Swedish journalists Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson are on their way home from Ethiopia.
The pair were captured in July 2011 by rebels in eastern Ethiopia, accused of supporting terrorism, and sentenced to an 11-year jail term.
The journalists had always denied any offense and stated that they were just doing their job.
The two Swedes were pardoned by Prime Minister Meles Zenawi before his death last month.
The pair are now aboard Turkish Airlines flight TK1793 which has departed from Ataturk, Istanbul and is bound for Arlanda Airport, Stockholm.
We are tracking them live on Plane Finder and planefinder.net – http://planefinder.net/flight/TK1793
The aircraft carrying them is An Airbus A320, registration TC-JPN.
The flight is using callsign THY1793.