Manitoba’s Calm Air buys ex-Olympic ATR 42-320
May 30, 2012, Manitoba - Skyworld Aviation has announced the sale of an ex-Olympic ATR 42-320 aircraft and spare PW124 engine to Manitoba's Calm Air.
Calm Air International serves the northern part of central Canada, and is based in Manitoba. The operator was purchased by Exchange Income Corporation (EIC) in 2009 and is one of five Canadian airlines owned by the organization. Calm Air provides passenger scheduled services as well as charter services to a variety of customers including government, corporate and community groups. The airline also specializes in cargo transportation with a fleet of aircraft which have the capability of carrying a combined passenger/cargo payload.
This latest acquisition takes the total fleet of ATR's to eight aircraft which includes two ATR 72's. The airline also operates a fleet of Saab 340B's, Dornier 328 Jets, and HS 748 Cargo aircraft. Skyworld had previously been involved with placing two Saab 340Bs with Calm Air in 2005.