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|Founded||1985 (as Transwede)|
Gothenburg Landvetter Airport
Oslo Gardermoen Airport
Stockholm Arlanda Airport
|Parent company||TUI Group|
|Key people||Alexander Huber|
TUIfly Nordic AB, formerly known as Britannia Nordic or Transwede, is a charter airline based in Stockholm, Sweden. The name changed on 1 May 2006. It operates holiday charter flights from airports in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden to fly vacation travelers for the tour operators Star Tour (Denmark and Norway), Fritidsresor (Sweden) and Finnmatkat (Finland). They have destinations in the Canary Islands, Egypt, Greece, the Mediterranean, and Thailand.
The airline was originally formed in 1985 to handle the charter operations of Transwede Airways. In 1996, the charter part of the airline was taken over by Swedish tour operator Fritidsresor and renamed Blue Scandinavia. When Britannia Airways took control in 1998 following the acquisition of Fritidsresor by Thomson, the airline was renamed Britannia AB and later rebranded as Britannia Nordic. In 2000 Preussag (later TUI) acquired the Thomson Group.
In November 2005, the airline was rebranded as Thomsonfly and in May 2006 as TUIfly Nordic due to the new marketing strategy of the TUI Group. In the case of TUIfly Nordic, sometimes the logo of 'Fritidsresor' is marked on the fuselage to indicate their role as the companies main tour operator.
On 13 May 2015, it was announced by the TUI Group that all five of TUI's airline subsidiaries will be named TUI, whilst keeping their separate Air Operators Certificate, taking over three years to complete. The name change for TUIfly Nordic is scheduled to be completed around 2018.
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