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Las Vegas Lands 3rd Weekly Nonstop Swiss Flight

Tourists flying between Las Vegas and Zurich will have another nonstop flight. Edelweiss Air announced Monday it will add a third weekly nonstop flight starting next June. The Swiss airline first arrived in May at McCarran International Airport with two weekly nonstop flights.

Airline officials say they've carried more than 14,000 travelers to Las Vegas in almost four months. Edelweiss flies 285-seat Airbus A330 aircraft. The airline website says the flight from Zurich to Las Vegas is about 11 hours.
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