Jazz accepts delivery of Dash 8-300 for charter services
Jan. 29, 2008, Halifax - Jazz Air LP today accepted a Dash 8-300 aircraft into its charter division.
January 29, 2008 By Carey Fredericks
Jan. 29, 2008 Halifax – Jazz Air LP today accepted a Dash 8-300
aircraft into its charter division. This Dash 8-300 is the second of two of
the 50-seat aircraft that will be dedicated to Jazz charter operations.
The Canadian-made Dash 8-300 is manufactured by Bombardier in Downsview,
Ontario, and is a large turbo-prop aircraft that can carry 50 passengers with
a comfortable 31 inch seat pitch. The aircraft has a cruising speed of
491 km/hr and a range of 1,295 km. Jazz also has the 37-seat Dash 8-100
aircraft dedicated to charter flying.
"The addition of a second 50-seat Dash 8-300 aircraft to our charter
operation enables us to offer more choice and more capacity to our charter
customers," said Scott Tapson, Vice President, Business Development for Jazz.
"Attractive pricing, convenience and a reputation for expertise in charter
operations makes Jazz a popular choice for a variety of private charter
The Dash 8-300 delivered today will be prepared for service and ready to
operate charter flights by March 2008.
Jazz is the second largest airline in Canada based on fleet size and the
only airline serving all 10 provinces and two territories. Jazz operates more
flights and flies to more Canadian destinations than any other Canadian