ACE Aviation Holdings Inc. to sell 13 million units of Jazz Air Income Fund for total net proceeds of $ 96.85 million

    MONTREAL, Jan. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - ACE Aviation Holdings Inc. (ACE) today
announced that it has accepted an offer to sell a total of 13,000,000 units of
Jazz Air Income Fund on an exempt trade basis to certain funds and accounts
managed by West Face Capital Inc. and to Sunrise Partners Limited Partnership
at a price of $7.45 per unit representing total net proceeds to ACE of
approximately $96.85 million. The sale is expected to close on or about
January 24, 2008. Immediately following the completion of the sale, ACE will
hold approximately 9.5% of the issued and outstanding units of Jazz Air Income


    ACE is a holding company of various aviation interests including Air
Canada, Aeroplan Income Fund, Jazz Air Income Fund and ACTS.


    Certain statements in this news release may contain forward-looking
statements. These forward-looking statements are identified by the use of
terms and phrases such as "anticipate", "believe", "could", "estimate",
"expect", "intend", "may", "plan", "predict", "project", "will", "would", and
similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions. Such
statements may involve but are not limited to comments with respect to
strategies, expectations, planned operations or future actions.
    Forward-looking statements, by their nature, are based on assumptions and
are subject to important risks and uncertainties. Any forecasts or
forward-looking predictions or statements cannot be relied upon due to,
amongst other things, changing external events, general uncertainties of the
business and matters that are not within the control of ACE. Such statements
involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may
cause the actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially
from those expressed in the forward looking statements. The forward-looking
statements contained herein represent ACE's expectations as of the date they
are made and are subject to change after such date. However, ACE disclaims any
intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as
required under applicable securities regulations.
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For further information:

For further information: ACE: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal), (514)
422-5788; Angela Mah (Vancouver), (604) 270-5741; Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto),
(416) 263-5576;

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