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About Us

Jazz is part of the Chorus Aviation group of companies. Chorus Aviation Inc. shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ‘CHR’.

Our vision

We deliver regional aviation to the world.

Our values

Listen, collaborate, improve.



Grow the business by leveraging our regional aviation expertise and strong relationships with customers and employees.


We deliver through our commitment to:

  • SAFETY: Safety is our top priority.
  • DIVERSITY: We are stronger through diversity. We celebrate our individual differences and unique perspectives.
  • QUALITY: We challenge ourselves to continuously improve and strive for excellence in all that we do.
  • COST COMPETITIVENESS: We provide cost competitive solutions.
  • ETHICS and INTEGRITY: We uphold and model the principles of integrity and ethical behaviour.

Corporate Fact Sheet*

Number of destinations: 89. (In Canada: 59. In the United States: 30.)

No. of Employees: 5,000 total employees

660 Daily Flights Operated (approx., based on weekday operation)

Daily Passengers Carried: 30,000 (based on weekday operation)

Annual Passengers Carried: over 10.6 million (based on 2019 figures)


*All Corporate Fact Sheet information represents January 2020; prior to COVID-19.

Executive Management

Randolph deGooyer

President, Jazz

Marnie King

Vice President, Airports

Kirk Newhook

Vice President, Employee and Operations Support

Doug Clarke

Vice President, Finance and Business Services

Steve Linthwaite

Vice President, Flight Operations

Anil Mohan

Vice President, Legal

Kal Rebin

Vice President, Maintenance and Engineering

Awards and Recognition

This special designation recognizes the employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people just starting their careers. Jazz received this award due to our participation in Seneca College’s Cadet Program, our partnership with the Collegiate Aviation Canada Group of Colleges, and our scholarships for students enrolled in Aircraft Maintenance Engineer programs.

Also recognized in 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2012.

This award recognizes employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs. Jazz was recognized for promoting a culture that embraces diversity and fosters inclusion through a number of initiatives aimed at making current and prospective employees feel welcome and valued, and by forming resource groups to support employees’ personal and professional needs.

Also recognized in 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012.


Jazz was named among Canada’s Safest Employers 2020 taking Gold in the Public Transportation category! At Jazz, our safety culture is top of mind every day. We are successful through all employees taking ownership of safety, without compromise. Our dedicated local workplace committees advance safety for all employees, and we have healthy and robust safety reporting across the organization. Our dynamic internal audit program works by identifying risks, process enhancement opportunities, and procedural changes – all with the goal of constantly striving to further advance safety within Jazz.

Jazz is pleased to be named an Employee Recommended Workplace by the Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell.

Also recognized in 2018 and 2017.

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft recognizes airlines and suppliers each year who have achieved exceptional performance in their respective areas of operations. These awards recognize carriers for achieving dispatch reliability rates of at least 99 per cent, in addition to the highest dispatch reliability performance in each aircraft category.

Also recognized in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, and 2013.

This annual competition evaluates and identifies the employers in Atlantic Canada that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Jazz was recognized for supporting employee development, cultivating an ownership culture, and helping employees reach a work/life balance work through alternative work arrangements.

Also recognized in 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012.

This annual survey chooses employers that lead in offering the most progressive human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies. Jazz received this award based on our mentoring, apprenticeship and training programs, retirement planning assistance, and our “Jazz After Hours Club”, which organizes social activities for employees throughout the year.

Also recognized in 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012.



The Air Canada Jazz brand is launched. This newly branded company has a long history comprised of regional airlines from coast to coast.


Jazz becomes an independent public entity. Newly formed Jazz Air Income Fund completes initial public offering.


Jazz Air Income Fund converts to Chorus Aviation Inc. (TSX: CHR). Jazz now owned by Chorus Aviation Inc.


Air Canada Express brand is launched.


Jazz and Air Canada renew commercial agreement with extension to 2025.


Jazz transitions heavy maintenance operation into separate MRO division; Jazz Technical Services (JTS).


Jazz takes delivery of our first CRJ900 with the new livery announced by Air Canada.


New agreement with Air Canada secures and renews Jazz’s future as the primary Air Canada Express operator to 2035.


Revised agreement with Air Canada optimizes the Jazz fleet and positions Jazz as sole Air Canada Express operator.