DARTMOUTH, NS, Sept. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz")
announced today that their Crew Scheduling employees, represented by
Unifor have ratified a tentative agreement which was reached on
September 6, 2013. The agreement will be in place for a four-year
Unifor represents approximately 40 Crew Schedulers employed at Jazz.
"Congratulations and thank you to all who have been involved in this
process. With the conclusion of this agreement there are no outstanding
collective agreements to be negotiated until the third quarter of 2015,
when the next period of collective bargaining will resume," said Jolene
Mahody, Chief Operating Officer of Jazz. The long-term agreements in
place with our labour groups provide stability as we continue to
strengthen our business and enhance our competitive position in the
About Jazz Aviation LP
Jazz Aviation LP has a strong history in Canadian aviation with its
roots going back to the 1930s. Jazz is wholly owned by Chorus Aviation
Inc. and continues to generate some of the strongest operational and
financial results in the North American aviation industry.
There are two airline divisions operated by Jazz Aviation LP: Air
Canada Express and Jazz.
Air Canada Express: Under a capacity purchase agreement with Air
Canada, Jazz provides service to and from lower-density markets as well
as higher-density markets at off-peak times throughout Canada and to
and from certain destinations in the United States.
Jazz: Under the Jazz brand, the airline offers charters throughout
North America with a dedicated fleet of five Bombardier aircraft for
corporate clients, governments, special interest groups and individuals
seeking more convenience. Jazz also has the ability to offer airline
operators services such as ground handling, dispatching, flight load
planning, training and consulting.
For more information, visit www.flyjazz.ca.
SOURCE: Chorus Aviation Inc.