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DAT adds three ex-Great Dane Embraer 195 jetliners

DAT – Danish Air Transport will increase its fleet with the addition of three 118-seat ex-Great Dane Embraer 195 jetliners.

The aircraft will become operational within the next few months.

Captain Jesper Rungholm (above) CEO of DAT says, “We have taken over these three aircraft from Great Dane Airlines which ceased operations in the fall of 2021″.

Marco Finelli reporting from Italy.

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Finnair wet leases an Airbus A320 from DAT for the busy summer season

Finnair will lease an Airbus A320 aircraft and crew from DAT for the busy summer season. The aircraft will be operating selected frequencies on Finnair’s route between Helsinki and Copenhagen in June, and on Finnair’s routes between Helsinki and Oulu and Helsinki and Lisbon between July and October.

The flight deck and cabin crew for these flights come from DAT, and the flights have Finnair’s service concept.

Customers, who have a booking on a flight where the operating carrier changes from Finnair to DAT, will get a message about the change. In case customers wish to make changes to their reservation, they are asked to contact Finnair customer services for assistance.

DAT is a Danish airline, operating regional routes in Denmark, Norway, Italy, Germany and Finland, and providing charter and ACMI services.


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DAT retires its last McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83

Type Retired: October 16, 2021 (special flight from Copenhagen)

DAT on October 16, 2021 operated a special flight with DC-9-83 (MD-83) OY-RUE from and back to Copenhagen.

The special flight lasted an hour a half.

Top Copyright Photo: (DAT-Danish Air Transport) McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83) OY-RUE (msn 49936) ARN (Stefan Sjogren). Image: 942567.

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DAT to paint its McDonnell Douglas MD-82 OY-DAT in a special livery selected by a contest

DAT – Danish Air Transport on March 5, 2019 announced a contest to paint its McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) OY-DAT (msn 49902).

Many designs (above) were submitted for the contest. Now the airline has announced the winning design (below).

OY-RUT has arrived in Bournemouth for painting in this design. DAT is now offering seats on the delivery flight on May 3, 2019 from Bournemouth to Billund for kr. 1.125.

Below Copyright Photo: Danish Air Transport-DAT McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) OY-RUT (msn 49902) (Meridiana colors) AMS (Arnd Wolf). Image: 943433.

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Formerly I-SMES of Meridiana

Danish Air Transport becomes Norra’s majority shareholder

Norra - Nordic Regional Airlines ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-500) OH-ATF (msn 744) HEL (Ton Jochems). Image: 937415.

Finnair has released this statement:

Danish Air Transport (DAT) has acquired 60% of Nordic Regional Airlines AB (Norra) from Finnair, which held the 100 % stake in Norra on an interim basis after Norra’s previous owners who held 60% of shares exited the business in November 2017.

Finnair continues to own 40% of the company. As such, the transaction has no impact on Norra’s operations, personnel or purchase agreement between Finnair and Norra.

Norra operates Finnair’s domestic and European routes with a total of 24 ATR and Embraer aircraft.

The transaction requires approval by the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Norra): Norra – Nordic Regional Airlines ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-500) OH-ATF (msn 744) HEL (Ton Jochems). Image: 937415.

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