Estonia is republic in north-eastern Europe, bordered on the north by the Gulf of Finland (an extension of the Baltic Sea), on the east by Russia, on the south by Latvia, and on the west by the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga. With Latvia and Lithuania, Estonia is one of the Baltic states. Tallinn is the capital as well as the largest city and chief port
Amendments  

12 Jul 2017 

Regional Jet [status change] is to be renamed to Nordica Regional [added] in Aug2017

15 Jan 2017

Elk Airways was established on 23Oct1991 & started operations on 15Jan1992 as ELK (ELK Lennuliinid) [added]

30 Dec 2016

Regional Jet received its AOC in early 2016 & started operations 2016 [status change]

Aero Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2008
Airline Code : EE : EAY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aero Airlines was set up by Finnair in 2000 to serve international routes within the Baltic and other European destinations. Started operations in Mar2002 & ceased on 06Jan2008
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Livonia  last update: 30Apr2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Livonia was a Parnu based carrier that ceased operations on 30Apr2006
Aircraft : An-28

AirEst   

Status : Active

Dates :

2002* - date
Airline Code : -- : AIT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AirEst was founded in 2002 & started operations on 15Jan2002, operating regular cargo and charter passenger flights
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Avies Air Company  last update: 11Nov2017

Status : Restarting

Dates :

1991 - 2016
Airline Code : U3 : AIA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Avies was founded on 11Nov1991 in Ylemiste, Tallinn as a charter and air-taxi service. Airline was grounded in Apr2016 for safety reasons. Hoping to restart (Ylemiste, Tallinn based charter and air-taxi services)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Copterline   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2010 - 2013
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Copterline was a Finnish-Estonian helicopter airline that flew a regular 18-minute service on the Helsinki–Tallinn route
Aircraft : Nil at this time

ELK (Eesti Lennukompanii) ((Estonian Aviation)  last update: 15Jan2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 2001
Airline Code : S8 : ELK
Genealogy : ELK >ELK Airways
Comments : ELK Airways was established on 23Oct1991 & started operations on 15Jan1992 as ELK (ELK Lennuliinid). Regional scheduled airline operating out of Talinn
Aircraft : Nil at this time

ELK Airways (ELK Lennuliinid)  added: 2017 + last update: 15Jan2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1994* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : ELK >ELK Airways
Comments : Elk Airways was established on 23Oct1991 & started operations on 15Jan1992 as ELK Airways (ELK Lennuliinid). Regional scheduled airline operating out of Talinn
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Enimex  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ENI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Enimex was established and started operations on 26Sep1994. Ceased on 14Jun2008 - Cargo and passenger charter flights in Northern Europe and Russia
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Estonian Air  last update: 08Nov2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 2015
Airline Code : OV : ELL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Estonian Air was established 01Dec1991 & operations started on the same date. Ceased operations on 08Nov2015. Inherited assets from local division of Aeroflot. National carrier of Estonia. International and regional, scheduled and charter, passenger and cargo carrier.
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Estonian Air Regional   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2013
Airline Code : OV : ELL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Estonian Air established Estonian Air Regional in Jun2008. Ceased operations in 2013
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Flyest  last update: 03Nov2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : On 31Aug2015 cargo carrier, Airest announced the start of a new passenger airline named Flyest & it operated its first aircraft, a SAAB 340 started flying for Estonian Air on a Stockholm - Tallinn - Saint Petersburg route
Aircraft : Nil at this time

FlyLAL Charters Estonia   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2009 - 2010
Airline Code : -- : ELC
Genealogy : FlyLAL Charters Estonia >Small Planet Airlines Estonia >North Wind Airlines
Comments : FlyLAL Charters Estonia was renamed to Small Planet Airlines Estonia on 22Jul2010 and then North Wind Airlines. Charter services out of Tallin
Aircraft : Nil at this time

JP Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2004^ - date
Airline Code : -- : JPI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : JP Air, international air charter company out of Tallinn Airport was formed in 2004
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Nordic Aviation   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2015 - 2016
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nordic Aviation >Nordica
Comments : Nordic Aviation was founded on 25Sep2015 by the Estonian Government as Nordic Aviation. Operations started on 08Nov2015. Rebranded as Nordica with effect from 01Apr2016
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Nordic Flyways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2015)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Nordic Flyways is a failed start-up charter carrier planned to be based at Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport. Scheduled to commence in 4Q2015, however had it's AOC revoked
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Nordica   

Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : LO : LOT
Genealogy : Nordic Aviation >Nordica
Comments : Nordic Aviation was founded on 25Sep2015 by the Estonian Government as Nordic Aviation. Operations started on 08Nov2015. Rebranded as Nordica with effect from 01Apr2016
Aircraft : Nil at this time

North Wind Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : FlyLAL Charters Estonia >Small Planet Airlines Estonia >North Wind Airlines
Comments : FlyLAL Charters Estonia was renamed to Small Planet Airlines Estonia on 22Jul2010 and then North Wind Airlines. Charter services out of Tallin
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Panaviatic   

Status : Active

Dates :

2008* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Panaviatic was established in 2008 as a charter carrier
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Regional Jet  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil Tree
Comments : Regional Jet was formed in 2015 & received its AOC in early 2016. Started operations 2016
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Small Planet Airlines Estonia  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2010 - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ELC
Genealogy : FlyLAL Charters Estonia >Small Planet Airlines Estonia >North Wind Airlines
Comments : FlyLAL Charters Estonia was renamed to Small Planet Airlines Estonia on 22Jul2010 and then North Wind Airlines. Charter services out of Tallin. Received its AOC recently
Aircraft : Nil at this time

SmartLynx Airlines Estonia   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : MYX
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SmartLynx Airlines Estonia was formed in 2012 & launched operations on 03Jul2012
Aircraft : Nil at this time
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