Aberdeen welcomed a new carrier to its departures boards on 25 February with the arrival of Danish Air Transport. The carrier will offer four weekly services from Esbjerg. Celebrating the news on the apron were Captain Jesper Rungholm, CEO and owner of Danish Air Transport, and Steve Szalay, MD, Aberdeen Airport.
- Danish Air Transport introduced a new route from Esbjerg (EBJ) to Aberdeen (ABZ) on 25 February. It will operate the 686-kilometre sector four times weekly using its ATR 42s, with it taking over the route from bmi regional, with the latter airline recently ceasing operations. Danish Air Transport will be the sole operator on the airport pair until 4 March, when Loganair will begin serving the route five times weekly. Steve Szalay, MD, Aberdeen Airport, said of the news: “Esbjerg port is a gateway to the Danish North Sea and is a primary base for oil and gas activity in the region. It is essential that we strengthen our links with Denmark’s energy capital. Similarly, for leisure purposes Esbjerg is a city steeped in maritime history and is a gem waiting to be discovered.”