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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
6 February 2016Air100, having ceased operations in 2014, resumes in Feb2016 [status change]
4 December 2015Nordic Global Airlines ceased operations on 31 May 2015 [status update]
4 December 2015Flybe Nordic was rebranded as Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra) [added]
AirlineOperating DatesStatusComments
Aero

2002 - 2002*

Status?

 

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Aero Oy (Finnish Air Lines)

1924 - 1968

Renamed

Finnair was founded as Aero Oy on 01Nov1923 with it's first flight on 20Mar1924. Finnair became the official name on 25Jun1968

^ Genealogy >Aero Oy >Finnair
Air Aland (Air Alandia)

2005* - date

Active

Air Aland was established as Flyg & Far Åland Ab in Jan2005 & started operations on 29Oct2005

^ Genealogy >Flyg & Far Åland >Air Aland
Air Botnia

1988 - 2003

Renamed

Air Botnia was founded in 1987

^ Genealogy >Air Botnia >Blue1
Air Carelia

1983^ - 1987*

Status?

 

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Air Finland

2003 - 2012

Inactive

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

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Air Finlandia

1989* - 1989*

Inactive

 

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Air100

2012 - date

Active

Air100, having ceased operations in 2014, resumes in Feb2016

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Airlink Finland

2011 - date

Active

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

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Blue1

2003 - date

Active

Blue1 was founded as Air Botnia in 1987

^ Genealogy >Air Botnia >Blue1
Deltacraft

2001* - 2004*

Inactive

 

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Finlantic

Early 1960s

Inactive

 

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Finnair

1968 - date

Active

Finnair was founded as Aero Oy on 01Nov1923 with it's first flight on 20Mar1924. Finnair became the official name on 25Jun1968

^ Genealogy >Aero Oy >Finnair
Finnaviation

1979 - 1996

Renamed

Finnaviation was formed in 1950 as Lentohuolto Oy

^ Genealogy >Lentohuolto Oy >Finnwings + Oy Nordair =>Finnaviation >>Finnair
Finncomm

1997 - 2011

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >Finncomm >Flybe Nordic >Nordic Regional Airlines
Finnwings

1970* - 1979

Renamed

Lentohuolto Oy >Finnwings + Oy Nordair = Finnaviation in 1979

^ Genealogy >Lentohuolto Oy >Finnwings + Oy Nordair =>Finnaviation >>Finnair
Fly Lappeenranta

2008* - 2010

Inactive

 

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Flybe Nordic

2011 - 2015

Renamed

Flybe Nordic began operations on 20Oct2011 & in May2015 it was rebranded as Nordic Regional Airlines, Norra

^ Genealogy >Finncomm >Flybe Nordic >Nordic Regional Airlines
Flyg & Far Åland

2005 - 2005*

Renamed

Air Aland was established as Flyg & Far Åland Ab in Jan2005 & started operations on 29Oct 2005

^ Genealogy >Flyg & Far Åland >Air Aland
Flying Finn Airlines

2003 - 2004

Inactive

 

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Holiday Magic Finland*

1973* - 1975

Inactive

 

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Jet Time Finland

2014 - date

Active

Jet Time Finland started operations on 02Jun2014

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Jetflite

2001 - 2006

Inactive

 

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Karair (Kar-Air)

1957 - 1996

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >Karhumaki Airways >Karair >>Finnair
Karhumaki Airways

1950 - 1957

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >Karhumaki Airways >Karair >>Finnair
Lapland Air

(2003)

Began?

 

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Lentohuolto Oy

1951 - 1969*

Renamed

Lentohuolto Oy >Finnwings + Oy Nordair = Finnaviation in 1979

^ Genealogy >Lentohuolto Oy >Finnwings + Oy Nordair =>Finnaviation >>Finnair
Nordic Global Airlines

2011 - 2015

Inactive

Nordic Global Airlines was founded in Apr2011 & started operations in Aug2011. It ceased operations on 31May2015

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Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra)

2015 - date

Active

Flybe Nordic began operations on 20Oct2011 & in May2015 it was rebranded as Nordic Regional Airlines, Norra

^ Genealogy >Finncomm >Flybe Nordic >Nordic Regional Airlines
Oy Nordair

1973* - 1979

Renamed

Lentohuolto Oy >Finnwings + Oy Nordair = Finnaviation in 1979

^ Genealogy >Lentohuolto Oy >Finnwings + Oy Nordair =>Finnaviation >>Finnair
Polar-Air Oy

1969^ - 1970*

Renamed

Polar-Air Oy was founded in 1969 by Finnair to operate charter flights

^ Genealogy >>Finnair
RV Aviation

1989* - 1989*

Status?

 

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Salora

Mid 1970s

Inactive

 

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Sir-Air

1967 - 1981*

Status?

 

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Skargardsflyg

1956* - 2002*

Status?

 

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Snowbird Airlines

2014 - date

Active

 

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Soder Air

2003 - 2006*

Inactive

 

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Spearair

1972^ - 1974

Inactive

 

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Turku Air

1974^ - date

Active

 

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Utin Lento

1989 - date

Active

 

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Wasawings

1979* - 1992

Inactive

 

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Wingo xprs

2009* - 2010

Inactive

 

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