Estonia is republic in north-eastern Europe, bordered on the north by the Gulf of Finland (an extension of the Baltic Sea), on the east by Russia, on the south by Latvia, and on the west by the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga. With Latvia and Lithuania, Estonia is one of the Baltic states. Tallinn is the capital as well as the largest city and chief port
Latest updates
05Apr2016Nordic Aviation was rebranded as Nordica with effect from 01Apr2016 [update]
04Apr2016The Estonian Civil Aviation Administration has grounded Avies following concerns about the carrier's compliance with safety oversight regulations [update]
13Feb2016On 31Aug2015 cargo carrier, Airest announced the start of a new passenger airline named Flyest [added]
AirlineOperating DatesStatusComments

Aero Airlines

2002 - 2008Inactive

Aero Airlines was set up by Finnair in 2000 & started operations in Mar2002. Ceased on 06Jan2008

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Air Livonia

1999* - 2006Inactive

Air Livonia was a Parnu based carrier that ceased operations on 30Apr2006

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AirEst

2002* - dateActive

AirEst was founded in 2002. Started operations in Jan2002, operating regular cargo and charter passenger flights

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Avies Air Company

1991 - 2016Inactive

Avies was founded on 11Nov1991 in Ylemiste, Tallinn as a charter and air-taxi service. Airline grounded in Apr2016 for safety reasons

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Copterline

2010 - 2013Inactive

Copterline was a Finnish-Estonian helicopter airline that flew a regular 18-minute service on the Helsinki–Tallinn route

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Elk Airways (Eesti Lennukompanii) ((Estonian Aviation)

1992 - 2001Renamed

Elk Airways was established on 23Oct1991 & started operations on 15Jan2002

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Enimex

1994 - 2008Inactive

Enimex was established and started operations on 26Sep1994. Ceased on 14Jun2008

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Estonian Air

1991 - 2015Inactive

Estonian Air was established 01Dec1991 & operations started on the same date. Ceased operations on 08Nov2015

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Estonian Air Regional

2007 - 2013Inactive

Estonian Air established Estonian Air Regional in Jun2008. Ceased operations in 2013

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Flyest

2016 >Planned

On 31Aug2015 cargo carrier, Airest announced the start of a new passenger airline named Flyest

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FlyLAL Charters Estonia

2009 - 2010Renamed

 

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JP Air

2004^ - dateActive

JP Air, international air charter company out of Tallinn Airport was formed in 2004

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Nordic Aviation

2015 - 2016Renamed

Nordic Aviation was founded on 25Sep2015 by the Estonian Government. Operations started on 08Nov2015. Rebranded as Nordica with effect from 01Apr2016

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Nordic Flyways

(2015)Began?

 

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Nordica

2016 - dateActive

Nordic Aviation was founded on 25Sep2015 by the Estonian Government. Operations started on 08Nov2015. Rebranded as Nordica with effect from 01Apr2016

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North Wind Airlines

2012 - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy - Small Planet Airlines Estonia >North Wind Airlines

Panaviatic

2008* - dateActive

Panaviatic was established in 2008 as a charter carrier

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Regional Jet

2016 >Planned

Regional Jet received its AOC in early 2016

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Small Planet Airlines Estonia

2010 - 2012Renamed

FlyLAL and its subsidiaries adopted the brand name Small Planet Airlines on 22Jul 2010

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SmartLynx Airlines Estonia

2012 - dateActive

SmartLynx Airlines Estonia was formed in 2012 & launched operations on 03Jul2012

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