Transwede Airways

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For the airline that operated between 2005 and 2010, see Transwede Airways (2005–2010).
Transwede Airways
IATA ICAO Callsign
TQ TWE Transwede
Founded 1985
Ceased operations 1998

Transwede Airways AB, trading as Transwede, was a Swedish airline which operated between 1985 and 1998, when it was merged into Braathens and Blue Scandinavia. Established by Thomas Johansson, it became Sweden's second-largest airline after the dismiss of Linjeflyg in 1993. Transwede operated a fleet of Caravelles, Fokker F28s, F100s, Boeing 737s and 757s, McDonnell Douglas MD-80s and Lockheed L-1011 TriStars for charter flights.

A Transwede Sud Aviation Caravelle seen at Lisbon Airport in 1988.
Boeing 737-200 pictured in 1989

Business management[edit]


  • 1985-1991 - Thomas Johansson
  • ????-???? - Thomas Rosenqvist

Chairman of the Board[edit]

  • ????-???? - Carl-Olof Munkberg


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