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Danish Air Transport A/S, often abbreviated DAT, is a Danish airline headquartered in Vamdrup, Kolding Municipality,[1] operating scheduled and chartered passenger and cargo flights.

Danish Air Transport
Danish Air Transport logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
DX

R6

DTR

DNU

DANISH

DANU

Founded1989
AOC #DK.AOC.043
HubsBillund
SubsidiariesDOT LT
Fleet size15
Destinations8 (scheduled)
Company sloganThe flexible choice.
HeadquartersVamdrup, Denmark
Key peopleJesper Rungholm, President
Websitedat.dk

DAT also owns Danu Oro Transportas which has a fleet of ATR aircraft and operates under its own AOC.

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HistoryEdit

Danish Air Transport was founded and started operations in 1989, initially as a cargo airline. Soon special operations like the transport of live horses or supplies for the Paris Dakar Rally in Africa were offered, too. Passenger charter flights were added in 1994, with the subsequent launch scheduled services on 18 November 1996.[citation needed]

DestinationsEdit

As of January 2017, Danish Air Transport operates scheduled passenger flights to the following destinations:[2]

City Country IATA ICAO Airport
Aalborg Denmark AAL EKYT Aalborg Airport
Aberdeen United Kingdom ABZ EGPD Aberdeen Airport
Billund Denmark BLL EKBI Billund Airport
Bornholm Denmark RNN EKRN Bornholm Airport
Copenhagen Denmark CPH EKCH Copenhagen Airport
Esbjerg Denmark EBJ EKEB Esbjerg Airport
Karup Denmark KRP EKKA Midtjyllands Airport
Oslo Norway OSL ENGM Oslo Airport, Gardermoen
Stavanger Norway SVG ENZV Stavanger Airport, Sola
Stord Norway SRP ENSO Stord Airport, Sørstokken

Several more destinations are served as passenger or cargo charters as well as on behalf of other airlines. Funchal, Madeira as well.

Danish Air Transport was awarded (PSO) routes in Italy, operated under the brand Volidisicilia. Contract running from July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2021.[3]

City Country IATA ICAO Airport
Catania Italy CTA LICC Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
Lampedusa Italy LMP LICD Lampedusa Airport
Palermo Italy PMO LICJ Palermo Airport
Pantelleria Italy PNL LICG Pantelleria Airport
Trapani Italy TPS LICT Trapani Airport

FleetEdit

As of January 2019, the Danish Air Transport fleet consists of the following aircraft:[4]

Danish Air Transport fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Y Total
Airbus A320-200 4 180 180
Airbus A321-200 1 212 212
ATR 42-300 3 46 46
ATR 42-500 2 48 48
ATR 72-200 5 66
68
70
66
68
70
ATR 72-500 1 72 72
ATR 72-600 2 72 72
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 1 2 165 165 3-ex Meridiana MD82.
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 1 165 165 OY-RUE, Hybrid Coca-Cola Paint
Total 15 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Contact DAT." Danish Air Transport. Retrieved on April 23, 2014. "Danish Air Transport A/S Lufthavnsvej 7A DK-6580 Vamdrup"
  2. ^ dat.dk - Our destinations retrieved 6 January 2017
  3. ^ Ch-Aviation retrieved 28 January 2018
  4. ^ https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Danish-Air-Transport

External linksEdit

  Media related to Danish Air Transport at Wikimedia Commons