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 19
Destinations 14
Headquarters Billund, Denmark
Key people
  • Niels Sundberg, Owner, CEO and pilot
  • Kristoffer Sundberg, Co-CEO and Pilot

Kristian Tvergaard, Commercial Director

Jesper Lundberg, Assistant Managing Director
Website uk.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[edit]

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 called JoinJet.[4]

Destinations[edit]

A former SUN-AIR BAe ATP

As of 27 April 2016, SUN-AIR of Scandinavia serves the following cities under their British Airways franchise:[5]

Denmark
Germany
Norway
Sweden
United Kingdom

Fleet[edit]

SUN-AIR Dornier 328

As of December 2015, the SUN-AIR of Scandinavia fleet consists of the following aircraft:[6]

SUN-AIR of Scandinavia Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers Notes
Dornier 328 2 32 Operated as British Airways; Leased from MHS Aviation
Dornier 328JET 15 32 Operated as British Airways and JoinJet
BAe Jetstream 31 2 19 Operated as British Airways
Total 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.uk.sun-air.dk/cms.cfm?npageno=29235
  2. ^ http://www.uk.sun-air.dk/
  3. ^ "Contact." 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. ^ uk.sun-air.dk - Destinations retrieved 27 April 2016
  6. ^ *ch-aviation.com - SUN-AIR of Scandinavia retrieved 16 December 2015

External links[edit]

Media related to SUN-AIR of Scandinavia at Wikimedia Commons