HALIFAX, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - As a leader in aviation safety in Canada,
Jazz Aviation LP (Jazz) is pleased to announce that it has once again
successfully completed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the
benchmark for global safety management in airlines. Jazz was one of the
first airlines in Canada to achieve IOSA registration in April of 2005.
Jazz has completed the process every two years as required, and the
2013 audit marks the fifth successful audit.
"Safety is our top priority at Jazz and is one of the reasons our
operational performance is industry leading," said David Deveau, Vice
President of Safety, Quality and Environment. "The IOSA audit is an
important recognition of the safety culture and the dedication to
proactively managing risk at every level of the organization."
The IOSA audit is designed to assess operational management and control
systems of an airline, using over 900 internationally harmonized
standards and recommended practices. These IOSA standards were
developed by more than 100 highly experienced airline professionals
with assistance from Transport Canada, the Civil Aviation Safety
Authority of Australia and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration,
all under the guidance and direction of the International Air Transport
Association (IATA). Airlines that have been audited to full conformity
with IOSA standards make a clear, positive statement about the
integrity of their operations and their ability to manage the
Jazz was also awarded top prize at the European Safety management
Symposium in London, UK in 2012 - winning the first Innovation in
Aviation Safety Management Award. Jazz's selection for this award
resulted from their progressive integration of several existing systems
into one holistic safety program that continues to enhance its safety
culture and produce tangible results.
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.
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