Air Canada is shifting its fleet of Embraer 175 aircraft from Sky Regional to Chorus in a major shakeup of its regional operations.
De Havilland will pause aircraft production and move out of Downsview and hopes to re-start Dash-8 production when conditions improve.
Crippled by the drop off in passenger demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian regional carrier Jazz Aviation will convert De Havilland Dash 8-400s to carry packages instead of people.
De Havilland and Viking announced an immediate halt to turboprop manufacturing as a result of COVID-19.
Canadian plane makers De Havilland and Viking Air have pulled out of the Singapore Airshow, citing concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
De Havilland has reported its first firm order since the company’s rebrand and the re-launch of the Dash-8 name in June.