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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, 2017Transair Sweden [added] filed for bankruptcy on 16Jan2003 after attempts to resurrect a partnership with ailing Swedish low-fare carrier Goodjet failed
February 14, 2017In 2016, Sundsvallsflyg was, together with several other domestic airline brands, merged into the new BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines [status change]
February 14, 2017Nord-Flyg ceased operations in early 2010 due to financial issues but restarted again in Jun2010 [status change]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus
 ABA (Aerotransport) (Swedish Air Lines)   

1924 - 1948

Renamed

^ Comments : ABA was formed at Stockholm by Adrian and Carl Florman on 27Mar1924 & launched passenger service from Stockholm to Helsinki on 02Jun1924

^ Genealogy : ABA >>OSAS >ESAS >SAS

 Abal Air  updated

1982 - 1990

Renamed

^ 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 May 1997 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

2009 - 2011

Inactive

^ 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   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Aero Scandia   

1950 - 1950

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Airtaco

 Aerocenter i Växjö  updated

1981 - 1983

Renamed

^ 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

1975 - 1981

Renamed

^ 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   

1955* - 1956*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Aerosynchro Aviation   

2007 - date

Active

^ 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

1986* - 2000*

Renamed

^ 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 & ops started on 15Oct2000. Rebranded in Apr2002]

^ Genealogy : Sundsvall Aero >Airborne + Air Express + Highland Air =>Skyways Regional >Direktflyg

 Air Express Sweden   

2007* - 2009

Renamed

^ 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   

1990* - 1992*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Air Hudiksvall  updated

1993* - 1998*

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 : Air Hudiksvall >Swedeways Airlines

 Air Malaika   

2010 - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Air Nordic   

1991* - 1991*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Air Nordic   

1993 - 1996*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

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

 Air Nordic Swe Aviation   

1993* - 1996

Inactive

^ Comments :  

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

 Air One   

1989* - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Air Ops (Air Operations of Europe)  updated

1993 - 1996

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy :  

 Air Ops International   

1996* - 1996*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Air Sweden   

1984* - 1993

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Air Sweden  updated

2009 - 2012

Inactive

^ 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

1970* - 1973

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy :  

 Airborne of Sweden  updated

1997* - 2001*

Renamed

^ 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   

1988* - 1988*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Airtaco   

1950 - 1957

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Airtaco

 Almedalsflyget   

2014 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 AMA Air Express  updated

1979* - 1985*

Renamed

^ 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

1986* - 1987

Renamed

^ 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

2004 - date

Active

^ 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   

2012* - 2013

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Andersson Business Jet >Bromma Business Jet

 Arctic Airlink   

2015 - date

Active

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

^ Genealogy :  

 Avia  updated

1940* - 1992

Renamed

^ 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

2009 - 2012

Inactive

^ 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

2004 - 2010

Inactive

^ Comments : AviTrans Nordic was a Nykoping based regional carrier

^ Genealogy :  

 B Air Charter   

1973* - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Baltic Airlines   

1988 - 1989*

Status?

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

^ Genealogy :  

 Baltic Aviation   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Barents AirLink  updated

2006 - date

Active

^ Comments : Barents AirLink was formed as Nordkalottflyg in 1974

^ Genealogy : Nordkalottflyg >Barents AirLink

 Baron Air   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Basair   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ 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   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Blekingeflyg   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Blue Scandinavia  updated

1996 - 1998

Renamed

^ 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   

2011* - date

Active

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

^ Genealogy :  

 BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines   

2015 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines

 Braathens Malmo Aviation  updated

1999 - 2000

Renamed

^ 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   

2013 - date

Active

^ 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   

1999* - 2000

Renamed

^ Comments :  

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

 Britannia Nordic  updated

1998 - 2006

Renamed

^ 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   

2013 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Andersson Business Jet >Bromma Business Jet

 Business Air Service   

Early 1970s

Renamed

^ 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   

1967* - 1968*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 City Air Scandinavia   

1990* - 1992*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 City Airline  updated

1997* - 2011

Renamed

^ 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

1968* - 1975

Renamed

^ 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   

2002 - date

Active

^ Comments : Direktflyg was formed through a merger of Air Express, Highland Air & Airborne as Skyways Regional & ops started on 15Oct2000 . Rebranded in Apr2002

^ Genealogy : Air Express + Highland Air + Airborne =>Skyways Regional >Direktflyg

 EastJet   

(2005)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 EFS (European Flight Services)   

1988* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Euro Flight Polaris   

1998* - 1999

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Euroflight Sweden   

1996* - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 European Executive Express  updated

1997* - 2005

Inactive

^ 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   

1967 - 1967

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Falcon Air  updated

1986 - 2006

Inactive

^ 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   

1965* - 1998*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Falconair  updated

1967 - 1970

Inactive

^ 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

2001* - 2002*

Status?

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

^ Genealogy :  

 Federal Airlines   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Fly Fresh   

2003 - 2004*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Fly Independent   

2007* - 2009*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 fly Lapland   

2015* - 2016

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy :  

 Fly Logic Sweden   

1997* - 2012

Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Fly Logic Sweden >North Express

 FlyEuropean  updated

2000 - 2001*

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy :  

 FlyExcellent (Fly Excellent)   

2007 - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Flygcentrum   

2000* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Flyglinjen (Flight Line)  updated

2010 - 2014

Renamed

^ 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

1992 - 1998*

Renamed

^ 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

2009 - 2009

Renamed

^ 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

2004 - 2007

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy :  

 FlyNordic   

2000 - 2008

Renamed

^ Comments : FlyNordic was established in 1996 as Reguljair but AOC revoked on 14Nov2000. Relaunched as Flynordic.com on 01Dec2000. Merged into Norwegian on 05Apr2008

^ Genealogy : Reguljair >FlyNordic >>Norwegian

 FlyOlympic   

2013 - 2014

Inactive

^ Comments : FlyOlympic ceased operations on 29Jul2014

^ Genealogy :  

 FlySmaland   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments : FlySmaland was formed as Stockholmplanet.com

^ Genealogy : Stockholmplanet.com >FlySmaland

 Golden Air   

1976* - 1993

Renamed

^ 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   

1993 - 2012

Renamed

^ 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

2002 - 2003

Inactive

^ 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   

(1995*)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Gothia Airlines   

(2002)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Gotia Shuttle Express   

1989 - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Gotlandsflyg   

2001 - date

Active

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

^ Genealogy :  

 goTO-Nordics   

2016 - date

Active

^ Comments : goTO-Nordics appears to have started services

^ Genealogy :  

 Grafair (Graf Air)   

1969* - date

Active

^ 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

1995 - 2000

Renamed

^ 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 & ops started on 15Oct2000. Rebranded in Apr2002]

^ Genealogy : Holmstroem Air >Highland Air + Air Express + Airborne =>Skyways Regional >Direktflyg

 Hilair   

1969 - 1972

Renamed

^ Comments :  

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

 Hillerstrom Flyg  updated

Early 1970s

Renamed

^ 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

2008 - date

Active

^ 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

1995* - 1995*

Renamed

^ 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

1966* - 1995

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy :  

 IBA (International Business Air)  updated

1983 - 2007

Renamed

^ 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   

1971 - 1972

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Jämtlands Flyg   

1954* - date

Active

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

^ Genealogy :  

 JE Time Sweden   

2010* - 2013

Renamed

^ 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   

2001* - 2001*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Jonair   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Jula Air   

2010* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Kalmarflyg   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Kullaflyg  updated

2003 - 2016

Renamed

^ 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   

1967* - 1971

Renamed

^ Comments : NYA Kungsair was formed as Kungsair

^ Genealogy : Kungsair >NYA Kungsair

 Kungsair I Goteborg  updated

1967* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments : Kungsair was founded in 1967

^ Genealogy :  

 LapAir (Lappslandsflyg)  updated

1953* - 2012

Inactive

^ 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

1955* - 1982

Renamed

^ 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 May 1997 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

1957 - 1993

Renamed

^ 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

(1989*)

Began?

^ 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   

1964* - 1964

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Loadair >Tor-Air

 Malmo Air Taxi   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Malmo Aviation   

1981* - 1992

Renamed

^ 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   

2000 - 2016

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Malmo Aviation >BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines

 Malmo Aviation Services   

1992 - 1999

Renamed

^ Comments :  

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

 Malmros Aviation   

1971* - 1978

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Malmros Aviation >>Basair

 MaxAir   

1998 - 2005

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy :  

 MCA Airlines   

2008 - 2009

Inactive

^ 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   

2001 - 2003

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy :  

 MyAir  updated

(2002)

Began?

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

^ Genealogy :  

 NEWS Airline   

(2009)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 NEX Time Jet  updated

2002* - 2004*

Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : >NextJet

 NextJet  updated

2004* - date

Active

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

^ Genealogy : NextJet

 NMF (Nordiskt Missionsflyg)   

1946* - 1946*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Nord-Flyg (NTD Cargo)  updated

1952 - date

Active

^ 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   

2013 - 2013

Inactive

^ 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   

2001 - 2003

Renamed

^ 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   

2006 - 2009

Inactive

^ 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

1991* - 1996

Renamed

^ 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

1996 - 1998

Inactive

^ 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   

2003 - 2006

Inactive

^ 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

2004 - 2008

Renamed

^ 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   

1950* - 1951

Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Nordisk Aerotransport >Transair Sweden

 Nordkalottflyg   

1978* - 2006

Renamed

^ Comments : Barents AirLink was formed as Nordkalottflyg in 1978

^ Genealogy : Nordkalottflyg >Barents AirLink

 Norrlandsflyg  updated

2004* - 2011

Inactive

^ 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   

2012 - date

Active

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

^ Genealogy : Fly Logic Sweden >North Express

 Novair (Nova Airlines)  updated

1997 - date

Active

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

^ Genealogy :  

 NTD Air Cargo   

2005* - 2005*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Nya Kungsair I Norrkoping   

1971 - 1979

Inactive

^ Comments : NYA Kungsair was formed as Kungsair

^ Genealogy : Kungsair >NYA Kungsair

 Nyge Aero   

1990* - 1990*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Orebro Air   

1975 - 1985

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Golden Air Flyg

 Orebro Aviation   

1998* - 2011

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Sweden Airlines

 Osterman Air Charter   

1963 - 1965

Renamed

^ 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

2009 - 2010

Inactive

^ 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   

1989* - 1989*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Primera Air   

(2007)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Rauk Airlines   

(2012)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Reguljair   

1999* - 2000

Renamed

^ 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)   

1999* - 1999*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

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

 Salair  updated

1987 - 1992

Renamed

^ 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   

1989* - 1989*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Scanair   

1965* - 1994

Renamed

^ Comments : Scanair was set up on 30Jun1961 [Conair of Scandinavia, owned by Danish Spies Group and Scanair, of the Swedish SLG - Scandinavian Leisure Group, when the two charter airlines were merged, and established on 01Jan1994 as Premiair. Rebranded to My Travel Airways & then renamed to Thomas Cook Scandinavia on 09May2008]

^ Genealogy : Consolidated Aircraft Corporation >Conair + Scanair (Sweden) =>Premiair >MyTravel Airways >Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia

 ScanBee (Scandinavian Beeline Charter)  updated

1977 - 1986

Inactive

^ 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   

2011* - date

Active

^ Comments : Scandinavian AirLink operates ambulance services out of Lulea

^ Genealogy :  

 Scandinavian Lite   

(2003)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Scanjet   

1990* - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Selenia   

1989* - 1989

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Malmo Aviation

 SILA (Svensk Interkontinental Lufttraffik)   

1946* - 1948

Renamed

^ 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   

(2015)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Sky4u   

(2012)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Skyline  updated

1971* - 1978

Inactive

^ 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

1998* - 2004*

Status?

^ 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

1992 - 2009

Renamed

^ 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   

2000 - 2002

Renamed

^ Comments : Direktflyg was formed through a merger of Air Express, Highland Air & Airborne as Skyways Regional & ops started on 15Oct2000 . Rebranded in Apr2002

^ Genealogy : Air Express + Highland Air + Airborne =>Skyways Regional >Direktflyg

 Smalandsflyg   

(2007)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Snalskjuten  updated

2007 - 2007

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy :  

 Snowflake   

2003 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Sparrow Aviation  updated

2014 - date

Active

^ 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   

1970* - 1973

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Sterner Aero  updated

1978* - 1979

Renamed

^ 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   

2007* - 2007

Renamed

^ Comments : FlySmaland was formed as Stockholmplanet.com

^ Genealogy : Stockholmplanet.com >FlySmaland

 Stockholms Aero (Asaflyg)   

1963* - 1963*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Sundsvall Aero  updated

1984* - 1984*

Renamed

^ 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

2001 - 2016

Renamed

^ 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   

1995 - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Svea Flyg   

1999* - 1999*

Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : WestEastAir >Svea Flyg >Swe Fly

 Sveaflyg   

1963 - 1963

Renamed

^ 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

1935* - 1975

Renamed

^ 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

1920 - 1921

Inactive

^ 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   

1954* - 1963*

Status?

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

^ Genealogy :  

 Sverigeflyg   

1985* - 1985*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Sverigeflyg  updated

2001* - 2016

Renamed

^ 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   

2004 - 2005

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy : WestEastAir >Svea Flyg >Swe Fly

 Swedair  updated

1975 - 1994

Inactive

^ 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

1983 - 1988

Renamed

^ 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   

2011 - 2012*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Sweden Airlines

 Sweden Airways   

1953* - 1953*

Inactive

^ 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

1998* - 2001

Inactive

^ 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

1987* - 1999*

Renamed

^ 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   

(2011)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 SwedJet   

2004 - 2006*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Swedline Express  updated

2002 - 2006

Inactive

^ 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   

1990s

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Syd-Aero   

1966 - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 TEA Scandinavia   

1991 - 1991

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Time Air Sweden  updated

1990 - 1992

Renamed

^ 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 May 1997 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

2008 - 2011

Inactive

^ 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

1964 - 1966

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy : Loadair >Tor-Air

 Transair   

2002 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Transair Sweden   

1951 - 1981

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy : Nordisk Aerotransport >Transair Sweden

 Transair Sweden  added

2001 - 2003

Inactive

^ 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

2001 - 2002

Inactive

^ 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

1985 - 1999*

Renamed

^ 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

2006 - 2009

Inactive

^ 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

1996* - 1996

Renamed

^ 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   

2006* - 2009*

Inactive

^ Comments : Stockholm Arlanda based

^ Genealogy :  

 Trollflyg   

1976* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Trygg-Flyg   

1991* - 2002

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy :  

 TSA (Transair Sweden AB)   

1951 - 1981

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 TUIfly Nordic  updated

2006 - date

Active

^ 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   

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Varmlandsflyg  updated

1960* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments : Varmlandsflyg was founded in 1960

^ Genealogy :  

 Varmlandsflyg   

1993 - 2002

Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Varmlandsflyg >Swedline Express

 Vasteras Flyg   

1952* - 1953*

Renamed

^ 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   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 Viking Airlines   

2003 - 2010

Inactive

^ 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 :  

 Viking Airways   

(1999*)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

 WaltAir Europe  updated

1994 - date

Active

^ 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 :  

 West Air Sweden  updated

1992 - 2008

Renamed

^ 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 May 1997 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

2009 - date

Active

^ 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 May 1997 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   

1994* - 1995*

Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : WestEastAir >Svea Flyg >Swe Fly

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