HALIFAX, Dec. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR) is pleased to announce that it will be added to the S&P/TSX Composite Index prior to the opening of trading on December 18, 2017.

"Our addition to the S&P/TSX Composite Index reflects the success of our growth and diversification strategy," commented Joe Randell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Chorus. "We're transforming our organization with the objective of being a worldwide leader in providing regional aviation services. This milestone has the potential to broaden our investor base, increase trading liquidity and deliver additional value to our shareholders."

The S&P/TSX Composite Index includes the largest and most liquid companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange, as measured by market capitalization and trading volume.