HALIFAX, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") has been
recognized as one of Nova Scotia's Top 15 Employers for 2014 by
Mediacorp Canada Inc. This marks the third consecutive year that Jazz
is honoured with this award.
"Jazz is proud to receive this award once again. We believe in our
employees and the importance of creating a workplace where individuals
can thrive," said Colin Copp, Chief Administrative Officer, Jazz.
"Ultimately, this recognition is a tribute to Jazz employees who are
focused on providing a safe, enjoyable and reliable service to our
This special designation recognizes the employers in Nova Scotia that
lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.
Mediacorp's evaluation of the various candidates is based on an
assessment focused on eight key aspects: physical workplace; work and
social atmosphere; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and
time off; employee communications; performance management; training and
skills development; and community involvement.
Jazz was recognized for cultivating an ownership culture among
employees, supporting ongoing employee education, and investing in the
education of future generations.
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. As the
largest regional carrier in Canada, Jazz has a proven track record of
industry leadership and exceptional customer service, and has leveraged
that strength to deliver value to all its stakeholders. The Company
operates more flights and flies to more Canadian destinations than any
other carrier and has a workforce of approximately 4,450 professionals
highly experienced in the challenging and complex nature of regional
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. In December of
2013, Jazz is operating scheduled passenger service on behalf of Air
Canada with approximately 740 departures per weekday to 54 destinations
in Canada and to 25 destinations in the United States. With a fleet of
122 Canadian-made Bombardier aircraft, Jazz flies more daily flights to
the most Canadian destinations than any other carrier.
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.