De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited announced today the recipients of the company’s 2019 Airline Reliability Awards, where national airline of Maldives, Maldivian had won the award for Oceania region as well.
The Awards recognize operators of Dash 8 Series turboprops who achieve the highest rates of dispatch reliability.
Maldivian won in the category for the "Dash 8-100/200/300 Aircraft Program" for the Oceania region. Widerøes Flyveselskap and PAL Airlines won in the same category for Europe and North America region respectively.
Winners in the "Dash 8-400 Aircraft Program" category included Nok Air for Oceania, Aurora for Europe, ANA wings for the Asia Pacific, Jambojet for Africa & Middle East along with WestJet Encore for North America.
De Havilland noted the versatility of the Dash 8 Series turboprops is well known around the world and has become even more evident in the past few months as many airlines take advantage of the aircraft’s performance capabilities, fuel efficiency and low operational costs to restart flying in many communities around the world.