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A Widroe Dash 8 in Munich. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

De Havilland Halts Dash 8 Production, Plans to Transition Facilities

On Wednesday, De Havilland Canada announced in a press release its intention to pause production of new Dash 8-400 aircraft as the manufacturer prepares to leave the site where the aircraft is currently made. While outstanding firm orders will still be built at Downsview, the current site, any unconfirmed and future orders will not be built until a new site is found. Bombardier, which owned the De Havilland Canada brand until 2018, sold the Downsview site in 2018. De Havilland…

TAAG Angola Airlines Receives First of Six Dash 8-400s

TAAG Angola Airlines, the national flag carrier for Angola yesterday received its first of six Dash 8-400 aircraft from De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited. This introduction of Dash 8-400 is expected to support the growth of TAAG’s network. “We selected the Dash 8-400 aircraft to support our development of…