Jazz withdraws litigation against Toronto Port Authority

TORONTO, Oct. 20 /CNW/ - The Toronto Port Authority ("TPA") announced today that Jazz Air LP has discontinued its litigation against the TPA at the Ontario Superior Court. The case, originally filed in February 2006, was withdrawn on Friday, October 16.

In its Statement of Claim, Jazz Air LP had asked the Court for damages relating to the start up of Porter Airlines Inc.

"This is an encouraging step and is consistent with the TPA's ongoing efforts to resolve any and all historical differences with various parties," said Alan Paul, Acting President & Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Port Authority. "Now that the court case has been withdrawn, we can better focus our efforts on delivering and enhancing quality services for the people and businesses of Toronto."

About the Toronto Port Authority

The Toronto Port Authority was incorporated on June 8, 1999, as a government business enterprise under the Canada Marine Act as the successor to the Toronto Harbour Commissioners. It is a federal public authority providing transportation, distribution, storage and container services to businesses. The TPA owns and operates the Toronto City Centre Airport, Marine Terminals 51 and 52, and the Outer Harbour Marina. The TPA also provides regulatory controls and public works services to enhance the safety and efficiency of marine navigation and aviation in the port and harbour of Toronto.

SOURCE PortsToronto

For further information: For further information: Further information about the TPA is available at www.torontoport.com.

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