Posted on February 22, 2024

News Release

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. joins De Havilland Component Solutions Program to support its fleet of Dash 8-400 aircraft

Singapore, February 22, 2024 - De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“De Havilland Canada”) today announced that Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. (Biman) has signed a De Havilland Component Solutions Program (“DCS Program”) agreement to support its fleet of five Dash 8-400 aircraft. The DCS Program will provide Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. with comprehensive component maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services and access to a strategically located spare part exchange pool.

“Our highly customizable DCS Program continues to be the leader in power-by-the-hour solutions for the Dash 8-400 fleet and is designed to allow operators to focus on other key business activities while we take care of their component management requirements,” said Leighton Storsley, De Havilland Canada Vice-President, Aftermarket and Business Development. “We are delighted that Biman have joined the DCS Program, and we look forward to servicing them with a customized package for component support.”

“We are excited to embark on this partnership with De Havilland Canada as the component maintenance support to our fleet of Dash 8-400 aircraft,” said Mr. Shafiul Azim, Managing Director and CEO of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. “With hubs across Bangladesh, in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet, it is important that we have access to the superior part availability and cost predictability that De Havilland Canada provides, so that we can focus on running our day-to-day operations efficiently.”

About the De Havilland Component Solutions (DCS) Program
The DCS Program supports the operation of Dash 8-400 aircraft by ensuring cost-effective repair solutions and global accessibility to over a thousand different aircraft components positioned at strategically located distribution centres and at some customers’ operating hubs. The program, which is designed to meet the growing demand for customized repair solutions, accommodates each customer’s requirements and environment. With its low carbon footprint, low operating costs, industry-leading passenger experience, and jet-like performance, the Dash 8-400 aircraft, which seats up to 90 passengers, is the environmentally responsible choice for operators seeking optimal performance on regional routes. More than 160 Dash 8-400 aircraft are enrolled in the DCS Program.

About De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited
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