Category Archives: Air Greenland

Air Greenland to operate two summer routes again

Air Greenland (Kangerlussuaq) will again operate two summer routes this coming summer: Kangerlussuaq-Copenhagen (June 22 through August 13) and Narsarsuar-Copenhagen (June 19 through August 30). Both seasonal routes will operate three days a week. The airline is also expected to lease in a Boeing 737-300 from Jettime for the summer flying.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough. Please click on photo for additional information.

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Tasman Cargo Airlines to operate the former Air Greenland Boeing 757-200 for DHL

Tasman Cargo Airlines (formerly Asian Express Airlines) (Sydney), a contract supplier for DHL, will replace its existing Boeing 727-200F freighter which has reached its retirement age. The replacement aircraft will be a Boeing 757-200 PCF freighter.

Precision Conversion has been awarded the contract to provide DHL with a full 15-pallet position 757-200 PCF freighter. The 1992 ex-Air Greenland, Rolls-Royce powered, Boeing 757-236 (msn 25620) was acquired for conversion at the end of March and will be redelivered in June 2011. The aircraft will be modified by Flightstar Aircraft Services located in Jacksonville, Florida. Air Greenland operated the airliner as OY-GRL.

Tasman Cargo currently operates between Sydney and Auckland.

Top Copyright Photo: John Adlard. Boeing 727-2J7 VH-DHE (msn 22080) taxies at the SYD base in full DHL colors.

Bottom Copyright Photo: Stefan Sjogren. Boeing 757-236 OY-GRL (msn 22080) as it appeared with Air Greenland. OY-GRL lands at Stockholm (Arlanda).

Air Greenland starts a new route to Iceland

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Air Greenland (Nuuk) on May 12 launched a new weekly route to Keflavik in Iceland. The new route is operated by Bombardier DHC-8-200s (Q200s). The company has just acquired two Q200s (OY-GRG, msn 488 and OY-GRH, msn 504).