Transwede Airways (2005–10)

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For the airline that operated from 1985 to 1998, see Transwede Airways.
Transwede Airways AB
Transwede logo.PNG
IATA
5T
ICAO
TWE
Callsign
Transwede
Founded 2005
Ceased operations 31 March 2010
Hubs Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport
Fleet size 6
Destinations 6
Parent company Braathens Aviation
Headquarters Gothenburg, Sweden
Key people Trygve Gjertsen (CEO)
Website transwede.com

Transwede Airways AB, trading as Transwede, was a charter airline based at Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport in Landvetter, Härryda Municipality, near Gothenburg.[1] Transwede operated flights on wet lease agreements from London City Airport, as well as charter flights. The company was owned by Braathens Aviation. Transwede Airways had appointed a new CEO, Trygve Gjertsen, who started January 1, 2007, taking over Jimmie Bergqvist.

The inaugural flight from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport to London City Airport, numbered SK517, took place on February 13, 2006, under Scandinavian Airlines colors. This has given place to two daily flights, numbered SK517/518 and SK529/530, with the new Transwede livery, which is a variation of Malmö's.[2]

As per 31 March 2010 the airline has decided that all activities in the company will end as Transwede has not been operating during 2010.

Destinations[edit]

EI-COQ (later SE-DJP) when contracted by Scandinavian Airlines

On behalf of Alitalia

Fleet[edit]

The Transwede Airways fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of March 2008):

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home." Transwede Airways. Retrieved on 7 December 2010. "Transwede Airways I P.O. Box 2011 SE-438 11 Landvetter Sweden".
  2. ^ Airliners