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Denim Air is an airline based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. It provides wet-lease aircraft and is also the scheduled airline subsidiary of the Denim Air Group. A Boeing 747-400 belonging to Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the UKs largest airlines. ... Eindhoven is a municipality and a city located in the province of Noord-Brabant in the south of the Netherlands, originally at the confluence of the Dommel and Gender brooks. ...


Code Data

  • IATA Code: 3D
  • ICAO Code: DNM
  • Callsign: Denim

The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organization of airlines headquarted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), an agency of the United Nations, develops the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth. ...


The airline was established in 1996 and started operations in April 1996. In January 1999 the Spanish airline Air Nostrum wholly acquired Denim Air. In October 2002 the management team of Denim Air bought back the shares in a management buy-out. In June 2003 it started operating domestic flights in Germany from Augsburg to Düsseldorf and Berlin. It is owned by Airton (90%) and EDW Beheer (10%). Recently (end of 2005) Denim Air came in the hands of the Panda Holding which also owns VLM. Mr. Jacobson is the man in control of this huge holding. Also Rekkof (NG Fokker 70/100 company) is in the hands of Mr. Jacobson. 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Air Nostrum is the a regional airline belonging to the Iberia group. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Augsburg is a city in south-central Germany. ... Düsseldorf is the capital city of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


Denim Air operates services to the following international scheduled destinations (at January 2005): Berlin, Bologna, Düsseldorf, Florence, Munich, Venice and Zürich. The Denim Air operation under the name Denim Airways have been completely cancelled. In February 2006 Fokker 50 contracts with Air Nostrum will be ended. Denim Air will be left only with Wet Lease contracts. Since this market in Europe is not looking around for older F50's Denim Air is now targeting African, Asian and other willing markets. There is one F50 flying for Air Senegal and Air Mauretania. The word is going that the Denim Air management is in negotiation with a carrier to fly inside Afghanistan. 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Bologna (from Latin Bononia, BulÃ¥ggna in the local dialect) is the capital city of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy, between the Po River and the Apennines. ... Düsseldorf is the capital city of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. ... Founded 59 BC as Florentia Region Tuscany Mayor Leonardo Domenici (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  102 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 356,000 almost 500,000 3,453/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Latitude Longitude 43°47 N 11°15 E www. ... Munich (German: München (pronounced listen) is the state capital of the German state of Bavaria. ... Location within Italy Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venessia in the local dialect), the city of canals, is the capital of the region of Veneto and of the province of Venice, 45°26′N 12°19′E, population 271,663 (census estimate 2004-01-01). ... Location within Switzerland â–¶(?) (German pronunciation IPA: ; in English often Zurich, without the umlaut) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich. ...


The Denim Air fleet consists of the following aircraft (at January 2005):

A DHC-8-400 of Flybe on the ground at Bristol Airport, Bristol, England DHC-8 landing at Bristol Airport A DeHavilland DHC-8-102 belonging to Air Inuit at Cornwall Ontario, May 2005 The de Havilland Canada DHC-8, popularly the Dash 8, is a series of twin-turboprop... Fokker F50 VLM Airlines Fokker F50 The Fokker F50 was a small turboprop-powered airliner designed as a refinement of and successor to the highly successful Fokker Friendship. ...

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Air Nostrum was interested to lease up to six Fokker 50 aircraft to operate on their commuter routes for Iberia.
Denim's scheduled flights were originally operated using the brand name "Euro-Hopper" but quite soon, the name was changed to Denim Airways, to mark the strong ties with the parent company Denim Air.
Denim Airways is part of the same holding company, but from a legal standpoint, it remains an independent part of Denim Air's holding.
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