Discovery Air Fire Services awarded Three Year Air Transportation Services Contract

DRYDEN, ON, March 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Discovery Air Fire Services Inc. ("DAFS"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide Air Transportation Services to Support Court Related Activities for the Northwest Region of the Province of Ontario for a three year period, with an option for two extension years.  Services under the contract commenced in February 2016.

Mark Hill, the President of DAFS stated "For nearly four decades, DAFS' Walsten Air division has provided air charter services in support of Court related activity in northwestern Ontario. The Company employs some of Canada's most experienced King Air pilots that demonstrate the highest levels of safety and professionalism. Since 1985, we have flown over 30,000 hours and travelled over 7 million miles with an exemplary safety record. Winning this contract is a testament to the great work our team does year round."

About Discovery Air and Its Subsidiaries

Discovery Air is a global leader in specialty aviation services. We deliver exceptional air combat training, medevac equipped aircraft services, airborne fire services, air charter services, helicopter operations, and transport and logistics support to ensure operational readiness, health, safety, and vital lifelines for our clients and the communities we serve.

Discovery Air's Class A common voting shares and unsecured convertible debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbols DA.A and DA.DB.A, respectively).

SOURCE Discovery Air Inc.

For further information: Sheila Venman, Discovery Air Inc., VP, Human Resources & Communications,, 866-903-3247


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