Chorus buys 13 Bombardier Q400 turbos for $424M
Aircraft to be operated by Jazz under the Air Canada Express brand.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft said the aircraft will be operated by Jazz under the Air Canada Express banner.
Chorus and Jazz will also be the launch customer and operator for the first Dash 8-300 aircraft Extended Service Program that will extend the life of the 50-seat Dash 8-300 turboprop to 120,000 flight cycles from the original 80,000 flight cycles, which amounts to about 15 years.
The program will involve several structural and engineering analyses and the application of fatigue and test data accumulated on the Dash 8-300 aircraft.