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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]
Airline Status Operating Dates
ABA (Aerotransport) (Swedish Air Lines)   

Renamed

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

Abal Air  updated

Renamed

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

Aer Olympic  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Aero Saab   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Scandia   

Renamed

1950 - 1950

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Airtaco

Aerocenter i Växjö  updated

Renamed

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

Aerocenter Trafikfyg  updated

Renamed

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

Aero-Nord Sweden   

Unsure

1955* - 1956*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerosynchro Aviation   

Active

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

Air Express  updated

Renamed

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

Air Express Sweden   

Renamed

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

Air Hudik   

Unsure

1990* - 1992*

^ Comments :  

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Air Hudiksvall  updated

Renamed

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

Air Malaika  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Air Nordic   

Unsure

1991* - 1991*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Nordic   

Renamed

1993 - 1996*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Nordic + SAE (Swe Aviation Europe) =>Air Nordic Swe Aviation

Air Nordic Swe Aviation   

Inactive

1993* - 1996

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Nordic + SAE (Swe Aviation Europe) =>Air Nordic Swe Aviation

Air One   

Inactive

1989* - 1994

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Ops (Air Operations of Europe)  updated

Inactive

1993 - 1996

^ Comments : Solentuna based charter airline that ceased operating in 1996

^ Genealogy :  

Air Ops International   

Inactive

1996* - 1996*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Sweden (i)   

Inactive

1984* - 1993

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Sweden (ii)  updated

Inactive

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

Air Trader  updated

Inactive

1970* - 1973

^ Comments : Air Trader was a freight carrier offering ad-hoc charters that was formed in 1970

^ Genealogy :  

Airborne of Sweden  updated

Renamed

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

AirNordic   

Unsure

1988* - 1988*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Airtaco   

Inactive

1950 - 1957

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Airtaco

Almedalsflyget   

Active

2014 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AMA Air Express  updated

Renamed

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

AMA Norving  updated

Renamed

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

Amapola Flyg  updated

Active

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 :  

Andersson Business Jet   

Renamed

2012* - 2013

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Andersson Business Jet >Bromma Business Jet

Arctic Airlink   

Active

2015 - date

^ Comments : Arctic Airlink linking the Arctic north inJanusing a Saab 340A

^ Genealogy :  

Avia  updated

Renamed

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

Avia Express  updated

Inactive

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

AviTrans Nordic  updated

Inactive

2004 - 2010

^ Comments : AviTrans Nordic was a Nykoping based regional carrier

^ Genealogy :  

B Air Charter   

Inactive

1973* - 1990

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Baltic Airlines   

Unsure

1988 - 1989*

^ Comments : Baltic Airlines was formed in Jan1988. Ad hoc and contract passenger and cargo charter operations started in Jun1988

^ Genealogy :  

Baltic Aviation   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Barents AirLink  updated

Active

2006 - date

^ Comments : Barents AirLink was formed as Nordkalottflyg in 1974

^ Genealogy : Nordkalottflyg >Barents AirLink

Baron Air   

Unsure

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Basair   

Unsure

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

Birkaflyg   

Unsure

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Blekingeflyg   

Active

2007 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Scandinavia  updated

Renamed

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

Bluelink Jets   

Active

2011* - date

^ Comments : Bluelink Jets was founded in 2011 as a private jet airline with head quarter in Lidkoping

^ Genealogy :  

BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines   

Active

2015 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines

Braathens Malmo Aviation  updated

Renamed

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

Braathens Regional   

Active

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

Braathens Sverige   

Renamed

1999* - 2000

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Malmo Aviation >BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines

Britannia Nordic  updated

Renamed

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

Bromma Business Jet   

Active

2013 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Andersson Business Jet >Bromma Business Jet

Business Air Service   

Renamed

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

Capella Aircharter   

Unsure

1967* - 1968*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

City Air Scandinavia   

Unsure

1990* - 1992*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

City Airline  updated

Renamed

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

Crownair  updated

Renamed

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

Direktflyg   

Active

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

EastJet   

Not started

(2005)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

EFS (European Flight Services)   

Active

1988* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Euro Flight Polaris   

Inactive

1998* - 1999

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Euroflight Sweden   

Inactive

1996* - 2001

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

European Executive Express  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Fairline   

Inactive

1967 - 1967

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Falcon Air  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Falcon Aviation   

Unsure

1965* - 1998*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Falconair  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Fast Air Scandinavia  updated

Unsure

2001* - 2002*

^ Comments : Fast Air Scandinavia was cargo carrier based in Gothenburg

^ Genealogy :  

Federal Airlines   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fly Fresh   

Unsure

2003 - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fly Independent   

Unsure

2007* - 2009*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

fly Lapland   

Inactive

2015* - 2016

^ Comments : fly Lapland was a Luleå Kallax based carrier that declared bankrupt on 02Sep2016

^ Genealogy :  

Fly Logic Sweden   

Renamed

1997* - 2012

^ Comments : North Express was formed in 1997 as Fly Logic Sweden

^ Genealogy : Fly Logic Sweden >North Express

FlyEuropean  updated

Inactive

2000 - 2001*

^ Comments : FlyEuropean was a low fare operator operating Stockholm-Malmo using BAC 1.11-500 aircraft. Started operations in May2000

^ Genealogy :  

FlyExcellent (Fly Excellent)   

Inactive

2007 - 2008

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Flygcentrum   

Unsure

2000* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Flyglinjen (Flight Line)  updated

Renamed

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

Flying Enterprise  updated

Renamed

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

FlyJämtland  updated

Renamed

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

FlyMe  updated

Inactive

2004 - 2007

^ Comments : FlyMe was founded in 2003 & ceased operations on 02Mar2007. Low-cost carrier within Scandinavia

^ Genealogy :  

FlyNordic  updated

Renamed

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

FlyOlympic   

Inactive

2013 - 2014

^ Comments : FlyOlympic ceased operations on 29Jul2014

^ Genealogy :  

FlySmaland   

Active

2007 - date

^ Comments : FlySmaland was formed as Stockholmplanet.com

^ Genealogy : Stockholmplanet.com >FlySmaland

Golden Air   

Renamed

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

Golden Air Flyg   

Renamed

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

Goodjet  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Gota Vingar   

Not started

(1995*)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Gothia Airlines   

Not started

(2002)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Gotia Shuttle Express   

Inactive

1989 - 1994

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Gotlandsflyg   

Active

2001 - date

^ Comments : Gotlandsflyg was founded in 2001 by local entrepreneurs (Roger Albrecht (CEO), Jan Havossar, Michael Juniwik and Pigge Werkelin)

^ Genealogy :  

goTO-Nordics   

Active

2016 - date

^ Comments : goTO-Nordics appears to have started services

^ Genealogy :  

Grafair (Graf Air)   

Active

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 :  

Highland Air  updated

Renamed

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

Hilair   

Renamed

1969 - 1972

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Hillerstrom Flyg >Hilair >>Malmros Aviation >>Basair

Hillerstrom Flyg  updated

Renamed

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

Höga Kusten Flyg (High Coast)  updated

Active

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 :  

Holmstroem Air  updated

Renamed

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

Holmstrom Air Sweden  updated

Renamed

**** - ****

^ 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

Holmstrom Flyg  updated

Inactive

1966* - 1995

^ Comments : Holmstrom Flyg was founded in 1966 by John-Olof Holmström. The company went bankrupt in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

IBA (International Business Air)  updated

Renamed

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

Interswede Aviation   

Inactive

1971 - 1972

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Jämtlands Flyg   

Active

1954* - date

^ Comments : Jämtlands Flyg was founded in 1954 by the mountain-aviator Gunnar Andersson

^ Genealogy :  

JE Time Sweden   

Renamed

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

Jet 2000   

Inactive

2001* - 2001*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Jonair   

Active

2004* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Jula Air   

Active

2010* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Kalmarflyg   

Active

2007 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Kullaflyg  updated

Renamed

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

Kungsair   

Renamed

1967* - 1971

^ Comments : NYA Kungsair was formed as Kungsair

^ Genealogy : Kungsair >NYA Kungsair

Kungsair I Goteborg  updated

Unsure

1967* - 1979*

^ Comments : Kungsair was founded in 1967

^ Genealogy :  

LapAir (Lappslandsflyg)  updated

Inactive

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 :  

LBF-Eda Varken  updated

Renamed

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

Linjeflyg  updated

Renamed

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

Liz Air  updated

Not started

(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 :  

Loadair   

Renamed

1964* - 1964

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Loadair >Tor-Air

Malmo Air Taxi   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Malmo Aviation (i)   

Renamed

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

Malmo Aviation (ii)   

Renamed

2000 - 2016

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Malmo Aviation >BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines

Malmo Aviation Services   

Renamed

1992 - 1999

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Malmo Aviation >BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines

Malmros Aviation   

Renamed

1971* - 1978

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Malmros Aviation >>Basair

MaxAir   

Inactive

1998 - 2005

^ Comments : MaxAir was formed in 1996 by Max Renard. Revenue flights began on 01Sep1998. Operations ceased on 31Mar2001

^ Genealogy :  

MCA Airlines   

Inactive

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

MD Kallax   

Inactive

2001 - 2003

^ Comments : MD Kallax was founded in 2001 & operated the Stocholm Arlans-Lulea route for MD Airlines. Operations started on 10Nov2001

^ Genealogy :  

MyAir  updated

Not started

(2002)

^ Comments : MyAir intended to start operations from Gothenburg and Stockholm to Thailand using B747-300 aircraft

^ Genealogy :  

NEWS Airline   

Not started

(2009)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

NEX Time Jet  updated

Renamed

2002* - 2004*

^ Comments : NextJet is the operating name of NEX TimeJet offering regional scheduled and charter services out of Stockholm Arlanda

^ Genealogy : >NextJet

NextJet  updated

Active

2004* - date

^ Comments : NextJet is the operating name of NEX TimeJet offering regional scheduled and charter services out of Stockholm Arlanda

^ Genealogy : NextJet

NMF (Nordiskt Missionsflyg)   

Unsure

1946* - 1946*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nord-Flyg (NTD Cargo)  updated

Active

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 :  

Nordic Air Sweden   

Inactive

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

Nordic Airlink   

Renamed

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

Nordic Airways   

Inactive

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

Nordic East Airways  updated

Renamed

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

Nordic European Airlines  updated

Inactive

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

Nordic Leisure   

Inactive

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

Nordic Regional  updated

Renamed

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

Nordisk Aerotransport   

Renamed

1950* - 1951

^ Comments : Transair Sweden was founded in 1950 as Nordisk Aerotransport, and changed its name in 1951

^ Genealogy : Nordisk Aerotransport >Transair Sweden

Nordkalottflyg   

Renamed

1978* - 2006

^ Comments : Barents AirLink was formed as Nordkalottflyg in 1978

^ Genealogy : Nordkalottflyg >Barents AirLink

Norrlandsflyg  updated

Inactive

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 :  

North Express   

Active

2012 - date

^ Comments : North Express was formed in 1997 as Fly Logic Sweden

^ Genealogy : Fly Logic Sweden >North Express

Novair (Nova Airlines)  updated

Active

1997 - date

^ Comments : Novair was formed in Nov1997 & operations started 15Nov1997. Domestic charter airline that expanded into international holiday flights

^ Genealogy :  

NTD Air Cargo   

Unsure

2005* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nya Kungsair I Norrkoping   

Inactive

1971 - 1979

^ Comments : NYA Kungsair was formed as Kungsair

^ Genealogy : Kungsair >NYA Kungsair

Nyge Aero   

Unsure

1990* - 1990*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Orebro Air   

Renamed

1975 - 1985

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Golden Air Flyg

Orebro Aviation   

Renamed

1998* - 2011

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Sweden Airlines

Osterman Air Charter   

Renamed

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

Östersundsflyg  updated

Inactive

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

Pelican Express   

Inactive

1989* - 1989*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Primera Air   

Not started

(2007)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Rauk Airlines   

Not started

(2012)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Reguljair   

Renamed

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

SAE (Swe Aviation Europe)   

Renamed

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Nordic + SAE (Swe Aviation Europe) =>Air Nordic Swe Aviation

Salair  updated

Renamed

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

Salenia Aviation   

Unsure

1989* - 1989*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Scanair  updated

Renamed

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

ScanBee (Scandinavian Beeline Charter)  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Scandinavian AirLink   

Active

2011* - date

^ Comments : Scandinavian AirLink operates ambulance services out of Lulea

^ Genealogy :  

Scandinavian Lite   

Not started

(2003)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Scanjet   

Inactive

1990* - 1990

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Selenia   

Renamed

1989* - 1989

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Malmo Aviation

SILA (Svensk Interkontinental Lufttraffik)   

Renamed

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

Skies Airlines   

Not started

(2015)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sky4u   

Not started

(2012)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Skyline  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Skyways Enterprise  updated

Unsure

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

Skyways Express  updated (x2)

Renamed

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

Skyways Regional   

Renamed

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

Smalandsflyg   

Not started

(2007)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Snalskjuten  updated

Inactive

2007 - 2007

^ Comments : Snalskjuten was a short-lived virtual carrier based at Malmö Sturup (MMX)

^ Genealogy :  

Snowflake   

Inactive

2003 - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sparrow Aviation  updated

Active

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

Sterling Airways Sweden   

Inactive

1970* - 1973

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sterner Aero  updated

Renamed

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

Stockholmplanet.com   

Renamed

2007* - 2007

^ Comments : FlySmaland was formed as Stockholmplanet.com

^ Genealogy : Stockholmplanet.com >FlySmaland

Stockholms Aero (Asaflyg)   

Unsure

1963* - 1963*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sundsvall Aero  updated

Renamed

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

SundsvallsFlyg  updated

Renamed

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

Sunways Airlines   

Inactive

1995 - 1997

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Svea Flyg   

Renamed

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments : Swe Fly was formed in 1994 as WestEastAir & ceased operations on 02Sep2005

^ Genealogy : WestEastAir >Svea Flyg >Swe Fly

Sveaflyg   

Renamed

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

Svensk Flygtjanst  updated

Renamed

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

Svensk Lufttrafik  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Svenska Aero   

Unsure

1954* - 1963*

^ Comments : Svenska Aero AB was founded in 1954 & operated taxi, charter and sightseeing flights

^ Genealogy :  

Sverigeflyg   

Unsure

1985* - 1985*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sverigeflyg  updated

Renamed

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

Swe Fly   

Inactive

2004 - 2005

^ Comments : Swe Fly was formed in 1994 as WestEastAir & ceased operations on 02Sep2005

^ Genealogy : WestEastAir >Svea Flyg >Swe Fly

Swedair  updated

Inactive

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

Swedair I Vaxjo  updated

Renamed

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

Sweden Airlines   

Unsure

2011 - 2012*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Sweden Airlines

Sweden Airways   

Inactive

1953* - 1953*

^ Comments : Sweden Airways was a small Swedish airline that did not last much around and that flew between Malmö and Hamburg

^ Genealogy :  

Swedeways Airlines  updated

Inactive

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

Swedewings  updated

Renamed

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

Swedish Moose   

Not started

(2011)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SwedJet   

Inactive

2004 - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Swedline Express  updated

Inactive

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

Swetrail Transport   

Unsure

1990s

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Syd-Aero   

Unsure

1966 - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TEA Scandinavia   

Inactive

1991 - 1991

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Time Air Sweden  updated

Renamed

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

Tor Air  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Tor-Air  updated

Inactive

1964 - 1966

^ Comments : Tor-Air was a general charter operator formed in 1964

^ Genealogy : Loadair >Tor-Air

Transair   

Inactive

2002 - 2003

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transair Sweden   

Inactive

1951 - 1981

^ Comments : Transair Sweden was founded in 1950 as Nordisk Aerotransport, and changed its name in 1951

^ Genealogy : Nordisk Aerotransport >Transair Sweden

Transair Sweden  added

Inactive

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 :  

Transjet Airways  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Transwede  updated

Renamed

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

Transwede  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Transwede Leisure  updated

Renamed

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

Traxx Air   

Inactive

2006* - 2009*

^ Comments : Stockholm Arlanda based

^ Genealogy :  

Trollflyg   

Unsure

1976* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trygg-Flyg   

Inactive

1991* - 2002

^ Comments : Trygg-Flyg was a regional carrier based in Nykooping that was formed in 1991

^ Genealogy :  

TSA (Transair Sweden AB)   

Inactive

1951 - 1981

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TUIfly Nordic  updated

Active

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

Umeaflyg   

Not started

(2004)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Varmlandsflyg  updated

Unsure

1960* - 1979*

^ Comments : Varmlandsflyg was founded in 1960

^ Genealogy :  

Varmlandsflyg   

Renamed

1993 - 2002

^ Comments : Swedline Express was formed as Varmlandsflyg in 1993. renamed on 01Dec2002. Ceased operations on 12Jul2006

^ Genealogy : Varmlandsflyg >Swedline Express

Vasteras Flyg   

Renamed

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

Viking Air   

Unsure

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Viking Airlines   

Inactive

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

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Viking Airways   

Not started

(1999*)

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WaltAir Europe  updated

Active

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

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West Air Sweden  updated

Renamed

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

West Atlantic Cargo Airlines  updated

Active

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

WestEastAir   

Renamed

1994* - 1995*

^ Comments : Swe Fly was formed in 1994 as WestEastAir & ceased operations on 02Sep2005

^ Genealogy : WestEastAir >Svea Flyg >Swe Fly

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