Cimber Air to shut down in April when it loses its SAS contract

Cimber Air (2nd) (Sønderborg, Denmark) is losing its contract with Scandinavian Airlines-SAS (Stockholm). The contract to operate four Bombardier CRJ200s for SAS will end in April 2015 according to Denmark’s The Local. 130 employees will be released at the end of the contract.

Cimber A/S was established on May 15, 2012 following Cimber Sterling’s bankruptcy on May 3, 2012 through a business transfer of the CRJ200 activity which Cimber Sterling had been flying for SAS since 2004. 114 employees followed the business transfer, together with four CRJ200s that started flights on May 17, 2012.

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Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner/ Cimber Air’s Bombardier CRJ200 (CL-600-2B19) OY-MBT (msn 7617) wears “Flying fo Scandinavian Airlines” fuselage titles and the SAS box logo on the tail.

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