Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Airlines of Greenland, Airlines of the Faroe Islands, Danish airline chief executives, Defunct airlines of Denmark, Scandinavian Airlines, Air Greenland, Sterling Airlines, Atlantic Airways, Maersk Air, Bel Air Aviation, Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia, SAS Commuter, Cimber Sterling, Danish Air Transport, Transavia Denmark ApS, Star Air, Air Iceland, Det Danske Luftfartselskab, Sun Air of Scandinavia, J rgen Lindegaard, Copenhagen Air Taxi, Jettime, North Flying, Wings of Bornholm, Danair, Air Alpha Greenland, Air Alsie, SAS Snowflake. Excerpt: Air Greenland A/S is the flag carrier airline of Greenland, jointly owned by the government of Greenland, the SAS Group, and the government of Denmark. It operates a fleet of 38 aircraft, including one airliner used for transatlantic and charter flights, 10 fixed-wing aircraft primarily serving the domestic network, and 26 helicopters feeding passengers from the smaller communities into the domestic airport network. Flights to heliports in the remote settlements are operated on contract with the government of Greenland. Founded in 1960, the airline started its first services with PBY Catalina water planes, later in the same decade expanding its fleet to include DHC-3 Otter light planes and Sikorsky S-61 helicopters, some of which remain in active service. During the late 1960s and 1970s the majority of aircraft operations in Greenland were based on helicopters. Only in the late 1970s and early 1980s the newly established Greenland Home Rule invested in a network of short takeoff and landing airports, serviced by the new additions to the Air Greenland fleet: the De Havilland Canada Dash-7 turboprops uniquely suited to the harsh terrain and weather conditions in Greenland. The reliability of connections improved as the domestic airport network expanded in the 1990s: the airlin...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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