The German regional carrier InterSky has announced plans to open an new base on Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport. Until now, the airline has an single base on Friedrichshafen Airport. The airline plans to base one Bombardier Q300 on the airport, which would be used for only one scheduled route, Hamburg to Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden. The route is currently served be Air Berlin/LGW several times a day with Bombardier Q400, but due financial reasons the airline will cease this service on October 31. InterSky plans to commence their Q300 flights from Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden on January 7. InterSky and Air Berlin are codeshare partners.
InterSky is currently operating three Bombardier Q300. The airline has recently ordered two ATR 72-600, which are scheduled to be delivered in late 2012/early 2013.
Originally, the base should have been opened on Hamburg Airport.