Posted on June 20, 2023
Croatia Airlines joins De Havilland Component Solutions Program to enhance support to its fleet of Dash 8-400 aircraft
Leighton Storsley, De Havilland Canada Vice-President, Aftermarket and Business Development, and Jasmin Bajić, Croatia Airlines President and CEO.
PARIS, France, June 20, 2023
- De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“De Havilland Canada”) today announced that a De Havilland Component Solutions Program (“DCS Program”) agreement has been signed with Croatia Airlines. Under the agreement, De Havilland Canada will manage component maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the airline’s fleet of six Dash 8-400 aircraft and provide access to De Havilland Canada’s strategically located exchange pool.
“We are delighted to welcome Croatia Airlines to our De Havilland Component Solutions Program, and we look forward to supporting the airline’s operation well into the future,” said Leighton Storsley, De Havilland Canada Vice-President, Aftermarket and Business Development. “Our highly customizable DCS Program allows businesses to focus on their key business objectives, while we take care of their component management requirements.”
“The DCS Program offers the cost predictability that is so important in airline management,” said Jasmin Bajić, Croatia Airlines President and CEO. “We look forward to benefitting from access to De Havilland Canada’s expertise in warranty administration, planning and supplier management to enhance the operations of our Dash 8-400 aircraft.”
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 150 Dash 8-400 aircraft are enrolled in the DCS Program.
About De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited
With more than 5,000 aircraft delivered, De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) is well established across the globe and our talented team of aviation professionals is dedicated to advancing our near-100-year reputation for excellence in innovation, production, and customer support. Our aircraft operate reliably in some of the world's harshest climates and provide vital connections between rural communities and urban centres – transporting essential cargo and millions of passengers annually. Our aircraft also support a wide variety of special mission operations including aerial firefighting, search and rescue, medical evacuation, reconnaissance, and coastal surveillance Visit: https://dehavilland.com
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