HALIFAX, June 22, 2017 /CNW/ – Chorus Aviation Inc. (‘Chorus’) (TSX: CHR) today announced the delivery of a third new Bombardier CRJ1000 regional jet to Air Nostrum, Lineas Aereas Del Mediterraneo, S.A. (‘Air Nostrum’).

Commenting on the delivery, Chorus Aviation Capital’s President, Steven Ridolfi, said “We are building Chorus Aviation Capital into a leading global aircraft lessor, focused on new and mid-life regional aircraft placed with high-quality lessees. We are delighted to place a third CRJ1000 with Air Nostrum and look forward to the fourth delivery before the end of this year.”

On November 9, 2016, Chorus announced plans to purchase and lease four new CRJ1000 regional jets to Air Nostrum. The fourth aircraft is scheduled to be delivered in September 2017.

Founded in 1994, and headquartered in Valencia, Spain, Air Nostrum is a leading European regional airline carrying over 4 million passengers annually. Since 1997, Air Nostrum has been a franchise partner of Iberia®, Spain’s leading national and international carrier, and is an affiliate of the oneworld® airline allianc