Calm Air

Infobox Airline
airline = Calm Air



logo_size = 300px
fleet_size = 15
destinations = 16
IATA = MO
ICAO = CAV
callsign = CALM AIR
parent =
company_slogan =
founded = 1962
headquarters = Thompson, Manitoba, Canada
key_people =
hubs = Thompson Airport
Winnipeg Airport
secondary_hubs = Churchill, MB;
Rankin Inlet, NU
focus_cities =
frequent_flyer = Aeroplan
lounge =
alliance =
website = http://www.calmair.com

Calm Air International Ltd. is an airline based in Thompson, Manitoba, Canada. It operates services in northern Manitoba and the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut. Charter and freight services are also undertaken. Its main base is Thompson Airportcite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 60 | date= 2007-04-03] .

History

The airline was established and started operations in 1962. It was founded by Arnold Morberg, and his wife, as a charter service in northern Saskatchewan. In 1976 it took over the Transair passenger service in Nunavut. In 1981, Calm Air took over many of the passenger and cargo routes of Lamb Air. Canadian Airlines acquired a 45% holding in Calm Air in 1987.

Destinations

Calm Air operates services to the following communities: [ [http://www.calmair.com/PDF_files/2007%20%20Winter%20Web%20All%20%20Dec%2010th.pdf Calm Air schedule] ]
*Manitoba
**Churchill (Churchill Airport)
**Flin Flon (Flin Flon Airport)
**Gillam (Gillam Airport)
**Shamattawa (Shamattawa Airport)
**South Indian Lake (South Indian Lake Airport)
**The Pas (The Pas Airport)
**Thompson (Thompson Airport)
**Winnipeg (Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport)

*Nunavut
**Arviat (Arviat Airport)
**Baker Lake (Baker Lake Airport)
**Chesterfield Inlet (Chesterfield Inlet Airport)
**Coral Harbour, (Coral Harbour Airport)
**Rankin Inlet (Rankin Inlet Airport)
**Repulse Bay (Repulse Bay Airport)
**Whale Cove (Whale Cove Airport)

Fleet

The Calm Air fleet Includes the following aircraft (as of March 2008) [ [http://www.tc.gc.ca/aviation/activepages/ccarcs/aspscripts/en/quicksearch.asp Aircraft registered to Calm Air according to Transport Canada] search "Calm Air" on last search field, Owner Name]
* 2 Cessna 208
* 2 ATR 42-300
* 2 ATR 42-320
* 4 Hawker Siddeley HS 748 2A
* 1 Hawker Siddeley HS 748 2B
* 6 Saab 340B

External links

* [http://www.calmair.com Calm Air]

References


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