Ten consecutive months in the leading position
HALIFAX, Oct. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") today announced
it ranked first among Canadian carriers for arrival on-time performance
for the month of September 2013, as reported by FlightStats Inc. This
marks Jazz's 10th consecutive month in the leading position among Canadian carriers, and
also places it among North America's top five on-time performing
airlines for the past five months, according to the leading global
flight and airport information service.
"Our operational expertise has allowed us to build a company of superior
scope and scale, and has earned us a reputation for safe, reliable and
efficient service," said Jolene Mahody, Chief Operating Officer, Jazz.
"Jazz's extensive footprint includes the operation of more daily
flights than any other Canadian carrier and flights to some of the most
challenging destinations. My thanks go to our employees who are
committed to providing a safe, on-time and customer-friendly service.
These comparative statistics are a testament to the expertise and
service excellence delivered by our team at Jazz."
As the largest regional carrier in Canada, Jazz has a proven track
record of industry leadership and exceptional customer service, and has
leveraged that strength to deliver value to all its stakeholders. Jazz
has a workforce of approximately 5,000 professionals highly experienced
in the challenging and complex nature of regional operations.
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. In October 2013,
Jazz is operating scheduled passenger service on behalf of Air Canada
with approximately 757 departures per weekday to 78 destinations in
Canada and in the United States with a fleet of Canadian-made
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.