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Jazz Aviation
Jazz Aviation logo.png
Founded 2001 (2001)
Operating bases Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Focus cities
  • Victoria International Airport
  • Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport
  • Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport
  • Edmonton International Airport
Frequent-flyer program Aeroplan (Air Canada)
Airport lounge Maple Leaf Lounge (Air Canada)
Alliance Star Alliance (affiliate of Air Canada)
Fleet size 127
Destinations 74
Headquarters Halifax Stanfield International Airport, Enfield, Nova Scotia
Key people
  • Joseph D. Randell (CEO)

Jazz Aviation LP, formerly Jazz, is a Canadian regional airline. It was founded in 2001. It is Canada's second largest airline (in terms of fleet size). The airline is headquartered at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield and Halifax, Nova Scotia. Jazz serves both Canada and the United States across 79 destinations.

Business Class

C-GLJZ CRJ.705 AC Jazz YVR 16JUN08 (3193991478)
Jazz CRJ705

Business Class is Air Canada's premium product in North America, and is offered by Jazz (doing business as Air Canada Express) on the CRJ705. There are 10 seats (B/E Aerospace's Spectrum business class seat) covered in grey leather. Each seat is equipped with a 110V power outlet and personal audio/video on demand featuring Air Canada's enRoute ҽ inflight entertainment system. The CRJ705's galley is not equipped with ovens, therefore only cold meals are served.

Onboard services

All Jazz flights operating for Air Canada offer a complimentary hot and cold beverage service with alcoholic beverages available for purchase. On flights over 90 minutes, Jazz operates a buy on board service for Air Canada called Air Canada Express Café offering snacks for purchase. On flights three hours and fifteen minutes or more in duration, sandwiches are added to the buy on board offering. Only major credit cards are accepted for payment on board. Jazz does not offer buy on board on Dash 8-100 or Dash 8-300 aircraft.


C-GOND landing in Vancouver
Jazz in Air Canada Jazz livery Dash 8-100

The Jazz Air Fleet consists of the following aircraft as of February 2018:

Jazz Aviation LP Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
J Y Total
Dash 8-100 16 0 0 37 37 Operated for Air Canada Express.
Dash 8-300 28 0 0 42 42 Twenty-six aircraft operated for Air Canada Express, remaining aircraft are part of the charter fleet.
0 50 50
Bombardier Q400 44 5 0 74 74 Operated for Air Canada Express. New Q400s delivered with 78 seats. Five aircraft are configured with 74 seats.
0 78 78
Bombardier CRJ200 11 0 0 50 50 Operated for Air Canada Express.
Bombardier CRJ900 21 0 12 64 76 Operated for Air Canada Express.
Total 117 8

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