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Estonian Air's Boeing 737-500 at Stockholm Arlanda Airport in 1999
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Photo: Estonian Air's Boeing 737-500 at Stockholm Arlanda Airport in 1999 Author: (Postimees/Scanpix)

Estonian Air, the country's national carrier, folded after 24 years in operation. The company was founded in December 1, 1991.

The company inherited a dozen Antonov An-2 aircraft from Aeroflot's Estonian subsidiary and soon purchased Tu-134 and Jak-40-type planes. First Boeings were added to the fleet in 1995. It has also flown Fokker50, Saab 340A, Bombardier and Embraer planes.

CEOs of Estonia Air:

Anti Oidsalu 1991-1994
Toomas Peterson 1995-1996
Borge Thornbech 1996-2000
Jorn Eriksen 2000-2002
Erki Urva 2002-2005
Borge Thornbech 2005-2007
Andrus Aljas 2008-2011
Tero Taskila 2011-2012
Jan Palmer 2012-

Estonian Air ceased operations in November 8, 2015.

Editor: M. Oll



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