Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation Inc. has entered into a firm sales contract for nine CRJ900 aircraft. These aircraft are operated by Jazz Aviation LP, a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation, under the Air Canada Express banner, making it the first Canadian operator of the new ATMOSPH-RE cabin for CRJ Regional Aircraft. Join our team: flyjazz.ca/careersWatch us on YouTube: youtube.com/jazzaviationlpFollow us on Instagram: instagram.com/jazzaviationlpConnect with us on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/jazz-aviation-lp “De Havilland Canada`s Dash 8-400 Simplified package Redeploying aircraft while contributing to the collective fight against COVID-19 by helping our customer, Air Canada, deliver essential cargo,” said Randolph de Gooyer, President of Jazz Aviation LP. Jazz Aviation LP (Air Canada Express) (Halifax), a wholly owned subsidiary of Chorus Aviation Inc., announced that its pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), had ratified their interim agreement reached on January 13, 2015. The duration of this agreement expires on December 31, 2025. HALIFAX, February 7, 2018 /CNW/ – Chorus Aviation Inc. (“Chorus”) announced that its subsidiary Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”) has ratified an interim agreement reached on January 9, 2018 with its Jazz Airport Services group. Unifor represents the Jazz Airport Services Group, which employs approximately 917 people.
Local members of the Jazz Aviation L.P. Customer Service and Aircraft Services voted in favour of a new five-year collective agreement. The contract was approved at 77%. “After a long round of negotiations, I am pleased that our Jazz members voted in favour of this new agreement,” said Euila Leonard, local president in 2002. “I would like to pay tribute to the entire negotiating committee that has worked hard to bring an agreement to jazz membership, with considerable improvements and benefits. The agreement provides for an improvement in wages, pension contributions, an increase in benefits and an improvement in the rules for part-time work. The contractual terms apply retroactively from January 14, 2017 and expire on January 13, 2022. Members of the negotiating committee thanked all members for their support and, in particular, members who took the time to participate in the ratification meetings and learn more about the new collective agreement. Local 2002 represents 1,003 members on 44 yards across the country who work in customer service, ramps, towing crew, cargo planning, departure control, crew car driver and station operating controller. Air Canada will consolidate more of its total regional jazz capacity. Chorus also secures the status of preferred partner for the operation of aircraft that can accommodate up to 50 seats by a right of compliance with third-party offers.
In addition, an enhanced pilot mobility agreement will provide jazz pilots with access to careers at Air Canada. The amended CPA will ensure that Chorus and Air Canada are well positioned to respond as allies to an ever-changing industry. That`s why Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Chorus Aviation Inc., the parent company of Jazz Aviation LP, announced today that they have signed a firm sales contract under which Chorus 13 Q400 NextGen will purchase aircraft and options for 10 Q400 NextGen aircraft.