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Norway is a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe, occupying the western and northern portions of the Scandinavian Peninsula. It is bordered on the north by the Barents Sea, an arm of the Arctic Ocean, on the northeast by Finland and Russia, on the east by Sweden, on the south by Skagerrak Strait and the North Sea, and on the west by the Norwegian Sea. The Norwegian coastline extends about 2740 km (about 1700 mi); including all the fjords and offshore islands, the coastline totals about 21,930 km (about 13,620 mi). The islands, known locally as the skerry guard, form a protected waterway along the coast. Norway has a land area of 385,639 sq km (148,896 sq mi). Oslo is Norway's capital and largest city

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>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline : dates are searchable using ddmmyyyy

August 15, 2017 

BlueWay [added] was a market leader in Scandinavian on-shore and off-shore helicopter services. Established in 1986 & merged into NHV (Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen) in 2014

August 13, 2017 

Sundt Atlanta Airbridge was a joint venture between Air Atlanta Icelandic (CC/Reykjavik Keflavik) and business charter operator Sundt Air (MDT/Oslo Gardermoen). Ceased operations [status change]

August 13, 2017 

In 2007 Helitrans purchased HelikopterDrift [added] a helicopter company based in Kjeller Flyplass, LillestrÝm, and later merged into Helitrans in 2011

Airline

Status Operating Dates

A/S Aero   

Inactive 1920 - 1921

^ Comments : A/S Aero was formed by Tancred Ibsen in Jan1920 & operated limited mail flights from the Bestumkilen bay in Oslo. Merged with Norske Aeroplanfabrik in 1921, an aircraft factory in Tønsberg

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Aerotransport   

Inactive 1924* - 1946

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AgderFly   

Unsure 1988* - 1992*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Agderfly Taxi   

Unsure 1996* - 1996*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Air Europe Scandinavia   

Renamed 1989 - 1991

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : Norway Airlines >Air Europe Scandinavia >Norway Airlines

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Air Executive Norway   

Renamed 1972 - 1980

^ Comments : Norwegian was formed as Busy Bee AirService. Operated between 1972 and 1980 as Air Executive Norway. Changed back to Busy Bee in 1980 & renamed to Norwegian Air Shuttle in 1993

^ Genealogy : Busy Bee AirService >Air Executive Norway >Busy Bee +>Norwegian Air Shuttle >Norwegian

^ Airline Code : BS : ---

Air Norway   

Active 2003 - date

^ Comments : The airline was foiunded in 2003 & started operations on 23May2003 & is owned 40% by Nordic Air, 40% by the Municipality of Ørland and 20% by North Flying. All operations are flown by North Flying. Will suspend services for 4 months in aerly 2017 because of runway repairs at Ørland Airport

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^ Airline Code : M3 : NFA

Air Services Ibis   

Inactive 1975 - 1975

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Air Stord   

Inactive 1990 - 1999

^ Comments : Air Stord was founded in Jan1990 & ceased operations on 19Jan1999

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Air Team   

Inactive 1978 - 2000

^ Comments : Air Team was a Notodden based charter, cargo and air taxi operator, founded in 1978

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Air West  updated

Renamed 1988* - 1992

^ Comments : [NORWEGIAN AIRLINES was formed as AIR WEST in 1988]

^ Genealogy : Air West >Norwegian Airlines

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Air-Charter Norway   

Unsure 1983* - 1983*

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Airwing   

Active 2004* - date

^ Comments : Airwing was formed in 2004 & commenced its first scheduled service on 11ul2012, from Notodden Airport, Tuven to Stavanger Airport, Sola

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^ Airline Code : -- : NWG

Air-X   

Unsure 1987* - 1988*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Arctic Air   

Inactive 1996 - 2003

^ Comments : Arctic Air was a Kautokeino, Alta based airline that operated regional scheduled flights. Founded in 1996, Last scheduled flight on 30Mar2003 & filed for bankruptcy in Nov2003

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^ Airline Code : 8A : AKR

Ari Air   

Unsure 1990* - 1990*

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Atcon   

Unsure 1998* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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BAT (Bergen Air Transport)   

Inactive 1961 - 1977*

^ Comments : BAT was a Sola based airline that was formed in 1961 to support the oil industry. Cargo charters began in 1971

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^ Airline Code : -- : BAT

BenAir (Ben Air)   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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Bergen Air Transport   

Active 1999 - date

^ Comments : Bergen Air Transport was founded in 1998 by Geir Hellsten and Håkon Lie-Nielsen, and commenced operations the following year

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^ Airline Code : -- : BGT

Bergen Aviation   

Inactive 1986 - 1988

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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BlueWay Offshore  added

Renamed 1986* - 2014

^ Comments : BlueWay was a market leader in Scandinavian on-shore and off-shore helicopter services. Established in 1986 [NHV (Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen) was founded in 1997 by Eric Van Hal as NHV Group. NHV has its headquarters and main base at Ostend Airport. In 2014 NHV Group acquired the Blueway Group, including DanCopter, Blueway Offshore Norway, Airlift and Vertech Offshore]

^ Genealogy : BlueWay >>NHV (Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen)

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Braathens   

Renamed 1998 - 2004

^ Comments : On 23Mar1998, Braathens SAFE changed its name and corporate identity to Braathens, International and domestic services [SAS NORGE was formed by Braathens shipping in 1946 for long haul charters and known as BRAATHENS S.A.F.E. It's international routes were taken over by SAS, circ 1954 and the airline reverted to domestic services. It became Norway's largest regional airline and then branced out again into international services. Purchased TRANSWEDE (Sweden) in 1997 and MALMO AVIATION (Sweden) in 1998. Dropped the S.A.F.E. in 2000. Fully taken over by SAS in 2001 and renamed to SAS BRAATHENS in 2004 and to SAS NORGE in 2007. Integrated into the mainline carrier as of 01Oct2009]

^ Genealogy : Braathens S.A.F.E.>SAS Braathens >SAS Norge >>SAS

^ Airline Code : BU : BRA

Braathens Helikopters   

Renamed 1990 - 1993

^ Comments : Braathens Helikopters was a off-shoot of Braathens SAFE that was founded in 1989. Merged into Helikopter Services in 1993

^ Genealogy : Braathens Helikopters >>Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service

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Braathens S.A.F.E.   

Renamed 1947 - 1998

^ Comments : Braathens S.A.F.E. was established on 26Mar1946 & started operations on 30Jan1947. On 23Mar1998, Braathens SAFE changed its name and corporate identity to Braathens. International and domestic services [SAS NORGE was formed by Braathens shipping in 1946 for long haul charters and known as BRAATHENS S.A.F.E. It's international routes were taken over by SAS, circ 1954 and the airline reverted to domestic services. It became Norway's largest regional airline and then branced out again into international services. Purchased TRANSWEDE (Sweden) in 1997 and MALMO AVIATION (Sweden) in 1998. Dropped the S.A.F.E. in 2000. Fully taken over by SAS in 2001 and renamed to SAS BRAATHENS in 2004 and to SAS NORGE in 2007. Integrated into the mainline carrier as of 01Oct2009]

^ Genealogy : Braathens S.A.F.E.>SAS Braathens >SAS Norge >>SAS

^ Airline Code : BU : ---

Bristow Norway   

Active 2009 - date

^ Comments : Bristow Norway started operations from the Norwegian oil capital Stavanger in 1993 as Norsk Helikopter. Renamed to Bristow Norway in Apr2009

^ Genealogy : Norsk Helikopter >Bristow Norway

^ Airline Code : UH : BHL

Busy Bee   

Renamed 1980 - 1993

^ Comments : Norwegian was formed as Busy Bee AirService. Operated between 1972 and 1980 as Air Executive Norway. Changed back to Busy Bee in 1980 & renamed to Norwegian Air Shuttle in 1993

^ Genealogy : Busy Bee AirService >Air Executive Norway >Busy Bee +>Norwegian Air Shuttle >Norwegian

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Busy Bee AirService   

Renamed 1966 - 1972

^ Comments : Norwegian was formed as Busy Bee AirService. Operated between 1972 and 1980 as Air Executive Norway. Changed back to Busy Bee in 1980 & renamed to Norwegian Air Shuttle in 1993

^ Genealogy : Busy Bee AirService >Air Executive Norway >Busy Bee +>Norwegian Air Shuttle >Norwegian

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CHC Helikopter Service (i)   

Renamed 2000 - 2009

^ Comments : CHC Helicopter was formed as Scancopter-Service in 1956. Renamed to Helikopter Services in 1966 & CHC Helikopter Service in 2000. Renamed again to CHC Norway & back to CHC Helikopter Service

^ Genealogy : Scancopter Service >Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service

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CHC Helikopter Service (ii)   

Active 2010 - date

^ Comments : CHC Helicopter was formed as Scancopter-Service in 1956. Renamed to Helikopter Services in 1966 & CHC Helikopter Service in 2000. Renamed again to CHC Norway & back to CHC Helikopter Service

^ Genealogy : Scancopter Service >Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service

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CHC Norway   

Renamed 2009 - 2010

^ Comments : CHC Helicopter was formed as Scancopter-Service in 1956. Renamed to Helikopter Services in 1966 & CHC Helikopter Service in 2000. Renamed again to CHC Norway & back to CHC Helikopter Service

^ Genealogy : Scancopter Service >Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service

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Classic Norway Air   

Unsure 2004 - 2007*

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^ Airline Code : -- : BGT

Coast Aero Center   

Renamed 1986 - 1988*

^ Comments : Coast Air was founded & started operations as Coast Aero Center in 1975 from Haugesund Airport. Ceased operations on 23Jan2008

^ Genealogy : Coast Aero Center >Coast Air

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Coast Air   

Inactive 1988* - 2008

^ Comments : Coast Air was founded as Coast Aero Center in 1975 & ceased operations on 23Jan2008

^ Genealogy : Coast Aero Center >Coast Air

^ Airline Code : BX : CST

Color Air   

Inactive 1998 - 1999

^ Comments : Color Air was a low cost airline that operated as from Aug1998. Ceased operations in 1999

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Coronet Norge   

Inactive 1969* - 2001

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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DNL (Det Norske Luftfartrederi)   

Inactive 1920 - 1920

^ Comments : The first Norwegian airline, DNL (Det Norske Luftfartrederi) was founded on 18Mar1918 & registered on 16Mar1920. Operations did start until 16Aug1920 but was liquidated on 13Dec1920

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DNL (Det Norske Luftfartselskap)   

Renamed 1935 - 1948

^ Comments : DNL (Det Norske Luftfartselskap) was established on 16Oct1933 & started operations on 11Jun1935. Merged with DDL & SILA to eventually form SAS

^ Genealogy : DNL (Norway) + DDL (Denmark) + SILA (Sweden) =>OSAS >ESAS >SAS

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FEEL Air   

Not started (2012)

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Fjellanger Widerøe  updated

Unsure 1970 - 2003*

^ Comments : Fjellanger Widerøe was formed in 1970 when Fred Olsen purchased Widerøe and sold the aerial survey files to Fjellangers Oppmaling. Based at Ringerude. Went bankrupt on 17Oct2003 & was purchased by Helitrans in 2004

^ Genealogy : Fjellangers Oppmaling >Fjellanger Widerøe

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Fjellangers Oppmaling  updated

Renamed 1970* - 1970

^ Comments : [Fjellanger Widerøe was formed in 1970 when Fred Olsen purchased Widerøe and sold the aerial survey files to Fjellangers Oppmaling. Based at Ringerude. Went bankrupt on 17Oct2003 & was purchased by Helitrans in 2004]

^ Genealogy : Fjellangers Oppmaling >Fjellanger Widerøe

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Fjellfly   

Inactive 1954* - 1972

^ Comments : Fjellfly was founded by Snorre Sturla Kjetilson in 1954 with its main hub at Skien Airport, Geiteryggen. Offered passenger, goods and charter flights

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Fjellfly   

Renamed 1977* - 2005

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^ Genealogy : >ScanAviation

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Fly Sentert   

Unsure **** - ****

^ Comments : Fly Sentert provided services from Bodø

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FlyNonstop   

Inactive 2013 - 2013

^ Comments : FlyNonstop commenced operations out of Kristiansand on 25Apr2013 & ceased on 29Oct2013

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^ Airline Code : J7 : DNM

FlyTaxi Nord  updated

Renamed 2006* - 2015

^ Comments : [FlyViking was established was founded in 1989 as Lofotfly. Renamed Fly Taxi Nord in 2000 operated both cargo and taxi flights. In Nov2015, Ola O.K Giæver (former Wideroe pilot) bought the airline, called it Giaevair and later renamed it FlyViking. Had Viking Air Norway merge in. Completed its AOC certification with the Norwegian civil aviation authority (Luftfartstilsynet) on 14Feb2017. Started operations on 27Mar2017]

^ Genealogy : FlyTaxi Nord >>Viking Air Norway >>FlyViking

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FlyViking  updated (x2)

Active 2017 - date

^ Comments : FlyViking was established was founded in 1989 as Lofotfly. Renamed Fly Taxi Nord in 2000, operated both cargo and taxi flights. In Nov2015, Ola O.K Giæver (former Wideroe pilot) bought the airline, called it Giaevair and later renamed it FlyViking. Had Viking Air Norway merge in. Completed its AOC certification with the Norwegian civil aviation authority (Luftfartstilsynet) on 14Feb2017. Started operations on 27Mar2017

^ Genealogy : Lofotfly >Fly Taxi Nord >Giaevair >FlyViking

^ Airline Code : VF : FVK

Fonnafly  updated

Active 1970* - date

^ Comments : Fonnafly was established in 1970 at Rosendal and is thus among the oldest airline companies in the country. During a period Fonnafly was also one of Norway´s largest taxi/charter airlines, but that was prior to the separation of the landplane division in 1990

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^ Airline Code : -- : NOF

Fred Olsen's Flyselskap   

Inactive 1946 - 1997

^ Comments : Fred Olsen's Flyselskap was a subsiduary of the shipping group of the same name that was founded in 1946. Cargo charters out of Fornebu Airport

^ Genealogy : Nordic Air >>Fred Olsen's Flyselskap

^ Airline Code : FO : FOF

Giaevair  updated (x2)

Renamed 2015 - 2016

^ Comments : [FlyViking was established was founded in 1989 as Lofotfly. Renamed Fly Taxi Nord in 2000 operated both cargo and taxi flights. In Nov2015, Ola O.K Giæver (former Wideroe pilot) bought the airline, called it Giaevair and later renamed it FlyViking. Had Viking Air Norway merge in. Completed its AOC certification with the Norwegian civil aviation authority (Luftfartstilsynet) on 14Feb2017. Started operations on 27Mar2017]

^ Genealogy : Lofotfly >Fly Taxi Nord >Giaevair >FlyViking

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Guardair   

Inactive 1992* - 2001

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Hamarfly   

Unsure 1995 - 1998*

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Hangar 5 Air Services   

Unsure 1999* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Helikopter Services   

Renamed 1966 - 2000

^ Comments : CHC Helicopter was formed as Scancopter-Service in 1956. Renamed to Helikopter Services in 1966 & CHC Helikopter Service in 2000. Renamed again to CHC Norway & back to CHC Helikopter Service

^ Genealogy : Scancopter Service >Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service

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HelikopterDrift  added

Renamed 2007* - 2011

^ Comments : In 2007 Helitrans purchased HelikopterDrift a helicopter company based in Kjeller Flyplass, Lillestrøm, and later merged into Helitrans in 2011

^ Genealogy : HelikopterDrift >>Helitrans

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Helitrans  updated (x2)

Active 1990 - date

^ Comments : Helitrans was formed in 1990 & started helicopter services from Trondheim Airport in 1990. In 1997 the company started a fixed-wing division, with a Dornier Do-228, but it ceased fix-wing in Dec2012. In 2004 Helitrans made two large purchases: the aerial photography company Fjellanger Widerøe and the domestic division of NorCopter. In 2007 Helitrans purchased HelikopterDrift AS, a helicopter company based in Kjeller Flyplass, Lillestrøm, and later merged into Helitrans in 2011. Also purchased the Ålesund Airport, Vigra based airline Classic Air Norway that operated a Jetstream 31

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^ Airline Code : -- : HTA

Hesnes Air (Hesnes Flyinvest)  updated

Active 1992 - date

^ Comments : Hesnes Air was established in 1992. It is a commercially licensed helicopter and fixed wing operator based in our own hangar at Sandefjord Airport, Torp. The helicopter operation specialises on long sling operations, electrical power line work in addition to flying passengers. The fixed wing operation is mainly executive charter and cargo

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^ Airline Code : -- : HSG

Jet Set Air Direct   

Not started (2016)

^ Comments : Jet Set Air Direct intended to launch direct flights between Namsos and Rørvik to Oslo in 2016

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Kato Airline  updated

Inactive 1996 - 2008

^ Comments : Kato Airline was founded on 16Feb1995 by Karl Johan and Torlaug Karlson at Evenes airport. Received its AOC on 21Feb1996 & ceased operation on 02Sep2008. Scheduled passenger services and daily freight services for Newspapers Northern Norway

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^ Airline Code : 6S : KAT

Konnafly   

Unsure 1999* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Konya Airlines   

Unsure 1989* - 1990*

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Krohn Air   

Inactive 2010 - 2014

^ Comments : Krohn Air started operations on 03Feb2010 from Molde. Filed for bankruptcy after suspending all flights on 04Feb2014

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Lofotfly  updated

Renamed 1996* - 1996*

^ Comments : [FlyViking was established was founded in 1989 as Lofotfly. Renamed Fly Taxi Nord in 2000, operated both cargo and taxi flights. In Nov2015, Ola O.K Giæver (former Wideroe pilot) bought the airline, called it Giaevair and later renamed it FlyViking. Had Viking Air Norway merge in. Completed its AOC certification with the Norwegian civil aviation authority (Luftfartstilsynet) on 14Feb2017. Started operations on 27Mar2017]

^ Genealogy : Lofotfly >Fly Taxi Nord >Giaevair >FlyViking

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Lufttransport  updated

Active 1971 - date

^ Comments : Lufttransport was established in 1971 with a base at Bardufoss Airport. Mørefly and Lufttransport were merged in 1995 (specialising in air ambulance roles)

^ Genealogy : Mørefly >>Luftransport

^ Airline Code : L5 : LTR

Master Aviation   

Unsure 1998* - 1998*

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Mey-Air Transport (MeyAir)   

Inactive 1967* - 1973

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Mørefly  updated

Renamed 1955 - 1995

^ Comments : Mørefly was established by Elling Lande, Per Dalen and Kåre Stein Haram on 10Jun1955. Merged into Luftransport in 1995 (Mørefly was a Norwegian charter operator based on Alesund. Air ambulance and photos)

^ Genealogy : Mørefly >>Luftransport

^ Airline Code : -- : MOR

Nor Aviation  updated

Renamed 1997* - 1998

^ Comments : Sundt Air was founded in 1997 under the name of Nor Aviation, and all assets were aquired in 1998 by Petter C.G. Sundt, one of Norway's leading businessmen. Renamed to Sundt Air

^ Genealogy : Nor Aviation >Sundt Air

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Nor Flyselskap   

Unsure 1962* - 1968*

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NorCopter  added

Active 1999* - date

^ Comments : NorCopter was located in Sola Airport, Stavanger. It was sold to AirAlpha on 10Mar2004. The international side was then purchased by Lufttransport & the domestic side by Helitrans

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^ Airline Code : -- : NOC

Nordic Air   

Renamed 1970 - 1973

^ Comments : Nordic Air was started by the brothers Arne & Einar Karlsen at Sandefjord Airport, Torp & merged into Fred Olsen Air Transport in 1973

^ Genealogy : Nordic Air >>Fred Olsen's Flyselskap

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Nordisk Luftkraft   

Inactive 1918 - 1920

^ Comments : Nordisk Luftkraft was founded at the end of 1918 by R Sandberg with S Sverre, E Lund and A Bryn.

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Nordlandsfly   

Renamed 1971* - 1972

^ Comments : Varangfly acquired Nordlandsfly in 1972

^ Genealogy : Nordlandsfly >>Varangfly >Norving

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Nord-Norges Aero   

Inactive 1929* - 1934*

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Nordsjofly   

Unsure 1975 - 1982*

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Nordvestfly  updated

Unsure 2006* - 2007*

^ Comments : (Air taxi out of Henda, 6530 Averøy. Near Kristiansund)

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Nor-Fly Charter   

Renamed 1974 - 1985

^ Comments : Partnair was founded on 30Jun1971. It was a Fornebu based airline that acquired Nor-Fly Charter (formed in 1974) in 1985 & ceased operations on 11Oct1989

^ Genealogy : Nor-Fly Charter >>Partnair

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Norronafly   

Unsure 1960* - 1960*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Norsk Air (NorskAir)   

Renamed 1961 - 1989

^ Comments : Norsk Air was a Torp Airport, Sandfjord based carrier that was purchased by Wideroe and was renamed to Wideroe Norsk Air for a while.

^ Genealogy : Norsk Air >Widerøe Norsk Air >>Widerøe

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Norsk Flyveselskap   

Unsure 1912* - 1914

^ Comments : First airline company registered in Norway, in 1912

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Norsk Helikopter   

Renamed 1993* - 2009

^ Comments : Bristow Norway started operations from the Norwegian oil capital Stavanger in 1993 as Norsk Helikopter. Renamed to Bristow Norway in Apr2009

^ Genealogy : Norsk Helikopter >Bristow Norway

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Norske Flytjeneste   

Renamed 1969 - 1985

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : >Widerøe

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Norske Luftruter   

Inactive 1927* - 1934*

^ Comments : Norske Luftruter was founded in 1927

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North Express   

Not started (2010)

^ Comments : Norwegian Express was renamed to North Express prior to its' start

^ Genealogy : North Express (Norway)

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Norving  updated

Inactive 1972 - 1993

^ Comments : Varangfly was founded on 24Jul1959 by Bjarne Zakariassen, Bjørn Rist & Odd Bentzen (Kirkenes based passenger and freight carrier that was the first operator of Do 228-100) In 1971 it merged with Nor-Wings, & bought Nordlandsfly in 1972. Renamed to Norving in 1972

^ Genealogy : Varangfly >Norving

^ Airline Code : RT : ---

Norway Airlines  updated

Renamed 1987 - 1989

^ Comments : [NORWAY AIRLINES was a Fornebu based carrier that was formed as NORWAY AIRLINES , renamed to AIR EUROPE SCANDINAVIA and then back].

^ Genealogy : Norway Airlines >Air Europe Scandinavia >Norway Airlines

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Norway Airlines   

Inactive 1991 - 1992

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : Norway Airlines >Air Europe Scandinavia >Norway Airlines

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Norwegian (Norwegian Air Shuttle)   

Active 2002 - date

^ Comments : Norwegian was formed as Busy Bee AirService. Operated between 1972 and 1980 as Air Executive Norway. Changed back to Busy Bee in 1980 & renamed to Norwegian Air Shuttle in 1993. The current name was adopted to concentrate on low-cost operations. Aqcuired FLYNORDIC on 24Apr2007 and integrated the airline in in 2008. Started as a lo-cost domestic operator and moved into international scheduled services

^ Genealogy : Busy Bee AirService >Air Executive Norway >Busy Bee +>Norwegian Air Shuttle >Norwegian

^ Airline Code : DY : NAX

Norwegian Air Norway   

Active 2015 - date

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Norwegian Air Shuttle   

Renamed 1993 - 2002

^ Comments : Norwegian was formed as Busy Bee AirService. Operated between 1972 and 1980 as Air Executive Norway. Changed back to Busy Bee in 1980 & renamed to Norwegian Air Shuttle in 1993

^ Genealogy : Busy Bee AirService >Air Executive Norway >Busy Bee +>Norwegian Air Shuttle >Norwegian

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Norwegian Airlines   

Inactive 1992 - 1993

^ Comments : Norwegian Airlines was founded in 1988 as Air West

^ Genealogy : Air West >Norwegian Airlines

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Norwegian Airlines (Norske Luftfartselskap)   

Unsure 1947* - 1948*

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Norwegian Express  updated

Not started (2010)

^ Comments : Norwegian Express was renamed to North Express prior to its' start

^ Genealogy : Norwegian Express >North Express (Norway)

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Norwegian Overseas Airways   

Inactive 1971 - 1976*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Nor-Wings   

Renamed 1970* - 1971

^ Comments : In 1971, Varangfly merged with Tromsø-based Nor-Wings

^ Genealogy : Nor-Wings >>Varangfly >Norving

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Partnair   

Inactive 1971 - 1992*

^ Comments : Partnair was founded on 30Jun1971. It was a Fornebu based airline that acquired Nor-Fly Charter (formed in 1974) in 1985 & ceased operations on 11Oct1989

^ Genealogy : Nor-Fly Charter >>Partnair

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Penguin Air Service   

Unsure 1978* - 1979*

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Peteair   

Unsure 1948* - 1949*

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Polarfly   

Renamed 1947* - 1948

^ Comments : Polarfly was based in Narvik and was acquired by Widerøe's Flyveselskap

^ Genealogy : >Widerøe

^ Airline Code :  

Polaris Air Transport   

Inactive 1964* - 1969

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Rorosfly Cargo   

Unsure 1973* - 1975*

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SAS Braathens  updated

Renamed 2004 - 2007

^ Comments : SAS Braathens renamed to SAS Norge on 01Jun2007 & is fully absorbed into SAS on 01Oct2009 [SAS NORGE was formed by Braathens shipping in 1946 for long haul charters and known as BRAATHENS S.A.F.E. It's international routes were taken over by SAS, circ 1954 and the airline reverted to domestic services. It became Norway's largest regional airline and then branced out again into international services. Purchased TRANSWEDE (Sweden) in 1997 and MALMO AVIATION (Sweden) in 1998. Dropped the S.A.F.E. in 2000. Fully taken over by SAS in 2001 and renamed to SAS BRAATHENS in 2004 and to SAS NORGE in 2007. Integrated into the mainline carrier as of 1st October 2009]

^ Genealogy : Braathens S.A.F.E.>SAS Braathens >SAS Norge >>SAS

^ Airline Code : BU : BRA

SAS Norge   

Renamed 2007 - 2009

^ Comments : SAS Braathens was renamed to SAS Norge on 01May2007 & is fully absorbed into SAS on 01Oct2009

^ Genealogy : Braathens S.A.F.E. >SAS Braathens >SAS Norge >>SAS

^ Airline Code : SK : CNO

Scancopter-Service   

Renamed 1956* - 1966

^ Comments : CHC Helicopter was formed as Scancopter-Service in 1956. Renamed to Helikopter Services in 1966 & CHC Helikopter Service in 2000. Renamed again to CHC Norway & back to CHC Helikopter Service

^ Genealogy : Scancopter Service >Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service

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Scanex (Scandinavian Executive Air Service)   

Unsure 1978* - 1979*

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Scanwings   

Unsure 1998* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Sola Air Service   

Unsure 1996* - 1996*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Solberfly   

Unsure 1963* - 1965*

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Sørfly   

Unsure 1946 - 1962

^ Comments : Sørfly was a Norwegian charter operator based at Kristiansand

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Stellar Airfreighter   

Inactive 1970 - 1977*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Stord Flytransport (Air Transport)   

Unsure 1998* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Sundt Air  updated

Active 1998 - date

^ Comments : Sundt Air was founded in 1997 under the name of Nor Aviation, and all assets were aquired in 1998 by Petter C.G. Sundt, one of Norway's leading businessmen. Renamed to Sundt Air

^ Genealogy : Nor Aviation >Sundt Air

^ Airline Code : -- : MDT

Sundt Atlanta Airbridge  updated

Inactive 2010 - 2012*

^ Comments : Sundt Atlanta Airbridge was a joint venture between Air Atlanta Icelandic (CC/Reykjavik Keflavik) and business charter operator Sundt Air (MDT/Oslo Gardermoen). Ceased operations

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Sunndalsfly   

Unsure **** - ****

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Teddy Air   

Inactive 1990 - 2004

^ Comments : Teddy Air was founded in 1989 by Harald Sørensen at Geiteryggen Airport, Skien. Commenced operations on 18Jul1990 & terminated its operations on 17Aug2004, stating that they were not making any money

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Telemark Flyselskap   

Unsure 1952* - 1971

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Thor Solbergs Aviation   

Unsure 1963* - 1966*

^ Comments : Thor Solbergs Flyselskap was a Tonsberg based carrier

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Thor Solbergs Flyveselskap   

Inactive 1938* - 1940

^ Comments : Thor Solbergs Flyveselskap was formed in Dec1938 by Thor Solberg. At the start of the WWII flights were disrupted by the restriction ln civil aviation. It was allowed to continue to fly until Jan1940

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Thor Trangvald Flyveselskap   

Not started (1920*)

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Trans Polar   

Inactive 1970 - 1971

^ Comments : Trans Polar was established by Thor Tjøntveit. First flight was a sub-charter round trip from Stockholm to London on 28Jun1970 & Trans Polar ceased operations on 16May1971

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Trans Wing   

Unsure 2002* - 2006*

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Transair Norway   

Not started (1963*)

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Troll Air   

Inactive 1972 - 1972

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Tröndelag Flyselskap   

Unsure **** - ****

^ Comments : Tröndelag Flyselskap operated Republic Seabees

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Tronderfly   

Unsure 1978* - 1979*

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Ugland Air Taxi   

Unsure 1995* - 1998*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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^ Airline Code : -- : UGG

Varangfly   

Renamed 1960 - 1972

^ Comments : Varangfly was founded on 24Jul1959 by Bjarne Zakariassen, Bjørn Rist & Odd Bentzen. In 1971 it merged with Nor-Wings, & bought Nordlandsfly in 1972. Renamed to Norving in 1972

^ Genealogy : Varangfly >Norving

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Vestfly   

Unsure 1992* - 1993*

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Vestfoldfly   

Renamed 1961 - 1969

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Vestlandske Luftfartselskap   

Renamed 1947 - 1957

^ Comments : Vestlandske Luftfartselskap began as a charter operation on 23Jun1947, began scheduled services in 1951 & was acquired by Braathens SAFE in 1957

^ Genealogy : Vestlandske Luftfartselskap >>Braathens S.A.F.E.>SAS Braathens >SAS Norge >>SAS

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Viking Air Norway  updated

Renamed 2015* - 2016

^ Comments : [FlyViking was established was founded in 1989 as Lofotfly. Renamed Fly Taxi Nord in 2000 operated both cargo and taxi flights. In Nov2015, Ola O.K Giæver (former Wideroe pilot) bought the airline, called it Giaevair and later renamed it FlyViking. Had Viking Air Norway merge in. Completed its AOC certification with the Norwegian civil aviation authority (Luftfartstilsynet) on 14Feb2017. Started operations on 27Mar2017]

^ Genealogy : Viking Air Norway >>FlyViking

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Viking Air Transport   

Unsure 1980* - 1980*

^ Comments : Viking Air Transport was a Kristiansand based carrier

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Viking International Airlines   

Not started (2014)

^ Comments : Viking International Airliness' project was cancelled prior to start

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Vildanden   

Inactive 2005 - 2011

^ Comments : 18 local investors founded Vildanden on 23Nov2004 & it started operations on 24Jan2005 from Skien Airport, Geiteryggen. Ceased operations after its last flight on 14Jan2011. Regional airline flying from Skien Airport, Geiteryggen

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^ Airline Code : 2Q : ---

Vingtor Airways (Vingtor Luftveier)   

Inactive 1946* - 1948*

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Westair   

Not started (2004)

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Widerøe (Widerøe's Flyveselskap)  updated

Active 1934 - date

^ Comments : Widerøe was founded by Viggo Wideroe and 4 friends in 1934. Norway''s oldest airline beginning with a serice between Oslo and Haugesund on 19Feb1934. Shortly after this Wideroe began postal flights to Kirkenes on behalf of DNL. Acquired POLARFLY in 1950 & NORSK AIR in 1989 and formed WIDEROE NORSK AIR for a while. International and regional services

^ Genealogy : Widerøe

^ Airline Code : WF : WIF

Widerøe Norsk Air   

Renamed 1989 - 1996*

^ Comments : Norsk Air was a Torp Airport, Sandfjord based carrier that was purchased by Wideroe and was renamed to Wideroe Norsk Air for a while.

^ Genealogy : Norsk Air >Widerøe Norsk Air >>Widerøe

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Widerøe's Flyveselskap & Polarfly A/S   

Renamed 1948 - 1958

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^ Genealogy : Widerøe's Flyveselskap & Polarfly A/S >>Widerøe

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