HALIFAX, Aug. 31 /CNW/ - Jazz Air LP (Jazz) announced today that it has
reached a tentative labour contract with its Maintenance and Engineering
employees represented by the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) Local 2002.
The CAW represents approximately 900 Maintenance and Engineering
employees at Jazz. Further details of the agreement will not be released
"I extend sincere congratulations and thanks to all those involved in the
negotiation process. We share a common vision: to ensure Jazz is the industry
leader in regional airline services," said Joseph D. Randell, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Jazz.
On Friday, August 28, Jazz announced a tentative agreement with its
Customer Service Agents also represented by the CAW. These tentative
agreements are part of the 2009 renewal of all Jazz's labour contracts.
Jazz is the second largest airline in Canada based on fleet size,
operating over 850 flights daily to 84 destinations in Canada and the United
For further information:
For further information: Manon Stuart, (902) 873-5054, Halifax, Nova
Scotia; Debra Williams, (519) 457-8071, London, Ontario; www.flyjazz.ca