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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 Öresund straits. Sweden includes the islands of Gotland and Öland 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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13Aug14addedSvensk LufttrafikStockholm based airline that operated 1920-1921. German Nazi-Leader Hermann Göring was employed as a pilot
06Aug14updateEuroflight Swedenstatus changed to 'Inactive' & end date confirmed as 2001
06Aug14updateEuro Flight Polarisstatus changed to 'Inactive' & end date confirmed as 1999
04Aug14updateFlyOlympic UK Civil Aviation Authority has reported the Swedish air carrier has filed bankruptcy and no longer in operation
31Jul14newsFlyOlympicfiled for bankruptcy on July 29 after talks with creditors collapsed
04Jul14addedAlmedalsflygetnew carrier that has just begun offering scheduled Linköping to Visby using a SAAB 2000

Active AirlinesInactive AirlinesPlanned
AirlineOperating DatesIATA : ICAOTreeStatusUpdate Reason
 ABA (Aerotransport) (Swedish Air Lines)

1924 - 1946

 

>SAS

Renamed

 

 Abal Air

1982 - 1990

 

>West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

Renamed

 

 Aer Olympic

2009 - 2011

 

 

Inactive

 

 Aero Saab

**** - ****

 

 

Status?

 

 Aero Scandia

1950 - 1950

 

>Airtaco

Renamed

 

 Aerocenter

1982* - 1983

 

>Swedair

Renamed

 

 Aerocenter Trafikfyg

1981* - 1981*

 

 

Status?

 

 Aero-Nord Sweden

1955* - 1956*

 

 

Status?

 

 Air Express

1986* - 2000*

 

>Direktflyg

Renamed

 

 Air Express Sweden

2007^ - 2009

-- : AEQ

>MCA Airlines

Renamed

 

 Air Hudik

1990* - 1992*

 

 

Status?

 

 Air Hudiksvall

1993* - 1998*

 

>Swedeways Airlines

Renamed

 

 Air Malaika

2010 - 2011

 

 

Inactive

 

 Air Nordic

1991* - 1991*

 

 

Status?

 

 Air Nordic

1993 - 1996*

 

>Air Nordic Swe Aviation

Renamed

 

 Air Nordic Swe Aviation

1993* - 1996

 

Air Nordic Swe Aviation

Inactive

 

 Air One

1989* - 1994

 

 

Inactive

 

 Air Ops (Air Operations of Europe)

1993 - 1996

-- : OOE

 

Inactive

 

 Air Ops International

1996* - 1996*

 

 

Inactive

 

 Air Sweden

1984* - 1993

HK : ---

 

Inactive

 

 Air Sweden

2009 - 2012

-- : SNX

>Nordic Air Sweden

Inactive

 

 Air Trader

1970^ - 1970*

 

 

Inactive

 

 Airborne of Sweden

1997* - 2001*

 

>Direktflyg

Renamed

 

 AirNordic

1988* - 1988*

 

 

Status?

 

 Airtaco

1950 - 1957

 

Airtaco

Inactive

 

 Almedalsflyget

2014 - date

 

 

Active

 

 Ama Norving

1987* - 1987*

 

 

Status?

 

 Amapola Flyg

2004 - date

-- : APF

 

Active

 

 Avia

1940^ - 1992

 

>Avia Express

Renamed

 

 Avia Express

2009 - 2012

JZ : SKX

Avia Express

Inactive

 

 AviTrans Nordic

2004 - 2010

2Q : ETS

 

Inactive

 

 B Air Charter

1973* - 1990

-- : BKF

 

Inactive

 

 Baltic Airlines

1989* - 1989*

 

 

Status?

 

 Baltic Aviation

**** - ****

 

 

Status?

 

 Barents AirLink

2006 - date

8N : NKF

Barents Air Link

Active

 

 Baron Air

1978* - 1979*

LW : ---

 

Status?

 

 Basair

1978* - 1979*

 

Basair

Status?

 

 Birkaflyg

1978* - 1979*

 

 

Status?

 

 Blekingeflyg

2007 - date

 

 

Active

 

 Blue Scandinavia

1996 - 1998

 

>Tuifly Nordic

Renamed

 

 Braathens Malmo Aviation

1999 - 2000

 

>Mavia

Renamed

 

 Braathens Regional

2013 - date

 

Braathens Regional

Active

 

 Braathens Sweden

1999* - 2000

 

>Mavia

Renamed

 

 Britannia Nordic

1998 - 2006

6B : BLX

>Tuifly Nordic

Renamed

 

 Business Air Service

Early 1970s

 

>Basair

Renamed

 

 Capella Aircharter

1967* - 1968*

 

 

Status?

 

 City Air Scandinavia

1990* - 1992*

 

 

Status?

 

 City Airline

2001 - 2011

CF : SDR

>Skyways

Renamed

 

 Crownair

1968* - 1975

 

>Swedair

Renamed

 

 Direktflyg

2002 - date

HS : HSV

Direktflyg

Active

 

 EastJet

(2005)

 

 

Began?

 

 EFS (European Flight Services)

1988* - date

 

 

Active

 

 Euro Flight Polaris

1998* - 1999

 

 

Inactive

 

 Euroflight Sweden

1996* - 2001

HZ : EUW

 

Inactive

 

 European Executive Express

1997* - 2006*

RY : EXC

 

Status?

 

 Fairline

1967 - 1967

 

 

Inactive

 

 Falcon Air

1986 - 2006

IH : FCN

Falcon Air

Inactive

 

 Falcon Air Cargo

1960s

 

>Falcon Air

Renamed

 

 Falcon Aviation

1965* - 1998*

 

 

Status?

 

 Falconair

1967 - 1970

 

 

Inactive

 

 Fast Air Scandinavia

2001* - 2002*

 

 

Status?

 

 Federal Airlines

**** - ****

-- : FLL

 

Status?

 

 Fly Fresh

2003 - 2004*

 

 

Status?

 

 Fly Independent

2007* - 2009*

 

 

Status?

 

 Fly Logic Sweden

1997^ - 2012

 

>North Express

Renamed

 

 FlyEuropean

2000 - 2001*

 

 

Status?

 

 FlyExcellent (Fly Excellent)

2007 - 2008

F3 : FXL

 

Inactive

 

 Flygcentrum

2000* - 2006*

 

 

Status?

 

 Flyglinjen (Flight Line)

2010 - date

U3 : ---

 

Active

 

 Flying Enterprise

1992 - 1998*

 

>Skyways Enterprise

Renamed

 

 FlyJämtland

2009 - 2009

 

>Ostersundsflyg

Renamed

 

 FlyMe

2004 - 2007

SH : FLY

 

Inactive

 

 FlyNordic

2000 - 2008

LF : NDC

>Norwegian

Renamed

 

 FlyOlympic

2013 - 2014

 

 

Inactive

 

 FlySmaland

2007 - date

 

FlySmaland

Active

 

 Golden Air

1976^ - 1993

 

>Braathens Regional

Renamed

 

 Golden Air Flyg

1993 - 2012

DC : GAO

>Braathens Regional

Renamed

 

 Goodjet

2002 - 2003

 

 

Inactive

 

 Gota Vingar

(1995*)

 

 

Began?

 

 Gothia Airlines

(2002)

 

 

Began?

 

 Gotia Shuttle Express

1989 - 1994

G4 : ---

 

Inactive

 

 Gotlandsflyg

2004 - date

 

 

Active

 

 Highland Air

1995 - 2000

 

>Direktflyg

Renamed

 

 Hilair

1969 - 1972

 

>Basair

Renamed

 

 Hillerstrom Flyg

Early 1970s

 

>Basair

Renamed

 

 Höga Kusten Flyg (High Coast)

2008 - date

HK : ---

 

Active

 

 Holmstroem Air

1995* - 1995*

 

>Direktflyg

Renamed

 

 Holmstrom Air Sweden

**** - ****

 

>Swedeways Airlines

Renamed

 

 Holmstrom Flyg

1989* - 1989*

 

 

Status?

 

 IBA (International Business Air)

1983 - 2007

6I : IBZ

 

Inactive

 

 Interswede Aviation

1971 - 1972

 

 

Inactive

 

 JE Time Sweden

2010^ - 2013

 

>Nordic Air Sweden

Renamed

 

 Jet 2000

2001* - 2001*

-- : SJT

 

Inactive

 

 Jonair

2004* - 2006*

 

 

Status?

 

 Jula Air

2010* - date

 

 

Active

 

 Kalmarflyg

2007 - date

 

 

Active

 

 Kullaflyg

2003 - date

DC : GAO

 

Active

 

 Kungsair

1967* - 1971

 

>NYA Kungsair

Renamed

 

 Kungsair I Goteborg

1967* - 1979*

 

 

Status?

 

 LapAir (Lappslandsflyg)

1953* - 1978*

LU : ---

 

Status?

 

 LBF-Eda Varken

1955* - 1982

 

>West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

Renamed

 

 Linjeflyg

1957 - 1993

LF : LIN

>SAS

Renamed

 

 Liz Air

(1989*)

 

 

Began?

 

 Loadair

1964* - 1964

 

>Tor-Air

Renamed

 

 Malmo Air Taxi

2004* - 2006*

 

 

Status?

 

 Malmo Aviation

1985* - 1992

 

>Mavia

Renamed

 

 Malmo Aviation

2000 - 2013

TF : SCW

>Mavia

Renamed

 

 Malmo Aviation Services

1992 - 1999

 

>Mavia

Renamed

 

 Malmros Aviation

1971* - 1978

 

>Basair

Renamed

 

 Mavia

2013 - date

 

Mavia

Active

 

 MaxAir

1998 - 2001

8M : MLX

 

Inactive

 

 MCA Airlines

2008 - 2010

-- : GSW

MCA Airlines

Inactive

 

 MD Kallax

2001 - 2003

 

 

Inactive

 

 MyAir

(2002)

 

 

Began?

 

 NEWS Airline

(2009)

 

 

Began?

 

 NEX Time Jet

2004* - 2004*

 

>NextJet

Renamed

 

 NextJet

2004* - date

2N : NTJ

NextJet

Active

 

 NMF (Nordiskt Missionsflyg)

1946* - 1946*

 

 

Status?

 

 Nord-Flyg (NTD Cargo)

1952 - 2010

-- : NEF

 

Inactive

 

 Nordic Air Sweden (FlySwedish)

2013 - date

 

Nordic Air Sweden

Active

 

 Nordic Airlink

2001 - 2003

 

>Nordic Air Sweden

Renamed

 

 Nordic Airways

2006 - 2009

6N : NRD

>Nordic Air Sweden

Inactive

 

 Nordic East Airways

1991^ - 1996*

 

>Nordic European

Renamed

 

 Nordic European Airlines

1996* - 1998

 

Nordic European

Inactive

 

 Nordic Leisure

2003 - 2006

 

>Nordic Air Sweden

Inactive

 

 Nordic Regional

2004 - 2008

6N : NRD

>Nordic Airways

Renamed

 

 Nordisk Aerotransport

1950^ - 1951*

 

>Transair Sweden

Renamed

 

 Nordkalottflyg

1978* - 2006

8N : NKF

>Barents Air Link

Renamed

 

 Norrlandsflyg

2004* - 2009*

-- : HMF

 

Status?

 

 North Express

2012 - date

 

North Express

Active

 

 Novair (Nova Airlines)

1997 - date

1I : NVR

 

Active

 

 NTD Air Cargo

2005* - 2005*

 

 

Status?

 

 Nya Kungsair I Norrkoping

1971 - 1979

 

NYA Kungsair

Inactive

 

 Nyge Aero

1990* - 1990*

 

 

Status?

 

 Orebro Air Orebro Air

1975 - 1985

 

>Golden Air Flyg

Renamed

 

 Orebro Aviation

1998* - 2011

 

>Sweden Airlines

Renamed

 

 Osterman Air Charter

1963 - 1965

CG : ---

>Internord

Renamed

 

 Östersundsflyg

2009 - 2010

 

Ostersundsflyg

Inactive

 

 Pelican Express

1989* - 1989*

 

 

Inactive

 

 Primera Air

(2007)

 

 

Began?

 

 Rauk Airlines

(2012)

 

 

Began?

 

 Reguljair

1999* - 2001

R8 : REF

>Nordic Airways

Renamed

 

 SAE (Swe Aviation Europe)

1999* - 1999*

 

>Air Nordic Swe Aviation

Renamed

 

 Salair

1986* - 1992

 

>Avia Express

Renamed

 

 Salenia Aviation

1989* - 1989*

 

 

Status?

 

 Scanair

1965* - 1994

DK : ---

>Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia

Renamed

 

 ScanBee (Scandinavian Beeline Charter)

1977 - 1986

 

 

Inactive

 

 Scandinavian Lite

(2003)

 

 

Began?

 

 Scanjet

1990* - 1990

 

 

Inactive

 

 Selenia

1989* - 1989

 

>Mavia

Renamed

 

 SILA (Svensk Intercontinental Lufttraffik)

1946* - 1948

 

>SAS

Renamed

 

 Sky4u

(2012)

 

 

Began?

 

 Skyline

1977* - 1978

OX : ---

 

Inactive

 

 Skyways

2011 - 2012

CF : SDR

Skyways

Inactive

 

 Skyways Enterprise

1998* - 2004*

F3 : FLY

Skyways Enterprise

Status?

 

 Skyways Express

1992 - 2009

JZ : SKX

>Avia Express

Renamed

 

 Skyways Regional

2000 - 2002

 

>Direktflyg

Renamed

 

 Smalandsflyg

(2007)

 

 

Began?

 

 Snalskjuten

2007* - 2007*

 

 

Status?

 

 Snowflake

2003 - 2004

SK : SAS

 

Inactive

 

 Sterling Airways Sweden

1970* - 1973

NB : ---

 

Inactive

 

 Sterner Aero

1978* - 1979

JG : ---

>Swedair

Renamed

 

 Stockholmplanet.com

2007* - 2007

2Q : ---

>Flysmaland

Renamed

 

 Stockholms Aero (Asaflyg)

1963* - 1963*

 

 

Status?

 

 Sundsvall Aero

1984^ - 1984*

 

>Direktflyg

Renamed

 

 SundsvallsFlyg

2001 - date

 

 

Active

 

 Sunways Airlines

1995 - 1997

 

 

Inactive

 

 Svea Flyg

1999* - 1999*

 

>Swe Fly

Renamed

 

 Sveaflyg

1963 - 1963

 

>Internord

Renamed

 

 Svensk Flygtjanst

1935* - 1975

 

>Swedair

Renamed

 

 Svenska Aero

1954^ - 1963*

 

 

Status?

 

 Svenska Lufttrafik

1920 - 1921

 

 

Inactive

 

 Sverigeflyg

1985* - 1985*

 

 

Status?

 

 Swe Fly

2004 - 2005

WV : SRL

Swe Fly

Inactive

 

 Swedair

1975 - 1994

JG : SWE

Swedair

Inactive

 

 Swedair Vaxjo

1983 - 1988

 

>Swedair

Renamed

 

 Sweden Airlines

2011 - 2012*

 

Sweden Airlines

Status?

 

 Sweden Airways

1953* - 1953*

 

 

Inactive

 

 Swedeways Airlines

1998* - 2001*

 

Swedeways Airlines

Status?

 

 Swedewings

1987* - 1999*

 

>Nordic Airways

Renamed

 

 Swedish Moose

(2011)

-- : MOS

 

Began?

 

 SwedJet

2004 - 2006*

VD : BBB

 

Inactive

 

 Swedline Express

2002 - 2006

SM : SRL

 

Inactive

 

 Swetrail Transport

1990s

 

 

Status?

 

 Syd-Aero

1966 - 1979*

UF : ---

 

Status?

 

 TEA Scandinavia

1991 - 1991

 

 

Inactive

 

 Time Air Sweden

1990 - 1992

 

>West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

Renamed

 

 Tor Air

2008 - 2011

-- : OAI

 

Inactive

 

 Tor-Air

1964 - 1966

 

Tor-Air

Inactive

 

 Transair

2002 - 2003

 

 

Inactive

 

 Transair Sweden

1978* - 1979*

 

Transair Sweden

Status?

 

 Transjet Airways

2001 - 2002

S9 : SWL

 

Inactive

 

 Transwede

1985 - 1999*

 

>Mavia

Renamed

 

 Transwede

2005 - 2010

5T : TWE

 

Inactive

 

 Transwede Leisure

1996* - 1996

 

>Tuifly Nordic

Renamed

 

 Trollflyg

1976* - 1979*

 

 

Status?

 

 Trygg-Flyg

1991* - 2002

YC : TYG

 

Inactive

 

 TSA (Transair Sweden AB)

1951 - 1981

TB : ---

 

Inactive

 

 TSA (Transair)

1951* - 1981

 

 

Inactive

 

 TUIfly Nordic

2006 - date

6B : BLX

Tuifly Nordic

Active

 

 Umeaflyg

(2004)

 

 

Began?

 

 Varmlandsflyg

1960* - 1979*

 

 

Status?

 

 Varmlandsflyg

1993 - 2002

 

>Swedline Express

Renamed

 

 Vasteras Flyg

1952* - 1953*

 

>Basair

Renamed

 

 Viking Air

1978* - 1979*

 

 

Status?

 

 Viking Airlines

2003 - 2010

4P : VIC

 

Inactive

 

 Viking Airways

(1999*)

 

 

Began?

 

 WaltAir Europe

1980* - date

XW : GOT

 

Active

 

 West Air Sweden

1992 - 2008

PT : SWN

>West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

Renamed

 

 West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

2009 - date

PT : SWN

West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

Active

 

 WestEastAir

**** - ****

 

>Swe Fly

Renamed

 

 Wings of Bornholm

2009 - 2010

-- : ETS

 

Inactive

 

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