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Finland is a republic in northern Europe, bordered on the north by Norway, on the east by Russia, on the south by Russia and the Gulf of Finland, on the southwest by the Baltic Sea, and on the west by the Gulf of Bothnia and Sweden. Nearly one-third of the country lies north of the Arctic Circle. The area of Finland, including 33,551 sq km (12,954 sq mi) of inland water, totals 338,145 sq km (130,559 sq mi). Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland
Latest updates
22May15updateNordic Global Airlines will terminate operations at the end May 2015
24Apr15newsFlybe. Nordic will, subject to approval from the Finnish Trade Register (Kaupparekisterin), be rebranded Nordic Regional Airlines later next month as ownership of the airline changes hands
20Jan15addedAirlink Finland: In Oct11, Avies (Estonia) began regular service in Finland using this name
AirlineOperating DatesStatusCommentsGenealogy
 Aero

2002 - 2002*

Status?

 

 

 Aero Oy (Finnish Air Lines)

1924 - 1968

Renamed

Aero Oy was founded on 12Sep1923 & 1st flight was 20Mar1924

Aero Oy >Finnair

 Air Aland (Air Alandia)

2005* - date

Active

 

Air Aland

 Air Botnia

1988 - 2003

Renamed

Air Botnia was founded in 1987

Air Botnia >Blue1

 Air Carelia

1983^ - 1987*

Status?

 

 

 Air Finland

2003 - 2012

Inactive

Air Finland started operations on 03Apr2003, ceased on 26Jun2012 & filed for bankruptcy on 26Jul2012

 

 Air Finlandia

1989* - 1989*

Inactive

 

 

 Air100

2012 - 2014

Inactive

 

 

 Airlink Finland

2011 - date

Active

Avies (Estonia) began regular service in Finland using this name in Oct1911

 

 Blue1

2003 - date

Active

airline was founded as Air Botnia in 1987

Air Botnia >Blue1

 Deltacraft

2001* - 2004*

Inactive

 

 

 Finlantic

Early 1960s

Inactive

 

 

 Finnair

1968 - date

Active

founded as Aero Oy in 1924 & Finnair became the official name on 25Jun1968

Finnair

 Finnaviation

1979 - 1996

Renamed

Finnaviation was formed in 1950 as Lentohuolto Oy

>Finnair

 Finncomm

1997 - 2011

Renamed

 

>Flybe Nordic

 Finnwings

1970* - 1979

Renamed

Lentohuolto Oy >Finnwings + Oy Nordair = Finnaviation in 1979

>Finnair

 Fly Lappeenranta

2008* - 2010

Inactive

 

 

 Flybe. Nordic

2011 - date

Active

 

Flybe Nordic

 Flyg & Far Åland

2005 - 2005*

Renamed

 

>Air Aland

 Flying Finn Airlines

2003 - 2004

Inactive

 

 

 Holiday Magic Finland*

1973* - 1975

Inactive

 

 

 Jet Time Finland

2014 - date

Active

Jet Time Finland started operations on 02Jun2014

 

 Jetflite

2001 - 2006

Inactive

 

 

 Karair (Kar-Air)

1957 - 1996

Renamed

 

Karair >Finnair

 Karhumaki Airways

1950 - 1957

Renamed

 

>Finnair

 Lapland Air

(2003)

Began?

 

 

 Lentohuolto Oy

1951 - 1969*

Renamed

Lentohuolto Oy >Finnwings + Oy Nordair = Finnaviation in 1979

>Finnair

 NGA (Nordic Global Airlines)

2011 - date

Active

 

 

 Oy Nordair

1973* - 1979

Renamed

Lentohuolto Oy >Finnwings + Oy Nordair = Finnaviation in 1979

>Finnair

 Polar-Air Oy

1969^ - 1970*

Renamed

 

>Finnair

 RV Aviation

1989* - 1989*

Status?

 

 

 Salora

Mid 1970s

Inactive

 

 

 Sir-Air

1967 - 1981*

Status?

 

 

 Skargardsflyg

1956* - 2002*

Status?

 

 

 Snowbird Airlines

2014 - date

Active

 

 

 Soder Air

2003 - 2006*

Inactive

 

 

 Spearair

1972^ - 1974

Inactive

 

 

 Turku Air

1974^ - date

Active

 

 

 Utin Lento

1989 - date

Active

 

 

 Wasawings

1979* - 1992

Inactive

 

 

 Wingo xprs

2009* - 2010

Inactive

 

 

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