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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
Latest updates
04Jun15addedSkies Airlines: planning to enter service by the 1st of August 2015
12Mar15updateJonair: status changed back to 'Active' as airline still still operating
12Feb15addedArctic Airlink (Luleň) commenced operations in January linking the Arctic north using a Saab 340A
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 ABA (Aerotransport) (Swedish Air Lines)

1924 - 1946

Renamed

ABA launched passenger service from Stockholm to Helsinki on 02Jun1924

ABA >SAS

 Abal Air

1982 - 1990

Renamed

Abal Air was founded in 1955 as LBF-Eda Varken

>West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

 Aer Olympic

2009 - 2011

Inactive

 

 

 Aero Saab

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aero Scandia

1950 - 1950

Renamed

 

>Airtaco

 Aerocenter i Växjö

1981 - 1983

Renamed

Aerocenter i Vaxjo was renamed Swedair Vaxjo in 1983

Aerocenter i Växjö >Swedair I Vaxjo >>Swedair

 Aerocenter Trafikfyg

1975 - 1981

Renamed

 

>Swedair

 Aero-Nord Sweden

1955* - 1956*

Status?

 

 

 Air Express

1986* - 2000*

Renamed

 

>Direktflyg

 Air Express Sweden

2007^ - 2009

Renamed

 

>MCA Airlines

 Air Hudik

1990* - 1992*

Status?

 

 

 Air Hudiksvall

1993* - 1998*

Renamed

 

>Swedeways Airlines

 Air Malaika

2010 - 2011

Inactive

 

 

 Air Nordic

1991* - 1991*

Status?

 

 

 Air Nordic

1993 - 1996*

Renamed

 

>Air Nordic Swe Aviation

 Air Nordic Swe Aviation

1993* - 1996

Inactive

 

Air Nordic Swe Aviation

 Air One

1989* - 1994

Inactive

 

 

 Air Ops (Air Operations of Europe)

1993 - 1996

Inactive

 

 

 Air Ops International

1996* - 1996*

Inactive

 

 

 Air Sweden

1984* - 1993

Inactive

 

 

 Air Sweden

2009 - 2012

Inactive

 

>Nordic Air Sweden

 Air Trader

1970^ - 1970*

Inactive

 

 

 Airborne of Sweden

1997* - 2001*

Renamed

 

>Direktflyg

 AirNordic

1988* - 1988*

Status?

 

 

 Airtaco

1950 - 1957

Inactive

 

Airtaco

 Almedalsflyget

2014 - date

Active

 

 

 Ama Norving

1987* - 1987*

Status?

 

 

 Amapola Flyg

2004 - date

Active

 

 

 Andersson Business Jet

2012* - 2013

Renamed

Andersson Business Jet >Bromma Business Jet

>Bromma Business Jet

 Arctic Airlink

2015 - date

Active

linking the Arctic north inJanusing a Saab 340A

 

 Avia

1940^ - 1992

Renamed

 

>Avia Express

 Avia Express

2009 - 2012

Inactive

 

Avia Express

 AviTrans Nordic

2004 - 2010

Inactive

 

 

 B Air Charter

1973* - 1990

Inactive

 

 

 Baltic Airlines

1989* - 1989*

Status?

 

 

 Baltic Aviation

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Barents AirLink

2006 - 2011*

Renamed

 

Nordkalottflyg >Barents AirLink >Scandinavian AirLink

 Baron Air

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 Basair

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

Basair

 Birkaflyg

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 Blekingeflyg

2007 - date

Active

 

 

 Blue Scandinavia

1996 - 1998

Renamed

 

>Tuifly Nordic

 Bluelink Jets

2011^ - date

Active

private jet airline with head quarter in Lidkoping

 

 BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines

2015 >

Planned

common brand name for Malmö Aviation and Sverigeflyg (and affiliates)

 

 Braathens Malmo Aviation

1999 - 2000

Renamed

 

>Malmo Aviation

 Braathens Regional

2013 - date

Active

Braathens Regional was formed in 1976 as Golden Air

Golden Air > Golden Air Flyg >Braathens Regional

 Braathens Sweden

1999* - 2000

Renamed

 

>Malmo Aviation

 Britannia Nordic

1998 - 2006

Renamed

 

>Tuifly Nordic

 Bromma Business Jet

2013 - date

Active

Andersson Business Jet >Bromma Business Jet

Bromma Business Jet

 Business Air Service

Early 1970s

Renamed

 

>Basair

 Capella Aircharter

1967* - 1968*

Status?

 

 

 City Air Scandinavia

1990* - 1992*

Status?

 

 

 City Airline

2001 - 2012

Renamed

City Airline ceased operations on 21May2012

>Skyways

 Crownair

1968* - 1975

Renamed

 

Svensk Flygtjanst+Crownair=Swedair

 Direktflyg

2002 - date

Active

 

Direktflyg

 EastJet

(2005)

Began?

 

 

 EFS (European Flight Services)

1988* - date

Active

 

 

 Euro Flight Polaris

1998* - 1999

Inactive

 

 

 Euroflight Sweden

1996* - 2001

Inactive

 

 

 European Executive Express

1997* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Fairline

1967 - 1967

Inactive

 

 

 Falcon Air

1986 - 2006

Inactive

 

Falcon Air

 Falcon Air Cargo

1960s

Renamed

 

>Falcon Air

 Falcon Aviation

1965* - 1998*

Status?

 

 

 Falconair

1967 - 1970

Inactive

 

 

 Fast Air Scandinavia

2001* - 2002*

Status?

 

 

 Federal Airlines

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Fly Fresh

2003 - 2004*

Status?

 

 

 Fly Independent

2007* - 2009*

Status?

 

 

 Fly Logic Sweden

1997^ - 2012

Renamed

North Express was formed in 1997 as Fly Logic Sweden

Fly Logic Sweden >North Express

 FlyEuropean

2000 - 2001*

Status?

 

 

 FlyExcellent (Fly Excellent)

2007 - 2008

Inactive

 

 

 Flygcentrum

2000* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Flyglinjen (Flight Line)

2010 - 2014

Renamed

renamed to Sparrow Aviation in Jul2014

>Sparrow Aviation

 Flying Enterprise

1992 - 1998*

Renamed

 

>Skyways Enterprise

 FlyJämtland

2009 - 2009

Renamed

 

>Ostersundsflyg

 FlyMe

2004 - 2007

Inactive

 

 

 FlyNordic

2000 - 2008

Renamed

merged into Norwegian on 05Apr2008

>Norwegian

 FlyOlympic

2013 - 2014

Inactive

shut down on Jul1929

 

 FlySmaland

2007 - date

Active

 

FlySmaland

 Golden Air

1976* - 1993

Renamed

Braathens Regional was formed in 1976 as Golden Air

Golden Air > Golden Air Flyg >Braathens Regional

 Golden Air Flyg

1993 - 2012

Renamed

 

Golden Air > Golden Air Flyg >Braathens Regional

 Goodjet

2002 - 2003

Inactive

 

 

 Gota Vingar

(1995*)

Began?

 

 

 Gothia Airlines

(2002)

Began?

 

 

 Gotia Shuttle Express

1989 - 1994

Inactive

 

 

 Gotlandsflyg

2004 - date

Active

 

 

 Highland Air

1995 - 2000

Renamed

 

>Direktflyg

 Hilair

1969 - 1972

Renamed

 

>Basair

 Hillerstrom Flyg

Early 1970s

Renamed

 

>Basair

 Höga Kusten Flyg (High Coast)

2008 - date

Active

 

 

 Holmstroem Air

1995* - 1995*

Renamed

 

>Direktflyg

 Holmstrom Air Sweden

**** - ****

Renamed

 

>Swedeways Airlines

 Holmstrom Flyg

1989* - 1989*

Status?

 

 

 IBA (International Business Air)

1983 - 2007

Inactive

 

 

 Interswede Aviation

1971 - 1972

Inactive

 

 

 JE Time Sweden

2010^ - 2013

Renamed

 

>Nordic Air Sweden

 Jet 2000

2001* - 2001*

Inactive

 

 

 Jonair

2004* - date

Active

 

 

 Jula Air

2010* - date

Active

 

 

 Kalmarflyg

2007 - date

Active

 

 

 Kullaflyg

2003 - date

Active

 

 

 Kungsair

1967* - 1971

Renamed

 

>NYA Kungsair

 Kungsair I Goteborg

1967* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 LapAir (Lappslandsflyg)

1953* - 1978*

Status?

 

 

 LBF-Eda Varken

1955* - 1982

Renamed

LBF-Eda Varken >Abal Air >Time Air Sweden >West Air Sweden

>West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

 Linjeflyg

1957 - 1993

Renamed

 

>SAS

 Liz Air

(1989*)

Began?

 

 

 Loadair

1964* - 1964

Renamed

 

>Tor-Air

 Malmo Air Taxi

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Malmo Aviation

1985* - 1992

Renamed

 

>Malmo Aviation

 Malmo Aviation

2000 - date

Active

 

Malmo Aviation

 Malmo Aviation

2000 - date

Active

 

Malmo Aviation

 Malmo Aviation Services

1992 - 1999

Renamed

 

>Malmo Aviation

 Malmros Aviation

1971* - 1978

Renamed

 

>Basair

 MaxAir

1998 - 2001

Inactive

 

 

 MCA Airlines

2008 - 2010

Inactive

 

MCA Airlines

 MD Kallax

2001 - 2003

Inactive

 

 

 MyAir

(2002)

Began?

 

 

 NEWS Airline

(2009)

Began?

 

 

 NEX Time Jet

2004* - 2004*

Renamed

 

>NextJet

 NextJet

2004* - date

Active

 

NextJet

 NMF (Nordiskt Missionsflyg)

1946* - 1946*

Status?

 

 

 Nord-Flyg (NTD Cargo)

1952 - 2010

Inactive

 

 

 Nordic Air Sweden (FlySwedish)

2013 - 2013

Inactive

 

Nordic Air Sweden

 Nordic Airlink

2001 - 2003

Renamed

 

>Nordic Air Sweden

 Nordic Airways

2006 - 2009

Inactive

 

>Nordic Air Sweden

 Nordic East Airways

1991^ - 1996*

Renamed

 

>Nordic European

 Nordic European Airlines

1996* - 1998

Inactive

 

Nordic European

 Nordic Leisure

2003 - 2006

Inactive

 

>Nordic Air Sweden

 Nordic Regional

2004 - 2008

Renamed

 

>Nordic Airways

 Nordisk Aerotransport

1950* - 1951*

Renamed

Nordisk Aerotransport was founded in 1950

Nordisk Aerotransport >Transair Sweden

 Nordkalottflyg

1978* - 2006

Renamed

 

Nordkalottflyg >Barents AirLink >Scandinavian AirLink

 Norrlandsflyg

2004* - 2009*

Status?

 

 

 North Express

2012 - date

Active

North Express was formed in 1997 as Fly Logic Sweden

Fly Logic Sweden >North Express

 Novair (Nova Airlines)

1997 - date

Active

 

 

 NTD Air Cargo

2005* - 2005*

Status?

 

 

 Nya Kungsair I Norrkoping

1971 - 1979

Inactive

 

NYA Kungsair

 Nyge Aero

1990* - 1990*

Status?

 

 

 Orebro Air

1975 - 1985

Renamed

 

>Golden Air Flyg

 Orebro Aviation

1998* - 2011

Renamed

 

>Sweden Airlines

 Osterman Air Charter

1963 - 1965

Renamed

 

>Internord

 Östersundsflyg

2009 - 2010

Inactive

 

Ostersundsflyg

 Pelican Express

1989* - 1989*

Inactive

 

 

 Primera Air

(2007)

Began?

 

 

 Rauk Airlines

(2012)

Began?

 

 

 Reguljair

1999* - 2001

Renamed

 

>Nordic Airways

 SAE (Swe Aviation Europe)

1999* - 1999*

Renamed

 

>Air Nordic Swe Aviation

 Salair

1986* - 1992

Renamed

 

>Avia Express

 Salenia Aviation

1989* - 1989*

Status?

 

 

 Scanair

1965* - 1994

Renamed

Scanair was set up on 30Jun1961

>Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia

 ScanBee (Scandinavian Beeline Charter)

1977 - 1986

Inactive

 

 

 Scandinavian AirLink

2011* - date

Active

 

Nordkalottflyg >Barents AirLink >Scandinavian AirLink

 Scandinavian Lite

(2003)

Began?

 

 

 Scanjet

1990* - 1990

Inactive

 

 

 Selenia

1989* - 1989

Renamed

 

>Malmo Aviation

 SILA (Svensk Interkontinental Lufttraffik)

1946* - 1948

Renamed

 

>SAS

 Skies Airlines

2015 >

Planned

Skies Airlines is planning to enter service by the 01Aug2015

 

 Sky4u

(2012)

Began?

 

 

 Skyline

1977* - 1978

Inactive

 

 

 Skyways

2011 - 2012

Inactive

 

Skyways

 Skyways Enterprise

1998* - 2004*

Status?

 

Skyways Enterprise

 Skyways Express

1992 - 2009

Renamed

 

>Avia Express

 Skyways Regional

2000 - 2002

Renamed

 

>Direktflyg

 Smalandsflyg

(2007)

Began?

 

 

 Snalskjuten

2007* - 2007*

Status?

 

 

 Snowflake

2003 - 2004

Inactive

 

 

 Sparrow Aviation

2014 - date

Active

Sparrow Aviation renamed from Flyglinjen in Jul2014

Flyglinjen >Sparrow Aviation

 Sterling Airways Sweden

1970* - 1973

Inactive

 

 

 Sterner Aero

1978* - 1979

Renamed

 

Sterner Aero >>Swedair

 Stockholmplanet.com

2007* - 2007

Renamed

 

>Flysmaland

 Stockholms Aero (Asaflyg)

1963* - 1963*

Status?

 

 

 Sundsvall Aero

1984^ - 1984*

Renamed

 

>Direktflyg

 SundsvallsFlyg

2001 - date

Active

 

 

 Sunways Airlines

1995 - 1997

Inactive

 

 

 Svea Flyg

1999* - 1999*

Renamed

 

>Swe Fly

 Sveaflyg

1963 - 1963

Renamed

 

>Internord

 Svensk Flygtjanst

1935* - 1975

Renamed

 

Svensk Flygtjanst+Crownair=Swedair

 Svenska Aero

1954^ - 1963*

Status?

 

 

 Svenska Lufttrafik

1920 - 1921

Inactive

German Nazi-Leader Hermann Göring was employed as a pilot

 

 Sverigeflyg

1985* - 1985*

Status?

 

 

 Swe Fly

2004 - 2005

Inactive

 

Swe Fly

 Swedair

1975 - 1994

Inactive

Svensk Flygtjanst+Crownair=Swedair

Svensk Flygtjanst+Crownair=Swedair

 Swedair I Vaxjo

1983 - 1988

Renamed

Aerocenter i Vaxjo was renamed Swedair Vaxjo in 1983

Aerocenter i Växjö >Swedair I Vaxjo >>Swedair

 Sweden Airlines

2011 - 2012*

Status?

 

Sweden Airlines

 Sweden Airways

1953* - 1953*

Inactive

 

 

 Swedeways Airlines

1998* - 2001*

Status?

 

Swedeways Airlines

 Swedewings

1987* - 1999*

Renamed

 

>Nordic Airways

 Swedish Moose

(2011)

Began?

 

 

 SwedJet

2004 - 2006*

Inactive

 

 

 Swedline Express

2002 - 2006

Inactive

Swedeline ceased operations on 12Jul2006

 

 Swetrail Transport

1990s

Status?

 

 

 Syd-Aero

1966 - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 TEA Scandinavia

1991 - 1991

Inactive

 

 

 Time Air Sweden

1990 - 1992

Renamed

LBF-Eda Varken >Abal Air >Time Air Sweden >West Air Sweden

>West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

 Tor Air

2008 - 2011

Inactive

 

 

 Tor-Air

1964 - 1966

Inactive

 

Tor-Air

 Transair

2002 - 2003

Inactive

 

 

 Transair Sweden

1978* - 1979*

Status?

Transair Sweden was founded in 1950 as Nordisk Aerotransport

Nordisk Aerotransport >Transair Sweden

 Transjet Airways

2001 - 2002

Inactive

 

 

 Transwede

1985 - 1999*

Renamed

 

>Malmo Aviation

 Transwede

2005 - 2010

Inactive

 

 

 Transwede Leisure

1996* - 1996

Renamed

 

>Tuifly Nordic

 Traxx Air

2006* - 2009*

Inactive

Stockholm Arlanda based

 

 Trollflyg

1976* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 Trygg-Flyg

1991* - 2002

Inactive

 

 

 TSA (Transair Sweden AB)

1951 - 1981

Inactive

 

 

 TSA (Transair)

1951* - 1981

Inactive

 

 

 TUIfly Nordic

2006 - date

Active

 

Tuifly Nordic

 Umeaflyg

(2004)

Began?

 

 

 Varmlandsflyg

1960* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 Varmlandsflyg

1993 - 2002

Renamed

 

>Swedline Express

 Vasteras Flyg

1952* - 1953*

Renamed

 

>Basair

 Viking Air

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 Viking Airlines

2003 - 2010

Inactive

 

 

 Viking Airways

(1999*)

Began?

 

 

 WaltAir Europe

1980* - date

Active

 

 

 West Air Sweden

1992 - 2008

Renamed

LBF-Eda Varken >Abal Air >Time Air Sweden >West Air Sweden

>West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

 West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

2009 - date

Active

 

West Atlantic >West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

 WestEastAir

**** - ****

Renamed

 

>Swe Fly

 Wings of Bornholm

2009 - 2010

Inactive

 

 

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