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Island Aviation orders two De Havilland Canada Twin Otter series 400 aircraft

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Dana Ermolenko
Country: Philippines Aircraft: Airplanes

Island Aviation has signed a firm purchase agreement to acquire two new Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft. Founded in 2003 as A. Soriano Aviation, Inc., Island Aviation is a charter airline based in the Philippines. Captain Emmanuel ("Butch") Generoso, Chief Operating Officer, Island Aviation,commented: "We selected the Twin Otter to support our operations because of its long record of in-service reliability and low operating cost. We are looking forward to the re-introduction of Twin Otters to our fleet where they will service the exclusive resort, Amanpulo with flights from Manila.

Philippe Poutissou, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, De Havilland Canada said: "De Havilland Canada is delighted to see the Twin Otter return to operation in the Philippines after a long absence and with such an experienced and well-regarded operator as Island Aviation." 

The Twin Otter has earned a reputation around the globe for its versatility and reliability in a variety of extreme environments. From executive and private travel, to commercial operations in some of the most challenging conditions on earth, the number of operators and breadth of industries supported by the Twin Otter are a testament to its flexibility and durability.

The Twin Otter also boasts unrivaled versatility within each of its many operational applications. As a regional connectivity transportation solution, it is used worldwide for island hopping and commuter travel, offering flexible quick-change interior options in its configurable 19-passenger cabin. Additionally, its robust fuselage, convertible cabin and exceptional performance capabilities allow for effective industrial support, critical infrastructure, environmental monitoring, special missions, and cargo transport operations.

The Twin Otter Series 400 provides the versatility, flexibility and performance to satisfy a wide variety of operational requirements. More than 140 Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft have been delivered to customers around the world.



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