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airline company executive

Torstein Torberg Ljøstad, Swedish airline company executive. Lieutenant Norwegian Army Reserve; Member International Chamber of Commerce (air transport committee 1982-1997), Norwegian Aero Club (county since 1984).

Background

Ljøstad, Torstein Torberg was born on April 6, 1930 in Oslo. Son of Kjetil and Margit (Loftesnes) Ljøstad.

Education

Cand.jur., University Oslo, 1955. Master of Arts in Political Science, Columbia University, 1957.

Career

Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo, 1957-1959; secretary, Scandinavian Airlines, Stockholm, 1959-1964; director foreign affairs, Scandinavian Airlines, Stockholm, 1964-1969; area manager Middle East, Scandinavian Airlines, Beirut, Lebanon, 1969-1973; regional manager East Europe, Scandinavian Airlines, Stockholm, 1973-1974; vice president cargo, Scandinavian Airlines, Stockholm, 1974-1980; vice president foreign affairs, Scandinavian Airlines, Stockholm, 1980-1982; president, Norwegian Airlines, Oslo, 1982-1997.

Membership

Lieutenant Norwegian Army Reserve. Member International Chamber of Commerce (air transport committee 1982-1997), Norwegian Aero Club (county since 1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, golf, physical training, mountain hiking.

Connections

Married Vivi Synnøve Søgaard, September 15, 1955. Children: Pål Torstein, Bård Even.

father:
Kjetil Ljøstad

mother:
Margit (Loftesnes) Ljøstad

spouse:
Vivi Synnøve Søgaard

children:
Pål Torstein Ljøstad

Bård Even Ljøstad