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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

Latest updates

 

13 Oct 2017

SAS Norlink was a scheduled carrier based out of Tromsų Langnes (TOS) commencing in May1990 [added]

12 Oct 2017

Air Norway resumed services in Sept2017 but ceased permanently in Oct2017 [status change]

25 Aug 2017

Airlift bought forty percent of Stryn-based Helikopter Utleie in 2007 [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

A/S Aero   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1920 - 1921
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Aerotransport   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1924* - 1946
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

AgderFly   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1988* - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Agderfly Taxi   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1996* - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Europe Scandinavia  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1989 - 1991
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrway Airlines >Air Europe Scandinavia >Norway Airlines
Comments : Scheduled and charter passenger airline from Oslo Fornebu (OSL) [NORWAY AIRLINES was a Fornebu based carrier that was formed as NORWAY AIRLINES , renamed to AIR EUROPE SCANDINAVIA and then back]

Air Executive Norway   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1972 - 1980
Airline Code : BS : ---
Genealogy : Busy Bee AirService >Air Executive Norway >Busy Bee +>Norwegian Air Shuttle >Norwegian
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

Air Norway   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2017
Airline Code : M3 : NFA
Genealogy : Nil tree
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. Suspended services for 4 months in early 2017 because of runway repairs at Ørland Airport. Services resumed in Sept2017 but ceased permanently in Oct2017

Air Services Ibis   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1975 - 1975
Airline Code : -- : --
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Stord   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Stord was founded in Jan1990 & ceased operations on 19Jan1999

Air Team   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1978 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Team was a Notodden based charter, cargo and air taxi operator, founded in 1978

Air West  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1988* - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air West >Norwegian Airlines
Comments : [NORWEGIAN AIRLINES was formed as AIR WEST in 1988]

Air-Charter Norway   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1983* - 1983*
Airline Code : -- : --
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Airlift  added + updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1986* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Helikopter Utleie >>Airlift
Comments : Airlift is an active helicopter operator based at Førde Airport, Bringeland in Gaular. The company was incorporated in 1986 by Torbjørn Lie. Airlift bought forty percent of Stryn-based Helikopter Utleie in 2007 [added]

Airwing   

Status : Active

Dates :

2004* - date
Airline Code : -- : NWG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Airwing was formed in 2004 & commenced its first scheduled service on 11ul2012, from Notodden Airport, Tuven to Stavanger Airport, Sola

Air-X   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1987* - 1988*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Arctic Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2003
Airline Code : 8A : AKR
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Ari Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990* - 1990*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Atcon   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

BAT (Bergen Air Transport)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1961 - 1977*
Airline Code : -- : BAT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : BAT was a Sola based airline that was formed in 1961 to support the oil industry. Cargo charters began in 1971

BenAir (Ben Air)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Bergen Air Transport   

Status : Active

Dates :

1999 - date
Airline Code : -- : BGT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Bergen Air Transport was founded in 1998 by Geir Hellsten and Håkon Lie-Nielsen, and commenced operations the following year

Bergen Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986 - 1988
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

BlueWay Offshore  added in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1986* - 2014
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : BlueWay >>NHV (Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen)
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]

Braathens   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1998 - 2004
Airline Code : BU : BRA
Genealogy : Braathens S.A.F.E.>SAS Braathens >SAS Norge >>SAS
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]

Braathens Helikopters   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1990 - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Braathens Helikopters >>Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service
Comments : Braathens Helikopters was a off-shoot of Braathens SAFE that was founded in 1989. Merged into Helikopter Services in 1993

Braathens S.A.F.E.   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1947 - 1998
Airline Code : BU : ---
Genealogy : Braathens S.A.F.E.>SAS Braathens >SAS Norge >>SAS
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]

Bristow Norway   

Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : UH : BHL
Genealogy : Nilrsk Helikopter >Bristow Norway
Comments : Bristow Norway started operations from the Norwegian oil capital Stavanger in 1993 as Norsk Helikopter. Renamed to Bristow Norway in Apr2009

Busy Bee   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1980 - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Busy Bee AirService >Air Executive Norway >Busy Bee +>Norwegian Air Shuttle >Norwegian
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

Busy Bee AirService   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1966 - 1972
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Busy Bee AirService >Air Executive Norway >Busy Bee +>Norwegian Air Shuttle >Norwegian
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

CHC Helikopter Service (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2000 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Scancopter Service >Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service
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

CHC Helikopter Service (ii)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Scancopter Service >Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service
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

CHC Norway   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2009 - 2010
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Scancopter Service >Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service
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

Classic Norway Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004 - 2007*
Airline Code : -- : BGT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Coast Aero Center   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1986 - 1988*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Coast Aero Center >Coast Air
Comments : Coast Air was founded & started operations as Coast Aero Center in 1975 from Haugesund Airport. Ceased operations on 23Jan2008

Coast Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988* - 2008
Airline Code : BX : CST
Genealogy : Coast Aero Center >Coast Air
Comments : Coast Air was founded as Coast Aero Center in 1975 & ceased operations on 23Jan2008

Color Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Color Air was a low cost airline that operated as from Aug1998. Ceased operations in 1999

Coronet Norge   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1969* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

DNL (Det Norske Luftfartrederi)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1920 - 1920
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

DNL (Det Norske Luftfartselskap)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1935 - 1948
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : DNL (Norway) + DDL (Denmark) + SILA (Sweden) =>OSAS >ESAS >SAS
Comments : DNL (Det Norske Luftfartselskap) was established on 16Oct1933 & started operations on 11Jun1935. Merged with DDL & SILA to eventually form SAS

FEEL Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Fjellanger Widerøe  updated in 2017

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1970 - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Fjellangers Oppmaling >Fjellanger Widerøe
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

Fjellangers Oppmaling  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1970* - 1970
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Fjellangers Oppmaling >Fjellanger Widerøe
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]

Fjellfly   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1954* - 1972
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Fjellfly was founded by Snorre Sturla Kjetilson in 1954 with its main hub at Skien Airport, Geiteryggen. Offered passenger, goods and charter flights

Fjellfly   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1977* - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >ScanAviation
Comments : No further information at this time

Fjord hellikopter  added in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2001* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Fjord hellikopter was established in 2001 & based in Stryn in the Western part of Norway (provides passenger transport and air taxi, Scenic flights, Photo, film & Agricultural work)

Fly Sentert   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Fly Sentert provided services from Bodø

FlyNonstop   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2013 - 2013
Airline Code : J7 : DNM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : FlyNonstop commenced operations out of Kristiansand on 25Apr2013 & ceased on 29Oct2013

FlyTaxi Nord  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2006* - 2015
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : FlyTaxi Nord >>Viking Air Norway >>FlyViking
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]

FlyViking  updated in 2017 x2

Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : VF : FVK
Genealogy : Lofotfly >Fly Taxi Nord >Giaevair >FlyViking
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

Fonnafly  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1970* - date
Airline Code : -- : NOF
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Fred Olsen's Flyselskap   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1946 - 1997
Airline Code : FO : FOF
Genealogy : Nilrdic Air >>Fred Olsen's Flyselskap
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

Giaevair  updated in 2017 x2

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2015 - 2016
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Lofotfly >Fly Taxi Nord >Giaevair >FlyViking
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]

Guardair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Hamarfly   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1995 - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Hangar 5 Air Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Helikopter Services   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1966 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Scancopter Service >Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service
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

Helikopter Utleie  added in 2017

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2000* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Airlift bought forty percent of Stryn-based Helikopter Utleie in 2007

HelikopterDrift  added in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2007* - 2011
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : HelikopterDrift >>Helitrans
Comments : In 2007 Helitrans purchased HelikopterDrift a helicopter company based in Kjeller Flyplass, Lillestrøm, and later merged into Helitrans in 2011

Helitrans  updated in 2017 x2

Status : Active

Dates :

1990 - date
Airline Code : -- : HTA
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Hesnes Air (Hesnes Flyinvest)  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1992 - date
Airline Code : -- : HSG
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Jet Set Air Direct   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Jet Set Air Direct intended to launch direct flights between Namsos and Rørvik to Oslo in 2016

Kato Airline  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2008
Airline Code : 6S : KAT
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Konnafly   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Konya Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1989* - 1990*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Krohn Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2010 - 2014
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Krohn Air started operations on 03Feb2010 from Molde. Filed for bankruptcy after suspending all flights on 04Feb2014

Lofotfly  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1996* - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Lofotfly >Fly Taxi Nord >Giaevair >FlyViking
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]

Lufttransport  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1971 - date
Airline Code : L5 : LTR
Genealogy : Mørefly >>Luftransport
Comments : Lufttransport was established in 1971 with a base at Bardufoss Airport. Mørefly and Lufttransport were merged in 1995 (specialising in air ambulance roles)

Master Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Mey-Air Transport (MeyAir)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1967* - 1973
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Mørefly  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1955 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : MOR
Genealogy : Mørefly >>Luftransport
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)

Nor Aviation  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1997* - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilr Aviation >Sundt Air
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

Nor Flyselskap   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1962* - 1968*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

NorCopter  added in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1999* - date
Airline Code : -- : NOC
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Nordic Air   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1970 - 1973
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrdic Air >>Fred Olsen's Flyselskap
Comments : Nordic Air was started by the brothers Arne & Einar Karlsen at Sandefjord Airport, Torp & merged into Fred Olsen Air Transport in 1973

Nordisk Luftkraft   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1918 - 1920
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Nordisk Luftkraft was founded at the end of 1918 by R Sandberg with S Sverre, E Lund and A Bryn.

Nordlandsfly   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1971* - 1972
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrdlandsfly >>Varangfly >Norving
Comments : Varangfly acquired Nordlandsfly in 1972

Nord-Norges Aero   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1929* - 1934*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Nordsjofly   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1975 - 1982*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Nordvestfly  updated in 2017

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2006* - 2007*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : (Air taxi out of Henda, 6530 Averøy. Near Kristiansund)

Nor-Fly Charter   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1974 - 1985
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilr-Fly Charter >>Partnair
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

Norronafly   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960* - 1960*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Norsk Air (NorskAir)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1961 - 1989
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrsk Air >Widerøe Norsk Air >>Widerøe
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.

Norsk Flyveselskap   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1912* - 1914
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : First airline company registered in Norway, in 1912

Norsk Helikopter   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1993* - 2009
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrsk Helikopter >Bristow Norway
Comments : Bristow Norway started operations from the Norwegian oil capital Stavanger in 1993 as Norsk Helikopter. Renamed to Bristow Norway in Apr2009

Norske Flytjeneste   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1969 - 1985
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Widerøe
Comments : No further information at this time

Norske Luftruter   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1927* - 1934*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Norske Luftruter was founded in 1927

North Express   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrth Express (Norway)
Comments : Norwegian Express was renamed to North Express prior to its' start

Norving  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1972 - 1993
Airline Code : RT : ---
Genealogy : Varangfly >Norving
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

Norway Airlines (i)  updated in 2017 x2

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1987 - 1989
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrway Airlines >Air Europe Scandinavia >Norway Airlines
Comments : Scheduled and charter passenger airline from Oslo Fornebu (OSL) [NORWAY AIRLINES was a Fornebu based carrier that was formed as NORWAY AIRLINES , renamed to AIR EUROPE SCANDINAVIA and then back]

Norway Airlines (ii)  updated in 2017 x2

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrway Airlines >Air Europe Scandinavia >Norway Airlines
Comments : NORWAY AIRLINES was a Fornebu based carrier that was formed as NORWAY AIRLINES , renamed to AIR EUROPE SCANDINAVIA and then back

Norwegian (Norwegian Air Shuttle)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2002 - date
Airline Code : DY : NAX
Genealogy : Busy Bee AirService >Air Executive Norway >Busy Bee +>Norwegian Air Shuttle >Norwegian
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

Norwegian Air Norway   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Norwegian Air Shuttle   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1993 - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Busy Bee AirService >Air Executive Norway >Busy Bee +>Norwegian Air Shuttle >Norwegian
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

Norwegian Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air West >Norwegian Airlines
Comments : Norwegian Airlines was founded in 1988 as Air West

Norwegian Airlines (Norske Luftfartselskap)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1947* - 1948*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Norwegian Express  updated in 2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrwegian Express >North Express (Norway)
Comments : Norwegian Express was renamed to North Express prior to its' start

Norwegian Overseas Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1971 - 1976*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Nor-Wings   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1970* - 1971
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilr-Wings >>Varangfly >Norving
Comments : In 1971, Varangfly merged with Tromsø-based Nor-Wings

Partnair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1971 - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilr-Fly Charter >>Partnair
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

Penguin Air Service   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Peteair   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1948* - 1949*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Polarfly   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1947* - 1948
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Widerøe
Comments : Polarfly was based in Narvik and was acquired by Widerøe's Flyveselskap

Polaris Air Transport   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1964* - 1969
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Rorosfly Cargo   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1973* - 1975*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

SAS Braathens  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2004 - 2007
Airline Code : BU : BRA
Genealogy : Braathens S.A.F.E.>SAS Braathens >SAS Norge >>SAS
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 01Oct2009]

SAS Norge   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2007 - 2009
Airline Code : SK : CNO
Genealogy : Braathens S.A.F.E. >SAS Braathens >SAS Norge >>SAS
Comments : SAS Braathens was renamed to SAS Norge on 01May2007 & is fully absorbed into SAS on 01Oct2009

SAS Norlink  added in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 2002
Airline Code : SK : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SAS Norlink was a scheduled carrier based out of Tromsø Langnes (TOS) commencing in May1990 (F.50 operator)

Scancopter-Service   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1956* - 1966
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Scancopter Service >Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service
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

Scanex (Scandinavian Executive Air Service)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Scanwings   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Sola Air Service   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1996* - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Solberfly   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1963* - 1965*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Sørfly   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1946 - 1962
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sørfly was a Norwegian charter operator based at Kristiansand

Stellar Airfreighter   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1970 - 1977*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Stord Flytransport (Air Transport)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Sundt Air  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1998 - date
Airline Code : -- : MDT
Genealogy : Nilr Aviation >Sundt Air
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

Sundt Atlanta Airbridge  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2010 - 2012*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Sunndalsfly   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Teddy Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Telemark Flyselskap   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1952* - 1971
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Thor Solbergs Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1963* - 1966*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Thor Solbergs Flyselskap was a Tonsberg based carrier

Thor Solbergs Flyveselskap   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1938* - 1940
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Thor Trangvald Flyveselskap   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1920*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Trans Polar   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1970 - 1971
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Trans Wing   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Transair Norway   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1963*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Troll Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1972 - 1972
Airline Code : -- : --
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Tröndelag Flyselskap   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tröndelag Flyselskap operated Republic Seabees

Tronderfly   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Ugland Air Taxi   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1995* - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : UGG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Varangfly   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1960 - 1972
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Varangfly >Norving
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

Vestfly   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1992* - 1993*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Vestfoldfly   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1961 - 1969
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Vestlandske Luftfartselskap   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1947 - 1957
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Vestlandske Luftfartselskap >>Braathens S.A.F.E.>SAS Braathens >SAS Norge >>SAS
Comments : Vestlandske Luftfartselskap began as a charter operation on 23Jun1947, began scheduled services in 1951 & was acquired by Braathens SAFE in 1957

Viking Air Norway  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2015* - 2016
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Viking Air Norway >>FlyViking
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]

Viking Air Transport   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1980* - 1980*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Viking Air Transport was a Kristiansand based carrier

Viking International Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Viking International Airliness' project was cancelled prior to start

Vildanden   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2011
Airline Code : 2Q : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Vingtor Airways (Vingtor Luftveier)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1946* - 1948*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Westair   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Widerøe (Widerøe's Flyveselskap)  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1934 - date
Airline Code : WF : WIF
Genealogy : Widerøe
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

Widerøe Norsk Air   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1989 - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrsk Air >Widerøe Norsk Air >>Widerøe
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.

Widerøe's Flyveselskap & Polarfly A/S   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1948 - 1958
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Widerøe's Flyveselskap & Polarfly A/S >>Widerøe
Comments : No further information at this time
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