Category Archives: Great Dane Airlines

Relaunch of route from Netherlands to Scandinavian Mountains Airport by Great Dane Airlines

Great Dane Airlines Embraer ERJ 190-200LR (ERJ 195) OY-GDA (msn 19000213) TFS (Richard Vandervord). Image: 949099.

Scandinavian Mountains Airport made this announcement:

Dutch BBI-Travel will relaunch the route to Scandinavian Mountains Airport starting on  December 19, 2021. Two days a week, Thursdays and Sundays, Dutch passengers can now travel from Groningen Airport to Sälenfjällen and Trysil where they can enjoy real winter and skiing. The flights are in cooperation with Great Dane Airlines, which will use the pictured Embraer 195 with room for 118 passengers.

Timetable winter 2021/2022


Scandinavian Mountains Airport is located on the national border between Sweden’s largest alpine ski area of Sälen and Norway’s largest alpine ski resort of Trysil.

The region offers four ski resorts with more than 100,000 beds in hotels, apartments, cottages. The area has 250 pistes and a large selection of restaurants, entertainment, shopping and activities. Scandinavian Mountains Airport is a state-of-the-art airport with remotely controlled air traffic control tower. The terminal building has the capacity to handle four flights at once. Scandinavian Mountains Airport is wholly privately owned by 33 companies.

Top Copyright Photo: Great Dane Airlines Embraer ERJ 190-200LR (ERJ 195) OY-GDA (msn 19000213) TFS (Richard Vandervord). Image: 949099.

Bamboo Airways leases two Embraer 195s from Great Dane Airlines

Bamboo leases two Embraer 195s from Great Dane Airlines

Bamboo Airways is leasing two (OY-GDB and OY-GDC) Embraer ERJ 195s of Great Dane Airlines for a period of 6 months. Great Dane Airlines will also move 45 employees to Vietnam to operate the aircraft.

The aircraft will operate charter flights from Can Tho to Con Dao, Da Nang to Con Dao, and Hanoi to Con Dao. Services from Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao are expected as well but not yet confirmed. Great Dane Airlines will become the first Embraer operator in Vietnam.

In a near future Bamboo could exercise its option for an additional Embraer ERJ 195 aircraft, bringing its fleet of the type to four aircraft. This would allow it to continue to pursue growth in Denmark while 2 of its planes operate in Vietnam.
The aircraft are being gradually painted in the Bamboo Airways livery. Great Dane Airlines has given Bamboo Airways the possibility to extend the wet lease agreement until the Summer of 2021, by which time it wants the aircraft back.
Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): OY-GDC is seen at Palma de Mallorca still flying for Great Dane Airlines. Bamboo Airways (Great Dane Airlines) Embraer ERJ 190-200LR (ERJ 195) OY-GDC (msn 19000204) PMI (Javier Rodriguez). Image: 950868.
Javier Rodriguez reporting from Spain.

Great Dane Airlines shows off its first aircraft

Great Dane Airlines has released photos of its first aircraft, the pictured ex Flybe/Stobart Air Embraer ERJ 1900-200LR (ERJ 195) EI-GGC (msn 19000213).

The new airline plans to offer scheduled flights and charters for Bravo Tours, with an initial fleet of two 118-seat Embraer aircraft.

As previously reported, Great Dane will start scheduled operations in June from its base at Aalborg to Dublin (June 21), Edinburgh (June 24) and Nice (June 26).


Great Dane Airlines to launch operations in June

Great Dane Airlines (Aalborg) was founded in 2018 by Thomas Hugo Møller.

The new airline is planning to launch scheduled operations in June with two leased Embraer 195s.

The new airline will start charter operations on June 14 for Bravo Tours.

According to Airline Route, the airline will also operate scheduled flights on the following routes from Aalborg:

Aalborg – Dublin – twice-weekly effective June 21
Aalborg – Edinburgh – twice-weekly effective June 24
Aalborg – Nice – weekly flights effective June 26

All images by the airline.