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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
Latest updates

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June 1, 2016Nordic Seaplanes commenced operations with flights between Copenhagen and Aarhus on 25May2016 [update]
January 21, 2016Sky Greenland [added] is the new name for Greenland Express
November 14, 2015Airnavia is a start-up looking to charter an MD-83 for budget operations [added]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus
Aalborg Air Taxi

1978* - 1978*

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ 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
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 - 2010

Renamed

^ Comments : Cimber Air was formed in 1950 by Cpt. Ingolf Lorenz Nielson who took over Sonderjyllands Fkyvelselsskab
^ 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
^ Genealogy : Consolidated Aircraft Corporation >Conair + Scanair (Sweden) =>Premiair >MyTravel Airways >Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia
Consolidated Aircraft Corporation

1964 - 1965

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ 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 : My Travel Airways 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

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 :  
^ 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 >

Planned

^ 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 : My Travel Airways renames 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 :  
^ 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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