Great Dane Airlines (GDE, Aalborg) has acquired two E195s from Stobart Air (RE, Dublin Int'l) ahead of the launch of flights operations next month. The first of the pair, EI-GGC (msn 19000213), is currently at Dublin Int'l awaiting delivery to the start-up's Aalborg base.

Operationally, Great Dane Airlines has secured a contract from Danish tour operator Bravo Tours to run charter flights from Aalborg to Chania, Palma de Mallorca, Varna, and Rhodes initially with Dublin Int'l, Edinburgh, and Nice to follow.

“Our mission is to provide much-needed connectivity, so far denied, to Northern Jutland as these popular routes are too thin to support large narrowbody operations profitably," Thomas Møller, Founder and CEO of Great Dane Airlines said in a statement.

Great Dane Airlines is currently in the process of completing its certification drive with the Danish authorities.