During the 2019 Dubai Airshow, De Havilland Aircraft of Canada signed a conditional purchase agreement with ACIA Aero Capital that covered three new DHC-8-400 aircraft. ACIA is a diversified aviation company with operations in Ireland, France, and Mauritius. Its aircraft leasing division specializes in regional aircraft.
“ACIA sees significant opportunities in various mature and growth markets where the Dash 8-400 aircraft is the perfect aircraft in many respects. In addition to the three covered under this purchase agreement, we plan to add several more Dash 8-400 aircraft in the coming years to further diversify our current portfolio… We expect the Dash 8-400 aircraft program to thrive under the management of De Havilland Canada…”Mick Mooney, Chief Executive Officer of ACIA Aero Leasing