Daily Air

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Daily Air
德安航空
IATA ICAO Callsign
DA DAC
Founded 1992
Hubs Taipei Songshan Airport
Kaohsiung International Airport
Focus cities Taitung Airport
Fleet size 6
Headquarters Songshan District, Taipei
Website [1]
Daily Air
Chinese 德安航空
Former name
Traditional Chinese 達信航空
Simplified Chinese 达信航空

Daily Air Corporation (Chinese: 德安航空; pinyin: Déān Hángkōng) is an airline with its headquarters in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.[1] It operates scheduled passenger services to offshore islands from Taiwan, as well as helicopter contract services and charters. Its main base is Taipei Songshan Airport, with hubs at Kaohsiung International Airport and Taitung Airport.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1992 and started operations as a Bell 412 helicopter operator. Scheduled services using fixed wing Dornier aircraft began on 8 June 2005. The airline is owned by Sincere and Durban Shopping Mall, Miramar Entertainment Park, DC Development (Construction) Group, Mayer Steel Pipe, Tze Shin Transportation and Terminal and Far Eastern Air Transport (5%). It has 100 employees, as of March 2007.[2] Daily Air operates flights primarily to domestic destinations in Taiwan.

Destinations[edit]

Hub
Focus City
Future destinations
Terminated destinations
City IATA ICAO Airport Refs
Kaohsiung KHH RCKH Kaohsiung International Airport
Lyudao GNI RCGI Lyudao Airport
Magong MZG RCQC Magong Airport
Orchid Island KYD RCLY Lanyu Airport
Qimei CMJ RCCM Qimei Airport
Taitung TTT RCFN Taitung Airport
Wang'an, Penghu WOT RCWA Wang-an Airport

Fleet[edit]

Dornier 228 from Daily Air in Kaohsiung in October 2006

The Daily Air fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[3]

Daily Air Fleet
Aircraft In
Fleet
Orders Passengers Notes
Dornier 228-200 2[4]
Viking DHC-6-400 Twin Otter 4
Total 6

The airline fleet previously included the following aircraft (as of March 2007):[2]

Incidents and accidents[edit]

  • On 13 April 2017, Flight 55571, a DHC-6, overran the runway and crashed into a guard rail of Lanyu Airport in Taitung County. All of the passengers and flight crews were safe.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "德安航空股份有限公司一般租機合約書." (Archive) Daily Air. Retrieved on January 5, 2012. "地址:台北市敦化北路340號之10"
  2. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 71. 
  3. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 33. 
  4. ^ "Daily Air". AirlineUpdate.com. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  5. ^ Shan, Shelley (14 April 2017). "Daily Air flight overruns runway on Orchid Island". Taipei Times. Retrieved 14 April 2017. 

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