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Denmark is a constitutional monarchy in north-western Europe, the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries. It is bordered on the north by the Skagerrak, an arm of the North Sea, on the east by the Kattegat (an extension of the Skagerrak) and the Øresund, a strait linking the Kattegat and the Baltic Sea, on the south by the Baltic Sea, a strait called the Fehmarn Belt, and Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, and on the west by the North Sea. Denmark comprises most of the Jutland, or Jylland, peninsula, which extends about 338 km (about 210 mi) in a north and south direction, as well as numerous islands in the Baltic and North seas. The principal islands, lying between the mainland and Sweden, are Fyn, Lolland, Sjælland, Falster, Langeland, and Møn. About 130 km (about 80 mi) to the east of Sjælland, in the Baltic, is the Danish island of Bornholm. Far to the northwest of Jutland, in the Atlantic Ocean, between the Shetland Islands and Iceland, lie the Faroe Islands, a group of 18 islands, part of Denmark since 1948; and near the North American mainland, between the North Atlantic and the Arctic oceans, is the island of Greenland, an integral part, from 1953, of the Danish monarchy. Both the Faroe Islands and Greenland are internally self-governing. Excluding these islands, Denmark has an area of 43,094 sq km (16,639 sq mi). Copenhagen (København) is the capital and largest city
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January 17, 2017Arctic Airways is a planned carrier out of Aalborg (AAL) [added]
January 7, 2017Nordic Seaplanes  has announced on its website that it has suspended commercial operations until mid-February owing to its only aircraft requiring mandatory maintenance. thanks ch-aviation [update]
June 1, 2016Nordic Seaplanes commenced operations with flights between Copenhagen and Aarhus on 25May2016 [update]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus
Aalborg Air Taxi   

1978* - 1978*

Renamed

^ Comments : [SCANDINAVIAN AIR TAXI was formed by the amalgamation of AALBORG AIR TAXI, BK-FLY, MIDT-FLY, INTERAIR BUSINESS AVIATION and SUPERFLITE]

^ Genealogy : Aalborg Air Taxi + BK-Fly + Interair Business Aviation + Midt-Fly + Superflite =>Scandinavian Air Taxi

Aalborg Air Taxi   

1996* - 2007*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aalborg Flying Center   

1970* - 1970*

Renamed

^ Comments : Aalborg Flying Center merged into Norfly Skole og Rundflyvning, later renamed to North Flying

^ Genealogy : Aalborg Flying Center >>Norfly Skole og Rundflyvning >North Flying

Aero-Nord   

1965 - 1965

Renamed

^ Comments : Internord was formed by the merger of Denmark's Aero-Nord (formed in 1965) and Sweden's Osterman Air Charter. Ceased trading in 1968

^ Genealogy : Sveaflyg >Osterman Air Charter + Aero-Nord =>Internord

Air Alsie   

1989* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Business   

1981* - 1983

Renamed

^ Comments : Maersk Commuter was formed as Air Business in 1981. Renamed in 1983. Operations ceased on 31Mar1990 and were incorporated into Maersk Air's regular operations

^ Genealogy : Air Business >Maersk Commuter >>Maersk Air >>Sterling

Air Karlog   

1994* - 1995*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Marine   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Airdanmark   

1981 - 1981

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Airnavia   

(2015)

Began?

^ Comments : Airnavia is a start-up looking to charter an MD-83 for budget operations

^ Genealogy :  

Alkair Flight Operations   

1978* - 2000

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alsie Express   

2013 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Mojn Express >Alsie Express

Arctic Airways  added

2017 >

Planned

^ Comments : Arctic Airways is a planned carrier out of Aalborg (AAL)

^ Genealogy :  

Aviation Assistance   

1998* - 2006*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Avon Aviation   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Backbone Aviation   

2011* - date

Active

^ Comments : Backbone Aviation utilises both helicopters and planes & was established in 2011

^ Genealogy :  

BenAir (Ben Air)   

2000* - 2008*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

BK-Fly   

1978* - 1978*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aalborg Air Taxi + BK-Fly + Interair Business Aviation + Midt-Fly + Superflite =>Scandinavian Air Taxi

Bornholmerflyet   

2012 - date

Active

^ Comments : Bornholmerflyet is part of the Danish Air Transport, founded in 1989, flying both scheduled flights, charter passenger and freight tasks. Launched services on 03May2012

^ Genealogy :  

Business Flight of Scandinavia   

1990* - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Business Flight Services   

1992* - 1992*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cimber Air   

1950 - 2009

Renamed

^ Comments : Cimber Air was formed in 1950 by Cpt. Ingolf Lorenz Nielson who took over Sonderjyllands Fkyvelselsskab. Cimber Air merged into Cimber Sterling on 22Dec2009

^ Genealogy : Sonderjyllands Fkyvelselsskab >>Cimber Air >Cimber Sterling

Cimber Sterling   

2009 - 2012

Inactive

^ Comments : Cimber Sterling operations started on 14Jan2009 & ceased on 03May2012. Filed for bankruptcy in May2012

^ Genealogy : Sonderjyllands Fkyvelselsskab >>Cimber Air >Cimber Sterling

Comefly   

2011 - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Conair of Scandinavia   

1965 - 1993

Renamed

^ Comments : Cnnair was formed in Oct1964 as Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, the successor to Flying Enterprise. In Apr1965 Conair started inclusive tour and charter operations [Conair of Scandinavia, owned by Danish Spies Group and Scanair, of the Swedish SLG - Scandinavian Leisure Group, when the two charter airlines were merged, and established on 01Jan1994 as Premiair. Rebranded to My Travel Airways & then renamed to Thomas Cook Scandinavia on 09May2008]

^ Genealogy : Consolidated Aircraft Corporation >Conair + Scanair (Sweden) =>Premiair >MyTravel Airways >Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia

Consolidated Aircraft Corporation   

1964 - 1965

Renamed

^ Comments : [Conair of Scandinavia, owned by Danish Spies Group and Scanair, of the Swedish SLG - Scandinavian Leisure Group, when the two charter airlines were merged, and established on 01Jan1994 as Premiair. Rebranded to My Travel Airways & then renamed to Thomas Cook Scandinavia on 09May2008]

^ Genealogy : Consolidated Aircraft Corporation >Conair + Scanair (Sweden) =>Premiair >MyTravel Airways >Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia

Copenhagen Air Services   

1977* - 1977

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Copenhagen Air Services >>Sterling

Copenhagen Airtaxi   

1963* - 2009*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Danair   

1971 - 1995

Renamed

^ Comments : Danair was founded in 1971 & operations begin on 01Nov1971

^ Genealogy : Danair >>Cimber Air >Cimber Sterling

Danish Air Charter   

(1961)

Began?

^ Comments : Danish Air Charter was a charter & inclusive tour operator which was due to commence operations in 1961 with Viscounts

^ Genealogy :  

Dansk Luftfart Service   

1963* - 1963*

Status?

^ Comments : Dansk Luftfart Service specialised in aerial photography and advertising, and also Arctic flying in Greenland

^ Genealogy :  

DAT (Danish Air Transport)   

1989 - date

Active

^ Comments : DAT (Danish Air Transport) was founded as a cargo carrier but soon added special operations - live horses etc in 1989. Operations started on 15Apr1989

^ Genealogy :  

DDL ( Det Danske Luftfartselskab)   

1920 - 1946

Renamed

^ Comments : DDL (Det Danske Luftfartselskab) was founded on 29Oct1918 & started its first scheduled route on 07Aug1920. Ceased operations in 1461 (merged with DNL and SILA to form SAS)

^ Genealogy : DNL (Norway) + DDL (Denmark) + SILA (Sweden) =>OSAS >ESAS >SAS

Delta Fly   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ES-Air   

2015 - 2015

Inactive

^ Comments : ES-Air commenced scheduled operations on 02Mar2015 & ceased 29Mar2015

^ Genealogy :  

Execujet Scandinavia   

2003* - 2003*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Falck Air   

1968* - 1998

Renamed

^ Comments : Falck Air was a Danish airline founded in 1947 under the name Falck Air Service

^ Genealogy : Falck Air Service >Falck Air >>North Flying

Falck Air Service   

1947* - 1968*

Renamed

^ Comments : Falck Air was a Danish airline founded in 1947 under the name Falck Air Service

^ Genealogy : Falck Air Service >Falck Air >>North Flying

Flex Flight   

2006* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fly European Airlines   

1999* - 2000*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Flying Enterprise   

1959 - 1965

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Greenland Express   

2014 - 2014

Renamed

^ Comments : Greenland Express started operations on 17Jun2014 & ceased on 18Sep2014

^ Genealogy : Greenland Express >Sky Greenland

Hom-Fly   

1976 - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ikaros Fly   

1981 - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Interair Business Aviation   

1978* - 1978*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aalborg Air Taxi + BK-Fly + Interair Business Aviation + Midt-Fly + Superflite =>Scandinavian Air Taxi

Internord   

1965 - 1968

Inactive

^ Comments : Internord was formed by the merger of Denmark's Aero-Nord (formed in 1965) and Sweden's Osterman Air Charter. Ceased trading in 1968

^ Genealogy : Sveaflyg >Osterman Air Charter + Aero-Nord =>Internord

Jet Time   

2006 - date

Active

^ Comments : Jet Time was founded by a group of Danish investors in 2006 & operated its first flight on 19Sep2006. International passenger charter services out of Kastrup

^ Genealogy :  

Jetair   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

JoinJet   

2012* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Klippefly (Bornholms Aero Service)   

2004* - 2004*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Maersk Air   

1970 - 2005

Renamed

^ Comments : Maersk Shipping Line set up Maersk Air in Feb1969

^ Genealogy : Maersk Air >>Sterling

Maersk Commuter   

1983 - 1990

Renamed

^ Comments : Maersk Commuter was formed as Air Business in 1981. Renamed in 1983. Operations ceased on 31Mar1990 and were incorporated into Maersk Air's regular operations

^ Genealogy : Air Business >Maersk Commuter >>Maersk Air >>Sterling

Midtfly   

1985* - 1992*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Midt-Fly   

1978* - 1978*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aalborg Air Taxi + BK-Fly + Interair Business Aviation + Midt-Fly + Superflite =>Scandinavian Air Taxi

Mojn Express   

2013 - 2013

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Mojn Express >Alsie Express

Muk Air (Muk-Air)   

1979 - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

MyTravel Airways   

2002 - 2008

Renamed

^ Comments : [Conair of Scandinavia, owned by Danish Spies Group and Scanair, of the Swedish SLG - Scandinavian Leisure Group, when the two charter airlines were merged, and established on 01Jan1994 as Premiair. Rebranded to My Travel Airways & then renamed to Thomas Cook Scandinavia on 09May2008]

^ Genealogy : Consolidated Aircraft Corporation >Conair + Scanair (Sweden) =>Premiair >MyTravel Airways >Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia

NewAir Airservice   

1977* - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nordair (Nordic Airways)   

1960 - 1964

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nordic Air   

1994* - 2002*

Renamed

^ Comments : Nordic Air was acquired by North Flying

^ Genealogy : Nordic Air >>North Flying

Nordic Seaplanes  added

2016 - date

Active

^ Comments : Nordic Seaplanes commenced operations with flights between Copenhagen and Aarhus on 25May2016

^ Genealogy :  

Norfly Skole og Rundflyvning   

1963 - 1971

Renamed

^ Comments : North Flying was founded in 1963 as Norfly Skole og Rundflyvning by photographer J. Steffensen. In 1970 the company acquired Aalborg Flying Center. Renamed in 1971

^ Genealogy : Aalborg Flying Center >>Norfly Skole og Rundflyvning >North Flying

North Flying   

1971 - date

Active

^ Comments : North Flying was founded in 1963 as Norfly Skole og Rundflyvning by photographer J. Steffensen. In 1970 the company acquired Aalborg Flying Center. Renamed in 1971

^ Genealogy : Norfly Skole og Rundflyvning >North Flying

Northern Star Aviation   

(2014)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Premiair   

1993 - 2002

Renamed

^ Comments : [Conair of Scandinavia, owned by Danish Spies Group and Scanair, of the Swedish SLG - Scandinavian Leisure Group, when the two charter airlines were merged, and established on 01Jan1994 as Premiair. Rebranded to My Travel Airways & then renamed to Thomas Cook Scandinavia on 09May2008]

^ Genealogy : Consolidated Aircraft Corporation >Conair + Scanair (Sweden) =>Premiair >MyTravel Airways >Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia

Primera Air Scandinavia   

2009 - date

Active

^ Comments : Primera Air Scandinavia, regional and international charter carrier that originated in Italy as JetX and moved to Iceland & then Denmark

^ Genealogy : JetX >Primera Air >Primera Air Scandinavia

Red 1   

(2015)

Began?

^ Comments : Red 1 is the new name for Cimber after the take ob=ver by SAS

^ Genealogy :  

Rotate Air   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sahil Airlines   

(2010)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Scan Con Airways (ScanCon)   

2002* - 2004*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Scandinavian Air Taxi   

1978* - 1994*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aalborg Air Taxi + BK-Fly + Interair Business Aviation + Midt-Fly + Superflite =>Scandinavian Air Taxi

Scanway   

(2010)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sky Greenland   

(2016)

Began?

^ Comments : Sky Greenland is the new name for Greenland Express

^ Genealogy : Greenland Express >Sky Greenland

Sonderjyllands Fkyvelselsskab   

1950* - 1950

Renamed

^ Comments : Sonderjyllands Fkyvelselsskab was formed in 1950 by Cpt. Ingolf Lorenz Nielson

^ Genealogy : Sonderjyllands Fkyvelselsskab >>Cimber Air >Cimber Sterling

Star Air   

1987 - date

Active

^ Comments : Star Air was established in 1984 by the A.P. Moller Company to operate passenger charter flights. Operations started on 30Jun1987

^ Genealogy :  

Steenberg Aviation   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sterling   

2000 - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments : Sterling ceased operations on 29Oct2008

^ Genealogy : Sterling European Airways >Sterling

Sterling Airways   

1962 - 1993

Inactive

^ Comments : Sterling Airways was a oliday charter carrier that went into bankruptcy and was succeeded by Sterling European Airways. Ceased operations on 22Sep1993

^ Genealogy :  

Sterling European Airways   

1994 - 2000

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Sterling European Airways >Sterling

Sun-Air of Scandinavia   

1978 - date

Active

^ Comments : Sun-Air of Scandinavia initially operated as an air-taxi operator and charter service but developed into a regional airline in 1987. Operations started on 30Jun1978

^ Genealogy :  

Superflite   

1978* - 1978*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aalborg Air Taxi + BK-Fly + Interair Business Aviation + Midt-Fly + Superflite =>Scandinavian Air Taxi

Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia   

2008 - date

Active

^ Comments : Conair of Scandinavia, owned by Danish Spies Group and Scanair, of the Swedish SLG - Scandinavian Leisure Group, when the two charter airlines were merged, and established on 01Jan1994 as Premiair. Rebranded to My Travel Airways & then renamed to Thomas Cook Scandinavia on 09May2008

^ Genealogy : Consolidated Aircraft Corporation >Conair + Scanair (Sweden) =>Premiair >MyTravel Airways >Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia

TRANSair   

1963* - 1965*

Status?

^ Comments : TRANSair was a charter carrier which concentrated on taxi and executive flying both omestically and internationally

^ Genealogy :  

Transavia Denmark   

2009 - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

United Europe Airways   

1992 - 1992

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Wings of Bornholm   

2009 - 2010

Inactive

^ Comments : Wings of Bornholm, formed in 2009, had its first flight was between Bornholm & Copenhagen on 23Aug2009 & ceased flights on 30Apr2010

^ Genealogy :  

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