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Canada plans to buy four new Airbus tankers, requests proposal

VICTORIA, British Columbia — The Canadian government expects to award a contract next year to Airbus for four new strategic tanker transport aircraft, according to the country’s National Defence Department.The cost of the contract is yet to be determin…

Canada unveils planned deadline to buy four Airbus tanker aircraft

VICTORIA, British Columbia — The Canadian government expects to award a contract next year to Airbus for four new strategic tanker transport aircraft, according to the country’s National Defence Department.The cost of the contract is yet to be determin…

Air Canada Set To Add Boeing 777 Freighters To Its Fleet

Air Canada

IATA/ICAO Code:
AC/ACA

Airline Type:
Full Service Carrier

Hub(s):
Calgary International Airport, Montréal–Trudeau International Airport, Toronto Pearson International Airport, Vancouver International Airport

Canada finalises first contract for new multi-role tanker fleet

The Canadian government has finalised the first contract in its plan to procure a new fleet of multi-role aerial refuelling aircraft, the government said on 14 July.
The Strategic Tanker Transport Capability (STTC) initiative aims to replace the Royal …

Airbus A330 MRTT for Canada

Defense Minister Anita Anand announced that Canada has finalized an agreement to purchase the first two aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), which will replace and renew the capabilities currently performed by the CC-150 Polaris fleet. S…

Canada to join the list of A330 MRTT operators

Under the Strategic Tanker Transport Capability Project, the Government of Canada purchased two A330-200s for conversion to the Airbus MRTT version.

CC-150 Polaris have been in service with the Royal Canadian Air Force since 1992. Photo: RCAF.

The …

Canada picks Airbus for multirole tanker transport requirement

Canadian defence minister Anita Anand revealed on 14 July that the Department of National Defence (DND) on 14 July has finalised a contract to buy and convert a pair of Airbus A330-200 passenger aircraft into multirole tanker transport (MRTT) platforms…