Sun-Air of Scandinavia

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SUN-AIR of Scandinavia
Sun Air of Scandinavia Logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
EZ SUS SUNSCAN
Founded 1978
Hubs Billund Airport
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer program Executive Club
Alliance Oneworld (Affiliate)
Fleet size 14
Destinations 11
Headquarters Billund, Denmark
Key people
  • Niels Sundberg, Owner, CEO and pilot
  • Kristoffer Sundberg, Co-CEO and Pilot
Website sun-air.dk

SUN-AIR of Scandinavia A/S,[1] usually shortened to SUN-AIR,[2] is a Danish regional airline headquartered in Billund[3] with its main base at Billund Airport. It operates scheduled services as a franchise of British Airways using their name and corporate design as British Airways - operated by SUN-AIR of Scandinavia A/S. The airline also offers charter flights, air taxi services, specialist aerial work and aircraft brokerage.

History

The airline was established and started operations in 1978 by Mr. Niels Sundberg. It initially operated solely as an air taxi and charter service, but developed into a regional airline in 1987. It became a British Airways franchisee on 1 August 1996, operating as British Airways in their corporate design. Sun Air is an affiliate member of the Oneworld alliance and also uses British Airways' frequent flyer program Executive Club. The airline is wholly owned by Niels Sundberg and has 175 employees. It also has a business jet subsidiary named JoinJet.[4]

British Airways terminated its flights from Bremen to London and Manchester which were both operated by SUN-AIR on 25 February 2017.[5] SUN-AIR had maintained a base for the routes at Bremen Airport.

Destinations

A former SUN-AIR BAe ATP

As of October 2018, SUN-AIR of Scandinavia serves the following cities under their British Airways franchise:[6]

Denmark
Germany
Norway
Sweden
United Kingdom

Fleet

SUN-AIR Dornier 328

As of October 2018, the SUN-AIR of Scandinavia fleet consists of the following aircraft:[8]

SUN-AIR of Scandinavia Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers Notes
Dornier 328JET 14 32 Operated as British Airways and JoinJet
Total 14

References

  1. ^ http://www.uk.sun-air.dk/cms.cfm?npageno=29235[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-06. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  3. ^ "Contact Archived 2010-08-20 at the Wayback Machine.." Sun Air of Scandinavia. Retrieved on 16 March 2010. "SUN-AIR of Scandinavia A/S Cumulusvej 10 DK-7190 Billund Denmark"
  4. ^ "Biz jet", Airliner World: 7, February 2013
  5. ^ britishairways.com (Germany) retrieved 11 February 2017
  6. ^ sun-air.dk - Destinations retrieved 13 September 2018
  7. ^ Friedrichshafen to Hamburg added
  8. ^ Sun-Air of Scandinavia fleet as of 24 October 2018

External links

Media related to SUN-AIR of Scandinavia at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official website
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