Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR) announced today the delivery of a fourth new Bombardier CRJ1000 regional jet on long-term lease to Air Nostrum, Lineas Aereas Del Mediterraneo, S.A. ('Air Nostrum'). On November 9, 2016, Chorus announced plans to purchase and lease four new CRJ1000 regional jets to Air Nostrum.
Chorus also announced today that a Chorus Aviation Capital subsidiary had completed the acquisition of an Embraer 190 aircraft currently on lease to Aerolitoral, S.A. de C.V. ('Aeromexico Connect'). This acquisition agreement was previously announced on July 17, 2017.
"We are pleased to place a fourth CRJ1000 with Air Nostrum, and delighted to welcome Aeromexico Connect to our growing pool of airline lessees," commented Steven Ridolfi, President, Chorus Aviation Capital. "We now have relationships with seven well-established, major regional airlines in seven countries and are well on our way to building a leading global regional aircraft leasing company."