Bergen Air, also known as Bergen Air Transport, was an airline based at Bergen Airport, Flesland in Norway. The airlines was a privately owned airline and grew consistently since its launch in 1998, when it was founded. Bergen Air Transport initially provided 4 round trips a week and in 2001, increased to 5. Scheduled services offered between Bergen and Notodden Airport, Tuven and operated two 12 seater Beechcraft B200 King Air aircraft and one 7 seater Cessna Citation CJ2.
Bergen Air flew a daily flight schedule, except Saturdays, with an evening departure from Bergen and a morning departure from Notodden. In the latter case the Sunday departure is replaced by an extra evening departure on Fridays.
The service from Bergen to Notodden was a direct service every weekday, only taking 40 minutes flight time.
The airline operated seaplane charter flights using Cessna 421 aircraft. The service to Notodden started in 2000; a Cessna 441 was acquired in 2003, and from 2006 the company has used two Beechcraft. In 2007, Bergen Air Transport bought a new hangar at Notodden, giving it further space for expansion and for new departure and arrival facilities.
Beechcraft King Air B200
Cessna Citation CJ2 Executive Jet
Departure from Bergen: Check-in was handled by Widerøe.
Departure from Sumburgh: Check-in was handled by Loganair.
Departure from Notodden: Check-in was handled by staff.
Maximum 10 kilos of luggage was allowed (to be checked in). An additional small purse/PC-bag could be brought into the cabin. There was no additional luggage allowance for children under the age of two years not sitting in their own seat.
Due to limited space onboard, bags in excess of 50x40x30 cm were not accepted.
Heavy luggage (over 10 kilos) is charged per kilo and payable at check-in.
Bergen Airport, Flesland is an international airport located at Flesland in Bergen, a city and municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Opened in 1955, it is the second-busiest airport in Norway, Flesland is operated by the state-owned Avinor. Until 1999 Flesland Air Station of the Norwegian Air Force was co-located at the airport. Airlines that fly from and to Bergen Airport include British Airways, Vueling, Scandinavian Airlines.