Calm Air

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Calm Air
Calm Air Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
AOC #MHMF437G[1]
HubsWinnipeg Airport
Thompson Airport
Secondary hubsChurchill Airport;
Rankin Inlet Airport
Focus citiesWinnipeg, Thompson, Churchill, Rankin Inlet
Frequent-flyer programAeroplan AirMiles
Fleet size13[2]
Parent companyExchange Income Corporation
HeadquartersWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Calm Air International LP. is a full service airline, offering passenger, charter and freight services in northern Manitoba and the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut. It is owned by Exchange Income Corporation[4] with its main base in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


The airline was established and started operations in 1962. It was founded by Carl Arnold Lawrence Morberg (1936-2005),[5] and his wife, as a charter service in northern Saskatchewan. In 1976 it took over the Transair passenger service in the Northwest Territories. 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.[6]

On April 8, 2009 Calm Air was purchased by the Exchange Income Corporation (EIC) which also owns Perimeter Aviation, Provincial Airlines, Bearskin Airlines, Custom Helicopters and Keewatin Air.

Airline partnerships[edit]

Calm Air has codeshare agreements with First Air and Canadian North.[7]


A Saab 340 operated by Calm Air in 2007

As of September 2018, Calm Air operates daily scheduled air services to the following communities:[3]


Calm Air ATR 42 at Winnipeg airport

As of August 2018, the following aircraft are listed by Transport Canada as being registered to Calm Air:[2]

Calm Air Fleet
Aircraft No. of Aircraft Variants Notes
Dornier 328JET 1 328-300
ATR 42 7 300, 320 Aircraft configured in combi, freighter, and passenger configurations.
ATR 72 5 202 Aircraft configured in combi, freighter, and passenger configurations.


  1. ^ "Federal Aviation Administration - Airline Certificate Information - Detail View". Retrieved 2019-06-27.
  2. ^ a b "Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: Quick Search Result for Calm Air". Transport Canada. Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  3. ^ a b "Calm Air Route Map". Retrieved 2018-09-21.
  4. ^ Exchange Income Corporation
  5. ^ Carl Morberg Obituary, retrieved 2016-01-17
  6. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 60.
  7. ^ "Northern airlines sign major codeshare agreement". Nunatsiaq News.

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