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Sweden is a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe, occupying the eastern portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula. It is bordered on the north and west by Norway, on the northeast by Finland, on the east by the Gulf of Bothnia and the Baltic Sea, and on the southwest by the Skagerrak, Kattegat, and Íresund straits. Sweden includes the islands of Gotland and Íland in the Baltic Sea. It is the fourth largest country in Europe. The area of Sweden is 449,964 sq km (173,732 sq mi). Stockholm is the country's capital and largest city

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February 17, 2017

Transair Sweden [added] filed for bankruptcy on 16Jan2003 after attempts to resurrect a partnership with ailing Swedish low-fare carrier Goodjet failed

February 14, 2017

In 2016, Sundsvallsflyg was, together with several other domestic airline brands, merged into the new BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines [status change]

February 14, 2017

Nord-Flyg ceased operations in early 2010 due to financial issues but restarted again in Jun2010 [status change]

Airlines
ABA (Aerotransport) (Swedish Air Lines)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1924 - 1948
Comments : ABA was formed at Stockholm by Adrian and Carl Florman on 27Mar1924 & launched passenger service from Stockholm to Helsinki on 02Jun1924. Merged into SAS
Genealogy : ABA >>OSAS >ESAS >SAS
Airline Code :  
Abal Air  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1982 - 1990
Comments : [WEST AIR SWEDEN was founded in 1955 as LBF-EDA VARKEN operating taxi flights. Renamed to ABAL AIR in 1982. The name was changed to TIME AIR SWEDEN in 1990 and current name in 1992. Converted to a cargo airline in 1997 / West Atlantic Cargo Airlines was formed through a merger of West Air Sweden, West Air Europe and Atlantic Airlines (UK) Founded as LBF-Eda Varken, operating air-taxi flights / airline’s name was changed to Abal Air AB in 1982 and to West Air Sweden in 1992. West Air Sweden converted to a cargo airline in May1997 after discontinuing its scheduled passenger services. The merger in October 2008, with Atlantic Airlines and West Air Luxembourg to form West Atlantic, created Europe’s largest all-cargo regional carrier]
Genealogy : LBF-Eda Varken >Abal Air >Time Air Sweden >West Air Sweden + Atlantic Airlines + West Air Luxembourg => West Atlantic >West Atlantic Cargo
Airline Code :  
Aer Olympic  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2011
Comments : Aer Olympic (Stockholm Arlanda) launched weekly scheduled services from London Gatwick via Stockholm Arlanda to both Erbil and Sulaymaniyah using B737300s and B737-800s wet-leased from Viking Airlines
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Aero Saab   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Aero Scandia   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1950 - 1950
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : >Airtaco
Airline Code :  
Aerocenter i Växjö  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1981 - 1983
Comments : [Aerocenter Trafikflyg (formal name Firma Aerocenter Trafikflyg) started in 1975 renamed to Aerocenter i Växjö AB in Oct1981 Aerocenter i Växjö AB was purchased by Swedair in 1983 and became a daughter company named Swedair i Växjö AB] [Swedair was formed in 1975 through a merger of Svensk Flygtjanst (founded in 1935 by Swedish Aviation Service of Thor Eliasson) and Crownair. Had Swedair I Vaxjo and Sterner Aero merge in. Ceased operating in 1994]
Genealogy : Aerocenter i Växjö >Swedair I Vaxjo >>Swedair
Airline Code :  
Aerocenter Trafikfyg  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1975 - 1981
Comments : Aerocenter Trafikflyg (formal name Firma Aerocenter Trafikflyg) started in 1975 renamed to Aerocenter i Växjö AB in Oct1981 Aerocenter i Växjö AB was purchased by Swedair in 1983 and became a daughter company named Swedair i Växjö AB [Swedair was formed in 1975 through a merger of Svensk Flygtjanst (founded in 1935 by Swedish Aviation Service of Thor Eliasson) and Crownair. Had Swedair I Vaxjo and Sterner Aero merge in. Ceased operating in 1994]
Genealogy : Aerocenter Trafikfyg >Aerocenter i Växjö AB >>Swedair
Airline Code :  
Aero-Nord Sweden   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1955* - 1956*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Aerosynchro Aviation   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Comments : IBA (International Business Air) was established and started operations in 1983 as an air-taxi operator. Rebranded as Aerosynchro Aviation
Genealogy : IBA (International Business Air) >Aerosynchro Aviation
Airline Code :  
Air Express  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1986* - 2000*
Comments : Air Express was formed in 1986 & operated domestic and international services. Acquired by Skyways in 1999 ]Direktflyg was formed through a merger of Air Express, Highland Air & Airborne as Skyways Regional & operations started on 15Oct2000. Rebranded in Apr2002]
Genealogy : Sundsvall Aero >Airborne + Air Express + Highland Air =>Skyways Regional >Direktflyg
Airline Code :  
Air Express Sweden   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2007* - 2009
Comments : MCA Airlines (founded 2008) acquired Air Express Sweden (formed in 2007 & taken over on 01Jun2009) in order to obtain its AOC. Suspended operations on 06Nov2009 & declared bankruptcy on 11Nov2009
Genealogy : Air Express Sweden >>MCA Airlines
Airline Code : -- : AEQ
Air Hudik   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990* - 1992*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Hudiksvall  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1993* - 1998*
Comments : [SWEDEWAYS AIRLINES was formed in 1993 as AIR HUDIKSVALL and was also known at one time as HOLMSTROM AIR SWEDEN. Scheduled domestic passenger airline that filed for bankruptcy in mid-2001 bit continued operating until 2001]
Genealogy : Air Hudiksvall >Swedeways Airlines
Airline Code :  
Air Malaika  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2010 - 2011
Comments : Air Malaika was planning to launch three times weekly Stockholm Arlanda-Sharm el Sheikh-Berbera service on 03Apr2010. Berbera is a Somalian port city based in the not officially recognized Republic Somaliland in the north of the country
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Nordic   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1991* - 1991*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Nordic   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1993 - 1996*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Air Nordic + SAE (Swe Aviation Europe) =>Air Nordic Swe Aviation
Airline Code :  
Air Nordic Swe Aviation   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993* - 1996
Comments :  
Genealogy : Air Nordic + SAE (Swe Aviation Europe) =>Air Nordic Swe Aviation
Airline Code :  
Air One   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 1994
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Ops (Air Operations of Europe)  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 1996
Comments : Solentuna based charter airline that ceased operating in 1996
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : OOE
Air Ops International   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1996*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Sweden (i)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1984* - 1993
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : HK : ---
Air Sweden (ii)  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2012
Comments : Air Sweden was founded in 2009 & operated charter and wet-leased operations [Nordic Air Sweden's history begins in 2001 when Gunnar Olsson launched his airline Nordic Airlink to operate scheduled services. The airline's launch route was Lulea to Stockholmin 2003. The scheduled services operation was sold to Finnair, leaving the company to continue charter and leasing activities under the Nordic Leisure brand in 2006. Rebranded to Nordic Airways and operated a mixed fleet of MD-83 aircraft and Saab 340. Nordic Airways was acquired & renamed to Air Sweden in 2010. Renamed again, to Nordic Air Sweden which acquired JE Time to get air operator certificate.Air Sweden had its AOC revoked on 10Jan2012]
Genealogy : Reguljair >Nordic Airlink >Nordic Leisure >Nordic Airways >Air Sweden >Nordic Air Sweden
Airline Code : -- : SNX
Air Trader  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1970* - 1973
Comments : Air Trader was a freight carrier offering ad-hoc charters that was formed in 1970
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Airborne of Sweden  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1997* - 2001*
Comments : AIRBORNE of SWEDEN was a regional carrier operating a small network in southern Sweden. It was formed as known as SUNDSVALL AERO in 1984. [DIREKFLYG was formed to bring together Skyway Holding's regional carriers, AIR EXPRESS, HIGHLAND AIR and AIRBORNE into one consolidated operation. Operations started on 15Oct2000. Rebranded in Apr2002. Renamed from SKYWAYS REGIONAL]
Genealogy : Air Express + Highland Air + Airborne =>Skyways Regional >Direktflyg
Airline Code :  
AirNordic   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1988* - 1988*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Airtaco   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1950 - 1957
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Airtaco
Airline Code :  
Almedalsflyget   
Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
AMA Air Express  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1979* - 1985*
Comments : AMA Norving was formed as AMA Air Express in 1976, with first service in 1979. The shipping company Salenia which is owned by the Salén family took over AMA Norving. Changed its name to Salair 1987 [Avia Express was founded in 1940 as Avia by Mr. and Mrs. Thuring in Fårösund. Activities included target towing. In 1945 the airline expanded to air taxi and mail services. Regular flights started in 1986. Merged with rival carrier Salair, owned by shipping company Salenia, on 15Jul1991 and rebranded as Skyways in 1993 after Salenia becomes the sole owner of the airline. Acquired Highland Air in Mar1997. Ceased operations on 22May2012]
Genealogy : AMA Air Express >AMA Norving >Salair >>Avia =>Skyways Express >Avia Express
Airline Code :  
AMA Norving  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1986* - 1987
Comments : AMA Norving was formed as AMA Air Express in 1976, with first service in 1979. The shipping company Salenia which is owned by the Salén family took over AMA Norving. Changed its name to Salair 1987 [Avia Express was founded in 1940 as Avia by Mr. and Mrs. Thuring in Fårösund. Activities included target towing. In 1945 the airline expanded to air taxi and mail services. Regular flights started in 1986. Merged with rival carrier Salair, owned by shipping company Salenia, on 15Jul1991 and rebranded as Skyways in 1993 after Salenia becomes the sole owner of the airline. Acquired Highland Air in Mar1997. Ceased operations on 22May2012]
Genealogy : AMA Air Express >AMA Norving >Salair >>Avia =>Skyways Express >Avia Express
Airline Code :  
Amapola Flyg  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2004 - date
Comments : Amapola Flyg was established and started operations in 2004 to take over postal services previously operated by Falcon Air. It is wholly owned by Salenia (a Swedish investment company). Took over the postal routes previously operated by Falcon Air
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : APF
Andersson Business Jet   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2012* - 2013
Comments :  
Genealogy : Andersson Business Jet >Bromma Business Jet
Airline Code :  
Arctic Airlink   
Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Comments : Arctic Airlink linking the Arctic north inJanusing a Saab 340A
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Avia  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1940* - 1992
Comments : [Avia Express was founded in 1940 as Avia by Mr. and Mrs. Thuring in Fårösund. Activities included target towing. In 1945 the airline expanded to air taxi and mail services. Regular flights started in 1986. Merged with rival carrier Salair, owned by shipping company Salenia, on 15Jul1991 and rebranded as Skyways in 1993 after Salenia becomes the sole owner of the airline. Acquired Highland Air in Mar1997. Ceased operations on 22May2012]
Genealogy : Salair >>Avia =>Skyways Express >Avia Express
Airline Code :  
Avia Express  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2012
Comments : Avia Express was founded in 1940 as Avia by Mr. and Mrs. Thuring in Fårösund. Activities included target towing. In 1945 the airline expanded to air taxi and mail services. Regular flights started in 1986. Merged with rival carrier Salair, owned by shipping company Salenia, on 15Jul1991 and rebranded as Skyways in 1993 after Salenia becomes the sole owner of the airline. Acquired Highland Air in Mar1997. Ceased operations on 22May2012
Genealogy : Salair >>Avia =>Skyways Express >Avia Express
Airline Code : JZ : SKX
AviTrans Nordic  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2010
Comments : AviTrans Nordic was a Nykoping based regional carrier
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : 2Q : ETS
B Air Charter   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1973* - 1990
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : BKF
Baltic Airlines   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1988 - 1989*
Comments : Baltic Airlines was formed in Jan1988. Ad hoc and contract passenger and cargo charter operations started in Jun1988
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Baltic Aviation   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Barents AirLink  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2006 - date
Comments : Barents AirLink was formed as Nordkalottflyg in 1974
Genealogy : Nordkalottflyg >Barents AirLink
Airline Code : 8N : NKF
Baron Air   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : LW : ---
Basair   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Comments : Basair was formed as Vasteras Flyg in 1958, renamed to Business Air Service before current name
Genealogy : Vasteras Flyg >Business Air Service >Basair
Airline Code :  
Birkaflyg   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Blekingeflyg   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Blue Scandinavia  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1996 - 1998
Comments : [TUIFLY NORDIC was originally formed to operate the charter services of Transwede Airways (TRANSWEDE LEISURE). Renamed to BLUE SCANDINAVIA in 1996 and to BRITANNIA NORDIC in 1998. When acquired by TUI group, the airline was renamed again. Holiday charter airline operating out of Norwegian and Swedish airports]
Genealogy : Transwede Leisure >Blue Scandinavia >Britannia Nordic >Tuifly Nordic
Airline Code :  
Bluelink Jets   
Status : Active

Dates :

2011* - date
Comments : Bluelink Jets was founded in 2011 as a private jet airline with head quarter in Lidkoping
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy : BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines
Airline Code :  
Braathens Malmo Aviation  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1999 - 2000
Comments : [MALMO AVIATION was formed as MALMO AVIATION SERVICES after the original Malmo Aviation had been sold to City Air Scandinavia. Taken over by Braathens in 1998 and renamed to BRAATHENS MALMO AVIATION in 1999. Integrated BRAATHENS SWEDEN (ex - TRANSWEDE). Renamed to present name in late 2000. Based at Malmo, Sturup Airport]
Genealogy : >Malmo Aviation >BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines
Airline Code :  
Braathens Regional   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Comments : Braathens Regional was formed in Sep1976 as Golden Air. Renamed to Golden Air Flyg, starting operations on 15Aug1993 & then to current name in 2013
Genealogy : Golden Air > Golden Air Flyg >Braathens Regional
Airline Code :  
Braathens Sverige   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1999* - 2000
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : >Malmo Aviation >BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines
Airline Code :  
Britannia Nordic  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1998 - 2006
Comments : [TUIFLY NORDIC was originally formed to operate the charter services of Transwede Airways (TRANSWEDE LEISURE). Renamed to BLUE SCANDINAVIA in 1996 and to BRITANNIA NORDIC in 1998. When acquired by TUI group, the airline was renamed again. Holiday charter airline operating out of Norwegian and Swedish airports]
Genealogy : Transwede Leisure >Blue Scandinavia >Britannia Nordic >Tuifly Nordic
Airline Code : 6B : BLX
Bromma Business Jet   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy : Andersson Business Jet >Bromma Business Jet
Airline Code :  
Business Air Service   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

Early 1970s
Comments : Basair was formed as Vasteras Flyg in 1958, renamed to Business Air Service before current name
Genealogy : Vasteras Flyg >Business Air Service >Basair
Airline Code :  
Capella Aircharter   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1967* - 1968*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
City Air Scandinavia   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990* - 1992*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
City Airline  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1997* - 2011
Comments : City Airline was established in 1997 as a scheduled and charter regional operator out of Gothenburg Landvetter International. On 10Sep2001, it started its own regional services from Gothenburg. Ceased operations on 29Nov2011, merging into Skyways [Avia Express was founded in 1940 as Avia by Mr. and Mrs. Thuring in Fårösund. Activities included target towing. In 1945 the airline expanded to air taxi and mail services. Regular flights started in 1986. Merged with rival carrier Salair, owned by shipping company Salenia, on 15Jul1991 and rebranded as Skyways in 1993 after Salenia becomes the sole owner of the airline. Acquired Highland Air in Mar1997. In 2011 Skyways merged with another Manswell controlled company, the Gothenburg-based airline City Airline. Ceased operations on 22May2012]
Genealogy : City Airline >>Skyways
Airline Code : CF : SDR
Crownair  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1968* - 1975
Comments : Crownair was founded in 1968 [Swedair was formed in 1975 through a merger of Svensk Flygtjanst (founded in 1935 by Swedish Aviation Service of Thor Eliasson) and Crownair. Had Swedair I Vaxjo and Sterner Aero merge in. Ceased operating in 1994]
Genealogy : Svensk Flygtjanst + Crownair =>Swedair
Airline Code :  
Direktflyg   
Status : Active

Dates :

2002 - date
Comments : Direktflyg was formed through a merger of Air Express, Highland Air & Airborne as Skyways Regional & operations started on 15Oct2000 . Rebranded in Apr2002
Genealogy : Air Express + Highland Air + Airborne =>Skyways Regional >Direktflyg
Airline Code : HS : HSV
EastJet   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2005)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
EFS (European Flight Services)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1988* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Euro Flight Polaris   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 1999
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Euroflight Sweden   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 2001
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : HZ : EUW
European Executive Express  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 2005
Comments : European Executive Express was founded in 1997 & was based in Karlstad, Sweden. It operated commuter flights for business travellers and executive charters. It ceased operations in Dec2005
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : RY : EXC
Fairline   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1967 - 1967
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Falcon Air  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986 - 2006
Comments : Falcon Air started air cargo operations in Oct1986. Transported mail during the night from Stockholm. Also day flights in conjunction with SAS
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : IH : FCN
Falcon Aviation   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1965* - 1998*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Falconair  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1967 - 1970
Comments : Falconair was a Malmo based holiday charter carrier that operated Vickers Viscount 800 and Lockheed Electra aircraft from May1967. Ceased operations on 01Sep1970
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Fast Air Scandinavia  updated
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2001* - 2002*
Comments : Fast Air Scandinavia was cargo carrier based in Gothenburg
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Federal Airlines   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : FLL
Fly Fresh   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2003 - 2004*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Fly Independent   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2007* - 2009*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
fly Lapland   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2015* - 2016
Comments : fly Lapland was a Luleå Kallax based carrier that declared bankrupt on 02Sep2016
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Fly Logic Sweden   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1997* - 2012
Comments : North Express was formed in 1997 as Fly Logic Sweden
Genealogy : Fly Logic Sweden >North Express
Airline Code :  
FlyEuropean  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2001*
Comments : FlyEuropean was a low fare operator operating Stockholm-Malmo using BAC 1.11-500 aircraft. Started operations in May2000
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
FlyExcellent (Fly Excellent)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2008
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : F3 : FXL
Flygcentrum   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2000* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Flyglinjen (Flight Line)  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2010 - 2014
Comments : Flyglinjen started in 2010 and operated domestic flights in the south of Sweden. It was renamed to Sparrow Aviation in Jul2014
Genealogy : Flyglinjen >Sparrow Aviation
Airline Code : U3 : ---
Flying Enterprise  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992 - 1998*
Comments : Flying Enterprise was founded in 1990 & operated scheduled and charter, international and domestic, passenger and cargo services. Renamed to Skyways Enterprise
Genealogy : Flying Enterprise >Skyways Enterprise
Airline Code :  
FlyJämtland  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2009 - 2009
Comments : OSTERSUNDSFLYG is an Östersund based carrier that was a new subsidiary of Sverigeflyg named FLYJAMTLAND and operated a daily service between Östersund and Stockholm Bromma. Failed because of a pilots strike
Genealogy : >Ostersundsflyg
Airline Code :  
FlyMe  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2007
Comments : FlyMe was founded in 2003 & ceased operations on 02Mar2007. Low-cost carrier within Scandinavia
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : SH : FLY
FlyNordic  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2000 - 2008
Comments : FlyNordic was established in 1996 as Reguljair but AOC revoked on 14Nov2000. Relaunched as Flynordic.com on 01Dec2000. Merged into Norwegian on 05Apr2008 [NORWEGIAN was formed as BUSY BEE AIRSERVICE and operated between 1972 and 1980 as AIR EXECUTIVE NORWAY. The name was changed back to BUSY BEE in 1980 until being renamed to NORWEGIAN AIR SHUTTLE in 1993. The current name was adopted to concentrate on low-cost operations. Acuired FLYNORDIC on 24apr2007 and integrated the airline in in 2008]
Genealogy : Reguljair >FlyNordic >>Norwegian
Airline Code : LF : NDC
FlyOlympic   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2013 - 2014
Comments : FlyOlympic ceased operations on 29Jul2014
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
FlySmaland   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Comments : FlySmaland was formed as Stockholmplanet.com
Genealogy : Stockholmplanet.com >FlySmaland
Airline Code :  
Golden Air   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1976* - 1993
Comments : Braathens Regional was formed in Sep1976 as Golden Air. Renamed to Golden Air Flyg, starting opertations on 15Aug1993 & then to current name in 2013
Genealogy : Golden Air >Golden Air Flyg >Braathens Regional
Airline Code :  
Golden Air Flyg   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1993 - 2012
Comments : Braathens Regional was formed in Sep1976 as Golden Air. Renamed to Golden Air Flyg, starting opertations on 15Aug1993 & then to current name in 2013
Genealogy : Golden Air >Golden Air Flyg >Braathens Regional
Airline Code : DC : GAO
Goodjet  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2003
Comments : Goodjet was founded in 2002 & started operations using Transair-Sweden's AOC from Stockholm on low cost services the same year. Declared bankrupt in early 2003 and ceased operations.
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Gota Vingar   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(1995*)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Gothia Airlines   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2002)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Gotia Shuttle Express   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 1994
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : G4 : ---
Gotlandsflyg   
Status : Active

Dates :

2001 - date
Comments : Gotlandsflyg was founded in 2001 by local entrepreneurs (Roger Albrecht (CEO), Jan Havossar, Michael Juniwik and Pigge Werkelin)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
goTO-Nordics   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Comments : goTO-Nordics appears to have started services
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Grafair (Graf Air)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1969* - date
Comments : Grafair (Graf Air) was founded in 1969 by the famous Swedish aviator and entrepreneur, Bengt Grafström. Grafair operates a fleet of business jets and amphibious aircraft
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Highland Air  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1995 - 2000
Comments : Holmstroem Air was formed in 1995 & was renamed to Highland Air. Scheduled and charter, regional passenger and cargo airline [Direktflyg was formed through a merger of Air Express, Highland Air & Airborne as Skyways Regional & operations started on 15Oct2000. Rebranded in Apr2002]
Genealogy : Holmstroem Air >Highland Air + Air Express + Airborne =>Skyways Regional >Direktflyg
Airline Code :  
Hilair   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1969 - 1972
Comments :  
Genealogy : Hillerstrom Flyg >Hilair >>Malmros Aviation >>Basair
Airline Code :  
Hillerstrom Flyg  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

Early 1970s
Comments : [HILAIR was formed as HILLERSTOM FLYG and was acquired by MALMROS AVAITION] [BASAIR was formed as VASTERAS FLYG ECONOMISK FORENING in 1958, renamed to BUSINESS AIR SERVICE ECONOMISK FORENING before current name. Took over MALMROS AVIATION in 1978]
Genealogy : Hillerstrom Flyg >Hilair >>Malmros Aviation >>Basair
Airline Code :  
Höga Kusten Flyg (High Coast)  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2008 - date
Comments : Höga Kusten Flyg was established in 2007 to operate domestic flights between Stockholm, Sweden and Örnsköldsvik. In Dec2012 it bought the much bigger Swedish airline Nextjet, however both companies continue to use their own branding
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : HK : ---
Holmstroem Air  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1995* - 1995*
Comments : Holmstroem Air was formed in 1995 & was renamed to Highland Air [DIREKFLYG was formed to bring together Skyway Holding's regional carriers, AIR EXPRESS, HIGHLAND AIR and AIRBORNE into one consolidated operation. Renamed from SKYWYS REGIONAL]
Genealogy : Holmstroem Air >Highland Air + Air Express + Airborne =>Skyways Regional >Direktflyg
Airline Code :  
Holmstrom Air Sweden  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : [SWEDEWAYS AIRLINES was formed in 1993 as AIR HUDIKSVALL and was also known at one time as HOLMSTROM AIR SWEDEN. Scheduled domestic passenger airline that filed for bankruptcy in mid-2001 bit continued operating until 2001]
Genealogy : >Swedeways Airlines
Airline Code :  
Holmstrom Flyg  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1966* - 1995
Comments : Holmstrom Flyg was founded in 1966 by John-Olof Holmström. The company went bankrupt in 1995
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
IBA (International Business Air)  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1983 - 2007
Comments : IBA (International Business Air) was established and started operations in 1983 as an air-taxi operator. Rebranded as Aerosynchro Aviation in 2007. Scheduled domestic services and charters
Genealogy : IBA (International Business Air) >Aerosynchro Aviation
Airline Code : 6I : IBZ
Interswede Aviation   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1971 - 1972
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Jämtlands Flyg   
Status : Active

Dates :

1954* - date
Comments : Jämtlands Flyg was founded in 1954 by the mountain-aviator Gunnar Andersson
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
JE Time Sweden   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2010* - 2013
Comments : JE Time Sweden was founded in 2010 in Umeå [Nordic Air Sweden's history begins in 2001 when Gunnar Olsson launches his airline Nordic Airlink to operate scheduled services. The airline's launch route was Lulea to Stockholmin 2003. The scheduled services operation was sold to Finnair, leaving the company to continue charter and leasing activities under the Nordic Leisure brand in 2006. Rebranded to Nordic Airways and operated a mixed fleet of MD-83 aircraft and Saab 340. Nordic Airways was acquired & renamed to Air Sweden in 2010. Renamed again, to Nordic Air Sweden which acquired JE Time to get air operator certificate.Air Sweden had its AOC revoked on 10Jan2012]
Genealogy : JE Time Sweden >>Nordic Air Sweden
Airline Code :  
Jet 2000   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001* - 2001*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : SJT
Jonair   
Status : Active

Dates :

2004* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Jula Air   
Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Kalmarflyg   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Kullaflyg  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2003 - 2016
Comments : Kullaflyg is an airline based in Ängelholm/Helsingborg that was founded in 2003. Merged into BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines in 2016
Genealogy : Kullaflyg >>BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines
Airline Code : DC : GAO
Kungsair   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1967* - 1971
Comments : NYA Kungsair was formed as Kungsair
Genealogy : Kungsair >NYA Kungsair
Airline Code :  
Kungsair I Goteborg  updated
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1967* - 1979*
Comments : Kungsair was founded in 1967
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
LapAir (Lappslandsflyg)  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1953* - 2012
Comments : LAPAIR was formed in 1953 by the merger of 3 airlines. Lapplandsflyg was founded by the legendary pilot Bertil Johansson. It was the second helicopter company in Sweden after Ostermans Aero AB. Operattions ceased in 2012. At the time of its shutdown Lapplandsflyg operated five helicopters - three Jet Rangers and two Long Rangers
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : LU : ---
LBF-Eda Varken  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1955* - 1982
Comments : [WEST AIR SWEDEN was founded in 1955 as LBF-EDA VARKEN operating taxi flights. Renamed to ABAL AIR in 1982. The name was changed to TIME AIR SWEDEN in 1990 and current name in 1992. Converted to a cargo airline in 1997] [West Atlantic Cargo Airlines was formed through a merger of West Air Sweden, West Air Europe and Atlantic Airlines (UK) Founded as LBF-Eda Varken, operating air-taxi flights / airline’s name was changed to Abal Air AB in 1982 and to West Air Sweden in 1992. West Air Sweden converted to a cargo airline in May1997 after discontinuing its scheduled passenger services. The merger in October 2008, with Atlantic Airlines and West Air Luxembourg to form West Atlantic, created Europe’s largest all-cargo regional carrier]
Genealogy : LBF-Eda Varken >Abal Air >Time Air Sweden >West Air Sweden + Atlantic Airlines + West Air Luxembourg => West Atlantic >West Atlantic Cargo
Airline Code :  
Linjeflyg  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1957 - 1993
Comments : Linjeflyg was formed to take over the assets of Airtaco. Absorbed by SAS [SAS was formed by merger of ABA (AEROTRANSPORT), DDL (DET DANSKE LUFTFARTSELSKAB) of Denmark and DNL (DET NORSKE LUFTFARTSELSKAP) of Norway. Iniatially it was known as OSAS was concerned only with trans-atlantic operations. The partners then created ESAS in 1948 with the merger of SVENSK INTERKONTINENTAL LUFTTRAFIK to handle the european operations and in 1941 the airlines were merged to form the current airline. The intercontinental routes of Braathens SAFE were added just before the merger. Absorbed LINJEFLYG in 1993 and BRAATHENS IN 2001] [SAS BRAATHENS was rebranded as SAS NORGE in mid-2007]
Genealogy : Linjeflyg >>Braathens S.A.F.E. >SAS Norge >>SAS
Airline Code : LF : LIN
Liz Air  updated
Status : Not started

Dates :

(1989*)
Comments : Liz Air was due to receive Let 410 UVP-E aircraft in 1988 to be used on regional routes within Scandinavia. Unfortunately the Swedish CAA would not certify the aircraft. Unsure if actually operated
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Loadair   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1964* - 1964
Comments :  
Genealogy : Loadair >Tor-Air
Airline Code :  
Malmo Air Taxi   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Malmo Aviation (i)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1981* - 1992
Comments : Malmo Aviation was established in 1981 as an air taxi company also offering training and air freight. Operations started 30Jun1991. It was sold to CityAir Scandinavia on 11Feb1992
Genealogy : >Malmo Aviation
Airline Code :  
Malmo Aviation (ii)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2000 - 2016
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Malmo Aviation >BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines
Airline Code : TF : SCW
Malmo Aviation Services   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992 - 1999
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : >Malmo Aviation >BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines
Airline Code :  
Malmros Aviation   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1971* - 1978
Comments :  
Genealogy : Malmros Aviation >>Basair
Airline Code :  
MaxAir   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 2005
Comments : MaxAir was formed in 1996 by Max Renard. Revenue flights began on 01Sep1998. Operations ceased on 31Mar2001
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : 8M : MLX
MCA Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2009
Comments : MCA Airlines (founded 2008) acquired Air Express Sweden (formed in 2007 & taken over on 01Jun2009) in order to obtain its AOC. Suspended operations on 06Nov2009 & declared bankruptcy on 11Nov2009
Genealogy : Air Express Sweden >>MCA Airlines
Airline Code : -- : GSW
MD Kallax   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2003
Comments : MD Kallax was founded in 2001 & operated the Stocholm Arlans-Lulea route for MD Airlines. Operations started on 10Nov2001
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
MyAir  updated
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2002)
Comments : MyAir intended to start operations from Gothenburg and Stockholm to Thailand using B747-300 aircraft
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
NEWS Airline   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2009)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
NEX Time Jet  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2002* - 2004*
Comments : NextJet is the operating name of NEX TimeJet offering regional scheduled and charter services out of Stockholm Arlanda
Genealogy : >NextJet
Airline Code :  
NextJet  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2004* - date
Comments : NextJet is the operating name of NEX TimeJet offering regional scheduled and charter services out of Stockholm Arlanda
Genealogy : NextJet
Airline Code : 2N : NTJ
NMF (Nordiskt Missionsflyg)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1946* - 1946*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Nord-Flyg (NTD Cargo)  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

1952 - date
Comments : Nord-Flyg was founded in 1952 with a focus on flight training, sightseeing flights and inspection of power lines. Launch customer for the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 cargo version. Ceased operations in early 2010 due to financial issues but restarted again in Jun2010
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : NEF
Nordic Air Sweden   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2013 - 2013
Comments : Nordic Air Sweden's history begins in 2001 when Gunnar Olsson launches his airline Nordic Airlink to operate scheduled services. The airline's launch route was Lulea to Stockholmin 2003. The scheduled services operation was sold to Finnair, leaving the company to continue charter and leasing activities under the Nordic Leisure brand in 2006. Rebranded to Nordic Airways and operated a mixed fleet of MD-83 aircraft and Saab 340. Nordic Airways was acquired & renamed to Air Sweden in 2010. Renamed again, to Nordic Air Sweden which acquired JE Time to get air operator certificate.Air Sweden had its AOC revoked on 10Jan2012
Genealogy : Reguljair >Nordic Airlink >Nordic Leisure >Nordic Airways >Air Sweden >Nordic Air Sweden
Airline Code :  
Nordic Airlink   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2001 - 2003
Comments : [Nordic Air Sweden's history begins in 2001 when Gunnar Olsson launches his airline Nordic Airlink to operate scheduled services. The airline's launch route was Lulea to Stockholmin 2003. The scheduled services operation was sold to Finnair, leaving the company to continue charter and leasing activities under the Nordic Leisure brand in 2006. Rebranded to Nordic Airways and operated a mixed fleet of MD-83 aircraft and Saab 340. Nordic Airways was acquired & renamed to Air Sweden in 2010. Renamed again, to Nordic Air Sweden which acquired JE Time to get air operator certificate.Air Sweden had its AOC revoked on 10Jan2012]
Genealogy : Reguljair >Nordic Airlink >Nordic Leisure >Nordic Airways >Air Sweden >Nordic Air Sweden
Airline Code :  
Nordic Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2009
Comments : The operating licence of Nordic Airways was suspended on 25Jan2009 [Nordic Air Sweden's history begins in 2001 when Gunnar Olsson launches his airline Nordic Airlink to operate scheduled services. The airline's launch route was Lulea to Stockholmin 2003. The scheduled services operation was sold to Finnair, leaving the company to continue charter and leasing activities under the Nordic Leisure brand in 2006. Rebranded to Nordic Airways and operated a mixed fleet of MD-83 aircraft and Saab 340. Nordic Airways was acquired & renamed to Air Sweden in 2010. Renamed again, to Nordic Air Sweden which acquired JE Time to get air operator certificate.Air Sweden had its AOC revoked on 10Jan2012]
Genealogy : Reguljair >Nordic Airlink >Nordic Leisure >Nordic Airways >Air Sweden >Nordic Air Sweden
Airline Code : 6N : NRD
Nordic East Airways  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991* - 1996
Comments : [Nordic European was a Stockholm based scheduled and charter airline operating B.737 and L.1011 aircraft on holiday flights, formed as Nordic East Airways in 1991. The airline changed its name to Nordic European Airlines - NEA at the end of 1996, but by the next year the airline was in financial difficulties and operations were suspended Mar1998, with the international business of the airline in receivership]
Genealogy : Nordic East Airways >Nordic European
Airline Code :  
Nordic European Airlines  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1998
Comments : Nordic European was a Stockholm based scheduled and charter airline operating B.737 and L.1011 aircraft on holiday flights, formed as Nordic East Airways in 1991. The airline changed its name to Nordic European Airlines - NEA at the end of 1996, but by the next year the airline was in financial difficulties and operations were suspended Mar1998, with the international business of the airline in receivership
Genealogy : Nordic East Airways >Nordic European
Airline Code :  
Nordic Leisure   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2006
Comments : [Nordic Air Sweden's history begins in 2001 when Gunnar Olsson launches his airline Nordic Airlink to operate scheduled services. The airline's launch route was Lulea to Stockholmin 2003. The scheduled services operation was sold to Finnair, leaving the company to continue charter and leasing activities under the Nordic Leisure brand in 2006. Rebranded to Nordic Airways and operated a mixed fleet of MD-83 aircraft and Saab 340. Nordic Airways was acquired & renamed to Air Sweden in 2010. Renamed again, to Nordic Air Sweden which acquired JE Time to get air operator certificate.Air Sweden had its AOC revoked on 10Jan2012]
Genealogy : Reguljair >Nordic Airlink >Nordic Leisure >Nordic Airways >Air Sweden >Nordic Air Sweden
Airline Code :  
Nordic Regional  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2004 - 2008
Comments : Nordic Regional was founded in 2003, based in Umeå. It operated a scheduled network of services linking five domestic and one international destination
Genealogy : Nordic Regional >>Nordic Airways
Airline Code : 6N : NRD
Nordisk Aerotransport   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1950* - 1951
Comments : Transair Sweden was founded in 1950 as Nordisk Aerotransport, and changed its name in 1951
Genealogy : Nordisk Aerotransport >Transair Sweden
Airline Code :  
Nordkalottflyg   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1978* - 2006
Comments : Barents AirLink was formed as Nordkalottflyg in 1978
Genealogy : Nordkalottflyg >Barents AirLink
Airline Code : 8N : NKF
Norrlandsflyg  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2011
Comments : Norrlandsflyg was a helicopter operator which provided search and rescue under contract with the Swedish Maritime Administration and air ambulance services for Västra Götaland County. All services were fully taken over in 2011 by the Swedish Maritime Administration
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : HMF
North Express   
Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Comments : North Express was formed in 1997 as Fly Logic Sweden
Genealogy : Fly Logic Sweden >North Express
Airline Code :  
Novair (Nova Airlines)  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

1997 - date
Comments : Novair was formed in Nov1997 & operations started 15Nov1997. Domestic charter airline that expanded into international holiday flights
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : 1I : NVR
NTD Air Cargo   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2005* - 2005*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Nya Kungsair I Norrkoping   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1971 - 1979
Comments : NYA Kungsair was formed as Kungsair
Genealogy : Kungsair >NYA Kungsair
Airline Code :  
Nyge Aero   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990* - 1990*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Orebro Air   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1975 - 1985
Comments :  
Genealogy : >Golden Air Flyg
Airline Code :  
Orebro Aviation   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1998* - 2011
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : >Sweden Airlines
Airline Code :  
Osterman Air Charter   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1963 - 1965
Comments : Internord was formed by the merger of Denmark's Aero-Nord (formed in 1965) and Sweden's Osterman Air Charter. Ceased trading in 1968
Genealogy : Sveaflyg >Osterman Air Charter + Aero-Nord =>Internord
Airline Code : CG : ---
Östersundsflyg  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2010
Comments : OSTERSUNDSFLYG is an Östersund based carrier that was a new subsidiary of Sverigeflyg named FLYJAMTLAND and operated a daily service between Östersund and Stockholm Bromma. Failed because of a pilots strike
Genealogy : Ostersundsflyg
Airline Code :  
Pelican Express   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 1989*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Primera Air   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2007)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Rauk Airlines   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2012)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Reguljair   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1999* - 2000
Comments : Nordic Air Sweden was formed from Reguljair (formed 1996) in 2001 under the Nordic Airlink name[Nordic Air Sweden's history begins in 2001 when Gunnar Olsson launches his airline Nordic Airlink to operate scheduled services. The airline's launch route was Lulea to Stockholmin 2003. The scheduled services operation was sold to Finnair, leaving the company to continue charter and leasing activities under the Nordic Leisure brand in 2006. Rebranded to Nordic Airways and operated a mixed fleet of MD-83 aircraft and Saab 340. Nordic Airways was acquired & renamed to Air Sweden in 2010. Renamed again, to Nordic Air Sweden which acquired JE Time to get air operator certificate.Air Sweden had its AOC revoked on 10Jan2012]
Genealogy : Reguljair >Nordic Airlink >Nordic Leisure >Nordic Airways >Air Sweden >Nordic Air Sweden
Airline Code : R8 : REF
SAE (Swe Aviation Europe)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Air Nordic + SAE (Swe Aviation Europe) =>Air Nordic Swe Aviation
Airline Code :  
Salair  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1987 - 1992
Comments : [Avia Express was founded in 1940 as Avia by Mr. and Mrs. Thuring in Fårösund. Activities included target towing. In 1945 the airline expanded to air taxi and mail services. Regular flights started in 1986. Merged with rival carrier Salair, owned by shipping company Salenia, on 15Jul1991 and rebranded as Skyways in 1993 after Salenia becomes the sole owner of the airline. Acquired Highland Air in Mar1997. Ceased operations on 22May2012]
Genealogy : AMA Air Express >AMA Norving >Salair >>Avia =>Skyways Express >Avia Express
Airline Code :  
Salenia Aviation   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1989* - 1989*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Scanair  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1965* - 1994
Comments : Scanair was set up on 30Jun1961 [PREMIAIR was formed on 01Jan1994 when CONAIR of Denmark and SCANAIR of Sweden merged] [MYTRAVEL AIRWAYS was formed when the parent company consolidated AIRTOURS with PREMIER into a single fleet and renamed it in keeping with the corporate image in Nov2001. Rebranded to THOMAS COOK SCANDINAVIA on on 08May2008]
Genealogy : Consolidated Aircraft Corporation >Conair + Scanair (Sweden) =>Premiair >MyTravel Airways >Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia
Airline Code : DK : ---
ScanBee (Scandinavian Beeline Charter)  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977 - 1986
Comments : ScanBee operated with a single CV340 aircraft in 1980 and moved to CV.580 aircraft in 1981. Ceased operating in 1986
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Scandinavian AirLink   
Status : Active

Dates :

2011* - date
Comments : Scandinavian AirLink operates ambulance services out of Lulea
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Scandinavian Lite   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2003)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Scanjet   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990* - 1990
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Selenia   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1989* - 1989
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : >Malmo Aviation
Airline Code :  
SILA (Svensk Interkontinental Lufttraffik)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1946* - 1948
Comments : Marcus Wallenburg formed Svensk Interkontinental Luftrafik, A.B. (SILA) in Stockholm on 09Jun1943
Genealogy : DNL (Norway) + DDL (Denmark) + SILA (Sweden) =>OSAS > ESAS >SAS
Airline Code :  
Skies Airlines   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2015)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Sky4u   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2012)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Skyline  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1971* - 1978
Comments : Skyline was established in 1971 with a base at Malmö Bulltofta Airport. The airline It relied on various charter services, such as student clubs and sports clubs for revenue. It moved from Bulltofta to the Malmö Sturup Airport on 02Dec1972, when the former was closed. Skyline ceased operations in 1978
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : OX : ---
Skyways Enterprise  updated
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 2004*
Comments : Flying Enterprise was scheduled and charter, international and domestic, passenger and cargo airline that was renamed to Skyways Enterprise
Genealogy : Flying Enterprise >Skyways Enterprise
Airline Code : F3 : FLY
Skyways Express  updated (x2)
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992 - 2012
Comments : [Avia Express was founded in 1940 as Avia by Mr. and Mrs. Thuring in Fårösund. Activities included target towing. In 1945 the airline expanded to air taxi and mail services. Regular flights started in 1986. Merged with rival carrier Salair, owned by shipping company Salenia, on 15Jul1991 and rebranded as Skyways in 1993 after Salenia becomes the sole owner of the airline. Acquired Highland Air in Mar1997. In 2011 Skyways merged with another Manswell controlled company, the Gothenburg-based airline City Airline. Ceased operations on 22May2012]
Genealogy : AMA Air Express >AMA Norving >Salair >>Avia =>Skyways Express >Avia Express
Airline Code : JZ : SKX
Skyways Regional   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2000 - 2002
Comments : Direktflyg was formed through a merger of Air Express, Highland Air & Airborne as Skyways Regional & operations started on 15Oct2000 . Rebranded in Apr2002
Genealogy : Air Express + Highland Air + Airborne =>Skyways Regional >Direktflyg
Airline Code :  
Smalandsflyg   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2007)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Snalskjuten  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2007
Comments : Snalskjuten was a short-lived virtual carrier based at Malmö Sturup (MMX)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Snowflake   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2004
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : SK : SAS
Sparrow Aviation  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Comments : Flyglinjen started in 2010 and operated domestic flights in the south of Sweden. It was renamed to Sparrow Aviation in Jul2014
Genealogy : Flyglinjen >Sparrow Aviation
Airline Code :  
Sterling Airways Sweden   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1970* - 1973
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : NB : ---
Sterner Aero  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1978* - 1979
Comments : [Swedair was formed in 1975 through a merger of Svensk Flygtjanst (founded in 1935 by Swedish Aviation Service of Thor Eliasson) and Crownair. Had Swedair I Vaxjo and Sterner Aero merge in. Ceased operating in 1994]
Genealogy : Sterner Aero >>Swedair
Airline Code : JG : ---
Stockholmplanet.com   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2007* - 2007
Comments : FlySmaland was formed as Stockholmplanet.com
Genealogy : Stockholmplanet.com >FlySmaland
Airline Code : 2Q : ---
Stockholms Aero (Asaflyg)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1963* - 1963*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Sundsvall Aero  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1984* - 1984*
Comments : Sundsvall Aero was founded in 1984 [AIRBORNE of SWEDEN is a regional carrier operating a small network in southern Sweden. Originally known as SUNDSVALL AERO]. [DIREKFLYG was formed to bring together Skyway Holding's regional carriers, AIR EXPRESS, HIGHLAND AIR and AIRBORNE into one consolidated operation. Renamed from SKYWYS REGIONAL]
Genealogy : Sundsvall Aero >Airborne + Air Express + Highland Air =>Skyways Regional >Direktflyg
Airline Code :  
SundsvallsFlyg  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2001 - 2016
Comments : In 2016, Sundsvallsflyg was, together with several other domestic airline brands, merged into the new BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines
Genealogy : SundsvallsFlyg >>BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines
Airline Code :  
Sunways Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1997
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Svea Flyg   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Comments : Swe Fly was formed in 1994 as WestEastAir & ceased operations on 02Sep2005
Genealogy : WestEastAir >Svea Flyg >Swe Fly
Airline Code :  
Sveaflyg   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1963 - 1963
Comments : Internord was formed by the merger of Denmark's Aero-Nord (formed in 1965) and Sweden's Osterman Air Charter. Ceased trading in 1968
Genealogy : Sveaflyg >Osterman Air Charter + Aero-Nord =>Internord
Airline Code :  
Svensk Flygtjanst  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1935* - 1975
Comments : [Swedair was formed in 1975 through a merger of Svensk Flygtjanst (founded in 1935 by Swedish Aviation Service of Thor Eliasson) and Crownair. Had Swedair I Vaxjo and Sterner Aero merge in. Ceased operating in 1994]
Genealogy : Svensk Flygtjanst + Crownair =>Swedair
Airline Code :  
Svensk Lufttrafik  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1920 - 1921
Comments : Svensk Lufttrafik, founded on 07Feb1919, started operations on 07Aug1920. German Nazi-Leader Hermann Göring was employed as a pilot. Operated air-mail services in co-operation with Deutsche Luft-Reederei, a Lufthansa precursor, and operated a regular passenger service Copenhagen–Malmö–Warnemünde.
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Svenska Aero   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1954* - 1963*
Comments : Svenska Aero AB was founded in 1954 & operated taxi, charter and sightseeing flights
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Sverigeflyg   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1985* - 1985*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Sverigeflyg  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2001* - 2016
Comments : Sverigeflyg was founded in 2001 by Chairman of the board Pigge Werkelin and CEO Michael Juniwik, both from Gotland. In Mar2016, Sverigeflyg and Malmö Aviation merged into the rebranded BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines
Genealogy : Sverigeflyg + Malmö Aviation =>BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines
Airline Code :  
Swe Fly   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2005
Comments : Swe Fly was formed in 1994 as WestEastAir & ceased operations on 02Sep2005
Genealogy : WestEastAir >Svea Flyg >Swe Fly
Airline Code : WV : SRL
Swedair  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1975 - 1994
Comments : Swedair was formed in 1975 through a merger of Svensk Flygtjanst (founded in 1935 by Swedish Aviation Service of Thor Eliasson) and Crownair. Had Swedair I Vaxjo and Sterner Aero merge in. Ceased operating in 1994
Genealogy : Svensk Flygtjanst + Crownair =>Swedair
Airline Code : JG : SWE
Swedair I Vaxjo  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1983 - 1988
Comments : Aerocenter i Vaxjo was renamed Swedair Vaxjo in 1983 [Swedair was formed in 1975 through a merger of Svensk Flygtjanst (founded in 1935 by Swedish Aviation Service of Thor Eliasson) and Crownair. Had Swedair I Vaxjo and Sterner Aero merge in. Ceased operating in 1994]
Genealogy : Aerocenter i Växjö >Swedair I Vaxjo >>Swedair
Airline Code :  
Sweden Airlines   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2011 - 2012*
Comments :  
Genealogy : Sweden Airlines
Airline Code :  
Sweden Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1953* - 1953*
Comments : Sweden Airways was a small Swedish airline that did not last much around and that flew between Malmö and Hamburg
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Swedeways Airlines  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 2001
Comments : SWEDEWAYS AIRLINES was formed in 1993 as AIR HUDIKSVALL and was also known at one time as HOLMSTROM AIR SWEDEN. Scheduled domestic passenger airline that filed for bankruptcy in mid-2001 bit continued operating until 2001
Genealogy : Air Hudiksvall >Swedeways Airlines
Airline Code :  
Swedewings  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1987* - 1999*
Comments : [REGULJAIR was formerly known as SWEDEWINGS] [NORDIC AIRWAYS was formed from REGULJAIR in 2001 under the NORDIC AIRLINK name. After Finnair's share purchase, the airline was renamed to NORDIC REGIONAL and to the present name in 2006]
Genealogy : Swedewings….>>Nordic Airways
Airline Code :  
Swedish Moose   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2011)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : MOS
SwedJet   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : VD : BBB
Swedline Express  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2006
Comments : Swedline Express was formed as Varmlandsflyg in 1993. renamed on 01Dec2002. Ceased operations on 12Jul2006. It was an airline based in Hultsfred & operated domestic and international passenger services
Genealogy : Varmlandsflyg >Swedline Express
Airline Code : SM : SRL
Swetrail Transport   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990s
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Syd-Aero   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1966 - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : UF : ---
TEA Scandinavia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1991
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Time Air Sweden  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1990 - 1992
Comments : [WEST AIR SWEDEN was founded in 1955 as LBF-EDA VARKEN operating taxi flights. Renamed to ABAL AIR in 1982. The name was changed to TIME AIR SWEDEN in 1990 and current name in 1992. Converted to a cargo airline in 1997] [West Atlantic Cargo Airlines was formed through a merger of West Air Sweden, West Air Europe and Atlantic Airlines (UK) Founded as LBF-Eda Varken, operating air-taxi flights / airline’s name was changed to Abal Air AB in 1982 and to West Air Sweden in 1992. West Air Sweden converted to a cargo airline in May1997 after discontinuing its scheduled passenger services. The merger in October 2008, with Atlantic Airlines and West Air Luxembourg to form West Atlantic, created Europe’s largest all-cargo regional carrier]
Genealogy : LBF-Eda Varken >Abal Air >Time Air Sweden >West Air Sweden + Atlantic Airlines + West Air Luxembourg => West Atlantic >West Atlantic Cargo
Airline Code :  
Tor Air  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2011
Comments : Tor Air was formed in 2008 & and received a Swedish Air Operators Certificate on 01Dec2000. Charter services out of Gothenburg. AOC was revoked on 20Dec2011
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : OAI
Tor-Air  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1964 - 1966
Comments : Tor-Air was a general charter operator formed in 1964
Genealogy : Loadair >Tor-Air
Airline Code :  
Transair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2003
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Transair Sweden   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1951 - 1981
Comments : Transair Sweden was founded in 1950 as Nordisk Aerotransport, and changed its name in 1951
Genealogy : Nordisk Aerotransport >Transair Sweden
Airline Code :  
Transair Sweden  added
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2003
Comments : Transair Sweden filed for bankruptcy on 16Jan2003 after attempts to resurrect a partnership with ailing Swedish low-fare carrier Goodjet failed
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Transjet Airways  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2002
Comments : Transjet Airways was founded in 2000 by Thomas Johansson and started operations in mid-2001 with ad-hoc and sub-charters. Filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2002
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : S9 : SWL
Transwede  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1985 - 1999*
Comments : Transwede was originally founded on 01Apr1985 in Växjö by Thomas Johansen for holiday charters. Split into two groups in 1996, Transwede keeping scheduled services and Blue Scandinavian doing the charters. Acquired by Braathens SAFE and renamed to BRAATHENS SVERIGE [MALMO AVIATION was formed as MALMO AVIATION SERVICES after the original Malmo Aviation had been sold to City Air Scandinavia. Taken over by Braathens in 1998 and renamed to BRAATHENS MALMO AVIATION in 1999. Integrated BRAATHENS SVERIGE (ex - TRANSWEDE).Renamed to present name in late 2000]
Genealogy : Transwede >Braathens Sverige >>Malmo Aviation
Airline Code :  
Transwede  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2009
Comments : Transwede's inaugural flight from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport to London City Airport, took place on 13Feb2006, under Scandinavian Airlines colors. On 31Mar2010 the airline has decided that all activities in the company will end as Transwede has not been operating during 2010. International and regional charter services out of Gothenburg Landvetter International (GOT)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : 5T : TWE
Transwede Leisure  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1996* - 1996
Comments : [TUIFLY NORDIC was originally formed to operate the charter services of Transwede Airways (TRANSWEDE LEISURE) in 1996. Renamed to BLUE SCANDINAVIA in 1996 and to BRITANNIA NORDIC in 1998. When acquired by TUI group, the airline was renamed again. Holiday charter airline operating out of Norwegian and Swedish airports]
Genealogy : Transwede Leisure >Blue Scandinavia >Britannia Nordic >Tuifly Nordic
Airline Code :  
Traxx Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006* - 2009*
Comments : Stockholm Arlanda based
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Trollflyg   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1976* - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Trygg-Flyg   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991* - 2002
Comments : Trygg-Flyg was a regional carrier based in Nykooping that was formed in 1991
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : YC : TYG
TSA (Transair Sweden AB)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1951 - 1981
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : TB : ---
TUIfly Nordic  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2006 - date
Comments : TUIFLY NORDIC was originally formed to operate the charter services of Transwede Airways (TRANSWEDE LEISURE). Renamed to BLUE SCANDINAVIA in 1996 and to BRITANNIA NORDIC in 1998. When acquired by TUI group, the airline was renamed again. Holiday charter airline operating out of Norwegian and Swedish airports
Genealogy : Transwede Leisure >Blue Scandinavia >Britannia Nordic >Tuifly Nordic
Airline Code : 6B : BLX
Umeaflyg   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2004)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Varmlandsflyg  updated
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960* - 1979*
Comments : Varmlandsflyg was founded in 1960
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Varmlandsflyg   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1993 - 2002
Comments : Swedline Express was formed as Varmlandsflyg in 1993. renamed on 01Dec2002. Ceased operations on 12Jul2006
Genealogy : Varmlandsflyg >Swedline Express
Airline Code :  
Vasteras Flyg   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1952* - 1953*
Comments : Basair was formed as Vasteras Flyg in 1958, renamed to Business Air Service before current name
Genealogy : Vasteras Flyg >Business Air Service >Basair
Airline Code :  
Viking Air   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Viking Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2010
Comments : Viking Airlines was established in 2003 & operations started 10May2003. Viking Airlines ceased operations on 18Oct2010 and was granted protection from creditors and placed in the hands of an administrator on 02Dec2010. The company was formally declared bankrupt in Feb2011
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : 4P : VIC
Viking Airways   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(1999*)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
WaltAir Europe  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

1994 - date
Comments : Waltair has offered first-class air charter, cargo and air ambulance since 1994. Their trust and interest in the aircraft manufacturer was reflected in the choice of company name and with its allusion to Beecraft Induries founder, Walter H. Beech
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : XW : GOT
West Air Sweden  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992 - 2008
Comments : WEST AIR SWEDEN was founded in 1955 as LBF-EDA VARKEN operating taxi flights. Renamed to ABAL AIR in 1982. The name was changed to TIME AIR SWEDEN in 1990 and current name in 1992. Converted to a cargo airline in 1997 / West Atlantic Cargo Airlines was formed through a merger of West Air Sweden, West Air Europe and Atlantic Airlines (UK) Founded as LBF-Eda Varken, operating air-taxi flights / airline’s name was changed to Abal Air AB in 1982 and to West Air Sweden in 1992. West Air Sweden converted to a cargo airline in May1997 after discontinuing its scheduled passenger services. The merger in October 2008, with Atlantic Airlines and West Air Luxembourg to form West Atlantic, created Europe’s largest all-cargo regional carrier
Genealogy : LBF-Eda Varken >Abal Air >Time Air Sweden >West Air Sweden + Atlantic Airlines + West Air Luxembourg => West Atlantic >West Atlantic Cargo Airlines
Airline Code : PT : SWN
West Atlantic Cargo Airlines  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Comments : WEST AIR SWEDEN was founded in 1955 as LBF-EDA VARKEN operating taxi flights. Renamed to ABAL AIR in 1982. The name was changed to TIME AIR SWEDEN in 1990 and current name in 1992. Converted to a cargo airline in 1997 / West Atlantic Cargo Airlines was formed through a merger of West Air Sweden, West Air Europe and Atlantic Airlines (UK) Founded as LBF-Eda Varken, operating air-taxi flights / airline’s name was changed to Abal Air AB in 1982 and to West Air Sweden in 1992. West Air Sweden converted to a cargo airline in May1997 after discontinuing its scheduled passenger services. The merger in October 2008, with Atlantic Airlines and West Air Luxembourg to form West Atlantic, created Europe’s largest all-cargo regional carrier
Genealogy : LBF-Eda Varken >Abal Air >Time Air Sweden >West Air Sweden + Atlantic Airlines + West Air Luxembourg => West Atlantic >West Atlantic Cargo
Airline Code : PT : SWN
WestEastAir   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1994* - 1995*
Comments : Swe Fly was formed in 1994 as WestEastAir & ceased operations on 02Sep2005
Genealogy : WestEastAir >Svea Flyg >Swe Fly
Airline Code :  
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