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Old 19th Feb 2019, 21:12
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Great Dane Airlines

No, this isnít a joke.

New Danish start-up Great Dane Airlines plans to fly some oddly familiar routes with 2 EMB-195ís.

Scheduled Flights
AAL-EDI
AAL-DUB
AAL-NCE

Charter Flights
AAL-PMI
AAL-RHO
AAL-CHQ
BLL-PMI
BLL-RHO
BLL-CHQ
BLL-VAR
CPH-PMI
CPH-RHO
CPH-CHQ
CPH-VAR

Those charter flights look very similar to those of Primera Air do they not? Is this perhaps the travel groups second attempt?

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Old 19th Feb 2019, 21:44
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According to this link, theyíre operating for Bravo Tours (one of the Primera Travel Group companies)

So it could well be Primera mk.2

https://www.check-in.dk/danmark-har-...yt-flyselskab/
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Old 20th Feb 2019, 06:35
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Sounds like a big dog's breakfast.
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Old 20th Feb 2019, 10:31
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They could be the dogs b******ks
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Old 12th May 2019, 20:05
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All scheduled flights on 21 and 24 June seem to be sold out - but seats available at low-ish fares from 25 June. Perhaps a last minute hitch with getting hold of an aircraft and it being delayed by a few days ?
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Old 13th May 2019, 08:59
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The first aircraft at least has already been painted.

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=&picid=10415
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Old 13th May 2019, 09:27
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Originally Posted by BA318 View Post
The first aircraft at least has already been painted.
https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=&picid=10415
Stobart Air E195 on lease to Great Dane.
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Old 13th May 2019, 12:04
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Looks smart, but it needs a picture of a Great Dane on the tailfin.
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Old 16th Jun 2019, 11:10
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"Great Dane Airlines secures AOC 18 hours before first flight "
Mmm, doesn't inspire confidence?
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Old 16th Jun 2019, 12:23
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Not abnormal. To secure AOC last thing you do is a simulated revenue flight normally with staff as pax. Quite common for this to be at the last minute particularly when you’re a start up and don’t want to pay aircraft leases for longer than necessary.
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Old 16th Jun 2019, 13:08
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The leased aircraft, E195 EI-GGC, hasn't flown for at least 7 days according to FR24 so no recent proving flights by the look of it, although FR24 isn't infallible of course.
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Old 16th Jun 2019, 14:11
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Originally Posted by Expressflight View Post
The leased aircraft, E195 EI-GGC, hasn't flown for at least 7 days according to FR24 so no recent proving flights by the look of it, although FR24 isn't infallible of course.
That's because it's been reregistered as OY-GDA
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Old 16th Jun 2019, 15:04
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That's because it's been reregistered as OY-GDA
Ah, they would explain it! Good luck to them anyway.
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Old 1st Sep 2019, 18:34
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Now that the absolute peak months of summer demand are over, does anyone know how Great Dane have been doing ?
I note that they are not offering scheduled flights on their website from Aalborg to Dublin or Nice beyond mid September or from Aalborg to Edinburgh beyond early October - it sounds like the airline is aware that leisure demand on these routes outside summer would likely be weak.
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Old 1st Sep 2019, 20:05
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ooft! that doesn't sound promising at such an early stage. So perhaps they'll stick to charter-esque leisure
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Old 2nd Sep 2019, 08:06
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Maybe they might need some help from Sandy Toksvig!!!
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I've no idea but it could be that they leased their aircraft short term and don't plan any winter activity.
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Old 11th Sep 2019, 07:35
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I've no idea but it could be that they leased their aircraft short term and don't plan any winter activity.
The have some limited winter activity. So not lease related.
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Old 11th Sep 2019, 09:20
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From what I gather, they are in the market for specialist tour operators also outside Denmark. For example, they operated a weekly service for four weeks from CGN to GRX this August/September.
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What are the odds of these peak summer seasonal schedules returning next year?
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