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Jazz Aviation LP signs letter of intent with InteliSys Aviation Systems
HALIFAX, Oct. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - InteliSys Aviation Systems ("InteliSys") and Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") today announced the signing of a letter of intent for the provision of ameliaRES software solution in support of the ground handling services Jazz offers to airline operators across Canada.

The ameliaRES system is a robust passenger service system complete with reservation, flight, fare, and inventory management. Jazz will utilize the system's internal departure control system (DCS) to further enhance its ground handling service delivery to current and future customers.

"The ameliaRES software solution will enable Jazz to provide our customers with a much more efficient service while reducing their costs," said Franco Giampa, Vice President, Airports and System Operations Control, Jazz. "Our operational expertise combined with new competitive collective agreement wages and working rules allow us to deliver high quality ground handling services at industry leading rates."

"We enjoy working with Jazz and are very excited to partner with them on their latest initiatives," said Craig Morrissey, Director of Sales at InteliSys. "Jazz is renowned worldwide as a first class organization and having them as part of our client base is very important to InteliSys."

As one of the largest regional operators in the world, Jazz understands the importance of operating safely, efficiently, and in a cost-effective manner. Jazz's team of highly skilled and experienced professionals is deployed across many Canadian airports and delivers a full range of customized airport services.

About InteliSys Aviation Systems

InteliSys Aviation Systems is an established leader in airline information technology and airline software solutions. It has, since 1987, focused on providing leading edge IT solutions for regional and low-cost carriers as well as corporate flight operations. InteliSys has built its reputation as a reliable technology partner for its clients; providing systems and support to clients worldwide 24*7*365.

The InteliSys amelia suite of products has two main offerings: ameliaRES and ameliaCARGO.
ameliaRES: A robust passenger service system complete with reservation, flight, fare, and inventory management. The system includes travel agent, public web, and call centre booking portals as well as a full departure control system (DCS). ameliaRES is a ticketless system with full interline e-ticketing capabilities.

ameliaCARGO: A fully hosted airline cargo management system that provides complete workflow management from initial cargo acceptance and waybill generation through to final delivery to consignee. ameliaCARGO includes capabilities to manage cargo operations as well as revenue accounting and invoicing operations.

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About Jazz Aviation LP

Jazz Aviation LP has a strong history in Canadian aviation with its roots going back to the 1930s. Jazz is wholly owned by Chorus Aviation Inc. and continues to generate some of the strongest operational and financial results in the North American aviation industry.

There are two airline divisions operated by Jazz Aviation LP: Air Canada Express and Jazz.

Air Canada Express: Under a capacity purchase agreement with Air Canada, Jazz provides service to and from lower-density markets as well as higher-density markets at off-peak times throughout Canada and to and from certain destinations in the United States. In October 2013, Jazz is operating scheduled passenger service on behalf of Air Canada with approximately 757 departures per weekday to 78 destinations in Canada and in the United States with a fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier aircraft.

Jazz: Under the Jazz brand, the airline offers charters throughout North America with a dedicated fleet of five Bombardier aircraft for corporate clients, governments, special interest groups and individuals seeking more convenience. Jazz also has the ability to offer airline operators services such as ground handling, dispatching, flight load planning, training and consulting.

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SOURCE Chorus Aviation Inc.

For further information:

Frank Kays (506) 533-1473 Shediac, New Brunswick
George Hubley (506) 645-7417 Saint John, New Brunswick

Manon Stuart (902) 873-5054 Halifax, Nova Scotia
Debra Williams (905) 671-7769 Toronto, Ontario