Montreal - Chorus Aviation has placed an order to acquire nine CRJ900 regional jets from Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.

The CRJ900 jets will be operated by the Chorus Aviation subsidiary Jazz Aviation under the Air Canada Express brand as part of the capacity purchase agreement with Air Canada.

The CRJ900s will be delivered through the year 2020. The 76-seat jets will be configured on a two-class layout, 12 seats in business class and 64 seats in economy class.

The aircraft will be equipped with Bombardier's new "Atmosphere" cabin concept featuring more living space, including larger seats, cabin bins, and toilets beside enhanced aesthetic details to offer a more comfortable travel experience to the passengers.

Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chorus Aviation began operations on September 27, 2010. Since 2011, the company has been leasing its regional aircraft to Air Canada under the Air Canada Express brand through its subsidiary Jazz Aviation.

Air Canada recently extended its CPA (Capacity Purchase Agreement) with Jazz Aviation for ten years and made an equity investment of $97.26 million in Chorus Aviation.



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