Jazz Air adds regional jet to charter fleet
May 11, 2010, Halifax - Jazz Air LP announced today that it is expanding its charter fleet with the addition of a CRJ-200 regional jet.
The addition of the CRJ to the Charter fleet will bring to five the number of aircraft that Jazz has available for ad hoc private charter work. In addition to the CRJ-200 jet, Jazz has four Dash 8 aircraft dedicated to charter services – two Dash 8-100 37-seat aircraft, and two Dash 8-300 50-seat aircraft.
The CRJ-200 is a 50-seat jet manufactured in Canada by Bombardier and has a cruising speed of 484 mph (780 km/hr). The range of the aircraft is 1,305 miles and it has a cruise altitude of 35,000 feet. The aircraft will be Calgary-based and is now available for charter work. Jazz operates charters throughout North America for corporate groups, sports teams, entertainers and various other customers who wish to travel via private charter.
"The CRJ-200 jet is a perfect complement to our charter fleet," said Shelley Wilson, Jazz's Manager, Charter Marketing and Sales. "The speed and range of this aircraft provides even more options for our customers to travel where they want and when they want. Our private charter services are dedicated to providing transportation that meets the demands of our busy clientele."