Local members of the Jazz Aviation L.P. Customer Service and Aircraft Services voted in favour of a new five-year collective agreement. The contract was approved at 77%. “After a long round of negotiations, I am pleased that our Jazz members voted in favour of this new agreement,” said Euila Leonard, local president in 2002. “I would like to pay tribute to the entire negotiating committee that has worked hard to bring an agreement to jazz membership, with considerable improvements and benefits. The agreement provides for an improvement in wages, pension contributions, an increase in benefits and an improvement in the rules for part-time work. The contractual terms apply retroactively from January 14, 2017 and expire on January 13, 2022. Members of the negotiating committee thanked all members for their support and, in particular, members who took the time to participate in the ratification meetings and learn more about the new collective agreement. Local 2002 represents 1,003 members on 44 yards across the country who work in customer service, ramps, towing crew, cargo planning, departure control, crew car driver and station operating controller. Join our team: flyjazz.ca/careersWatch us on YouTube: youtube.com/jazzaviationlpFollow us on Instagram: instagram.com/jazzaviationlpConnect with us on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/jazz-aviation-lp As part of an agreement with De Havilland Canada, Jazz has ordered a newsletter service and a conversion kit that will be applied to the first of 13 selected aircraft.
De Havilland Canada will be the exclusive supplier of all future Dash 8-400 aircraft that will convert simplified Freighter package for the jazz fleet. HALIFAX, February 7, 2018 /CNW/ – Chorus Aviation Inc. (“Chorus”) announced that its subsidiary Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”) has ratified an interim agreement reached on January 9, 2018 with its Jazz Airport Services group. Unifor represents the Jazz Airport Services Group, which employs approximately 917 people. “De Havilland Canada`s Dash 8-400 Simplified Package Freighter will allow us to redeploy aircraft, while contributing to the collective fight against COVID-19 by helping our customer, Air Canada, deliver critical cargo,” said Randolph deGooyer, President of Jazz Aviation LP. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation Inc. has entered into a firm sales contract for nine CRJ900 aircraft. These aircraft are operated by Jazz Aviation LP, a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation, under the Air Canada Express banner, making it the first Canadian operator of the new ATMOSPH-RE cabin for CRJ Regional Aircraft.
Air Canada does not intend to comment further pending the ratification process of the interim agreement between Jazz and ALPA; a press release on the market update is issued if all closing conditions are met prior to the closing of previous transactions. Air Canada Express: As part of a capacity purchase agreement with Air Canada using the Air Canada Express brand, Jazz, with a fleet of 116 Bombardier aircraft from the Canadian industry, offers services to and from lower density markets, as well as higher density markets outside peak periods in North America.