss tourism authority are in discussions over the potential service given that some 140,000 Europeans travel to the US state annually, including 43,000 from Germany and 16,000 from Switzerland.