Transwede Airways (2005–10)
|Ceased operations||31 March 2010|
|Hubs||Göteborg Landvetter Airport|
|Parent company||Braathens Aviation|
|Key people||Trygve Gjertsen (CEO)|
Transwede Airways AB, trading as Transwede, was a charter airline based at Göteborg Landvetter Airport in Landvetter, Härryda Municipality, near Gothenburg. 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.
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.
On behalf of Alitalia
The Transwede Airways fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of March 2008):
- 4 Avro RJ70 one aircraft was operated for Scandinavian Airlines Sweden, two aircraft are operated for SAS Norge and one aircraft is operated for Air One).
- 2 Avro RJ85 were operated for Scandinavian Airlines Sweden.
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