Longview aviation companies consolidated under De Havilland brand
- February 3, 2022
Longview Aviation Capital has announced that De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited will become the operating brand for the companies currently operating as Longview Aviation, Viking Air, Pacific Sky Training and De Havilland Canada.
"Our acquisition of the De Havilland Dash-8 program from Bombardier in 2019 united the entire De Havilland product line for the first time in decades, and we are proud to consolidate our aviation assets under the iconic De Havilland banner," said Longview Aviation Capital owner, Sherry Brydson.
De Havilland Aircraft of Canada has been manufacturing aircraft since 1928 and is known for producing aircraft that can operate in the world's toughest climates. The company has a current fleet of over 3000 aircraft in service around the globe, ranging from the iconic Chipmunk, Beaver and Twin Otter through the Dash 8 series.
Over the coming weeks, De Havilland Canada will begin integrating the people and operations of Viking Air, Pacific Sky Training and the Longview-named businesses under the De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited brand in order to bring better service and products to our customers through a one-window approach.
In addition to announcing the new organizational structure, De Havilland Canada has also named Brian Chafe as the Chief Executive Officer of the company.