Odette Airways Info Needed!

Thu Jul 24, 2003 6:47 am


I know - weeks ago there have been people saying that Swiss airline Odette Airways will go low-cost.... With a couple of F-100s...

But nothing moved yet and the airline's homepage is ... in one word... BAD - without any info. So, I'm looking for a spotting destination for my winter holidays... for low-cost prices... My first tought was Germania Express either from SZG or ZRH to PMI (because I'm living at INN...) but then I recognized that they're flying only once a week - so - too much days - and a too expensive stay.

My second tought was Air Berlin Cityshuttle out of ZRH... but the problem is that the're flying to Germany only and I even don't want to think about the low temperatures up in Hamburg or Berlin during December...

So, finally - I hoped that Odette will open their low-cost sector and fly somewhere to the south region of Europe... And my question... does anybody know something about the plans of Odette???

When will they start low-cost ops and WHERE and how frequently are they going to fly ???

Thanks very much!

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RE: Odette Airways Info Needed!

Thu Jul 24, 2003 4:15 pm

No details about routes have been published yet. Obviously they will serve ten destinations and start in October with the first few Fokker 100s.
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RE: Odette Airways Info Needed!

Thu Jul 24, 2003 4:57 pm

ciao florian,

i booked IBZ one month ago with Germanwings. Going from ZRH via CGN to IBZ. the trip cost me only 220 sfr 2way  Smile/happy/getting dizzy compared to something around 600 sfr direct ZRH to IBZ  Smile/happy/getting dizzy also IBZ is great for spotting, watch out for some great actionshots on arrival and departure, cant wait to submit some IBZ shot , due to the fact there are only few and old ones in the db ....

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RE: Odette Airways Info Needed!

Thu Jul 24, 2003 5:27 pm

Didn't Germanwings apply for slots from ZRH to MAD? That would be a nice spotting trip.

Another tip: book a Europe Web Saver at SWISS. I just booked ZRH-BCN-ZRH for CHR 129. That's a fair deal!!!!

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RE: Odette Airways Info Needed!

Thu Jul 24, 2003 5:35 pm

Odette Airways flies to Skopje. Why not for a change...  Acting devilish Big grin Big grin

RE: Odette Airways Info Needed!

Thu Jul 24, 2003 6:23 pm

Thanks guys!


I really like the germanwings idea to open more routes from ZRH... I'd have an aunt in ZRH, so that would be THE perfect airport for 4U opening a second hub  Big thumbs up

Let's hope these plans are becoming true...

cheers, Florian

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