HALIFAX, March 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR.B
CHR.A CHR.DB) today announced a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per Class A and
Class B share payable on or after April 16, 2013 to shareholders of record at
the close of business on March 28, 2013. These dividends qualify as eligible
dividends in Canada and qualifying dividends in the United States.
About Chorus Aviation Inc.
Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") was incorporated on September 27, 2010 and is
a dividend-paying holding company which owns Jazz Aviation LP and Chorus
Leasing III Inc.
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 currently operates scheduled
passenger service on behalf of Air Canada with approximately 780 departures
per weekday to 82 destinations in Canada and in the United States with a fleet
of Canadian-made Bombardier aircraft.
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
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SOURCE: CHORUS AVIATION INC.
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