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Jazz Technical Services

Exceptional engineers. World-class skills.

Jazz Technical Services (JTS)

Jazz Technical Services (JTS) is a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service provider, fully equipped and trained to complete all levels of heavy checks and MRO services for MHIRJ (formerly Bombardier), De Havilland, and select Embraer regional aircraft. JTS is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia and employs 400 maintenance professionals in an 80,000 square foot facility with six bays available.

JTS is authorized to repair Canadian, US and EASA aircraft.

In-house Capabilities:

  • Structures
  • In-service engineering
  • Planning
  • Production control
  • Supply management
  • Our own Approved Engineering Organization

Why JTS?

Jazz Technical Services is an Authorized Service Facility (ASF) for MHIRJ and De Havilland. In September 2018, JTS received Transport Canada certification to perform airframe heavy maintenance on Embraer 135 and Embraer 145 regional aircraft.

Jazz and JTS have been the recipients of MHIRJ and Bombardier Reliability Awards on multiple platforms since 2013 and offer:

  • Competitive rates.
  • Proven track record.
  • Industry-leading turn times, reduced out-of-service time.
  • Increased reliability.
  • Controlled cost structure.
  • Full compliance standards.

JTS and Jazz participate in numerous regulatory and industry forums, both in Canada and in the United States, as well as being EASA approved.

Airframe Heavy Maintenance

Count on our Experience

Jazz Aviation is the only operator in the world of all four De Havilland commercial regional platforms and the largest operator of Dash 8 100 / 200 / 300 aircraft in the world; providing extensive experience and expertise to the Jazz Technical Services division.

Jazz has operated the Dash 8 100 / 200 / 300 aircraft for over 30 years and JTS has completed more C and D checks of these aircraft than any other airline. Our industry leading turn times, competitive labour rates and award-winning quality service ensures minimum aircraft downtime and improved operational reliability.


JTS is fully equipped and trained to complete all levels of heavy checks and MRO services for:

  • CRJ100, CRJ200
  • CRJ700, CRJ900 and CRJ1000
  • Dash 8 100, 200, 300
  • Dash 8-400
  • Embraer EMB135, EMB145

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Dash 8-300 Extended Service Program (ESP)

JTS is the only MRO to have completed the Dash 8-300 Extended Service Program (ESP) extending the service life of Jazz’s Dash 8-300 aircraft by 50 percent, or approximately 15 years, through the replacement or upgrade of required structural and systems components.

Interior Reconfiguration

  • LOPA changes
  • Oven installations
  • Galley upgrades
  • Dual cabin reconfigurations
  • Storage bin and wardrobe installation

IFE and Wi-Fi Installation

JTS’s avionics professionals are experienced with all onboard electronics and able to manage your special project; whether you need installation expertise on your in-flight entertainment system or help meeting the demands of today’s tech-savvy passenger with onboard Wi-fi access.

JTS is an experienced installer of Gogo Wi-Fi systems.

Interior Refurbishing

Enhance your customer experience

Spotless is the new black! Old becomes new again with the attention and expertise of JTS’s refurbishment professionals. Our services portfolio includes an HVA machine that reduces cabin panel refinishing times.

Cost effective solution

  • Re-skinned sidewall and ceiling panels
  • LED lighting upgrade
  • New seat covers
  • New carpeting
  • Refreshed galley
  • Renewed lavatory facility

Lease Return and Aircraft Storage

End of lease expertise including:

  • Lease return condition analysis
  • Borescope inspections
  • Aircraft records audits
  • Preparation for short-term storage
  • Storage checks
  • Return to service checks

Contact JTS

To inquire about Jazz Technical Services, please contact