HALIFAX, June 26 /CNW/ - CanJet Airlines announced today that it has
taken delivery of two next-generation Boeing 737 aircraft into its permanent
fleet. The second aircraft arrived in Halifax at the end of May.
The 737-800 series aircraft have a seating capacity of 189 passengers and
will be equipped with a drop-down video system providing passengers with
comfort and convenience during their vacation travel.
These aircraft will operate flights from Montreal during the summer and
fall months to various southern sun destinations on behalf of one of CanJet's
tour operator partners. CanJet will be adding additional 800 series aircraft
late in 2008 and will operate an all next-generation 737 fleet next winter.
The next-generation 737s are fitted with Blended Winglet technology that
increases fuel efficiency and range while reducing takeoff noise and carbon
CanJet is also pleased to announce it recently reached a 4 year agreement
with its pilot union, ALPA. Stephen Rowe, EVP and COO stated, "I'm very
pleased to see that both the pilot and flight attendant unions have struck
fair agreements with the airline this year. This obviously provides CanJet a
stable workforce which will enable management to focus fulltime on building
CanJet as Canada's premier charter airline. "
CanJet Airlines is a division of IMP Group Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia,
one of Canada's Top 50 Best Managed Companies and one of Canada's largest
aviation and aerospace companies. The airline division provides charter
services with a fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
For further information:
For further information: Stephen Rowe, EVP & COO, IMP Group Limited,