On 16 May, it was published that several parts of the bankruptcy estate from Cimber Sterling was sold, hereby the ACMI contract with Scandinavian Airlines. The buyers of the contract was the former key people of Cimber Sterling, Jørgen Nielsen (son of the Cimber Air founder Ingolf Nielsen), the former juridical director Alex Dyrgaard, and the former CEO of the airline Jacob Krogsgaard. The deal included 114 employees would continue in Cimber A/S. At the same time, Scandinavian Airlines and Cimber A/S signed an extension of the agreement, valid till the summer 2014. Cimber had no plans of flying under own name, but will only operate for other airlines.
In September 2014, Cimber announced the shutdown of its operations by March 2015 as Scandinavian Airlines as their single customer won't renew their contracts. But in December 2014 Scandinavian Airlines announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Cimber. Scandinavian Airlines plans to transfer it's CRJ900 operations to Cimber which offers a more "focused and flexible production" while the current Cimber fleet will be phased out.