Posted on April 22, 2020
De Havilland Component Solutions Program to Provide Value-added Dispatch Availability and Cost Predictability for Dash 8-400 Aircraft Customers
Toronto, April 22, 2020 – De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“De Havilland Canada”) announced today that the De Havilland Component Solutions (DCS) program is now available to provide component management support to Dash 8-400 aircraft operators. Building on the services previously available under the Smart Parts program, the DCS program will minimize aircraft life cycle costs and provide optimized supply chain solutions, guaranteed service levels and fixed cost-per-flight-hour commitments.
“As the OEM, De Havilland Canada has a vested interest in the optimal use of our Dash 8 aircraft and in the success of our customers’ operations,” said Todd Young, Chief Operating Officer, De Havilland Canada. “Cost-per-flight-hour contracts and reduced, up-front capital expenses available through the DCS program help our customers by providing predictable costs and cash flows to simplify aircraft operations. Our customers also benefit from De Havilland Canada’s expertise in warranty administration, planning and supplier management, in addition to the support of De Havilland Canada’s technical team.
“As a single-channel provider of component management solutions, we allow operators to focus on their core business,” added Mr. Young.
The DCS program ensures cost-effective repair solutions and global accessibility to over a thousand different aircraft components positioned at strategically located distribution centers. The program can be tailored to accommodate each customer’s requirements and environment including the availability of on-site component leases at customers’ preferred bases and is designed to meet the growing demand for customized repair solutions. More than 130 Dash 8 Series aircraft are enrolled in the program.
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With its acquisition of the Dash 8 aircraft program, Longview Aviation Capital has proudly relaunched De Havilland Canada, one of Canada’s most iconic brands. De Havilland Canada’s portfolio includes support to the worldwide fleet of Dash 8-100/200/300/400 aircraft, as well as production and sales of the Dash 8-400 aircraft. With its low carbon footprint and 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. https://dehavilland.com
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