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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…

Embraer Develops HEPA Filtration Kits for Installation on ERJ-145 Aircraft

As the pandemic continues to threaten holiday air travel, airlines and aircraft manufactures are becoming more and more desperate to make passengers feel safe while flying. In particular, one method that has been an effective way of settling the nerves of customers and keeping cabin air clean is the use…

How De Havilland Canada Plans To Combat COVID-19 On Its…

In this time period of COVID-19, aircraft cabin sanitization has become an increasingly prominent aspect of air travel. Many airlines have integrated their own improved cleaning and sanitizing processes into daily flight operations. Meanwhile, major aircraft manufacturers have also explored, developed and integrated a wide range of technology to evolve…