DARTMOUTH, NS, Sept. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") announced today that their Crew Scheduling employees, represented by Unifor have ratified a tentative agreement which was reached on September 6, 2013. The agreement will be in place for a four-year period.
Unifor represents approximately 40 Crew Schedulers employed at Jazz.
"Congratulations and thank you to all who have been involved in this process. With the conclusion of this agreement there are no outstanding collective agreements to be negotiated until the third quarter of 2015, when the next period of collective bargaining will resume," said Jolene Mahody, Chief Operating Officer of Jazz. The long-term agreements in place with our labour groups provide stability as we continue to strengthen our business and enhance our competitive position in the marketplace."
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.
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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