Quick Duck Airlines (Bratislava) is set to take delivery of its first aircraft, an ATR72-600 cn 1162, on lease from Singapore based lessor Avation. Austrian Aviation Net reports the aircraft should arrive in Central Europe on September 9.
The Slovakian start-up is backed by local investors to the tune of EUR5million (USD6.91million) and, with a workforce of ex-DanubeWings (V5, Bratislava) employees, plans to offer passenger charter services under ACMI contract.
Quick Duck Airlines (Bratislava) is a Slovakian start-up backed by local investors to the tune of EUR5million (USD6.91million). According to Austrian Aviation Net, the airline will employ former DanubeWings (V5, Bratislava) staff with plans to offer an ATR72 up for ACMI operations. Quick Duck does not appear to plan to use ex-DanubeWings aircraft though.
DanubeWings (V5, Bratislava) has reportedly suspended all its operations until further notice. According to AustrianWings, the Slovak carrier has not operated any actual revenue flights, scheduled or charter, since November 20, with all staff having now been laid off. The airline's fleet of three ATR72-200s will also be put up for sale. Parent VR Jet (VRJ, Bratislava) has not been affected by Danube Wings' termination of operations.