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West Atlantic Sweden

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
PT
SWN
869
Air Sweden

West Atlantic SwedenBombardier CRJ-200
West Air Sweden
PO Box 5433
SE-402 29 Gothenburg
SWEDEN

Tel.: +46 31 703 0450
Fax: +46 31 703 0455
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.westair.se

Owner: Privately held (100%)
Base: Lidkopping (LDK); Malmo (MMX)
Hubs: Stockholm (ARN); Lulea (LLA); Paris (CDG); Copenhagen (CPH)
Start of ops: 1955
  • 4 x Boeing 767
  • 2 x CRJ-100
  • 1 x CRJ-200
  • 27 x BAe ATP
  • 1 x ATR-72
  • Chief Executive:
    VP ops:
    Gustaf Thureborn
    Björn Landelius

    Name Alias
    IATA
    Code
    ICAO
    Code
    Country Base Dates
    West Atlantic Sweden  
    PT
    SWN
    Sweden Lindköping 2008-
    25% purchased on 9/12/13 by ATSG/Air Transport Services Group (owner of ABX Air, Air Transport International, Cargo Aircraft Management).
    West Air Europe  
    PT
    SWN
    Sweden Lindköping 2002-2008
    Announced 29/10/08 plan for merger with Atlantic Airlines, UK under new parent company West Atlantic but keeping its brand name.
    West Air Sweden  
    PT
    SWN
    Sweden Karlstad; Lindköping 1963-2002
    Originally formed as Air Sweden Executive and Abal Air. Moved to Lidköping in 1997. Formed asset management subsidiary European Turboprop Management in 2002. Parent company named West Air Europe in 2002.

    Date
    Aircraft
    Registration
    Location
    Country
    Fatal
    Damage
    Canadair CRJ-200
    SE-DUX
    near Akkajaure Sweden
    2
    w/o
    Hawker Siddeley HS-748
    SE-LEO
    Lidköping-Hovby Airport (LDK) Sweden
    0
    w/o