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De Havilland Dash 8-400

The world’s most advanced turboprop, quieter inside and out.

About

A community-compatible aircraft. The Dash 8-400 was the first turboprop and first regional aircraft in the world to meet the industry’s most stringent ICAO Chapter 14 noise emission standards.

“The Dash 8-400 aircraft’s advanced design positions it well ahead of current regional jets and turboprops in delivering low community noise during take-off and landing.”
- Engineering and Quality, De Havilland Canada

Aircraft specifications

The Dash 8-400 is a single-aisle turboprop aircraft built by De Havilland Canada.

Dash 8 400 aircraft
Features Dash 8-400
Manufacturer De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited
Number of aircraft in fleet 29
Length 32.8 m (107 ft 9 in)
Wing span 28.4 m (93 ft 3 in)
Tail height 8.4 m (27 ft 5 in)
Max cruise speed 360 kts (667 km/h)
Cruise altitude 7,620 m (25,000 ft)
Maximum take-off weight 29,574 kg (65,200 lb)
Range 2,040 km / 1,102 nm

Passengers enjoy a fresh, clean and modern cabin experience with large windows that maximize natural light and excellent air quality. Air is HEPA-filtered and refreshed every four minutes. All aircraft feature the TiSeat E2 from Expliseat, the world’s lightest aircraft seat.

Features Dash 8-400
Cabin configuration 2 by 2
Seating capacity 78 Seats
Number of rows 20
Bulkhead rows 1A, 1B, 2C, 2D
Exit rows 1A, 1B, 2C, 2D
Overwing rows 11-15
Seat width 43 cm (17 in)
Lavatories 1 (at front)
Child seat fit guide 43 cm (17in) width (from armrest to armrest) 38 cm (15 in) depth (from seat back to front)
Underseat dimensions
(depth x width x height)
37 x 70 x 28 cm
(14.6 x 27.7 x 11 in)
Standard seat pitch 76 cm (30 in)
Seat recline 76 cm (30 in)
Wi-Fi No
Power ports None
In-flight entertainment None

This aircraft has 6 PorterReserve, and 72 PorterClassic seats.

PorterReserve seat
PorterClassic seat
Washroom
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For more information about various types of assistance we offer to passengers with specific travel needs, visit our Disability Assistance pages.

Features Dash 8-400
Seats without movable armrest 1A, 1B, 2C, 2D
Wheelchair accessible lavatory No
Onboard wheelchair Yes, upon request
Maximum cargo door width 124 cm (49 in)
Maximum cargo door height 150 cm (59 in)
Assistive device specifications Maximum dimensions for an assistive device carried in the cargo hold: 86 cm (34 in) height x 114 cm (45 in) width
Item max distributed weight 488 kgs/sqm 100 lb/sq ft

Aircraft overview

The Dash 8-400 is a single-aisle turboprop aircraft built by De Havilland Canada.

Dash 8 400 aircraft
Features Dash 8-400
Manufacturer De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited
Number of aircraft in fleet 29
Length 32.8 m (107 ft 9 in)
Wing span 28.4 m (93 ft 3 in)
Tail height 8.4 m (27 ft 5 in)
Max cruise speed 360 kts (667 km/h)
Cruise altitude 7,620 m (25,000 ft)
Maximum take-off weight 29,574 kg (65,200 lb)

Cabin interior

Passengers enjoy a fresh, clean and modern cabin experience with large windows that maximize natural light and excellent air quality. Air is HEPA-filtered and refreshed every four minutes. All aircraft feature the TiSeat E2 from Expliseat, the world’s lightest aircraft seat.

Features Dash 8-400
Cabin configuration 2 by 2
Seating capacity 78 Seats
Number of rows 20
Bulkhead rows 1A, 1B, 2C, 2D
Exit rows 1A, 1B, 2C, 2D
Overwing rows 11-15
Seat width 43 cm (17 in)
Lavatories 1 (at front)
Child seat fit guide 43 cm (17in) width (from armrest to armrest) 38 cm (15 in) depth (from seat back to front)
Underseat dimensions
(depth x width x height)
37 x 70 x 28 cm
(14.6 x 27.7 x 11 in)
Standard seat pitch 76 cm (30 in)
Seat recline 76 cm (30 in)
Wi-Fi No
Power ports None
In-flight entertainment None

Seat map

This aircraft has 6 PorterReserve, and 72 PorterClassic seats.

Accessibility

For more information about various types of assistance we offer to passengers with specific travel needs, visit our Disability Assistance pages.

Features Dash 8-400
Seats without movable armrest 1A, 1B, 2C, 2D
Wheelchair accessible lavatory No
Onboard wheelchair Yes, upon request
Maximum cargo door width 124 cm (49 in)
Maximum cargo door height 150 cm (59 in)
Assistive device specifications Maximum dimensions for an assistive device carried in the cargo hold: 86 cm (34 in) height x 114 cm (45 in) width
Item max distributed weight 488 kgs/sqm 100 lb/sq ft

Sustainability profile

De Havilland Canada’s Dash 8-400 is an environmentally sound choice.

To start, it has the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger of any regional aircraft.

Airlines operating the Dash 8-400 produce 35% lower CO2 emissions versus regional jets and 50% lower CO2 emissions versus narrow body jets.

The Dash 8-400 is also acoustically engineered to minimize the effects of noise on human health.

Not only is it quiet inside, the aircraft’s external noise footprint is about half that of a jet aircraft during take-off.

50%

Smaller external noise footprint during takeoff compared to that of a jet.

35%

Lower CO2 emission versus regional jets and 50% lower CO2 emission versus narrow body jets.

Passenger comfort

Passenger comfort

These modern aircraft feature quiet cabins thanks to the revolutionary Active Noise and Vibration Suppression system. This technology significantly reduces interior noise and cabin vibration, making the flight as comfortable as possible.

We are committed to providing world-class service to every passenger. Accessibility and accommodation information is available here. Please contact us to ensure we can provide you with an enjoyable, quality travel experience again and again.

Engine

Engine

Manufacture Pratt & Whitney CANADA
Model 150A turboprop

This aircraft features the Pratt & Whitney PW150A engine, the most advanced turboprop engine currently in service, producing nearly twice the take-off power of older turboprop engines, with significantly improved fuel-efficiency.