De Havilland Canada has signed a De Havilland Component Solutions Program agreement with WestJet.

Under the agreement, De Havilland Canada will manage component maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the airline’s fleet of Dash 8-400 aircraft and provide access to De Havilland Canada’s strategically located exchange pool.

“The DCS Programme offers the cost predictability that is so important in airline management, and we also 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,” said Lisa Davis, vice-president and general manager, WestJet Encore.

“With the addition of WestJet to the DCS Programme, our support to the fleet of Dash 8-400 aircraft in North America is significantly increased and includes the two largest operators on the continent,” said Leighton Storsley, vice president, aftermarket and business development, De Havilland Canada.